USMCOCMA - Supporting trade between the US and Mexico

We provide our members with effective tools, resources, and key insights to promote and strengthen opportunities between the US and Mexico. From trade to investment, our organization offers opportunities to improve communication, cooperation, and understanding through our partnerships in both the private and public sectors of the United States and Mexico.


Conference: Blockchain in the Digital Supply World

Join us on February 20, 2019, for education, collaboration, conversation, and networking as members of the U.S. Mexico Chamber of Commerce, Mid-America Chapter, and the Traffic Club of Chicago tackle key questions with experts on blockchain, BiTA, and the digitalization of the supply chain. Details ->


Annual Mexico Legal, Tax, and Fiscal Update

Our annual update on legal, tax, and fiscal topics will be held Wednesday, April 3, 2019, at Baker & McKenzie in Chicago. Speakers from Baker & McKenzie, Plante Moran, RSM, and Citibank will cover topics such as Mexico’s long-term attractiveness for business from a legal perspective, several tax issues, economic and trade updates, and more. Learn more ->


USMCOC to Hold 18th Annual Conference on US-Mexico Border Region Issues

The United States-Mexico Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with members of the US House of Representatives, will host “XVIII US Mexico Congressional Border Issues and NAFTA/USMCA Conference” on February 26 in Washington, DC. Decision makers from the two nations’ capitals and the border region will meet to explore common issues, learn about border programs, and review potential new policy approaches.

Panels and moderators will be members of Congress, representatives from the US and Mexican governments, and private-sector individuals. The conference aims to provide a venue where there can be an open and timely discussion on current conditions at the border and how these challenges can and should be addressed. Learn more ->


USMCOC Observers Report Now Available

The United States-Mexico Chamber of Commerce had the opportunity to serve as an official observer of the July 1, 2018, Mexico presidential election. The Observers Mission consisted of members of the board of directors and senior staff of the Chamber, who were certified by the Mexican National Electoral Institute. The Mission points out that "Mexico is now recognized internationally as having a national electoral process that is a comprehensive structure, reliable and fair."

The Observers Mission has released an interesting preliminary report on the election process; you can read the report here.


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Engis Corporation Wins 2018 Illinois Governor's Export Award

Congratulations to USMCOCMA member Engis Corporation on being named 2018 Exporter of the Year by the Illinois Department of Commerce. Engis Corporation's mission is to help companies improve productivity and profitability by bringing the advantages of Superabrasives (Diamond) to industries around the world.

Engis is headquartered in Wheeling, Illinois.


About the Chamber

In 1973, United States President Richard M. Nixon and Luis Echeverría, President of Mexico, came together and discussed the need for an independent entity to examine cross-border policy-making processes.  As a result of these conversations, the Chamber was formed with David Rockefeller appointed president of the advisory board.

The organization has since served as the leading binational business organization building mutual profitable trade and investment relationships between the United States and Mexico.

Today, the chamber is led by Al Zapanta, CEO & President. The Mid-America Chapter, one of 18 bi-national chapters, operates under the leadership of Ralph Biedermann, Executive Director, and an Advisory Board.

Ralph Biedermann answering a question on the NAFTA negotiations at the Great Lakes Economic Forum in Montreal , May 2018.

Ralph Biedermann answering a question on the NAFTA negotiations at the Great Lakes Economic Forum in Montreal , May 2018.

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USA Mexico Chapters

The only binational Chamber of COmmerce

The US-Mexico Chamber of Commerce has locations in both the US and Mexico. Offices are located in all the diverse economies and industries of the US and Mexico.                                                    

Mexico

  • Monterrey, Nuevo Leon

  • Guadalajara, Jalisco

  • Aguascalientes, AGS

  • Leon, Guanajuato

  • Morelia, Michoacán

  • Veracruz, Veracruz

  • Puebla, Puebla

  • Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico

United States

  • Springfield, VA

  • Seattle, WA

  • Los Angeles, CA

  • Kingwood, TX

  • Detroit, MI

  • Dallas, TX

  • Chicago, IL

  • New York, NY

  • Miami, FL