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

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.

Above the FoldAug 20, 2020 - 1:45pm
Global economics, resilience

B20 Global Dialogue: Why Digital Transformation is Needed for Economic Resilience Post-COVID-19 and Beyond

Read the key takeaways from B20 Saudi Arabia and the U.S. Chamber's event on building economic resilience through digital transformation.

Press ReleaseAug 14, 2020 - 2:30pm

U.S. Chamber Applauds Historic Peace Agreement Between Israel and the UAE

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President and Head of International Affairs Myron Brilliant issued the following statement today applauding the historic peace deal between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) this week. 

Issue BriefJun 29, 2020 - 3:45pm

U.S.- Israel Collaboration in Health Innovation

A public policy roadmap to advance greater collaboration in health technology and innovation between the U.S. and Israel CONTACT Josh Kram, Executive Director, International A!airsjkram@uschamber.com

Above the FoldJun 10, 2020 - 3:30pm
U.S.-Iraq Business Council

Reimagining the U.S.-Iraq Relationship

U.S.-Iraq Business Council leadership breaks down how to grow our bilateral economic relationship with Iraq following the COVID-19 crisis.