The Chamber's Southeast Asia team advocates for open markets, trade and investment opportunities, and a level playing field for American businesses to compete and prosper in Southeast Asia. By engaging Chamber members both in Washington and in Southeast Asia, the recently expanded team encourages economic cooperation between countries in the region and strengthens coordination on issues of strategic importance to U.S. business, including intellectual property protection, free trade agreements, and regional economic integration.
The U.S. Chamber's report, "Vital & Growing: Adding up the US-Indonesia Economic Relationship," attempts to quantify the totality of the US-Indonesia economic relationship, to include not just FDI, but also trade, domestic sales, finance and government revenue. Together these five components capture the enormous importance of the economic engagement between these two major powers. The report found that the total value of the Indonesia-U.S.
JAKARTA, INDONESIA— According to a report released today by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and AmCham Indonesia at the U.S.-Indonesia Investment Summit, the total value of the Indonesia-U.S. bilateral economic relationship exceeds $90 billion per year.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President and Head of International Affairs Myron Brilliant issued the following statement on the Obama administration’s announcement that it will end certain economic sanctions on the Republic of the Union of Myanmar:
Myron Brilliant, executive vice president and head of international affairs at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, discusses the business opportunities in Asia, the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the trade messages from the U.S. presidential candidates. He speaks to Bloomberg's "Daybreak Asia."
U.S. companies remain optimistic about business prospects in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), even in the face of global economic headwinds and challenges, according to the annual ASEAN Business Outlook Survey, released today by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore (“AmCham Singapore”)...
WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Chamber of Commerce Senior Vice President for Asia Tami Overby issued the following statement today during the World Bank-sponsored insurance symposium with Myanmar insurance regulators and Finance Ministry officials:
“We continue to support the growth and development of Myanmar’s economy. The country is undergoing unprecedented change and its potential is tremendous. With the right policies and incentives, these opportunities can be harnessed effectively.
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