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The American Chamber of Commerce to the EU (AmCham EU) speaks for American companies committed to and invested in Europe. AmCham EU brings together the expertise of 150+ member companies and follows 80+ policy issues at any point in time.

We strive to create a better understanding of EU and US positions on business matters and stand ready to provide the views of American business in Europe.

For any media enquiries, please contact Thibaut L’Ortye, Senior Content Adviser (; +32 2 289 10 39).

  • GDPR falls short of its ambition

    16 Dec 2015
    Digital Economy
    AmCham EU has closely followed and participated in the discussions on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) throughout the policy development process and has supported the European Commission’s objective of harmonising data privacy across the EU. We believe that a harmonised EU law has the potential to stimulate economic growth and create new jobs, while also ensuring that citizens have control over their personal information. For that to happen data protection regulation must strike the right balance between protecting personal data and encouraging innovation rather than stifling it.
  • AmCham EU supports the European Commission’s commitment to the circular economy

    2 Dec 2015
    AmCham EU supports the European Commission’s commitment to the circular economy as exemplified by the Circular Economy Package released today. The package rightly identifies many of the challenges as well as growth and job opportunities of the circular economy.
  • Business outlook in EU improving but Single Market must be completed, research suggests

    19 Nov 2015
    Trade & External Affairs
    The business environment in the EU is gradually improving and attitudes towards innovation and entrepreneurship are increasingly positive, new research suggests. To further boost competitiveness and growth, policymakers in Europe should prioritise the integration of the Single Market and enact policies that support innovation and entrepreneurship across the EU.
  • AmCham EU encourages continued progress in the Energy Union Framework Strategy

    18 Nov 2015
    Transport, Energy & Climate
    AmCham EU encourages continued progress in the European Commission’s Energy Union Framework Strategy. The State of the Energy Union Report, released today, underlines the advancements made in the strategy and explains that much still needs to be done, with 2016 being a year of delivery.
  • Danish startup wins AmCham EU Youth Entrepreneurship Award

    12 Nov 2015
    The American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union (AmCham EU) and Junior Achievement Europe (JA Europe) are pleased to announce that COOL4SEA, a Danish startup, is the winner of the 2015 AmCham EU Youth Entrepreneurship Award.