South Asia | U.S. Chamber of Commerce

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.

Recent Activity

Above the FoldJun 06, 2017 - 10:00am
National currency exchange

We Need to Get Back into the Trade Game in Asia

Asian countries want an active American presence in the region, and they want robust trade with the U.S.

Press ReleaseSep 22, 2016 - 2:00pm

U.S.-Pakistan Business Council Welcomes Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif

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.

ReportJul 21, 2016 - 11:45am

TPP Top 10

The Top 10 Reasons The TPP Works For America

Press ReleaseMar 08, 2016 - 11:00am

U.S.-Pakistan Business Council Elects Dr. Mehmood Khan Chairman-Elect and Zia Chishti Vice Chairman-Elect

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.

Press ReleaseFeb 03, 2016 - 5:30pm

U.S. Chamber Welcomes Signing of Trans-Pacific Partnership

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:

ReportJan 14, 2016 - 3:45pm

US-Pakistan Report

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

Press ReleaseJan 14, 2016 - 3:45pm

U.S.-Pakistan Business Council leads Trade Mission to Pakistan and Releases Report

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.

Press ReleaseJan 06, 2016 - 11:00am

U.S. Chamber Statement of Support for the Trans-Pacific Partnership

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:

EventApr 17, 2015 - 8:00am to 9:15am

Chamber Breakfast Roundtable with Finance Minister of Sri Lanka

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