As the annual State of the Union address approaches, USCIB is urging President Trump to use the occasion to commit his administration to pursuing strong U.S. economic growth and improved competitiveness by engaging with our trading partners and key international institutions.
In a letter to the president, USCIB President and CEO Peter Robinson wrote: “It is essential for our citizens and world markets to hear and understand that the U.S. will be engaged and committed to growing the U.S. and global economies. … In your upcoming State of the Union address you have the chance to press forward in 2018 with an agenda for international engagement that will build on the recent tax reform to drive economic growth by improving U.S. competitiveness.”
USCIB’s letter recommended commitments to U.S. action in the following areas:
- increasing U.S. trade in goods and services by opening markets
- continuing to reduce regulatory barriers here and abroad
- promoting education and skills development for the jobs of the future
- facilitating innovation
- increasing international leadership where it matters.
You can read the full USCIB letter to President Trump here.