USCIB at a Glance


The United States Council for International Business (USCIB) powers the success of US business across the globe. Our members include US-based companies and professional services firms from every sector of the economy, with operations in every region of the world. As the US affiliate of leading international business organizations including Business at OECD (BIAC), The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), and The International Organization of Employers (IOE), USCIB advances the US business perspective to policymakers and regulatory authorities worldwide and works to facilitate commerce, support sustainable development, and build trust in multilateral systems. USCIB is also the national guaranteeing and issuing association for ATA Carnets, a unified international customs document that allows for the temporary import and export of various types of goods into a foreign country without paying duties or taxes.

  • Founded in 1945 to promote an open world trading system, now among the premier pro-trade, pro-market liberalization organizations.
  • Active membership base with leading US multinational companies, law firms, and sectoral business associations.
  • Unparalleled access to international policy makers and regulatory authorities.
  • Specialized policy committees and working groups.
  • Contact point in the US for the ICC’s multi-faceted dispute resolution services and, through our Arbitration Committee, promotes ICC dispute resolution as an expeditious and economical means of settling disputes.

Our Unique Role

Policy leadership

USCIB promotes American business views and solutions on a wide range of issues – from telecommunications to e-commerce to labor relations – directly to US and international policy makers.

Global advocacy

Through its unique international affiliations, USCIB works to forge world business positions in support of US corporate views on the key international policy issues of the day.

Trade facilitation

USCIB works tirelessly to harmonize international trade and commercial practices, promoting practical services to business such as international commercial arbitration and the ATA Carnet for temporary duty-free imports.

Global networking

USCIB members utilize our affiliations with the major global business organizations to develop contacts with business and government leaders around the world.

Competitive edge

By helping shape the international regulatory environment and expand market access for US products and services, USCIB helps members lower the costs of doing business abroad and enhance long-term profitability.

Benefits Of Membership

  • Gain access to the key governments and international organizations that will develop rules and standards for your industry in the years ahead.
  • Obtain business-critical information about international policy and regulatory issues.
  • Leverage your legal, operational and public affairs resources by utilizing the expertise of USCIB’s expert staff and those of its international affiliates.
  • Develop contacts with business and government leaders around the world.
  • Ensure your company’s global objectives are represented through participation in USCIB committees, working groups and delegations to international negotiations.
  • Contribute to business-generated rules and guidelines for international trade operations.