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. Worldwide, its members include some of the largest multinational corporations that conduct business globally, as well as smaller businesses that are looking to grow their international reach, and which rely on the support of the Chamber to achieve their goal. There are currently 117 international Chambers in 103 countries that are affiliated with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce based in Washington D.C.
As members of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, AmChams benefit from innumerable services and privileges. AmChams advance the interests and views of U.S. business overseas, to uphold the highest standards of commercial practice, and to serve as a bridge to communicate the point of view of the U.S. trade partners to the American business public.
Through AmChams, business people of the United States and host countries come together and promote their mutual interests. AmChams can be an important force in helping to create opportunities for international businesses in foreign countries, which in turn brings significant value to the countries where the business is being conducted. The U.S. Chamber’s mission in Africa is to build lasting prosperity for Africans and Americans through job creation and entrepreneurial spirit.
The principal purpose of an AmCham is to support its member companies, which benefit from the services we provide and which, in turn, strengthen the organisation through the sharing of expertise and experience.
AmCham Libya facilitates business between the U.S. and Libya, by providing a forum in which American and Libyan business people can identify and address common areas of commercial interest. It has as its goals the promotion of a vibrant economy, the protection and advancement of the interests of its members, and development of the community as a whole.
The reconstruction of Libya is one of the largest and most important undertakings in the region in recent memory. Libyans deserve the best of what the world can offer, and businesses that are willing to make the commitment to Libya have the opportunity to reap great benefits. It is in this spirit that AmCham Libya strives to help both sides.
AmCham Libya is a US-registered company. It is not registered in Libya. It works in close collaboration with a Libya-registered entity, the Libyan American Development Exchange Organization, for any in country activities. The Director of AmCham Libya is resident in Libya in connection with business activities unrelated to AmCham Libya.