Press Releases

The Trans-Atlantic Business Council (TABC) is encouraged by the renewed sense of trans-Atlantic engagement that resulted from the recent European Parliament trip to Washington D.C. This meeting has reinforced positive dialogue among EU and US officials, and is an important step forward for the trans-Atlantic business community. The meeting, which came at a critical point…… Read More

The Trans-Atlantic Business Council (TABC) is pleased that US and EU officials have come to a resolution regarding steel and aluminum tariffs. This is a welcome and positive step for EU-US trade relations — opening the door for the US and EU to further strengthen economic ties and opportunities for commerce. We are optimistic the…… Read More

TABC applauds the Biden administration for moving to open U.S. borders once more to vaccinated international visitors by setting a date to lift restrictions. The ability to travel is essential to global economic recovery and getting trans-Atlantic business back on track…. Read More

TABC applauds the progress made during this week’s G20 Trade Ministers Meeting, particularly the ongoing dialogue between US Trade Representative Katherine Tai and European Commission Executive Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis. After diplomacy was put on pause for four years, now is the time for the US and European Union to work together and progress policy…… Read More

The Trans-Atlantic Business Partnership (TABC) is encouraged by the ongoing dialogue between the US and France, our oldest ally. This meeting is an important step forward in re-establishing the US and Europe as leading global forces seeking to address the myriad of challenges faced by nations on both sides of the Atlantic and support the…… Read More

The Transatlantic Business Council (TABC) reacted to the declared intention of the United States to impose tariff increases on imports on steel and aluminum. Read the full press release…. Read More

Today, TABC co-signed a joint press release of the Informal Brussels Network on Brexit which consists over 25 industry organizations representing key European and international manufacturers and services industries. The network started in March 2017 and has provided a key platform for Brussels-based associations to exchange with various policy-makers and experts on the Brexit negotiations.…… Read More

On October 11, 2017, the Trans-Atlantic Business Council joined the American Chamber of Commerce to the EU (AmCham EU), BritishAmerican Business (BAB), the British Chamber of Commerce | Belgium & EU and UKTiE (The Voice of UK Transport in Europe) in releasing a statement which urges the Brexit negotiators to agree on a business-friendly and…… Read More

TABC released a position paper on the European Commission’s proposal for an ePrivacy Regulation. The TABC position paper highlights concerns of the transatlantic business community with respect to the discriminatory effects of the regulation to “electronic communication services” and the misalignment with the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Strong incentives for continued investment in the…… Read More

TABC sent an open letter to President Trump expressing support for continued U.S. engagement in the Agreement. The letter applauds the joint commitments of its 196 signatories to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and limit the global rise in temperature. The letter asserts that continued U.S. participation in the Agreement will not only bolster such efforts,…… Read More