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Steering Committee

 

Coalition of Service Industries

The Coalition of Service Industries (CSI) represents the interests of the dynamic American service economy, which employs 80% of the workforce and generates 3/4 of national economic output. Since 1982, CSI has created greater public awareness of the major role services play in the U.S. economy, and it has shaped domestic and international economic policies on behalf of the services sector. The broad range and diversity of the U.S. service economy is reflected in CSI's membership, which includes major international companies from the banking, insurance, telecommunications, information technology, express delivery, audiovisual, energy services, and other service sectors. CSI members conduct business in all 50 states and in more than 100 countries. To learn more, please visit www.uscsi.org.

Emergency Committee for American Trade

Founded in 1967, the Emergency Committee for American Trade - ECAT - is an organization of the heads of leading U.S. international business enterprises representing all major sectors of the American economy. ECAT’s purpose is to promote economic growth through the expansion of international trade and investment. ECAT has long advocated policies that recognize that U.S. investment overseas and inbound investment strengthen and support the U.S. economy, creating opportunities throughout the agricultural, manufacturing and services sectors. To learn more, please visit www.ecattrade.com.

National Center for Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation

Comprising 45 U.S.-based Fortune 500 companies, NCAPEC is a business organization that advocates for policies that enhance trade and investment opportunities in the Asia-Pacific region, primarily through engagement with governments participating in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum. In addition, the National Center serves as the secretariat to the three U.S. government appointed executives who represent the U.S. on the APEC Business Advisory Council, a private sector body that makes policy recommendations to APEC on a range of industry issues. To learn more, please visit www.ncapec.org.

National Foreign Trade Council

The National Foreign Trade Council (NFTC) is the premier business organization advocating a rules-based world economy. Founded in 1914 by a group of American companies that supported an open world trading system, the NFTC and its affiliates now serve more than 250 member companies through offices in Washington and New York.  Leveraging its broad membership, expertise and influence, the NFTC is the only national business organization that exclusively advocates the international and public policy priorities of its members. From international trade, investment, tax, and export finance to human resource management, the NFTC's services and advocacy are a critical link for U.S. companies.  For more on the NFTC, please see:  www.nftc.org.

Organization for International Investment

OFII is a business association representing the U.S. subsidiaries of internationally-headquartered companies.  These companies are vitally important to the health of the U.S. economy employing 5.3 million Americas, accounting for 17% of the U.S. manufacturing workforce, producing 21% of all U.S. goods exported, and conducting over $40 billion annually in research and development activities.  OFII works on behalf of its member companies to make the United States the most competitive market in the world for global companies to invest and create jobs. To learn more, please visit www.ofii.org.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the world’s largest business organization representing the interests of more than 3 million businesses of all sizes, sectors, and regions.  The Chamber's Investment Policy Forum advocates for American leadership in the global economy through support for investment at home and abroad. To learn more, please visit www.uschamber.com.

U.S. Council for International Business

The United States Council for International Business (USCIB) promotes open markets, competitiveness and innovation, sustainable development and corporate responsibility, supported by international engagement and regulatory coherence.  Its members include U.S.-based global companies and professional services firms from every sector of our economy, with operations in every region of the world.  With a unique global network encompassing the International Chamber of Commerce, the International Organization of Employers and the Business and Industry Advisory Committee to the OECD, USCIB provides business views to policy makers and regulatory authorities worldwide, and works to facilitate international trade and investment.  To learn more, please visit www.uscib.org.