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U.S.-Pakistan Business Council

The U.S.-Pakistan Business Council (USPBC) is dedicated to the broad advancement of U.S. commercial engagement in Pakistan. Since its inception in 2002, the Council has provided a national forum for dialogue on key economic, political, and other issues of interest to American companies operating in or exploring business opportunities in Pakistan.

The U.S-Pakistan Business Council's mission is to enhance trade and investment between the U.S. and Pakistan and promote the bilateral economic and business relationship at the highest levels of leadership in both countries. The USPBC provides members access to senior U.S. and Pakistan government and business leaders, delivers timely information, and facilitates member input in policy formation.

About the U.S.-Pakistan Business Council

The U.S. Chamber’s U.S.-Pakistan Business Council (USPBC) is the leading business private sector association of U.S. companies with business and investment interests in Pakistan. Through our policy recommendations, our active engagement with U.S. and Pakistani government officials, private sector organizations and think tanks, and particularly our trade missions, the USPBC has worked to expand commercial opportunities and promote a level-playing field for American companies in Pakistan. Our membership is made up of senior-level executives of U.S. companies from every business sector that are major investors in Pakistan and are firmly committed to the Pakistani market.

Council Visibility

The USPBC furthers its mission and members’ policy goals through an extensive schedule of programs, outreach to Pakistani and U.S. government officials, and publications.

Pakistan Presence

The USPBC maintains close relationships with leading business organizations in Pakistan, including the American Business Council of Pakistan (ABC) and the American Business Forum (ABF). Council officials conduct policy missions to Pakistan to promote members’ priorities in meetings with senior Pakistani government officials and business leaders.

Forums with Government and Business Leaders

The USPBC organizes business forums and events with senior Pakistani and U.S. government officials to facilitate business-government dialogue. Members exchange views on policy priorities and discuss strategies to advance shared goals in Pakistan and the United States.

U.S.-Pakistan Business Council Membership

Members have access to U.S.-Pakistan Business Council information services and are and are involved in shaping policy priorities and outcomes.

As an active and growing council, we offer an array of services and valuable networking opportunities for companies doing business in Pakistan. We hope that you find our website helpful and informative, and we welcome you to get involved in our efforts to strengthen commercial ties between Pakistan and the United States.

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The USPBC hosted luncheon in honor of Adviser to the Prime Minister of Pakistan on Finance and Revenue Shaukat Tarin, and the Finance Delegation to the IMF/World Bank meetings in Washington, DC on October 13, 2021. L to R Ambassador Asad M. Khan; Adviser to the Prime Minister of Pakistan on Finance and Revenue Shaukat Tarin; and USPBC Chairman Steven Kobos, President and CEO, Excelerate Energy.

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On February 26, the U.S.-Pakistan Business Council hosted a welcome roundtable in honor of H.E. Asad Majeed Khan, Ambassador of Pakistan to the United States at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

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On July 16, USPBC business delegation participants met with Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad. Courtesy of The Office of the Prime Minister of Pakistan

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On September 5, the USPBC hosted the Honorable Imran Ismail, Governor of Sindh Province, and a delegation of Pakistani business executives organized by JS Global Capital Limited to showcase the investment potential of Pakistan.

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The U.S. Chamber’s U.S.-Pakistan Business Council (USPBC) concluded a successful trade mission to Islamabad on July 16-17, 2019. The delegation met with Ambassador Paul Jones, Chargé d’Affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Pakistan. Courtesy U.S. Embassy Islamabad

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