With 95 percent of the world’s consumers living outside the United States, our nation must be competitive in international markets if we are going to restore strong economic growth and create new jobs. Key to sustaining America’s international competitiveness, future growth and long-term prosperity is strong bipartisan leadership to open foreign markets and goods and services produced by American companies and workers.
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Chairman & CEO,
Committee Chair, Business Roundtable
International trade and investment agreements are essential to expanding our economic growth and job creation. They open markets for American companies and workers, and create rules to ensure fair trade. Strong and quick enforcement of rules and laws is the key to ensuring that we capture the benefit of expanding trade and investment.
Business Roundtable’s recent activities and policy goals to create U.S. jobs by expanding international trade and investment include: