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Press ReleaseMar 26, 2019 - 8:00am

Driving Economic Competitiveness through Intellectual Property Policy in ASEAN

Bangkok - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) today hosted Driving Economic Competitiveness through Intellectual Property Policy in ASEAN to showcase how intellectual property fuels innovation, creativity, and competition across the globe.

Press ReleaseMar 21, 2019 - 3:00pm

U.S. Chamber Hires Former Discovery Executive Michelle Russo as Chief Communications Officer

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today announced that U.S. and global communications veteran Michelle Russo will join one of the nation’s largest advocacy organizations as chief communications officer, effective April 9, 2019.

Press ReleaseMar 19, 2019 - 10:00am

U.S. Chamber Awards 21 Local Chambers with Accreditation

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, at its board meeting earlier this month, awarded accreditation to 21 chambers of commerce for their sound policies, effective organizational procedures, and positive impact on their communities.

Press ReleaseMar 15, 2019 - 3:00pm

U.S. Chamber Issues Statement on USTR's Request for Consultations Under KORUS

WASHINGTON, D.C. Charles Freeman, U.S. Chamber senior vice president for Asia, issued the following statement regarding the United States Trade Representative's first-ever request for consultations under the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS). 

Press ReleaseMar 14, 2019 - 3:15pm

U.S. Chamber Statement on UK Parliament Vote to Delay Brexit

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Marjorie Chorlins, executive director of the U.S. Chamber’s U.S.-UK Business Council, issued the following statement in response to the UK Parliament vote today to delay Brexit:

Press ReleaseMar 14, 2019 - 9:45am

U.S. Chamber Welcomes 12 New Members to Chamber of Commerce Committee of 100 and Appoints Glenn Hamer, Chairman

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed 12 new executives to its Chamber of Commerce Committee of 100 (CCC100) and appointed Glenn Hamer, President and CEO, Arizona Chamber of Commerce as its new Chairman.

Press ReleaseMar 14, 2019 - 9:00am

Commercial Construction Survey Shows 70% of Contractors Struggling to Meet Project Deadlines as Labor Shortage Persists

Mending Younger Workers’ Unfavorable Perception of Construction Careers Provides Opportunity to Revitalize Workforce

Press ReleaseMar 13, 2019 - 8:00am

Greater Adoption of Digital Tools in Rural America Could Add $140 Billion to the U.S. Economy by 2021

 New research by U.S. Chamber of Commerce commissioned by Amazon shows that increased adoption of online tools and digital services for businesses across rural America could create more than 360,000 jobs in the next three years