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.
The U.S. Chamber's U.S.-Pakistan Business Council (USPBC) joined a number of associations in the U.S. and Pakistan in sending a letter to Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi encouraging the Government of Pakistan to embrace the immediate and long-term benefits of joining the World Trade Organization (WTO) Information Technology Agreement (ITA) and its expansion. Specifically, our organizations urge the government of Pakistan to join the ITA this year.
It would promote increased exports of U.S. health care innovations to Korea, supporting jobs here.
If America is not leading on trade, it is falling behind.
For the near term it is the United States’ only market-opening trade initiative in Asia.
Policymakers must be wary of short-sited or inward-looking policies.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber’s U.S.-Korea Business Council (USKBC) today announced that David M. Cordani, president and CEO of Cigna Corporation, was elected chairman. Mr. Cordani, president and CEO of Cigna since 2009, will serve a two-year term, succeeding Dr. Paul Jacobs, executive chairman of Qualcomm.
As the U.S. stands still other nations will continue moving ahead at the expense of our exporters and their workers.
DA NANG, VIETNAM—On the occasion of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders’ Week, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, National Center for APEC, and US–ASEAN Business Council joined together to issue the below statement:
The U.S.-Japan Business Council (USJBC) and Japan-U.S. Business Council (JUBC) held the 54th meeting of the U.S.-Japan Business Conference in Washington on November 2-3, 2017, under the Conference theme: “U.S.-Japan Ties at a Critical Juncture."
The report, entitled “The Big Picture: Indonesia's Partnership with U.S. Investors,” was prepared by the U.S. Chamber and AmCham Indonesia and is based on extensive interviews with Indonesian cabinet ministers, senior officials, and U.S. and Indonesian business leaders. It examines Indonesia’s economic development goals, assesses the various policies in place or under consideration to support those goals, and considers the challenges standing in the way of their realization.