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.
- Feb 14, 2020US Must Recapture Lost Ground in Southeast Asia or Risk Being Shut Out
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- Feb 06, 2020U.S. Chamber: ‘Applauds U.S. Treasury for Recognizing the Benefits of Cross-border Connectivity’
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Senior Vice President for International Regulatory Affairs Sean Heather today issued the following statement on the “United States-Singapore Joint Statement on Financial Services Data Connectivity.”
“The ability to aggregate, store, process, and transmit data across borders is fundamental for the global financial system and the entire global economy.
- Jan 27, 2020Two Big Wins for U.S. Trade Completion of USMCA and the Phase 1 deal with China mean big things to American business.
- Jan 15, 2020U.S. Chamber of Commerce Welcomes Signing of Phase 1 Trade Agreement Between the U.S. and China
Today, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce welcomed the signing of a Phase 1 trade deal between the U.S. and Chinese governments.
- Jan 14, 2020Joint Statement on WTO Trilateral Discussions
Our associations represent businesses across Europe, Japan and the United States that have a strong domestic footprint and are also active around the world. One of our core objectives is to advocate for a fair and rules-based global trading system.
- Jan 10, 2020Multi Association Letter - ICTS Supply Chain Proposed Rule
The undersigned associations respectfully submit this letter on behalf of our member companies regarding the U.S. Department of Commerce’s (“Department” or “Commerce”) proposed rule to implement Executive Order 13873, Securing the Information and Communications Technology and Services (“ICTS”) Supply Chain (“proposed rule” or “proposal”). As written, the proposed rule would provide the U.S. government with the authority to intervene in, block, and unwind certain ICTS transactions on national security grounds. As longtime partners in the U.S. government’s efforts to provide national security while strengthening our economy and technology leadership, we welcome the opportunity to share an overview of our members’ views on the proposed rule. We look forward to working with the Department to shape a rule that both addresses national security risk while simultaneously supporting U.S. innovation and promoting the growth of the U.S. economy.
- Jan 10, 2020U.S. Chamber of Commerce ICTS Supply Chain Comments
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce (Chamber) respectfully submits the following comments in response to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s (Department) request for comment on the proposed rule to implement Executive Order 13873 (EO), Securing the Information and Communications Technology and Services Supply Chain (rulemaking or proposal). This proposal would provide the U.S. government with the authority to intervene in, block, and unwind certain information and communications technology and service (ICTS) transactions on national security grounds.
- Dec 13, 2019Brilliant: U.S.-China Trade Deal ‘Welcome Gift for American Businesses and Consumers but Urge Administration to Keep Its Eye on the Prize’
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce welcomed news today of a Phase I trade agreement between the U.S. and China but urged the two sides to reach a comprehensive agreement in six months.
- Dec 06, 2019U.S. Chamber’s U.S.-Pakistan Business Council Elects Steven Kobos Chairman-Elect and Aamer Sheikh Vice Chairman-Elect
WASHINGTON, D.C— The U.S. Chamber's U.S.-Pakistan Business Council (USPBC) announced the election of Steven Kobos, president and managing director of Excelerate Energy, as chairman-elect. Mr. Kobos will serve a two-year term, succeeding Dr. Mehmood Khan, former vice chairman of PepsiCo.
- Dec 04, 2019Statement on U.S.-Japan Trade Agreements
ON: “U.S.-Japan Trade Agreements”
TO: Subcommittee on Trade, U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways & Means
BY: The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and U.S.-Japan Business Council
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and U.S.-Japan Business Council appreciate the opportunity to present the following comments on the U.S.-Japan Trade Agreements for consideration by the House Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee.