International Trade and Investment

Selling more of our goods and services around the world is crucial to creating American jobs, helping small businesses, and keeping the United States ahead of its global competitors.

The Chamber wants to negotiate trade and investment agreements that are fair and accountable, that create a level playing field, and that put American families and workers first.

Trade policy can and must benefit all consumers and businesses, including small businesses, which represent 98% of all U.S. exporters.

Projects and Programs





    Recent Activity

    Above the FoldJul 15, 2019 - 9:30am
    Shipping Yard, Long Beach California

    USMCA and the Future of North American Trade

    USMCA modernizes NAFTA with digital trade rules, intellectual property protections, and other updates to help American businesses grow.

    Above the FoldJul 11, 2019 - 3:00pm

    USMCA is Vital for Wisconsin Businesses and Workers

    Passage of USMCA will have a significant impact on Wisconsin’s farmers, manufacturers, and small businesses.

    Above the FoldJul 10, 2019 - 10:00am
    Barrels of bourbon whiskey sit stacked in an aging warehouse in Versailles, KY.

    Tariffs Make American Whiskey Makers Tipsy

    Distillers are trapped in trade disputes among U.S. trade partners.

    Above the FoldJul 02, 2019 - 5:00pm
    US EU Trade

    On Trade, Europe Sprints Ahead

    At last week’s G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, the European Union and the Mercosur countries of South America — Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay — announced that they’ve struck a deal for a comprehensive trade agreement. The announcement of this deal is great news… for workers, farmers, and companies in those countries.

    Above the FoldJun 28, 2019 - 12:15pm
    U.S. and Israeli flags

    U.S.-Israel Cybersecurity Collaborative: A Roadmap for Global Private, Public Partnership

    Nearly 20% of all global investment in cybersecurity occurs in Israel – behind only the U.S.

    Above the FoldJun 27, 2019 - 12:00pm
    Shipping containers with U.S. and China flags on them.

    American Consumers Will Pay the Price for More Tariffs, Not China

    The threatened expansion of tariffs could cost the average American family of four more than $2,000 a year.

    Above the FoldJun 27, 2019 - 5:00am
    Airplane flies over shipping containers.

    Survey Finds More Than 25% of Fortune 500 Earnings Calls Touched on Tariffs Impact

    The data adds to mounting evidence that tariffs pose a major threat to the U.S. economy.

    Above the FoldJun 21, 2019 - 4:30pm
    North America on a globe.

    Quick Take: Your Primer on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)

    Trade between the U.S. and Canada and Mexico reached $1.4 trillion in 2018, amounting to $3.8 billion daily.

    Above the FoldJun 17, 2019 - 1:45pm
    North America Connected

    Expanding Digital Trade and IP Protection are Crucial for U.S. Small Business Growth

    As online shopping grows in popularity, U.S. small businesses are finding unlimited growth potential in international markets.

    Above the FoldJun 13, 2019 - 3:30pm

    Small Business Exports and Digital Trade: Two Great Things that Go Great Together

    Congress, business leaders, and entrepreneurs discuss digital trade as a tool to boost small business exports.