Press Releases and Policy Takes

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Press Releases




June 2017

APCAC White Paper

April 27, 2017

AmCham CARES 2017 Press Release




October 22, 2016

AmCham Celebrates 14 years of Commitment and Rallies Members to Give Back to the Local Community

August 04, 2016

ASEAN Continues to Be A Key Focus As U.S. Businesses Remain Optimistic About Commercial Growth in ASEAN

June 09, 2016

Rapidly Growing Market, Developing Infrastructure, and Increasing Human Capital; Top Priorities Discussed at the U.S. Business Mission to Myanmar

May 11, 2016

Dwight Hutchins appointed as Chairman of The American Chamber of Commerce

April 22, 2016

AmCham Honors 30 Companies for Community Excellence at the First-ever AmCham CARES Award Ceremony

February 4, 2016

AmCham Singapore Applauds the Signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership

January 12, 2016

AmCham Office Grand Opening: Statement of Confidence for the Future




December 5, 2015

AmCham Lauds the Reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank

November 25, 2015

AmCham Celebrates Thanksgiving by Raising over $50,000 at Stamford American AmCham Charity Golf Tournament

November 6, 2015

AmCham Singapore Champions the Trans-Pacific Partnership

October 15, 2015

AmCham Member Companies Give Back to Singapore in Its Jubilee Year

October 6, 2015

AmCham Singapore Appeals for Swift Approval of the Trans-Pacific Partnership

August 26, 2015

U.S. Businesses Express Cautious Optimism for Continued Business Expansion in ASEAN

July 29, 2015

American Companies Commemorate Singapore’s History and Offer Shared Vision for the Future

April 8, 2015

AmCham Singapore Selects the Yellow Ribbon Fund as its Charity of the Year Again

March 23, 2015

AmCham Singapore Mourns the Passing of Lee Kuan Yew

March 12, 2015

U.S. Reaffirms Engagement to Asia through Increased Trade and Business Partnerships

February 24, 2015

AmCham Singapore Welcomes the 2015 Budget Proposal’s Focus on Business and Skills Development




October 29, 2014

Ambassadors Koh and Wagar Reaffirm Robust Bilateral Relationship Reinforced by U.S.-Singapore FTA

September 22, 2014

U.S. Embassy Partners with AmCham on Largest Ever One-Day Volunteer Event in Singapore

August 28, 2014

2015 ASEAN Business Outlook Survey of American Companies Shows Optimism amid Challenges

June 20, 2014

AmCham Singapore Members First Outside the U.S. to Sign for APEC Business Travel Cards

May 5, 2014

James Andrade Elected Chairman of The American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore

April 25, 2014

AmCham Singapore Celebrates the Successes of the U.S.-Singapore Free Trade Agreement

April 16, 2014

AmCham Singapore Selects the Yellow Ribbon Fund as Its 2014 Adopted Charity

February 24, 2014

AmCham Singapore Welcomes Business Productivity Incentives in the 2014 Budget Proposal










February 24, 2011

Ambassador David B. Shear Welcomes American Business Delegation to Vietnam

November 9, 2011

AmCham Singapore Welcomes APEC Business Travel Cards Act Passed by the U.S. Congress

November 4, 2011

Ambassador Adelman and 1,000 Volunteers Take Part in AmCham’s Largest Corporate Community Day

October 12, 2011

U.S. Ambassador to Singapore, David I Adelman To Lead AmCham Singapore’s Trade Mission to Jakarta, Indonesia

September 5, 2011

U.S. Companies Expect ASEAN Importance for their Businesses to Grow

May 18, 2011

AmCham Appoints Josie Tulipano As Executive Director

May 12, 2011

APCAC Elects Steve Okun As Chairman; Washington DC Doorknock to Focus on Key Regional Issues

April 20, 2011

Simon Kahn Elected AmCham Chairman

March 26, 2011

On Eve of Singapore TPP Rounds, Four Asia-Pacific Business Chambers Issue Joint Statement of Support

March 26, 2011

Joint Statement In Support of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

March 3, 2011

As World Turns Focus to Asia, Business and Government Leaders Convene at
Summit in Singapore




















The American Business Presence in Singapore: Fact Sheets




January 24, 2017

The American Business Presence in Singapore: Facts and Figures – 2017


Policy Takes




September 1, 2015

AMCHAM SINGAPORE POLICY TAKE: AmCham Singapore Welcomes Appointment of IPOS as ASEAN’s First International Patent Search and Examination Authority

June 22, 2015

AMCHAM SINGAPORE POLICY TAKE: AmCham Singapore Urges Reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank

April 27, 2015

AMCHAM SINGAPORE POLICY TAKE: AmCham Singapore Urges Rejection of “Plain Packaging” Requirements

March 6, 2015

AMCHAM SINGAPORE POLICY TAKE: AmCham Singapore Urges Greater Protection and Enforcement of Trade Secrets

March 6, 2015

AMCHAM SINGAPORE POLICY TAKE: Free Cross Border Data Flows for Growth




August 1, 2014

AMCHAM SINGAPORE POLICY TAKE: AmCham Singapore Welcomes Fair Consideration Framework and Jobs Bank