European Union

Trends and Challenges for U.S. Companies in the EU:

  • The U.S. and EU share the largest bilateral trade and investment relationship in the world. While their approaches to common economic issues often diverge, their longstanding and integrated commercial ties help foster a harmonized and mutually beneficial partnership.
  • U.S. companies hold an important stake in trade issues that arise on both sides of the Atlantic that affect jobs, standards and the regulatory environment.


USCIB’s Response:

  • Monitors European political developments that have an impact on U.S. business interests.
  • Fosters multilateral work on the transatlantic dialogue.
  • Strongly supports the elimination of trade barriers between the U.S. and EU.
  • Facilitates the engagement of U.S. business in bilateral dialogues, including the Transatlantic Economic Council, and actively contributes to industry coalitions that follow EU affairs.
  • Holds meetings with officials of the European Commission and the U.S. government on issues vetted with members in multilateral forums, including investment, environment and trade liberalization.

Magnifying Your Voice with USCIB:

  • USCIB is the only U.S. business association formally affiliated with the world’s three largest business organizations where we work with business leaders across the globe to extend our reach to influence policymakers in key international markets to American business
  • Build consensus with like-minded industry peers and participate in off-the-record briefings with policymakers both home and abroad.


News Stories

USCIB Letter Urges Agreement on EU-US Personal Data Flows (7/28/2021) - USCIB submitted a letter to both the U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo and the European Commissioner for Justice…
Global Business Statement on Safeguarding International Data Flows (1/13/2021) - USCIB joined dozens of global associations in a letter to the EU expressing concern to ongoing developments in the European…

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Press Releases

Digital Economy Architects to Keynote at Joint OECD, Business at OECD and USCIB Conference (3/16/2021) - USCIB joined with the OECD and Business at OECD (BIAC) to organize a Digital Economy Conference focusing on "A Decade…
USCIB Welcomes Treasury White Paper Criticizing EU State Aid Investigations (8/24/2016) - USCIB welcomed the U.S. Treasury’s statement criticizing the European Commission’s ongoing state aid investigations, aimed at recouping prior-year tax benefits.

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Staff Contact

Alice Slayton Clark
Director, Investment, Trade and China

Staff Contact

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Policy Manager, Regulation and Trade
202-617-3156 or


Staff Contact:   Alice Slayton Clark

Director, Investment, Trade and China
Tel: 202.682.0051

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