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The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland supports American Chamber EU’s call for the EU to receive a permanent exemption from any US government plans to impose tariffs on steel and aluminium. Speaking about the issue, Mark Redmond, Chief Executive of American Chamber Ireland said, “We agree with AmCham EU’s statement that the EU and the US should be working together to tackle issues such as global steel/aluminium overcapacity and unfair trading practices. We also support AmCham EU’s view that with growth on the increase in Europe and the US, now is the time to focus on a positive agenda that further strengthens our economies.
Xilinx, Connect Centre for Future Networks, and Oxymem overall winners of the 2018 US-Ireland Research Innovation Awards
On the upcoming proposals from the European Commission for a Digital Tax on EU turnover, the American Chamber puts forward the following points regarding the basis underpinning the proposals
The membership of the American Chamber are at the leading edge in driving gender equality, diversity, inclusion and supporting communities throughout Ireland.
The American Chamber of Commerce Ireland has welcomed the publication of Project Ireland 2040 as a long term strategic framework to guide planning and capital investment strategy for the next two decades.
In particular, the Chamber welcomes the recognition of Dublin, Cork, Galway, Limerick, Waterford, Athlone and Sligo as National Centres of Scale. In its submission to the National Planning Framework (NPF) process, the Chamber argued that economic development and renewal should be focused around urban centres of scale, requiring greater urban densification and metro transport capacity.
Barry O’Sullivan, Global Manufacturing Lead – Contact Lenses, Johnson & Johnson Vision, is the incoming President of the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland.
The BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition will receive the Special Recognition Award at the American Chamber’s Annual Dinner in May. The award will honour the global and local contribution to encouraging participation in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths subjects.
An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, T.D., addressed over 800 members of the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland at the Chamber’s annual Thanksgiving Lunch today in the Clayton Hotel, Burlington Road. Former Irish Ambassador to the US, Anne Anderson, was honoured at the event with a Lifetime Achievement Award.