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.
Japanese retirees have long relied on the public pension system to fund their post-retirement living. In this super-aging society, however, sole reliance on the public pension system is not sustainable; a joint solution leveraging both the public and private pension systems will be essential to secure retirees’ financial wellbeing.
Members of the U.S.-Korea Business Council and the Korea-U.S. Business Council (the “Councils”) held the 32nd Annual Joint Plenary Meeting on November 16-17 EST (November 17-18 KST) in a hybrid—in-person and virtual—format due to public health and safety concerns amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Centered around the theme, “Fostering U.S.-Korea Commercial Relations and Promoting Economic Growth and Innovation,” the Councils assembled senior business leaders from the United States and Korea to discuss creative ways to enhance U.S.-Korea commercial collaboration and business resiliency and to promote sustainable economic growth.
WASHINGTON, D.C.— U.S. Chamber Executive Vice President and Head of International Affairs Myron Brilliant issued the following statement today regarding the recently signed Regional Comprehensive Partnership Agreement (RCEP):
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber’s U.S.-Japan Business Council (USJBC) announced today that Doug Peterson, president and chief executive officer of S&P Global, has been elected chairman of the USJBC for a two-year term, effective October 27, 2020. Peterson, who has been president and chief executive officer of S&P Global since 2013, takes over the USJBC chairmanship from Chuck Robbins, chairman and chief executive officer of Cisco.
Redefining U.S.-Japan Business Priorities Amidst a Global Pandemic
A message from Doug Peterson, U.S.-Japan Business Council Chairman
WASHINGTON, D.C./HANOI, VIETNAM—Today, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and AmCham Hanoi hosted the annual U.S.-Vietnam Business Summit, marking the 25th anniversary of the normalization of diplomatic relations between the United States and Vietnam.
Digital advancements in health care are propelling innovation and driving long - term structural changes in how health car e is delivered — trends that the COVID -19 pandemic has only accelerated. From digital tools driving research and development of treatments and vaccines for COVID -19 to delivering health care remotely through telemedicine, both the response and recovery phases are heavily dependent on new technologies.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Chamber’s Senior Vice President for International Policy John Murphy issued the following statement today in response to Taiwan’s announcement to lift import restrictions on U.S. beef and pork:
“We welcome Taiwan’s announcement to lift import restrictions on U.S. beef and pork. These barriers to trade have been a longstanding concern for U.S. exporters, and their removal is an important step.