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Above the FoldJun 06, 2017 - 10:00am
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We Need to Get Back into the Trade Game in Asia

Asian countries want an active American presence in the region, and they want robust trade with the U.S.

ReportApr 21, 2017 - 1:30pm

Pacific Partners 2017: Japan's Economic Importance to the U.S.

This document, Pacific Partners 2017, is the third update on the ties between the U.S. and Japan, and is compiled by the U.S.-Japan Business Council. For this update, the growing exports of Japanese owned U.S. plants is but one of the highlights worth noting.

Above the FoldMar 15, 2017 - 7:00pm
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Five Years of Free Trade: KORUS is Not Perfect, But It’s Working

I still remember the anxiety I got from driving an American-made car in Seoul.

ReportFeb 22, 2017 - 9:00am

Globally Connected, Locally Delivered: The Economic Impact of Cross-Border ICT Services

This report uses a model to quantify the economic impact of full liberalisation of cross-border ICT services rules globally by creating an open, competitive marketplace. The report examines a group of eight globally important markets from a diverse range of economic development, including Brazil, the European Union, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Nigeria, Turkey, and Vietnam. Our findings demonstrate across the board benefits.

Above the FoldFeb 11, 2017 - 10:00am
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the U.S. Chamber.

Prime Minister Abe Praises U.S.-Japan Alliance as Key to Prosperity and Growth

Abe met with Congressional and business leaders at the U.S. Chamber.

Press ReleaseFeb 10, 2017 - 9:30am

U.S. Chamber Welcomes Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and its affiliate, the U.S.-Japan Business Council (USJBC), today hosted Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for a roundtable discussion with U.S. business executives. U.S. Chamber President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue welcomed Prime Minister Abe and praised his commitment to a strong economic partnership between the two countries.

SpeechFeb 10, 2017 - 9:15am

Roundtable Discussion with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

Remarks byTHOMAS J. DONOHUEPresident and CEO, U.S. Chamber of Commerce  Good morning, ladies and gentlemen.

Press ReleaseNov 10, 2016 - 6:30pm

U.S.-Korea Business Council and Korea-U.S. Business Council Joint Statement on 2016 Plenary

Members of the U.S.-Korea Business Council and the Korea-U.S. Business Council highlighted the strong economic, political, and cultural ties between the two economies, as well as the growing number of mutually-beneficial collaborations between U.S. and Korean businesses. With global growth remaining slow, the Councils reiterated the importance of continued cooperation across a variety of sectors to advance our bilateral economic and commercial relations.

ReportNov 09, 2016 - 8:00am

U.S.-Korea Business Council Releases Blueprint for U.S. and Korean Leadership on IoT Innovation and Deployment

The Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming the way we live, work, do business, and meet the needs of the public. This emerging technology will impact virtually all industries and all walks of life. There is little doubt the scale of IoT will grow exponentially. It is estimated that the number of connected devices will grow from 20 to 50 billion units in 2020 and the market size will grow to several trillion dollars by 2025. This report presents several use cases of IoT that demonstrate the benefits of the emerging technology in various industries and settings, including energy, manufacturing, healthcare, auto, supply chain and logistics, and cities.