AmCham Mongolia and US Chamber of Commerce Host Roundtable Discussion: “Mongolia – Back on Track: Opportunities for the U.S. Private Sector”
Washington, D.C. – The American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Mongolia and the US Chamber of Commerce hosted a Roundtable Discussion with support from Oyu Tolgoi titled, “Mongolia – Back on Track: Opportunities for the U.S. Private Sector” on Friday, June 24th at the US Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C. The Roundtable convened over 35 leaders including representatives from the U.S. Government, the Embassy of Mongolia to the United States, the Asia Pacific Council of American Chambers of Commerce (APCAC), the U.S. private sector, and other key stakeholders.
The Roundtable was organized on the occasion of AmCham Mongolia’s third annual U.S. Trade Mission that took place in Washington D.C. on June 20-24, 2016. Participants discussed the current state of business in Mongolia in various sectors and what AmCham Mongolia is doing in conjunction with the U.S. Chamber and APCAC to forge stronger bilateral trade and commerce between the U.S. and Mongolia.
Tami Overby, Senior Vice President for Asia at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce highlighted the importance of AmCham’s mission and remarked, “The U.S. Chamber recognizes that Mongolia is an important political ally and commercial partner for the United States. We share the AmCham’s mission in highlighting the commercial opportunities in Mongolia for our members and are committed to deeper engagement and stronger bilateral ties.”
“APCAC provides members of AmCham Mongolia a valuable resource as it links them to the members of 28 other AmChams throughout the Asia-Pacific region. The AmCham-APCAC-US Chamber represents a powerful team dedicated to advancing the interests of their members,” said Jackson Cox, Chairman of APCAC and board member of AmCham Mongolia.
About AmCham Mongolia
AmCham Mongolia is an independent membership-driven organization that seeks to build, strengthen, and protect business between the United States and Mongolia and to actively promote Mongolia as a destination for American investment. AmCham Mongolia is the official local affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the largest business federation in the world with over 3 million member companies. AmCham Mongolia is also a member of the Asia Pacific Council of American Chamber of Commerce, consisting of 29 American Chambers of Commerce in the Asia Pacific Region.