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South Asia

The South Asia team promotes trade and investment opportunities for U.S. companies in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Pakistan 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.

 

 

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The latest updates across all U.S. Chamber properties

E.g., 10/01/2016
E.g., 10/01/2016
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, at a roundtable discussion hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-Pakistan Business Council (USPBC) on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly, Pakistani Prime Minister H.E. Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, a high-level delegation of Pakistani officials, and U.S. CEOs and business executives discussed opportunities for American companies in Pakistan and the bilateral economic relationship.

Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 2:00pm
Report

The Top 10 Reasons The TPP Works For America

Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 11:45am
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S.-Pakistan Business Council (USPBC), an affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, has announced the election of Dr. Mehmood Khan as chairman-elect. Dr. Khan currently serves as vice chairman of the USPBC and will succeed Miles Young, Worldwide Chairman of Ogilvy & Mather, who has served as chairman since 2012. The board also elected Zia Chishti as vice chairman-elect.

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 11:00am
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President and Head of International Affairs Myron Brilliant issued the following statement as the U.S. and 11 other Asia-Pacific nations signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) today in a ceremony in New Zealand:

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 5:30pm
Report

“Partnering to Bolster Growth and Enhance Pakistan’s Competitiveness,” 

Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 3:45pm
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Following a trade mission this week to Pakistan, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-Pakistan Business Council (USPBC) today released a report highlighting the country’s economic potential. The report, titled “Partnering to Bolster Growth and Enhance Pakistan’s Competitiveness,” offers a set of recommendations that American companies established in Pakistan believe can help sustain and attract foreign investment and enhance growth in the country.

Thursday, January 14, 2016 - 3:45pm
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue issued the following statement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement:

“The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today announces its support for the TPP and pledges to advocate for its approval by Congress. This decision follows careful review of the agreement’s text and deliberation by our International Policy Committee and Board of Directors.

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 - 11:00am
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-Pakistan Business Council (USPBC) hosted Pakistan Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif October 21, spotlighting the bolstered economic relationship between the two nations coming off a reinvigorated U.S.-Pakistan Strategic Dialogue earlier this year.

Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 4:45pm