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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This article highlights Brazil and U.S. potential to lead in transitioning to a sustainable global economy with a focus on clean energy, critical minerals, nature-based and climate-smart solutions.
The U.S. Chamber's GreenTech mission to Brazil fostered cooperation on climate goals and discussed innovative solutions for sustainable growth and regulatory practices between the two countries.
The U.S. Chamber hosted a health conference in Brazil to address healthcare access, technology, intellectual property, and innovation, with a focus on supporting Brazil's healthcare development and equitable access to innovative solutions.
The U.S. Treasury Department and IRS recently provided taxpayers with welcome, temporary relief from some of the harshest aspects of the 2022 final foreign tax credit regulations—including the restrictive cost recovery and attribution requirements.
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.