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.
- Security and ResiliencePath Forward Special UpdateTuesday, August 1602:00 PM EDT - 03:00 PM EDT
- International47th India Ideas SummitTuesday, September 06 - Wednesday, September 0712:00 AM EDT - 12:00 AM EDT
- SpaceU.S. Chamber of Commerce Global Aerospace SummitWednesday, September 14 - Thursday, September 1502:00 PM EDT - 05:00 PM EDT
- Mar 22, 2022Coalition Letter opposing inclusion of the “Eliminating Global Market Distortions to Protect American Jobs Act of 2021” in the Bipartisan Innovation Act
This Coalition letter was sent to the Members of the United States Congress, opposing inclusion of the “Eliminating Global Market Distortions to Protect American Jobs Act of 2021” in the Bipartisan Innovation Act.
- Mar 22, 2022The Transatlantic Economy 2022
No two other regions in the world are as deeply integrated as the U.S. and Europe.
- Feb 22, 2022The Year in Trade: Diving into the 2021 Numbers
2021 was a record year for trade in America. Both exports and imports saw the highest year-over-year growth rates ever as they bounced back from pandemic-related drops in 2020.
- Feb 09, 2022The Time is Now for the U.S. to Lead on Digital Trade
A digital trade agreement is an opportunity to negotiate binding commitments to support a competitive global digital economy. The U.S. Chamber’s Digital Trade Priorities lay out widely supported principles to guide the negotiation of such an agreement.
- Feb 09, 2022The Digital Trade Revolution
How U.S. Workers and Companies Can Benefit from a Digital Trade Agreement
- Feb 02, 2022U.S. Chamber Letter on the Nomination of Reta Jo Lewis for the Export-Import Bank
This Hill letter was sent to Members of the United States Senate supporting the nomination of Reta Jo Lewis to serve as President and Chair of the Export-Import Bank of the United States.
- Feb 02, 2022U.S. Chamber Letter on H.R. 4521, the "America COMPETES Act"
This Hill letter was sent to the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives, on H.R. 4521, the "America COMPETES Act."
- Jan 26, 2022Comments to the USITC on its Investigation into the Distributional Effects of Trade and Trade Policy on U.S. Workers
The U.S. Chamber submitted comments as input for the recently launched U.S. International Trade Commission investigation into “Distributional Effects of Trade and Trade Policy on U.S. Workers."