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Press ReleaseJun 20, 2018 - 10:00am

U.S. Shows Strength in U.S. Chamber’s 2018 International Index of Energy Security Risk

United States Now Second to Norway on Strength of Rising Domestic Energy Production

Press ReleaseJun 19, 2018 - 9:00am

Middle Market Experiences Strong Economic Growth, Outlook Robust for Second Half of Year

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The RSM US Middle Market Business Index (MMBI), presented by RSM US LLP (“RSM”) in partnership with the U.S.

Press ReleaseJun 15, 2018 - 8:45am

U.S. Chamber’s Donohue Statement on New Tariffs against China

“This is not the right approach.”WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue today issued the following statement: “Imposing tariffs places the cost of China’s unfair trade practices squarely on the shoulders of American consumers, manufacturers, farmers, and ranchers. This is not the right approach.”

Press ReleaseJun 14, 2018 - 12:00pm

U.S. Chamber Awards Five Local Chambers with Accreditation

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

Press ReleaseJun 05, 2018 - 9:00am

Workforce Challenges Continue to Impact Construction Industry as 9 out of 10 U.S. Contractors Report Skilled Labor Shortage

Workforce Challenges Continue to Impact Construction Industry as 9 out of 10 U.S. Contractors Report Skilled Labor Shortage Commercial Construction Index shows ongoing trend over past 12 months

Press ReleaseMay 30, 2018 - 9:00am

Local Economic Outlook Pushes Small Business Optimism to Record High

The Q2 MetLife & U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Index (Index) released today recorded an overall score of 68.7, up 2.4 points from the Q1 score of 66.3, driven in part by the strongest local economic outlook on record, a firmer hiring environment, and a stronger backdrop for investing. Two out of every three small business owners are optimistic about their company and the small business environment in the United States.

Press ReleaseMay 30, 2018 - 7:30am

U.S. Chamber Statement on Additional Steel, Aluminum Tariffs and Quotas

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President and Head of International Affairs Myron Brilliant issued the following statement today regarding the upcoming June 1 deadline for exemptions from proposed steel and aluminum tariffs:

Press ReleaseMay 29, 2018 - 11:45am

U.S. Chamber’s Donohue Comments on Administration’s Decision to Move Forward with Tariffs against China

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue issued the following statement regarding the administration’s decision to impose $50 billion of tariffs on Chinese imports:

Press ReleaseMay 24, 2018 - 12:30pm

U.S. Chamber Statement on Potential Auto Tariffs

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue issued the following statement today in response to the Commerce Department announcement that it will launch an investigation under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 into whether imports of vehicles and auto parts harm national security: