The Chamber's Asia Department gives voice to policies that help American companies compete and prosper in Asia's dynamic marketplace. Our expertise allows companies to actively shape policy debates in Asian countries and in Washington. The Chamber helps companies gain greater access to senior government officials and corporate representatives in a way few organizations can.
- May 14, 2021Octávio Simões Appointed Chairman of the U.S. Chamber’s U.S.-Korea Business Council
WASHINGTON, D.C.— The U.S. Chamber’s U.S.-Korea Business Council (USKBC) announced today that Octávio Simões, president and chief executive officer of Tellurian Inc., has been elected chairman of the USKBC for a two-year term (2021-2022).
- Apr 26, 2021U.S. Chamber of Commerce Hosts Sec. Blinken with BRT, CEOs for Meeting on India, Launches Public-Private Partnership to Provide India with Critical Supplies
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and CEOs from over 40 companies announced the Global Task Force on Pandemic Response: Mobilizing for India, a new U.S. public-private partnership to provide India with critical medical supplies, vaccines, oxygen and other life-saving assistance amid an unprecedented surge in coronavirus cases. The partnership is supported by the Chamber’s U.S.-India Business Council, the Business Roundtable and the U.S.-India Strategic Partnership Forum.
- Apr 01, 2021US-China Tariff Fight Leaves SE Asia in the Winner's Circle
The U.S.-China trade conflict presents opportunities for Southeast Asia, many of which grew their U.S. exports since the conflict began.
- Mar 12, 2021U.S. Chamber of Commerce Statement on Vaccine Leadership following the Quad Summit
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Following the first meeting of heads of state from the United States, Australia, India and Japan under the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (‘Quad’) framework, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement:
- Mar 10, 2021America’s R&D Leadership Is in Peril - Here’s How We Can Save It
We need bipartisan action now to help our nation mitigate the effects of COVID-19.
- Mar 08, 2021Comments on AI Governance in Japan
On January 15, 2021, Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade, & Industry (METI) issued an interim report, AI Governance in Japan (English version here). The report, which was written by an expert committee, reviews global AI governance trends and considers options for turning “principles into practice” in the Japanese market. The USJBC and the Chamber’s Project Data-Driven Innovation, submitted formal comments on this report.
- Feb 17, 2021U.S. Chamber Releases In-Depth Analysis of U.S.-China Economic Relationship
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s China Center, in partnership with Rhodium Group, released a new analysis today examining the complexity of the U.S.-China economic relationship.
- Feb 17, 2021Understanding U.S.-China Decoupling: Macro Trends and Industry Impacts
“Understanding U.S.-China Decoupling: Macro Trends and Industry Impacts” highlights the potential costs of decoupling from two perspectives: the aggregate costs to the U.S. economy and the industry-level costs in four areas important to the national interest.
- Jan 29, 2021U.S. Chamber’s Donohue Leads U.S.-China CEO and Former Senior Officials’ Dialogue
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the China Center for International Economic Exchanges (CCIEE) concluded the U.S.-China CEO and Former Senior Officials’ Dialogue last night. The dialogue was co-chaired by U.S. Chamber CEO Thomas J. Donohue and CCIEE Chairman and Former Vice Premier Zeng Peiyan.
- Jan 15, 2021U.S. Chamber Encouraged By Decision Not to Impose Tariffs on Goods from Vietnam
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Chamber Executive Vice President and Head of International Affairs Myron Brilliant issued the following statement in response to news that the Trump Administration will not impose tariffs on goods from Vietnam: