U.S.-Pakistan Business Council

The U.S.-Pakistan Business Council (USPBC) is dedicated to the broad advancement of U.S. commercial engagement in Pakistan. Since its inception in 2002, the Council has provided a national forum for dialogue on key economic, political, and other issues of interest to American companies operating in or exploring business opportunities in Pakistan.

The U.S-Pakistan Business Council's mission is to enhance trade and investment between the U.S. and Pakistan and promote the bilateral economic and business relationship at the highest levels of leadership in both countries. The USPBC provides members access to senior U.S. and Pakistan government and business leaders, delivers timely information, and facilitates member input in policy formation.

Our Goals and Priorities

  • Advocate for the advancement of stronger commercial ties between the U.S. and Pakistan.
  • Promote a competitive Pakistani market through enhancing the country’s investment climate and regulatory environment.
  • Strengthen intellectual property rights protection and enforcement in Pakistan.
  • Enhance cooperation with key organizations in both countries to ensure cohesive and coordinated strategies in promoting U.S. private sector interests in Pakistan.

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Recent Activity

EventOct 21, 2015 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

U.S.-Pakistan Business Council event with Prime Minister Sharif

The U.S. Chamber’s U.S.-Pakistan Business Council (USPBC) will host a luncheon for Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif who will address USPBC on the commercial relationship between the U.S. and Pakistan and commercial opportunities for U.S. businesses in Pakistan.

EventApr 16, 2015 - 12:30pm to 2:00pm

USPBC Luncheon Roundtable with Finance Minister of Pakistan

USPBC Hosted Luncheon Roundtable with H.E. Ishaq Dar, Finance Minister of Pakistan, on the Margins of the IMF/World Bank Spring Meetings.

Above the FoldOct 08, 2014 - 8:00am
The proposed dam could provide 4,500 megawatts of energy for Pakistan.

How Do You Combat Day-Long Power Outages? With Water, Of Course

The Pakistan government is trying to combat a nationwide energy problem. The $14 billion Daimer Basha Dam project could help.

Press ReleaseMar 20, 2014 - 10:30am

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Leads Business Delegation to Pakistan

WASHINGTON, D.C.–The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and its U.S.-Pakistan Business Council (USPBC) led a delegation of U.S. business leaders to Pakistan this week to identify trade and investment opportunities, advance the U.S.-Pakistan commercial relationship, and engage with leading Pakistani business organizations.

ReportSep 22, 2012 - 4:45pm
Why Pakistan Report Cover

Why Pakistan?

This report lays out the benefits of the U.S.-Pakistan Business Council and doing business in the country.

Press ReleaseSep 12, 2012 - 8:00pm

U.S.-Pakistan Business Council Offers Recommendations to Improve U.S.-Pakistani Economic Relations

WASHINGTON, D.C.—At a 10th anniversary gala held last night at the U.S.

ReportSep 12, 2012 - 8:00pm

Why Pakistan?


Press ReleaseJan 29, 2012 - 7:00pm

P. Miles Young, Worldwide CEO, Ogilvy & Mather, Elected Chair of the U.S.-Pakistan Business Council

Board Recognizes Ogilvy & Mather’s Longstanding Commitment to Strengthening U.S.-Pakistan Commercial Agenda

EventSep 25, 2011 - 8:00pm

U.S.-Pakistan Business Council Hosts H.E. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, Finance Minister of Pakistan

3M/RJRU.S. Chamber of Commerce1615 H Street, NW Start Time: 9/26/2011 12:00 PMEnd Time: 9/26/2011 1:30 PM U.S.-Pakistan Business Council H.E. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, Federal Minister for Finance, Economic Affairs, Revenue and Statistics, and distinguished members of the Government of Pakistan's Finance Team. 

EventSep 20, 2011 - 8:00pm

U.S. Pakistan Business Council Host His Excellency Syed Yousaf Raza Gillani

The Roosevelt Hotel Start Time: 9/21/2011 4:00 PMEnd Time: 9/21/2011 5:30 PM USPBC hosts executive roundtable with His Excellency Syed Yousaf Raza Gillani, Prime Minister of Pakistan, on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.