Brazil-U.S. Business Council
We promote substantive dialogues between our members and leading policymakers in the U.S. and Brazil.
The Brazil-U.S. Business Council (Council) was established in 1976 with the mission to stimulate business relations and advance the overall economic and commercial relationship between the two countries. The Council promotes substantive interactions and dialogues between its members and leading policymakers in the U.S. and Brazil and supports public policies that will unleash the full potential for trade and economic relations.
It is made up of senior-level executives from U.S. and Brazilian companies representing a wide range of sectors that are actively invested in and committed to both markets.
U.S.-Brazil Relations: Opening a New Chapter
Welcoming President Lula and his administration, the U.S. private sector envisions a forward-leaning, strategic agenda for U.S.- Brazil relations and offers a list of policy recommendations. (English/ Portuguese)<br />
The Brazil-U.S. Business Council recently hosted a panel discussing how Brazil can address climate action, focusing on Brazil’s role in the overall health of our world, deforestation issues, and climate budget problems.
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The Brazil-U.S. Business Council, through public-private dialogue, offers the following set of recommendations for establishing a framework that will attract sustainable investments to increase investor confidence and enhance incentives and opportunities for sustainable and inclusive growth.
Welcoming President Lula and his administration, the U.S. private sector envisions a forward-leaning, strategic agenda for U.S.- Brazil relations and offers a list of policy recommendations. (English/ Portuguese)
The U.S. Chamber and its Brazil–U.S. Business Council urged the Treasury Department to repeal and reconsider the new arm’s length requirement included in the 2022 final foreign tax credit regulations.
The U.S. and Brazil are launching the Clean Energy Industry Dialogue at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce this month, tackling novel issues for bilateral collaboration like clean hydrogen, offshore wind, sustainable fuels and carbon management. The private sector will be a formal and key contributor.
At the upcoming Leaders Summit on Climate, to be hosted by President Biden on April 22 & 23, Latin America will have a robust presence with eight regional heads of state in attendance. The Biden Administration brought a climate of change to Washington, and with it a deep understanding of the opportunities and challenges facing the region. We believe that Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) are essential and that emerging markets should strive to meet their targets and set even more ambitious goals.
A joint statement reaffirming the Importance of the U.S.-Brazil relationship signed by the American Chamber of Commerce - Brazil (AmCham Brasil), the Brazil-U.S. Business Council – Brazil Section (CEBEU), the Brazil-U.S. Business Council – U.S. Section (BUSBC), the National Confederation of Industry – Brazil (CNI), and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.