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.

We continue 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.


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E.g., 03/23/2017
E.g., 03/23/2017
Press Release

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce this week led its first business delegation to Doha for the 2nd Annual U.S.-Qatar Economic and Investment Dialogue. More than thirty business executives from eighteen companies and the leadership of the American Chamber of Commerce in Qatar participated in the dialogue, which focused on bilateral trade and investment. The U.S. Chamber is the lead private sector organizer for the dialogue.

Monday, December 12, 2016 - 1:00am
Press Release

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Council of Saudi Chambers of Commerce and Industry's Committee on Trade and Investment today announced a new partnership in support of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s health targets. The announcement was made during a wellness screening event, which promoted the importance of lifestyle choices in lowering risk factors and the role employers can play in supporting healthy habits.

Monday, December 5, 2016 - 3:00am
Press Release

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President and Head of International Affairs Myron Brilliant issued the following statement today on the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) $12 billion loan to Egypt that will support the Egyptian government’s comprehensive economic reform plan.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 10:30am
Press Release

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce this week led a large business delegation to Cairo, Egypt, to explore commercial and investment opportunities in the country and learn about economic reforms being pursued. With more than 130 business executives from over 55 companies participating, this sizeable group demonstrates the U.S. business community’s commitment to the bilateral relationship and its optimism for the nation’s future.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 8:00am
Op Ed

By Josh Kram

Note: This piece originally ran in The Hill.

Last week, the United States and Israel signed a new $38 billion 10-year security Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), the largest military assistance package the U.S. has ever pledged to another country. This historic arrangement underscores America’s support for Israel’s security, the bedrock of the strategic relationship between the two countries.

Friday, September 23, 2016 - 1:30pm
Press Release

Event Encourages Greater Collaboration Between U.S., GCC Public and Private Sectors Regarding Network Security 

DUBAI – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the American Business Council of Dubai & the Northern Emirates, and Dubai Internet City, today launched a U.S. – Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Cyber Working Group at a cybersecurity forum held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.)

Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 3:30pm