USCIB Highlights Business Priorities for Upcoming UPU Ministerial

The Universal Postal Union (UPU) holds its quadrennial “congress” (i.e., ministerial) meeting in Doha, Qatar from September 24 to October 15. USCIB continues to urge the U.S. delegation to the UPU to work closely with interested U.S. private-sector companies, and to pay particular attention to assuring a level playing field if and when postal services anywhere in the world compete directly with the private sector, including on package delivery services and financial services.

As postal revenue dries up around the world, many publicly operated postal organizations may be tempted to get into new lines of business. This presents a vexing challenge to private-sector companies that may find themselves in competition with these state-supported entities. Last November, USCIB and three other business groups sent a letter to the Obama Administration urging the U.S. to prepare diligently for the Doha congress.

Staff contact: Shaun Donnelly

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Staff Contact:   Eva Hampl

Senior Director, Investment, Trade and Financial Services
Tel: 202.682.0051

Eva Hampl coordinates USCIB work on investment and financial policy issues. She is responsible for issues management, policy development, secretariat support to relevant USCIB committees and participating in membership development activities. Before joining USCIB in 2014, Hampl completed a GE fellowship in its Global Government Affairs and Policy division. Prior to her fellowship she served as a trade associate with the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance.
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