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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

January 1, 2016
Report

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement is a regional trade agreement that the United States negotiated with 11 other Asia-Pacific countries (Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam).

December 17, 2015
News Release

This important agreement will eliminate hundreds of tariffs on information technology products, increase the competitiveness of U.S. technology exports and reduce barriers to global trade.

December 1, 2015
Letter

We urge governments to conclude an ambitious Environmental Goods Agreement (EGA) that will eliminate tariffs on a broad range of environmental goods and technologies under the umbrella of the World Trade Organization (WTO).

November 5, 2015
News Release

We applaud the Administration and U.S. negotiators for their efforts to make the full text of the TPP agreement available publicly.

October 27, 2015
News Release

In fiscal year 2014, the Ex-Im Bank provided financing for $27.5 billion worth of U.S. exports through its approval of over 3,700 transactions for U.S. companies, including more than 3,300 for small businesses. These exports supported an estimated 164,000 American jobs at these companies, as well as companies in their U.S. supply chains.

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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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