AmCham Mongolia and US Chamber of Commerce host roundtable discussion

2016-06-30 15:35:43

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ 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 June 24 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.