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Humans have been exchanging goods, services and ideas across borders for thousands of years. But the way we trade is changing.

AmCham EU’s work on trade explores the many benefits that trade can bring to people, business and the world. At the same time, we recognise that the new global economy is changing our societies in new and sometimes challenging ways. That’s why we are exploring ways to strike the right balance on trade – so that the new global economy benefits everyone.


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EU-Japan FTA to boost strategic and economic partnership

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The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement: An Opportunity to Boost our Strategic and Economic Ties

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The path forward for EU trade policy: Reflections from the US business community in Europe

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"US businesses are heavily invested in Europe and its success. After all, they employ millions of European workers – some four million directly here in the EU, to be precise. Our companies provide goods and services to customers throughout the continent. So we’re looking for a constructive dialogue.

And that’s exactly what we are doing at AmCham EU. We’ve started discussions with representatives from trade unions, NGOs and consumer organisations, as well as policymakers and business colleagues, in order to get their input and explore avenues for cooperation."

In a new blog, Susan Danger, CEO, AmCham EU, makes the case for bridging the narrative gap on trade.

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What's on

PAST: A new era for EU trade policy? A discussion on the role of trade in European society, and how to maximise the opportunities of globalisation to the benefit of all

17 October, Brussels

The disintegration of the global economy? Brexit, the rise of protectionism and the future of international trade

AmCham EU panel at WTO Public Forum, 26-27 September, Geneva.


Did you know?


31 million jobs

in the EU 

depend on trade

with the rest

of the world

  Trade & people  





European small


export to the rest

of the world

  Trade & the global economy  




The EU is the top

trading partner

for over

80 countries

around the world

 Trade & the world  

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Tim Adamson

Senior Policy Adviser, AmCham EU


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