With the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a free trade agreement with the United States and 11 other Pacific countries, finished and expected to be debated in Congress later this year, the usual opponents of trade agreements are at it again, using cherry-picked data to discredit trade ag
The U.S.-Japan Business Council (USJBC), an affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, today released its 2016 Policy Statement outlining a series of priority reform recommendations in support of Japan’s efforts to put its economy on a track toward sustainable, long-term economic growth...
The U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement entered into force four years ago today. While it’s still too early to arrive at a full assessment of its results, the agreement has already brought real benefits for American workers, farmers, ranchers, and companies.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce released its 4th annual International IP Index “Infinite Possibilities” at an event in Tokyo today, which found Japan boasts one of the stronger IP environments benchmarked in the report, ranking 9th out of 38 economies. The report revealed that Japan has a sophisticated national IP framework, with particularly strong protection for patents and trademarks. The United States ranked first out of the 38 economies studied, while Venezuela finished last.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President and Head of International Affairs Myron Brilliant issued the following statement as the U.S. and 11 other Asia-Pacific nations signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) today in a ceremony in New Zealand:
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue issued the following statement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement:
“The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today announces its support for the TPP and pledges to advocate for its approval by Congress. This decision follows careful review of the agreement’s text and deliberation by our International Policy Committee and Board of Directors.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S.-Japan Business Council (USJBC), an affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, today concluded the 52nd meeting with its Japanese counterpart, the Japan-U.S. Business Council. The two-day program covered topics ranging from the current state of bilateral relations, to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement, to numerous other government-to-government and private sector initiatives and activities such as energy, healthcare innovation, financial regulations, and travel and tourism.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-Korea Business Council (USKBC) hosted South Korea’s President Park Geun-Hye today at the conclusion of its annual plenary with the Korea-U.S. Business Council. Myron Brilliant, the Chamber’s executive vice president and head of International Affairs, and Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg welcomed Park and reaffirmed the U.S. business community’s commitment to continued investment in the South Korean economy.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and U.S.-Japan Business Council are pleased to host a major policy address by Sadayuki Sakakibara, Chairman of Keidanren (Japan Business Federation) and Chairman of the Board of Toray Industries, Inc., on "Revitalization of the Japanese Economy and the Japan-U.S. relationship."
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