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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, Associate Director of Public Affairs (; +32 2 289 10 39).

  • Single Market adds 3.6 million jobs annually

    22 Feb 2017
    Single Market Task Force - OBSOLETE
    A new study finds that the Single Market adds 3.6 million jobs and boosts the EU’s GDP by 1.7% or approximately €250 billion annually. The study which was commissioned by the American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union (AmCham EU) features a country-by-country analysis revealing that each EU Member State has benefited from the Single Market. It also shows that increasing trade in services among EU countries and breaking down remaining barriers would bring additional gains to citizens and businesses. 
  • Data Economy initiatives: A missed opportunity to foster the data-driven economy

    10 Jan 2017
    Digital Economy
    The data-driven economy brings tremendous benefits to our societies and is critical to every sector of the industry. With data, a farmer can grow crops more sustainably; a hospital can deliver improved care for patients; and businesses can continuously improve their products to the benefit of consumers. Public policy needs to promote investment and innovation in these new services.
  • wins AmCham EU Youth Entrepreneurship Award

    8 Nov 2016
    The American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union (AmCham EU) and Junior Achievement Europe (JA Europe) are pleased to announce that, a Finnish start-up, is the winner of the 2016 AmCham EU Youth Entrepreneurship Award. is an online platform dedicated to the booking of meeting rooms. It allows users to compare various meeting venues and prices at a glance.
  • Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base (CCCTB) proposal - AmCham EU raises concerns about two-stage approach

    26 Oct 2016
    The American Chamber of Commerce to the EU (AmCham EU) welcomes several elements of the European Commission’s Corporate Tax Reform Package. AmCham EU has consistently supported measures to strengthen the Single Market, including administrative simplification, greater incentives for innovative activity, and better dispute resolution, in conjunction with the elimination of opportunities for aggressive tax planning. However, the proposed two-stage CCCTB gives rise to serious concerns, and may turn out to be a serious negative for investment into Europe.
  • AmCham EU calls on Brexit negotiators to safeguard the benefits of the Single Market

    19 Oct 2016
    Policy Group
    All Committees
    The American Chamber of Commerce to the EU (AmCham EU) is deeply concerned by the wave of disruption and uncertainty that the UK referendum result has sparked across Europe. Investment in the EU by US companies totalled €2 trillion in 2015, with the UK constituting a quarter of this investment.