U.S.-Egypt Business Council

The U.S.-Egypt Business Council (USEBC) is the leading advocacy organization representing America’s top companies doing business in Egypt. The Council is made up of senior executives of U.S. companies from every business sector that are major investors in Egypt.

Celebrating 40 Years of U.S.-Egypt Relations

Launched on March 27, 1979 by President of the United States Jimmy Carter and President of Egypt Anwar Sadat at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the U.S.-Egypt Business Council (USEBC) has played a key role in strengthening the strategic and economic alliance between the two nations.

In 2019, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce marked the 40th Anniversary of the Council’s founding, which we was celebrated with a series of events and substantive activities throughout the year, including a high-level gala dinner.

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Recent Activity

Press ReleaseApr 03, 2019 - 10:45am

U.S.-Egypt Business Council and The American University in Cairo Launch Fellowship Program

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-Egypt Business Council announced today their collaboration with The American University in Cairo (AUC) School of Business to launch the Egypt Fellowship Program, aiming to strengthen the bilateral relationship and provide a unique education opportunity to AUC students.  

Above the FoldMar 27, 2019 - 1:00pm
Left: Egyptian President Anwar Sadat addresses the U.S.-Egypt Business Council’s launch on March 27, 1979. Right: U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Tom Donohue speaks to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on April 3, 2017.

Celebrating 40 Years of Advancing the U.S.-Egypt Relationship

The U.S. and Egypt enjoy a vibrant trade relationship with over $6 billion dollars going both ways in 2018.

Press ReleaseOct 25, 2018 - 9:00am

U.S. Chamber Business Delegation Affirms Commitment to Bilateral Trade and Economic Development with Egypt

U.S.-Egypt Business Council Launches 40th Anniversary Campaign

Above the FoldApr 04, 2017 - 9:30am
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi visits the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

President Sisi’s Visit Starts New Chapter

A new era in the U.S.-Egypt relationship has commenced.

Above the FoldNov 17, 2016 - 11:00am
High-rise buildings soar above the Nile River running through Cairo, Egypt.

Besides an IMF Loan, You Know What Can Also Help Revive Egypt’s Economy? American Business.

U.S. companies remain bullish on Egypt and believe in the economic potential of its people.

Press ReleaseNov 15, 2016 - 10:30am

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Encouraged by IMF Loan to Egypt

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President and Head of International Affairs Myron Brilliant issued the following statement today on the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) $12 billion loan to Egypt that will support the Egyptian government’s comprehensive economic reform plan.

Press ReleaseOct 25, 2016 - 8:00am

U.S. Chamber Leads Business Delegation to Egypt

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce this week led a large business delegation to Cairo, Egypt, to explore commercial and investment opportunities in the country and learn about economic reforms being pursued. With more than 130 business executives from over 55 companies participating, this sizeable group demonstrates the U.S. business community’s commitment to the bilateral relationship and its optimism for the nation’s future.

ReportOct 21, 2016 - 12:30pm

U.S. Companies Making a Difference in Egypt

This brochure shows just a few examples of CSR projects being performed in Egypt by members of the U.S.-Egypt Business Council.

ReportJul 27, 2015 - 2:00pm

New Dialogue for a New Era in the U.S.-Egypt Economic Relationship

In advance of the upcoming U.S.-Egypt Strategic Dialogue on August 2nd, 2015, the U.S.-Egypt Business Council in collaboration with the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt and the Egypt-U.S. Business Council are releasing the, "New Dialogue for a New Era in the U.S.-Egypt Economic Relationship: Working Together to Strengthen Ties." This policy paper offers a set of recommendations to enhance the bilateral commercial relationship between the U.S. and Egypt and unleash the innovative and dynamic forces of the private sector to help reform and modernize the Egyptian economy and set it on a sustainable path of extended economic growth. Copies of this report will be given to the U.S. and Egyptian governments for their consideration ahead of the Strategic Dialogue.

Above the FoldFeb 10, 2015 - 4:15pm
Egypt wheat Bloomberg

Effort Bringing Food Security to the Table in Egypt

A system from Florida-based Blumberg Grain is addressing food security in Egypt and transforming the way wheat is handled.