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.
This letter was sent to the U.S. House of Representatives on H.R. 1044, the "Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019."
Ushering in an opportunity for global economic and strategic leadership in India
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Nisha Biswal, President of the U.S.-India Business Council at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, issued the following statement today following the successful conclusion of India’s elections, the largest democratic exercise in history.
“The Chamber’s U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC) commends Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his electoral success, bringing him back into office for a second term.
MUMBAI; April 8, 2019 – Today, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) and U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC) hosted “Creative India: Honoring the Legacy, Fostering the Future” to identify ways the U.S. and India can join forces to combat online piracy and protect cross-border innovation and creativity. The event took place at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel in Mumbai and brought together industry leaders and enforcement authorities from the U.S.
The report Energizing India: Fuelling a Billion Lives, brings together top global energy experts, academics and policy makers, contributing an insightful and engaging compilation of essays on the various facets of energy-related issues in India and the world.
India – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) today released its seventh annual International Intellectual Property (IP) Index, “Inspiring Tomorrow,” which analyzes the IP climate in 50 world economies. The report ranks economies based on 45 unique indicators that are critical to an innovation-led economy supported by robust patent, trademark, copyright, and trade secrets protection.
On January 16, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and its various bilateral business councils submitted comments in response to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration’s Federal Register Notice on Energy, Information and Communication Technology, and Infrastructure in the Indo-Pacific Region.
NEW DELHI—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) launched a new innovation initiative at the Raisina Dialogue in New Delhi. The initiative, “Fair Value for Innovation” will examine economic underpinnings that enable breakthrough innovation, and it will explore how policymakers can harness innovation capital in India and around the globe through research, advocacy, partnerships, and programs.
By 2030 the region will contain 66% of the world’s middle class and 59% of middle class consumption.
Indo-Pacific Business Forum
Remarks as prepared for delivery by
THOMAS J. DONOHUE
President and CEO
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Good morning everyone.
It’s my pleasure to welcome you to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for today’s Indo-Pacific Business Forum.
As tariffs and trade wars continue to make headlines, the U.S. Chamber outlines its priorities in the Indo-Pacific region.