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USIBC's Budget Recommendations

January 11, 2018Shri Arun JaitleyHonorable Union Minister of FinanceMinistry of Finance, Government...

Jan 16 2018
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USIBC's Letter to U.S. Congress on H.R. 170 “Protect and Grow American Jobs Act”

January 11, 2018TO THE MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS      ...

Jan 11 2018
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Updates from USIBC (December 8, 2017)

December 8, 2017Message from the PresidentYesterday, the elite export control regime Wassenaar Arran...

Sukanya Sen | Dec 08 2017
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Report: Accelerating digital payments and deepening financial inclusion

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Dec 04 2017
Press Release

U.S.-India Business Council Launches Mentorship Program for Women Entrepreneurs

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Nov 27 2017
Opinion

Visa as the master card

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Jul 14 2016
Opinion

The U.S.-India Strategic Partnership: Opportunities Abound

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May 24 2016
Opinion

A U.S.-India Defense Pact Within Reach

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Mar 28 2016
Opinion

Delivering on the Digital Promise

Delivering the Digital PromiseWhile parliamentary logjams stymie his legislative agenda, the Prime Minister can focus on policy reforms to roll out his flagship programme, Digital IndiaBy Mukesh AghiW...

Feb 24 2016
Opinion

India must work with US to fuel its second green revolution

India must work with US to fuel its Second Green RevolutionBy Mukesh Aghi India is a nation of farmers. While agriculture’s contribution to India’s GDP has steadily declined from 61% at the time of In...

Feb 24 2016
Press Release

U.S.-India Business Council Launches Mentorship Program for Women Entrepreneurs

U.S.-India Business Council Launches Mentorship Program for Women Entrepreneurs HYDERABAD, INDIA, November 28, 2017 — The U.S. Chamber’s U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC) today announced a collabora...

Nov 27 2017
Press Release

U.S.-India Business Council Welcomes Confirmation of Kenneth Juster as U.S. Ambassador to India

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – November 3, 2017U.S.-India Business Council Welcomes Confirmation of Kenneth Juster as U.S. Ambassador to IndiaWASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the U.S.-Indi...

Nov 03 2017
Press Release

U.S. Chamber Appoints Nisha Desai Biswal as President of the U.S.-India Business Council

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 10, 2017U.S. Chamber Appoints Nisha Desai Biswal as President of the U.S.-India Business CouncilWASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today announced that the...

Oct 10 2017
Press Release

U.S.-India Business Council Applauds Senate Bill to Advance Defense Cooperation between U.S., India

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 20, 2017U.S.-India Business Council Applauds Senate Bill to Advance Defense Cooperation between U.S., IndiaWASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. India Business Council welcomes...

Sep 20 2017
Press Release

U.S.-India Business Council Hosts Secretary Wilbur Ross for ‘Road to Global Entrepreneurship’ Summit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 12, 2017​U.S.-India Business Council Hosts Secretary Wilbur Ross for ‘Road to Global Entrepreneurship’ SummitLeft to right: US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross; Ambassa...

Sep 13 2017

USIBC Brief

Business Submit

About the U.S.-India Business Council:
Formed in 1975 at the request of the U.S. and Indian governments, the U.S.-India Business Council is the premier business advocacy organization, comprised of more than 300 top-tier U.S. and Indian companies advancing U.S.-India commercial ties. The Council is the largest bilateral trade association in the United States, with liaison presence in New York, Silicon Valley, and New Delhi.
The Council’s primary mission is to serve as the direct link between business and government leaders, forge consensus, and play a proactive role by being the voice of industry on both sides, thereby enabling growth in trade and investment between India and the United States.

Mission
The Council’s mission is to promote bilateral trade relations between India and the United States through pro-growth policies that will advance commercial partnerships from $100 billion to $500 billion by the end of the decade.

Vision
The Council aims to create an inclusive bilateral trade environment between India and the United States by serving as the voice of industry, linking governments to businesses, and supporting long-term commercial partnerships that will nurture the spirit of entrepreneurship, create jobs, and successfully contribute to the global economy.

Work and Policy Priorities
The Council comprises executive committees covering every major business sector— Aerospace & Defense, Digital Economy, Energy and Environment, Financial Services, Food & Agriculture, Real Estate and Infrastructure, Professional Services, Media & Entertainment, and Life Sciences. Policy advocacy positions are developed in collaboration with these committees, which are chaired by senior executives.
Current Council-wide policy advocacy priorities include the following:
  • Commitment to Improving India’s Ranking in the Ease of Doing Business Index
  • Commitment to tax clarity and consistency in India
  • Commitment to a robust intellectual property regime
 
For any press inquiries, please contact:
Sukanya Sen
Communications Manager
202-463-5836 | ssen@usibc.com
U.S. Chamber of Commerce, 1615 H Street, NW | Washington, DC 20062
 

 

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