Trade Imperatives for American Manufacturers
U.S. industrial production has risen by two-thirds in the past 30 years. Manufacturing has bounced back from the pandemic recession and today employs 12.6 million Americans, with average earnings topping $30 per hour.
International trade is crucial to American economic growth and competitiveness. Here’s how international business, trade, and investment can drive sales and job creation.
As other nations race to achieve their own market-opening trade deals, the United States cannot be left behind. The U.S. Chamber is dedicated to pursuing new trade and investment agreements that uphold and improve our standard of living and our standing in the world. Trade agreements must establish high standards, protect American innovation, and be fully enforceable.
India and Africa offer relatively untapped markets and unique trade opportunities for U.S. businesses.
- Sep 28, 2022We Can’t Stand Still: Why America Must Lead on Trade
It’s been a decade since the U.S added to the list of 20 countries where we have trade agreements in force. Meanwhile, other economies are racing to ink new trade deals. Here's why America can't stand still when it comes to trade.
- Sep 27, 2022Business Priorities for the World Trade Organization
The continued success of the WTO is critical to the U.S. business community. The following briefing reviews some of the basics — including the value of the WTO to the business community, its recent accomplishments, and some of the controversial issues it is working to address today.
- Sep 13, 2022Indo-Pacific Economic Flourishing? Making a Success of IPEF
The Indo-Pacific is the world’s largest and most dynamic economic region, and U.S. workers, farmers, and companies find its vast opportunities enticing. Here's how we make the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework a success.
- Sep 08, 2022Why the U.S.-Chile Tax Treaty Should be Ratified Immediately
The absence of a tax treaty with Chile doesn’t just put U.S. companies operating in Chile at a disadvantage –it threatens to hobble the energy transition. Here's why the Senate should ratify the U.S.-Chile income tax treaty this fall.
- Sep 07, 2022Laying the Groundwork for Inclusive Growth Through Digital Trade with Colombia
The U.S. and Colombia are celebrating 200 years of strategic partnership – it's time to build upon that success with trade opportunities that encourage inclusive and sustainable economic growth.
- Aug 25, 2022USMCA to Address Fifth Rapid Response Labor Case in Mexico
USMCA has shifted into fifth gear as it races to address the fifth Rapid Response Labor Mechanism (RRLM) case.
- Jul 28, 2022Celebrating 75 Years of U.S.-India Partnership
Over the past 75 years, India has emerged as the fastest growing large economy in the world, and the partnership between the United States and India has grown to be predominately characterized by alignment in objectives, values, and vision.
- Jun 28, 2022U.S. Chamber Letter on the FY23 State and Foreign Operations Appropriations Legislation
This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations, on the 2023 State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations bill.
- Jun 07, 2022Business Priorities for the 12th WTO Ministerial
The U.S. Chamber and BusinessEurope outlined priorities for the 12th WTO Ministerial Conference on June 12-15.