U.S.-Argentina Business Council

The U.S.-Argentina Business Council, as a platform for dialogue between each country’s private sectors, is be dedicated to fostering bilateral trade and investment and will provide insight to both governments on policy that fosters business growth and economic competitiveness.

 

Launched in 2017, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-Argentina Business Council (USABC) is the premier business advocacy organization dedicated to strengthening the economic and commercial relationship between the United States and Argentina. As investors that create jobs and opportunities in each market, our member companies have a critical role to play in maximizing the growth of the Argentine-U.S. economic partnership. We will work together with both governments to set policy priorities and share best practices that strengthen United States and Argentina commercial engagement to be more competitive in the global marketplace.

Meeting with officials at the highest levels of government, our members enjoy a leadership profile that sets them ahead of their global competition.  Participating in strategic task forces and working groups, members will advance innovative solutions to challenges encountered by companies operating in Argentina and the United States.

The U.S.-Argentina Business Council is distinctively positioned to advance policy priorities to improve the business climate and increase bilateral trade and investment.  Drawing on the strengths of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and its network of partners and affiliates, including AmCham Argentina and the Foro Convergenica Empresarial (FCE), the USABC offers members the tools, the expertise, and the networks to advance a broad sectoral agenda.  

Mission

Our mission is to foster a robust economic and commercial relationship between the U.S. and Argentina by identifying challenges and proposing solutions to issues hindering the commercial relationship, advancing trade and investment opportunities for USABC members, and supporting economic growth in Argentina and the United States, particularly by supporting Argentina’s economic reform efforts.

Recent Activity

EventMay 17, 2019 - 8:30am to 9:30am
Breakfast Roundtable

Breakfast Roundtable Discussion featuring Dante Sica, Minister of Production and Labor of the Argentine Republic

On May 17, the U.S.-Argentina Business Council (USABC) hosted Dante Sica, Argentine Minister of Production and Labor for a private breakfast roundtable at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's headquarters.

EventApr 09, 2019 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm

Roundtable Discussion featuring Argentine Government Authorities

The U.S.-Argentina Business Council and AmCham Argentina hosted a roundtable discussion with Argentine legislators from across the political spectrum, to discuss the opportunities and challenges facing Argentina's legislative agenda in 2019. Ahead of the Presidential and Congressional elections, the meeting provided an opportunity to learn more about their proposals and Argentina's political outlook.

EventMar 27, 2019 - 8:00am to Mar 29, 2019 - 5:00pm
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USABC Energy Delegation

The U.S.-Argentina Business Council (USABC) convened a delegation of executives in Neuquén (Vaca Muerta) in March to meet with local government officials, unions, and stakeholders and learn about the investment opportunities for the energy sector in the region.

EventMar 26, 2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Forum on Opportunities in Argentina

Forum on Opportunities in Argentina

The U.S.-Argentina Business Council and AmCham Argentina co-hosted a Forum on Opportunities in Argentina on March 26th 2019. The forum addressed bilateral trade, Argentina's accession to the OECD, and opportunities in the energy sector. Featuring U.S. Department of Energy's Elizabeth Urbanas, Argentine Ministry of the Treasury's Gustavo Lopetegui, Argentine Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship's Horacio Reyser, Argentine Ministry of Treasury's Marcelo Scaglione, and U.S. Department of Commerce's Richard Steffens the forum provided a unique opportunity to network with prominent local and regional executives as well as key U.S. and Argentine government authorities.

EventOct 15, 2018 - 9:30am to 10:30am

The Future of Argentina: A Conversation with Sergio Massa

Join the U.S.-Argentina Business Council and the Wilson Center in a discussion on Argentina's economic outlook and its changing political landscape in advance of next year's elections, featuring former lawmaker and founder of the Renewal Front party, Sergio Massa. This event will bring together D.C. stakeholders, opinion makers from universities and think tanks, and the business community from both the United States and Argentina.

Press ReleaseApr 27, 2017 - 6:30pm

U.S. Chamber Hosts President Mauricio Macri of Argentina, Launches U.S.-Argentina Business Council

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with AmCham Argentina, today hosted President Mauricio Macri of Argentina and launched the U.S.-Argentina Business Council through the signing of a memorandum of understanding with the Foro de Convergencia Empresarial (FCE).