South Asia Program
The South Asia team promotes trade and investment opportunities for U.S. companies in Bangladesh, India, and Sri Lanka.
Our team works closely with Chamber members and government officials from the U.S. and respective countries in this region to advocate market-oriented reforms and strengthen commercial ties and American engagement in South Asia. Our staff advances the policy priorities of Chamber members through joint programs with leading business organizations, including AmChams and leadings local chambers of commerce of countries of this region.
Ambassador Keshap to lead the U.S.-India Business Council as President
The Chamber’s U.S.-UK Business Council welcomes the opportunity to provide Her Majesty’s Government (“HMG”) with comments in response to the consultation on reforming competition and consumer policy. We welcome further opportunities to discuss this input with colleagues from BEIS and other UK Government agencies as these proposals are considered in the coming weeks and months. Please find our comments attached.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — On the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly meetings, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-Bangladesh Business Council hosted a Virtual Business Roundtable with Bangladesh Prime Minister Her Excellency Sheikh Hasina and over 30 senior executives from U.S. and Bangladesh business community.
The Global Task Force on Pandemic Response, a newly formed U.S.-based public-private partnership organized by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and supported by Business Roundtable, announced today that it is working with the Chamber’s U.S.-India Business Council and the U.S.-India Strategic Partnership Forum to take three immediate actions to help address the COVID-19 surge in India.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and CEOs from over 40 companies announced the Global Task Force on Pandemic Response: Mobilizing for India, a new U.S. public-private partnership to provide India with critical medical supplies, vaccines, oxygen and other life-saving assistance amid an unprecedented surge in coronavirus cases. The partnership is supported by the Chamber’s U.S.-India Business Council, the Business Roundtable and the U.S.-India Strategic Partnership Forum.
Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce launched the U.S.-Bangladesh Business Council, which will focus on advocacy and engagement to strengthen the bilateral commercial partnership. As Bangladesh celebrates its 50th anniversary of independence, the new Council will serve as a platform for American businesses to engage both governments and promote opportunities for business to drive mutually beneficial economic growth.
The U.S.-China trade conflict presents opportunities for Southeast Asia, many of which grew their U.S. exports since the conflict began.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Following the first meeting of heads of state from the United States, Australia, India and Japan under the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (‘Quad’) framework, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement:
The U.S. Chamber's U.S.-India Business Council offers recommendations to elevate the U.S.-India trade and commercial relationship.