You are here

Press releases

Press corner Press highlights

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 (TLO@amchameu.eu; +32 2 289 10 39).

Press release

  • Statement on EU-US trade

    Thursday, July 26, 2018
    Transatlantic Task Force
    Yesterday, European Commission President Juncker and United States President Trump announced the EU and the US would start negotiations to develop a positive transatlantic trade agenda, focused on removing industrial tariffs, energy, standards and World Trade Organization (WTO) reform. The American Chamber of Commerce to the EU (AmCham EU) is encouraged by both leaders’ efforts to reduce tensions across the Atlantic.
  • Steel and aluminium tariffs: American business in Europe opposes US decision

    Thursday, May 31, 2018
    All Committees
    Transatlantic Task Force
    American companies in Europe oppose the US government’s decision to impose tariffs on EU imports of steel and aluminium. We urge the US government to revisit its plans and the EU to take a balanced approach in responding to these measures.
  • Spanish start-up wins AmCham EU Youth Entrepreneurship Award

    Thursday, May 17, 2018
    All Committees
    The American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union (AmCham EU) and Junior Achievement Europe (JA Europe) are delighted to announce that Bioo, a Spanish start-up, is the winner of the sixth AmCham EU Youth Entrepreneurship Award. Bioo created a unique system to generate electricity from plants in a sustainable way. With this technology, the start-up develops a range of applications, such as biological batteries or WiFi connection terminals.
  • Artificial intelligence: an opportunity Europe should seize

    Wednesday, April 25, 2018
    Digital Economy
    The European Commission announced today a comprehensive approach to strengthen the development of artificial intelligence (AI) across Europe. The American Chamber of Commerce to the EU (AmCham EU) supports the European Commission’s efforts to unleash the technology’s uptake. AI can help solve some of the world’s biggest challenges – from healthcare research, to mobility, to energy consumption.
  • Brave New Deal? Key safeguards missing from Commission proposals

    Thursday, April 12, 2018
    Consumer affairs
    The American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union (AmCham EU) is concerned that some parts of the European Commission’s proposed “New Deal for Consumers” will fail to meet its overall objective of protecting consumer rights, and may in fact be detrimental to consumers and businesses.

Pages