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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
The Chamber's South Asia Team Hosted a Breakfast Roundtable with The Honorable Ravi Karunanayake, Finance Minister of Sri Lanka and the country's Finance Delegation to the IMF/World Bank Spring Meetings
WASHINGTON, D.C.–The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and its U.S.-Pakistan Business Council (USPBC) led a delegation of U.S. business leaders to Pakistan this week to identify trade and investment opportunities, advance the U.S.-Pakistan commercial relationship, and engage with leading Pakistani business organizations. The delegation represented a wide range of industries including advertising and public relations, agriculture, energy, consumer goods, and IT. The group met with private and public sector leaders in Islamabad, Karachi and Lahore.
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