More than 95% of consumers live outside the United States. Selling more U.S.-made goods and services around the world is crucial to American jobs and will help businesses small and large grow. Expanding trade also enhances the competitiveness of U.S. manufacturers while boosting the buying power of American families.
- Germany Has Voted: What Does it Mean for American Business?They can continue to expect it to be a productive, predictable, and profitable place to do business.
- The China ConundrumAddressing the complex relationship between the U.S. and China will require a concerted effort to both compete and cooperate for mutually beneficial outcomes.
- 3 Major Trends Shaping the Global Digital EconomyExperts in the global digital economy shared insights on the global digital divide, digital regulations, and cybersecurity.
Around the globe, the U.S. Chamber advocates for free enterprise, competitive markets, and rules-based trade and investment as the path to economic opportunity and prosperity for all. We work every day to break down barriers to trade and investment, open new markets for American exports and investments, and make sure there's a level playing field for U.S. companies.
Global economic challenges like COVID-19 vaccines, international tax, and climate change will require countries and the private sector to work together to find multilateral solutions.
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- Apr 28, 2021U.S. Chamber Releases In-Depth Analysis of Potential U.S.-Kenya Free Trade Agreement WASHINGTON, DC, - Today, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-Africa Business Center (USAfBC), in partnership with Covington and the American Chamber of Commerce Kenya, released a new in-depth analysis “U.S.-Kenya Trade Negotiations: Implications for the Future of the U.S.-Africa Trade Relationship,” examining the challenges and benefits of a potential free trade agreement (FTA) between the U.S. and Kenya.
- Apr 26, 2021U.S. Chamber of Commerce Hosts Sec. Blinken with BRT, CEOs for Meeting on India, Launches Public-Private Partnership to Provide India with Critical Supplies WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and CEOs from over 40 companies announced the Global Task Force on Pandemic Response: Mobilizing for India, a new U.S. public-private partnership to provide India with critical medical supplies, vaccines, oxygen and other life-saving assistance amid an unprecedented surge in coronavirus cases. The partnership is supported by the Chamber’s U.S.-India Business Council, the Business Roundtable and the U.S.-India Strategic Partnership Forum.
- Apr 26, 2021U.S. Chamber Letter to the House Energy and Commerce Committee on the FTC's Statutory Authority This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, in advance of a hearing entitled, “The Consumer Protection and Recovery Act: Returning Money to Defrauded Consumers."
- Apr 23, 2021U.S. Chamber Calls on Administration to Distribute Vaccines to International Partners WASHINGTON, D.C. – Myron Brilliant, Executive Vice President and Head of International Affairs at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, issued the following statement calling on the administration to distribute U.S. vaccine supplies to international partners.
- Apr 23, 2021Statement by the Brazil-U.S. Business Council on Brazil’s Climate Commitments WASHINGTON, D.C.- The Brazil-U.S. Business Council (Council) applauds Brazil’s commitments on climate and curbing illegal deforestation, announced at the Leaders Summit on Climate by President Jair Bolsonaro on April 22. By pledging to reach greenhouse gas emissions neutrality by 2050, end illegal deforestation by 2030, and double funding for environmental enforcement efforts, Brazil is on a path to increasing investor confidence and enhancing sustainable economic opportunities.
- Apr 20, 2021Greening Latin America At the upcoming Leaders Summit on Climate, to be hosted by President Biden on April 22 & 23, Latin America will have a robust presence with eight regional heads of state in attendance. The Biden Administration brought a climate of change to Washington, and with it a deep understanding of the opportunities and challenges facing the region. We believe that Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) are essential and that emerging markets should strive to meet their targets and set even more ambitious goals.
- Apr 19, 2021U.S. Chamber Letter to the Senate Commerce Committee on the FTC's Statutory Authority This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, in advance of a hearing entitled, “Strengthening the Federal Trade Commission’s Authority to Protect Consumers."
- Apr 15, 2021Recommendations for Trade in Medical Goods and Services to Facilitate Pandemic Response, Preparedness, and Resiliency As the beginning of the end of the COVID-19 pandemic comes into view, assessing U.S. trade policies relating to medical goods and services is overdue. Recalibrating U.S. policy can strengthen our response to the pandemic, making needed medical goods and services more widely available in the United States and abroad and build health system resilience around the world.
- Apr 15, 2021U.S. Chamber Letter on S. 746, the "Trade Security Act" This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the United States Senate, on S. 746, the "Trade Security Act." This bill is on the Legislative Leadership list for the “How They Voted” scorecard.
- Apr 14, 2021Policy Recommendations for the New Administration: Brazil The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Brazil-United States Business Council (BUSBC) offers recommendations on expanded priorities including collaboration to combat the global pandemic, a new digitized economy, "green" energy, environmental protection, and initiatives to build on 2020’s important, but incomplete, bilateral trade agreement.