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

Above the FoldApr 14, 2021 - 2:30pm
U.S.-Egypt Business relations

From Pharaohs and Pyramids to Post-Pandemic Priorities in Egypt: 4 Ideas for the Biden Administration

Four recommendations for the Biden Administration to strengthen U.S.-Egypt business relations.

ReportApr 14, 2021 - 1:00pm

Policy Recommendations for the New Administration: Egypt

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's U.S.-Egypt Business Council offers recommendations to enhance the U.S.-Egypt economic relationship.

Above the FoldMar 10, 2021 - 11:45am
Egypt blog march 10

Advancing Social Impact Initiatives and Connecting Dots to Enrich Lives in Egypt

U.S. businesses in Egypt are advancing social impact initiatives and helping build better communities throughout the region.

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.