Middle East and Turkey

The U.S. Chamber's Middle East and Turkey Affairs program is the premiere business advocacy platform for strengthening the commercial relationships between the United States and Turkey, as well as the United States and the Middle East region.

 

The U.S. Chamber continues to lead the business community's efforts to shape policies that advance U.S. trade and investment in these countries. Our programs and initiatives help expand U.S. companies' access to the growing markets in the Middle East and Turkey and attract inward investment into the United States.

Recent Activity

Press ReleaseApr 03, 2019 - 10:45am

U.S.-Egypt Business Council and The American University in Cairo Launch Fellowship Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-Egypt Business Council announced today their collaboration with The American University in Cairo (AUC) School of Business to launch the Egypt Fellowship Program, aiming to strengthen the bilateral relationship and provide a unique education opportunity to AUC students.  

Above the FoldMar 27, 2019 - 1:00pm
Left: Egyptian President Anwar Sadat addresses the U.S.-Egypt Business Council’s launch on March 27, 1979. Right: U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Tom Donohue speaks to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on April 3, 2017.

Celebrating 40 Years of Advancing the U.S.-Egypt Relationship

The U.S. and Egypt enjoy a vibrant trade relationship with over $6 billion dollars going both ways in 2018.

Press ReleaseOct 25, 2018 - 9:00am

U.S. Chamber Business Delegation Affirms Commitment to Bilateral Trade and Economic Development with Egypt

U.S.-Egypt Business Council Launches 40th Anniversary Campaign

Press ReleaseApr 20, 2018 - 9:00am

U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-Turkey Business Council Welcomes Cargill as New Chair

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-Turkey Business Council named Cargill as the Council’s new Chair. Cargill Vice President of Global Corporate Affairs Devry Boughner Vorwerk will serve as the Council’s Chair on behalf of Cargill Chairman and CEO David MacLennan.

Above the FoldMar 08, 2018 - 9:00am
Saudi Princess Reema bint Bandar Al Saud visiting the U.S. Chamber.

The Pivotal Role Women Will Play in Saudi Arabia’s Economic Future

Women will play a pivotal role in helping to unlock the country's vast potential.

EventJan 17, 2018 - 9:00am to 6:00pm
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Securing Sport 2018: The Business of Protecting the Future of Sport

This exciting forum convened leaders and experts from the world of sport, security, technology, law enforcement, civil society and youth affairs to focus on the key issues affecting sport and which are now under a global spotlight.

Press ReleaseSep 11, 2017 - 1:00pm

U.S. Chamber and TOBB Applaud Renewed U.S.-Turkey Trade and Investment Discussions

U.S. and Turkish business communities encouraged by renewed commitment to advance bilateral trade and investment cooperation

EventSep 06, 2017 - 9:00am to 10:00am
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U.S.-Kuwait Economic Forum

United States Secretary of Commerce, Wilbur Ross and First Deputy Prime Minister Anas Khalid Al-Saleh discuss how to enhance and strengthen our bilateral commercial and investment relationship at the U.S.-Kuwait Economic Forum.

Press ReleaseMay 08, 2017 - 5:00am

U.S. Chamber Launches Business Israel with Inaugural Mission

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with its Israel affiliate the Israel-America Chamber of Commerce (AmCham Israel), today launched Business Israel, a multi-year program to bring executives from leading business organizations across the U.S. to Israel. The program launched with an inaugural mission led by Myron Brilliant, executive vice president and head of International Affairs for the U.S. Chamber. The delegation included seventeen CEOs and presidents from state and major metropolitan chambers of commerce from across the U.S.

Above the FoldApr 20, 2017 - 3:00pm
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Tillerson and U.S. Businesses Are Optimistic About Saudi Arabia

The US and Saudi Arabia are important economic and geopolitical allies.