Discussions Focused on “Shared Responsibility: Partnership for Sustainable Growth in the Asia-Pacific and Beyond”
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Brilliant to Meet with Business, Government Leaders from Across Asia
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President and Head of International Affairs Myron Brilliant will lead a delegation of American business leaders to attend the annual meeting of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) in Beijing, China November 8-10. The group will meet with heads of state, U.S. and foreign government officials and regional business leaders to discuss the priorities and goals of the U.S. business community.
Reviews History, Draws Lessons for Future Public Policy in U.S. and Korea
The Trans-Pacific Partnership has the potential to help Japanese consumers by lowering the price of food.
Discusses U.S.-Korea Relations, Urges Swift and Complete Implementation of Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement
The impact of trade goes beyond dollars and cents. Trade creates jobs and supports a better quality of life for everyone.
Following the conclusion of meetings in Tokyo between both President Obama and Prime Minister Abe, and also U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman and Minister Akira Amari to discuss bilateral negotiations between the U.S. and Japan related to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), U.S. Chamber of Commerce Vice President for Asia Tami Overby, released the following statement:
If we don’t address the old 20th century issues of market access, we simply can’t expect countries to face 21st century issues of importance to US business, like intellectual property, state-owned enterprises and cross-border data flows. No one will get what they want or need.
As Prime Minister Abe and President Obama prepare to meet this week, the signatory organizations above call on both leaders to pursue conclusion of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement with renewed focus, vigor and purpose at this critical time in the negotiations. Failure to do so runs the risk that the TPP will founder.