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751_image001For nearly 70 years, USCIB has provided American business with a voice in the global arena, bringing our members’ views to bear on major public policy issues in the United States, other countries and international organizations like the UN, the OECD and the ILO.

Our unique advocacy platforms enable American companies to help shape the laws, rules and policies that directly impact their international operations. We also provide a broad range of services to assist companies, both large and small, in accessing foreign markets and doing business overseas.

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USCIB maintains an extensive roster of issue specialists who can address a wide variety of topics. Tap the expertise of our staff, our member executives and our global business network for your next story.

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Jonathan Huneke

VP, Communications & Public Affairs

(212) 703-5043 or jhuneke@uscib.org

Press Releases

Joint Statement by USCIB and ICC-UK on Enhancing Cross-Border Trade and Investment (7/16/2018) - Joint Statement by USCIB and ICC-UK on Enhancing Cross-Border Trade and Investment
New Co-Chairs for USCIB’s Food and Agriculture Working Group (7/6/2018) - Washington, D.C., July 10, 2018 – The United States Council for International Business (USCIB), which represents America’s most innovative and successful global companies, announced that two leading corporate experts on global food and nutrition policy have been recruited to chair its Food and Agriculture Working Group. Sylvia Aguilera, director of international public affairs for McDonald’s […]

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Op-Eds and Speeches

Herzog Leads US Employer Delegation to ILO Conference (6/12/2018) - USCIB Vice President for Corporate Responsibly and Labor Affairs Gabriella Rigg Herzog led a five-member U.S. Employer delegation to the 107th annual International Labor Conference (ILC) of the International Labor Organization (ILO) May 28 - June 8. This year’s ILC was attended by over 5,000 participants from across the world, of which 32.7% were women. Important topics discussed by delegates this year included the role of the ILO in carrying out development cooperation programs in light of the new UN Sustainable Development Goals, and what constitutes social dialogue in the workplace and what value can it deliver to industrial relations and productive workplaces.
Education and Re-skilling in the Age of AI (5/29/2018) - Business and policy leaders are joining together to help the workforce adapt to AI and automation, write the OECD's Andreas Schleicher, USCIB's Peter Robinson and Shea Gopaul of the Global Apprenticeship Network.

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Media Coverage

ICC’s Denton on Preserving the Rules-Based Trading System (6/18/2018) - ICC Secretary General John Denton published a letter in Financial Times last week titled, "The Rules-based Trading System is Worth Preserving."
USCIB Expresses Concern Over China 301 Tariffs (6/18/2018) - In light of last week’s release of two lists of China 301 tariffs by the Trump administration, USCIB Senior Director for Trade, Financial Services and Investment Eva Hampl expressed concern about the impact the China 301 tariffs will have on the U.S. economy and jobs. “In our submission to the U.S. government we highlighted a number of products of particular concern to our members, for which tariffs would have a significant effect on U.S. production and revenue.