Top priorities for USCBC and AmCham
South China member companies include negotiating a high-standard US-China bilateral investment treaty; strengthening intellectual property protection; addressing discriminatory licensing barriers and technology preferences that favor Chinese companies versus American companies; improving regulatory transparency; further improving China's competition policy regime; and opening China's financial, legal, and other services sectors to American service providers.
Al-Miqbali praised the role AmCham
plays in Abu Dhabi, especially in regard to increasing the cooperation and partnership between the national companies with the American ones and in informing of the economic strategies and plans of the emirate and the investment opportunities which are offered for American companies which are interested in working and investing in Abu Dhabi.
He opened the meeting acknowledging with "Tonight's meeting is not just a regular General Meeting, it is most importantly acknowledging and recognizing the positive transition, accomplishments and growth enjoyed by AmCham
over the past two years.
The Week will also include a special edition of AmCham
Qatar's Distinguished Speaker Series on February 17, featuring Rodney Slater, the US secretary of transportation under former president Bill Clinton.
Bahrain president Qays Hatim Zu'bi said that while the FTA has certainly boosted trade between the US and Bahrain, it is widely felt that the agreement can be better utilised by more companies, especially small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
Corbin presented Shaikha Lubna the award at the AmCham
Abu Dhabi's 4th Annual Excellence Awards and 14th Annual Charity Gala, held at the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, Abu Dhabi.
Effective, persistent lobbying by AmCham
can bring results, and I would be happy to join with you in a strategy to work with your leaders to tear down obstacles to trade and investment," he said.
In turn AmCham
, an independent affiliate of the US Chamber of Commerce, will offer TRACE its local business expertise in the rapidly changing post-Gaddafi nation, it has been reported.
US Ambassador to Bulgaria Marcie Ries opened Borisov's luncheon with AmCham
said it spent at least $1 million per race targeting Senate candidate Paul Hodes (D) in New Hampshire; Sen.
Business leaders will converge in Abu Dhabi to discuss key opportunities and major challenges faced by local companies, including those involved in information and communications technology (ICT), during the AmCham
Business Round Tables Summit taking place on March 17, 2010 at the Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel on Corniche Road.
The American Chamber of Commerce in Jordan Au AmCham
Jordan (The Jordanian American Business Association) hosted Dr.