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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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E.g., 03/27/2015
E.g., 03/27/2015
Press Release

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.

1 year 6 days ago
Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—At a 10th anniversary gala held last night at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in honor of its affiliate the U.S.-Pakistan Business Council (USPBC), the Council released a report entitled, Why Pakistan?, highlighting the economic potential of Pakistan’s young, growing population, and the nation’s increasingly large and sophisticated domestic consumer market.  The report offers recommendations to help create a better business environment for U.S.

2 years 6 months ago
Report

Location

Pakistan sits in the heart of Asia, on one of the world’s most important trade routes. Pakistan is the gateway to the energy-rich Central Asian states, financially liquid Gulf states and economically powerful Southeast Asian tigers. The country offers maritime traders a vast coastline while strong bonds with Middle Eastern and South Asian nations permit investors to tap many services and facilities without duty.

Population and workforce

2 years 6 months ago
Press Release

U.S. Chamber’s BCLC and USPBC Continue to Coordinate Business Response Activities

WASHINGTON, D.C. —In response to the ongoing flood crisis in Pakistan, the U.S. Chamber Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) and U.S. Pakistan Business Council (USPBC) report that corporate aid pledges from 100 companies are approaching $25 million. The assistance includes cash, in-kind contributions, employee-matching campaigns, and customer-engagement.

4 years 5 months ago