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ReportApr 14, 2021 - 3:00pm

Policy Recommendations for the New Administration: Brazil

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Brazil-United States Business Council (BUSBC) offers recommendations on expanded priorities including collaboration to combat the global pandemic, a new digitized economy, "green" energy, environmental protection, and initiatives to build on 2020’s important, but incomplete, bilateral trade agreement.

ReportApr 14, 2021 - 1:00pm

Policy Recommendations for the New Administration: Egypt

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's U.S.-Egypt Business Council offers recommendations to enhance the U.S.-Egypt economic relationship.

ReportMar 24, 2021 - 9:00am
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2020 International IP Index

The U.S. Chamber International IP Index benchmarks the IP framework in 53 global markets, representing over 90% of global GDP. The IP Index evaluates the ecosystem in each economy across 50 unique indicators which industry believes represent economies with the most effective IP systems. The IP Index serves as a roadmap for policymakers who seek to support innovation, creativity, and economic growth through more robust IP policy.

ReportMar 24, 2021 - 8:00am
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The Transatlantic Economy 2021

This annual report from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the American Chamber of Commerce to the EU offers the most up-to-date picture of the dense economic relationship binding European countries to America’s 50 states. This year's report highlights that despite transatlantic political turbulence and the COVID-19-induced recession, the U.S. and Europe remain each other’s most important markets. The transatlantic economy generates $6.2 trillion in total commercial sales a year and employs up to 16 million workers in mutually “onshored” jobs on both sides of the Atlantic. It is the largest and wealthiest market in the world, accounting for half of total global personal consumption and close to one-third of world GDP in terms of purchasing power.

ReportMar 22, 2021 - 11:00am

Policy Recommendations for the New Administration: Iraq

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's U.S.-Iraq Business Council offers recommendations to reimagine the U.S.-Iraq economic relationship.

ReportMar 18, 2021 - 9:00am

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index – Q1 2021 

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index (CCI) is a quarterly economic index designed to gauge the outlook for, and resulting confidence in, the commercial construction industry.

ReportMar 15, 2021 - 5:45pm

Bait and Switch: The False Promise of New “Representation” Models

Unions often blame a long-term decline in membership on labor laws that make it difficult for workers to organize and have proposed dramatic changes to those laws to improve their fortunes. For their part, employers argue that workers have little interest in unions and paying union dues.

ReportMar 08, 2021 - 12:30pm
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Comments on AI Governance in Japan

On January 15, 2021, Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade, & Industry (METI) issued an interim report, AI Governance in Japan (English version here). The report, which was written by an expert committee, reviews global AI governance trends and considers options for turning “principles into practice” in the Japanese market. The USJBC and the Chamber’s Project Data-Driven Innovation, submitted formal comments on this report.

ReportMar 04, 2021 - 8:00am
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Middle Market Index

The RSM US Middle Market Business Index is designed to accurately reflect business conditions in the U.S. middle market, while providing a statistically significant measure of the health and outlook for these businesses.

ReportFeb 25, 2021 - 11:00am

Policy Recommendations for the New U.S. Administration: Africa

The future of the U.S. export-driven economy lies in Africa. Sound investment and regulatory policies, coupled with strategic bilateral and multilateral engagements between business and government, represent the most significant opportunity to halt reversals and unlock potential growth in emerging and frontier economies across the continent. The U.S.–Africa Business Center encourages the Biden-Harris administration to move quickly to engage Africa's political and business leadership, opening new doors for U.S. and African workers and enhancing shared prosperity. Please find the Chamber's Recommendations to the Biden-Harris Administration and Congress on U.S. Policy towards Africa, attached.