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 ReleaseDec 15, 2017 - 3:00pm

David Cordani Named Chairman of U.S. Chamber’s U.S.-Korea Business Council

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber’s U.S.-Korea Business Council (USKBC) today announced that David M. Cordani, president and CEO of Cigna Corporation, was elected chairman. Mr. Cordani, president and CEO of Cigna since 2009, will serve a two-year term, succeeding Dr. Paul Jacobs, executive chairman of Qualcomm. 

Press ReleaseDec 13, 2017 - 6:00pm

U.S. Chamber Welcomes WTO Developments on E-Commerce

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement today from John Murphy, senior vice president for International Policy, regarding digital trade policy developments at the World Trade Organization (WTO) ministerial in Buenos Aires:

Press ReleaseNov 08, 2017 - 6:00am

U.S. Chamber of Commerce, National Center for APEC, and US-ASEAN Business Council Statement on APEC Leaders’ Week

DA NANG, VIETNAM—On the occasion of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders’ Week, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, National Center for APEC, and US–ASEAN Business Council joined together to issue the below statement:

Press ReleaseNov 02, 2017 - 12:00pm

New Report: Clear Strategy, Long-Term Investments will Help Indonesia Reach its Economic Potential

JAKARTA, INDONESIA —  A clear national strategy, long-term foreign investment, and infrastructure development are key for Indonesia to reach its full economic potential, according to a report released today by the U.S.

Press ReleaseNov 01, 2017 - 1:45pm

U.S. Chamber Statement on Export-Import Bank Confirmation Hearing and Nominees

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber Senior Vice President and Chief Policy Officer Neil Bradley issued the following statement regarding today’s confirmation hearing for nominees to the board of the Export-Import Bank:

Press ReleaseOct 26, 2017 - 11:00am

U.S.-Africa Business Center Leads U.S. Delegation to Biannual Board Meeting in Nigeria

Center Lays Out Objectives for Continued Economic EngagementWASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Chamber’s U.S.-Africa Business Center (USAfBC) this week led a delegation of U.S. business leaders to Nigeria for its biannual board meeting.

Press ReleaseOct 16, 2017 - 10:00am

Robert Rooney Named Chairman of U.S. Chamber’s U.S.-UK Business Council

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber’s U.S.-UK Business Council today named Robert Rooney, CEO of Morgan Stanley International and Head of EMEA, as its chairman.

Press ReleaseOct 11, 2017 - 6:00pm

CEOs from U.S. and Mexico Discuss NAFTA Modernization, Announce Principles to Guide Bilateral Relationship

MEXICO CITY — Business leaders from the United States and Mexico gathered today in Mexico City for the 9th meeting of the U.S.-Mexico CEO Dialogue.

Press ReleaseOct 10, 2017 - 1:00pm

U.S. Chamber Appoints Nisha Desai Biswal as President of the U.S.-India Business Council

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today announced that the Hon. Nisha Desai Biswal has been appointed President of the U.S.-India Business Council.

Press ReleaseOct 10, 2017 - 11:00am

Chambers of Commerce from All 50 States Urge Trump Administration to Modernize NAFTA, “Do No Harm”

Donohue: “We stand firmly on the side of a modern NAFTA that meets the needs of our 21st century economy”