Business Roundtable is an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies working to promote a thriving economy and expanded opportunity for all Americans through sound public policy.
Open markets for international trade and investment are essential for supporting U.S. economic growth and jobs. Business Roundtable supports policies that promote U.S. trade and investment, and create a level playing field for U.S. companies competing in global markets.
Recent Activities in International Engagement
As business leaders committed to supporting U.S. growth, jobs and expanded trade, we look forward to working with the Administration and Congress to find ways to help American workers and companies compete successfully.
With every passing day, businesses from the United States are missing out on new business opportunities overseas, to the detriment of local economies and American jobs. Congress can and must act swiftly.
The TPP will generate powerful economic opportunities for American exporters, and we are encouraged by progress toward congressional approval of the agreement. We urge Congress and the Administration to continue working together to approve the TPP this year.
If the TPP is not approved this year, the United States will jeopardize a huge opportunity for U.S. growth, jobs and leadership.
Deeper collaboration among Canada, Mexico, and the United States should focus on improving our international competitiveness, supporting economic growth and jobs in our countries, facilitating the legitimate movement of people, goods, services, capital, and energy between our countries, and addressing emerging challenges such as cybersecurity.