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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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.
The Brazil-U.S. Business Council (BUSBC) and International Policy Coalition for Sustainable Growth have an ongoing dialogue with the Brazilian government on ways to improve its regulatory framework to meet international standards on sustainability and environmental performance. The U.S. and Brazilian business communities have long placed sustainability at the center of the bilateral policy agendas.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Brazil-U.S. Business Council hosted day one of its two-day U.S.-Brazil Connect Summit as news began to break that the two countries have reached an agreement on a bilateral trade package.
The Brazil-U.S. Business Council explains the importance of pursuing a digital trade agreement as the U.S. partnership with Brazil expands.
Leading business organizations from the United States and Brazil, including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Brazil-U.S. Business Council, the American Chamber of Commerce for Brazil and the National Confederation of Industry of Brazil, sent a letter to the governments of both countries last week, supporting their commitment to secure the first phase of a comprehensive bilateral trade agreement in 2020.