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WASHINGTON, D.C. and JAKARTA, INDONESIA – The U.S. and Indonesia are “partners in recovery” from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to government officials and private sector leaders at the 8th annual U.S.-Indonesia Investment Summit. This year’s summit was held virtually, with sessions spread across three days on December 8th, 10th, and 11th.
The financial services firms of the U.S.-Japan Business Council view data connectivity as a means to connect to their customers, manage risks, and ultimately provide critical services to individuals, businesses, and governments around the world. We strongly believe that data connectivity translates directly to economic growth, supports financial stability, and facilitates financial regulators’ access to financial-risk related data that is needed to ensure macroeconomic stability and soundness. Despite strong evidence to support these assertions, financial services firms often find themselves confronted with regulatory efforts that impede data connectivity, risking financial stability and market integrity.
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.