South Asia

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.

Recent Activity

SpeechJul 30, 2018 - 9:45am

Thomas J. Donohue Remarks at the Indo-Pacific Business Forum

  Indo-Pacific Business ForumRemarks as prepared for delivery byTHOMAS J. DONOHUEPresident and CEOU.S. Chamber of Commerce Good morning everyone.

EventJul 30, 2018 - 8:30am to 3:30pm

Indo-Pacific Business Forum Highlights

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce hosted three cabinet secretaries, five agency heads, 15 ambassadors, 20 embassies and 150 business leaders at the Indo-Pacific Business Forum on Monday in Washington. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, and Secretary of Energy Rick Perry unveiled several new initiatives while outlining the Trump Administration’s Indo-Pacific vision.

EventJul 30, 2018 - 8:30am to 3:30pm

Indo-Pacific Business Forum

The INDO-PACIFIC BUSINESS FORUM will bring together key U.S. Cabinet Secretaries and senior leaders from government and business to discuss how government tools and policies can facilitate private sector partnerships to unleash the full potential of the Indo-Pacific region. 

EventMar 12, 2018 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Luncheon Roundtable with H.E. Mohammad Ziauddin, Ambassador of Bangladesh to the United States

On March 12, the U.S.-Bangladesh Working Group hosted a private luncheon roundtable with H.E. Mohammad Ziauddin, Ambassador of Bangladesh to the United States.

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

Press ReleaseMay 16, 2004 - 8:00pm

U.S. Chamber Announces Government Award to Create Business Organization in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United States Chamber of Commerce announced that the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded $5.9 million to the Chamber's Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) to create a business support network in Afghanistan to promote that country's economic and civil development over the next three years.