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What is Business Roundtable

Business Roundtable (BRT) is an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies working to promote sound public policy and a thriving U.S. economy.

More Than Leaders. Leadership.

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.

About BRT

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

August 23, 2017
Letter

As the nation’s largest business organizations—representing companies of every size, sector, and state in the union—we write to affirm the critical importance we ascribe to retaining strong investment protections and investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) in the negotiations to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

August 16, 2017
Report

The United States Has a Real Economic Stake in Negotiations to Modernize NAFTA

 

For more than two decades, NAFTA has supported jobs and the economy in the United States. Successful negotiations to update NAFTA should expand on, not diminish, the many benefits this U.S. trade agreement has already created.

United States Fact Sheet

August 14, 2017
News Release
Washington – Business Roundtable today released the following statement by Tom Linebarger, Chairman and CEO of Cummins Inc. and Chair of the Business Roundtable International Engagement Committee, in response to the President’s Memorandum on China’s Intellectual Property, Innovation and Technology Policies:
 
"The U.S.-China economic relationship creates important economic opportunities as well as major challenges for U.S. exporters, innovators and investors.
 
August 8, 2017
Letter

The negotiations to modernize NAFTA provide an important opportunity to upgrade the agreement to improve protection and enforcement tools against the theft, discrimination and unfair treatment of U.S. property overseas.

July 31, 2017
Letter

Business Roundtable appreciates the opportunity to provide comments and contribute to the performance review of U.S. trade and investment agreements by the Secretary of Commerce and the United States Trade Representative.

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Committee Spotlight

The U.S. needs to move forward forcefully with a pro-growth economic agenda that includes a range of domestic initiatives and a proactive and constructive U.S. trade agenda.

Growth Agenda

A Growth Plan for the U.S.

Business leaders are committed to working with government to foster a healthy business climate that creates opportunity for everyone in the U.S. We have identified attainable targets that will produce real, sustainable growth for our country.

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