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

  • The transatlantic economy is picking up steam

    8 Mar 2017
    Despite many global challenges facing Europe and the US, the economic prospects are improving for both economies, finds a new study from the Center for Transatlantic Relations, Johns Hopkins University. The transatlantic economy is picking up steam as we are seeing growth, confident markets and decreasing unemployment rates in the EU and the US.
  • WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement can be impetus for further trade liberalisation

    23 Feb 2017
    Trade & External Affairs
    The entry into force of the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) today is a welcome development that will help boost global trade and confirms the value of specific multilateral agreements. It will simplify international import and export procedures, reduce the cost related to customs formalities and transit requirements and will be particularly important to help developing economies better compete and participate in the global marketplace. Trade facilitation has become even more relevant in a rapidly growing international e-commerce market, allowing local micro, small and medium sized business to scale up.
  • Single Market adds 3.6 million jobs annually

    22 Feb 2017
    Single Market - 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.