U.S.-Cuba Business Council

The U.S.-Cuba Business Council (USCBC) is the premier business advocacy organization dedicated to strengthening the economic and commercial relationship between the United States and Cuba.

The U.S.-Cuba Business Council (USCBC) is the premier business advocacy organization dedicated to strengthening the economic and commercial relationship between the United States and Cuba.

Since the announcement on December 17, 2014 by Presidents’ Obama and Castro, there has already been a great deal of historic changes on both sides of the 90-mile straight.

Building on these historic changes, on September 25, 2015, with support from senior U.S. and Cuban government officials, and in alignment with the demands of the U.S. Chamber’s member companies, the U.S. Chamber launched a USCBC in Washington, D.C., with the long-term objective of creating a barrier-free economic and commercial partnership between the United States and Cuba.

 

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Press ReleaseJun 04, 2019 - 5:15pm

U.S.-Cuba Business Council Statement on Administration’s Travel Restrictions to Cuba

New restrictions will disrupt business operations, harming U.S. companies and the Cuban peopleThe U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-Cuba Business Council issued the following statement regarding the administration’s additional restrictions on U.S. travelers and vessels to Cuba:

In the NewsMay 23, 2019 - 12:00pm

U.S.-Cuba Business Summit Highlights Impacts of New Regulatory Environment

On May 21, the U.S.-Cuba Business Council hosted a U.S.-Cuba Business Summit at the U.S. Senate with members of Congress, the private sector, and civil society to outline the case for a modernized bilateral economic relationship.

Press ReleaseApr 17, 2019 - 1:15pm

U.S. Chamber Statement on Cuba and Title III of the LIBERTAD Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement in response to the administration’s announcement relating to Cuba and Title III of the LIBERTAD Act:

ReportDec 12, 2017 - 11:15am
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The Global Rule of Law and Business Dashboard 2017

The Rule of Law Dashboard provides users with an easy-to-understand yet statistically credible meta-measure of the rule of law environment as it relates to business.

CommentNov 08, 2017 - 6:00pm

U.S. Chamber Statement on Cuba Regulations Announcement

Myron Brilliant, executive vice president and head of International Affairs for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, issued the following statement today in response the administration's announcement of regulatory changes regarding Cuba:

Press ReleaseJun 16, 2017 - 2:00pm

U.S. Chamber Statement on Administration’s Cuba Policy Announcement

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President and Head of International Affairs Myron Brilliant issued the following statement today regarding the administration’s Cuba policy announcement:

Press ReleaseOct 14, 2016 - 2:15pm

U.S. Chamber Applauds Further Changes to U.S. Sanctions on Cuba

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Carlos Gutierrez, chairman of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-Cuba Business Council, today issued the following statement regarding the Obama administration’s further amendments to Cuba sanctions regulations:

Letters to CongressSep 13, 2016 - 3:45pm

Letter on H.R. 3687, the "Cuba Agricultural Exports Act"

This letter was sent to the members of the House Agriculture Committee in support of H.R. 3687, the “Cuba Agricultural Exports Act,” which would repeal restrictions on financing for agricultural exports to Cuba. The Committee will hold a hearing on American agricultural exports to Cuba tomorrow morning.

SpeechSep 09, 2016 - 1:30pm

U.S.-Cuba Business Council’s Financial Services Forum

Remarks byJODI HANSON BONDVice President, Americas, U.S. Chamber of CommercePresident, U.S.-Cuba Business CouncilAs prepared for deliverySeptember, 9, 2016New York City, New York

Above the FoldAug 31, 2016 - 9:00am
A blue station wagon driving the streets of Trinidad, Cuba.

Here’s What This Historic Flight to Cuba Means for U.S.-Cuba Relations

It’s a reminder that Congress should remove all sanctions on the island nation.