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International Trade and Investment

Selling more of our goods and services around the world is a great way to create American jobs, help small businesses, and keep the United States ahead of its global competitors. 

The Chamber wants to negotiate trade and investment agreements that are fair, accountable, and create a level playing field; put American families and workers first; and benefit consumers and businesses, especially small businesses, which represent 97% of all U.S. exporters. 

Projects and Programs

Recent Activity

Press ReleaseSep 12, 2017 - 2:00am

Rising Demand and Economic Growth Outlook Drive Continued U.S. Business Optimism in ASEAN

Growing Protectionism, Rising Regional Tensions Among Challenges to Growth

Press ReleaseSep 11, 2017 - 1:00pm

U.S. Chamber and TOBB Applaud Renewed U.S.-Turkey Trade and Investment Discussions

U.S. and Turkish business communities encouraged by renewed commitment to advance bilateral trade and investment cooperation

ReportSep 07, 2017 - 8:15am

Priorities for a New EU-UK Economic Partnership

As the Brexit negotiations continue, the business community is eager to ensure that economic disruptions are minimized. Members of the U.S.-UK Business Council have a significant stake in the outcome of these talks, and we aim to provide information that will help negotiators minimize the adverse effects of the reset in UK-EU relations. This includes forging a close future economic partnership between the EU and UK.

Above the FoldSep 06, 2017 - 11:30am
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Leveling the Playing Field for Global E-Commerce

The rapid expansion of e-commerce have created incredible opportunities for American businesses.

EventSep 06, 2017 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Title graphic for the U.S. Kuwait Form Event

U.S.-Kuwait Economic Forum

United States Secretary of Commerce, Wilbur Ross and First Deputy Prime Minister Anas Khalid Al-Saleh discuss how to enhance and strengthen our bilateral commercial and investment relationship at the U.S.-Kuwait Economic Forum.

Press ReleaseSep 05, 2017 - 3:00pm

U.S. Chamber Statement on Threats of Withdrawal from U.S.-South Korea Trade Agreement

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue issued the following statement in response to reports that the Trump administration is considering withdrawing from the U.S.-South Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS):

In the NewsSep 01, 2017 - 12:15pm

Politico: UK Brexit Secretary Forcefully Defends Free Trade

Politico analyzes Chamber speech by David Davis, UK Secretary of State for Exiting the EU

In the NewsSep 01, 2017 - 11:15am

Sec. Davis writes for CNN: Brexit Presents Unprecedented Opportunities for UK and the U.S.

UK Secretary of State for Exiting the EU, David Davis, writes about the opportunities for the U.S. and UK to jointly shape globalization and promote free trade.

EventSep 01, 2017 - 8:30am to 9:30am

Conversation with UK Secretary of State for Exiting the EU, David Davis

Remarks by The Rt Hon David Davis MP, UK Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union.