Middle East, Turkey and Central Asia

The U.S. Chamber's Middle East, Turkey and Central Asia 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, Turkey and Central Asia attract inward investment into the United States.

Recent Activity

ReportApr 14, 2021 - 1:00pm

Policy Recommendations for the New Administration: Egypt

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's U.S.-Egypt Business Council offers recommendations to enhance the U.S.-Egypt economic relationship.

EventApr 07, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:15pm

Virtual InSTEP with Ash Carter

Join the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for a session with former Secretary of Defense and Harvard Kennedy School Director of the Belfer Center Ash Carter, moderated by Washington Post Columnist David Ignatius.

Above the FoldMar 22, 2021 - 12:30pm
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Reimagining the U.S.-Iraq Economic Relationship: 4 Ideas for the Biden Administration

The United States and Iraq must work together to bring about better opportunities and economic prosperity for the Iraqi people to help secure a stable, democratic and growing Iraq.

ReportMar 22, 2021 - 11:00am

Policy Recommendations for the New Administration: Iraq

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's U.S.-Iraq Business Council offers recommendations to reimagine the U.S.-Iraq economic relationship.

EventMar 03, 2021 - 4:46pm

Women in Business Initiative Launch Event for Million Women Mentors / Milyon Kadına Mentör

The Million Women Mentors program, convenes STEMconnector’s global expertise and TurkishWIN’s wide network of mentors and mentees in Turkey to connect via a digital platform private sector leaders with young women for mentorship opportunities in STEM fields.

EventNov 23, 2020 - 9:00am to Nov 24, 2020 - 11:00am
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Post COVID-19 Economic Priorities in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

The U.S. Chamber's U.S.-Iraq Business Council welcomes you to join us for a virtual conference on Post-COVID-19 Economic Priorities in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, which will feature high-level speakers from the Kurdistan Regional Government, United States Government, and leading U.S. companies.

Above the FoldSep 15, 2020 - 1:45pm
Doha, Qatar

The U.S.-Qatar Trade Relationship: A Case for Optimism

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-Qatar Business Program held its 3rd annual Strategic Dialogue this week. Read the key takeaways here.

Press ReleaseSep 01, 2020 - 1:30pm

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Launches U.S.-Kazakhstan Business Council

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today announced the launch of the U.S.-Kazakhstan Business Council (USKZBC) with the goal of advancing economic and commercial cooperation between the United States and the Republic of Kazakhstan. 

Above the FoldAug 21, 2020 - 12:00pm
Iraqi PM Visit Aug 2020

U.S.-Iraq Business Council Hosts Executive Roundtable with H.E. Mustafa Al-Kadhimi, Prime Minister of Iraq

Read the key takeaways from the U.S. Chamber’s U.S.-Iraq Business Council executive roundtable with the Prime Minister of Iraq.