Doing Business Internationally
The mission of the Africa Business Initiative is to engage the U.S. business community on legislative policies that foster foreign direct investment in Africa, to facilitate trade between the United States and African countries, and to introduce U.S. companies to the continent's vast economic opportunities.
As an advocate for U.S. business throughout the hemisphere, the U.S. Chamber's Americas works closely with members, governments, multilateral institutions, and American Chambers of Commerce to promote a wide range of hemispheric trade and investment initiatives and to resolve specific commercial and regulatory challenges in Latin America, the Caribbean, and Canada.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Asia Department gives voice to policies that help American companies compete and prosper in Asia's dynamic marketplace. The regional expertise of the Asia staff, coupled with the full weight of the U.S. Chamber, allows companies to actively shape policy debates in Asia and in Washington.
The Chamber's China team helps bolster the U.S.-China economic and commercial relationship in a number of key areas and industries, including intellectual property rights, capital markets, and environmental reform.
The Chamber's Europe team champions a pro-business agenda in foreign capitals, international organizations, and multilateral forums in Europe and Washington to expand commercial opportunities for members by advancing open and competitive markets, economic growth, and transatlantic cooperation.
The U.S.-India Business Council is the premier business advocacy organization representing America's top companies investing in India, joined by global Indian companies, with an aim to deepen trade and strengthen commercial ties.
The U.S.-Japan Business Council and U.S.-Korea Business Council are business associations whose missions are to support U.S. business interested in Japan and Korea and to promote stronger economic ties with the United States.
- Turkey and Middle East
The U.S. Chamber’s Turkey, Middle East, and North Africa Department is committed to advancing the business goals of its members and expanding its ability to keep abreast of fast-moving developments in the region.
- South Asia
The South Asia team promotes trade and investment opportunities for U.S. companies in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Our team works closely with Chamber members and government officials from the U.S. and respective countries in this region to advocate market-oriented reforms and strengthen commercial ties and American engagement in South Asia.
- Southeast Asia
The Chamber's Southeast Asia team advocates for open markets, trade and investment opportunities, and a level playing field for American businesses to compete and prosper in Southeast Asia. By engaging Chamber members both in Washington and in Southeast Asia, the recently expanded team encourages economic cooperation between countries in the region and strengthens coordination on issues of strategic importance to U.S. business.
- AmCham Directory
The U.S. Chamber works with American Chambers of Commerce around the work. Find a chamber in your country of interest to learn about business opportunities in that region.
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