The American Chamber of Commerce in Sri Lanka founded in 1992, brings together over 400 members representing over 260 leading Sri Lankan and American companies based in Sri Lanka, including top Fortune 500 companies and companies representing Fortune 500 companies.
AmCham provides members with a platform for exchange of ideas and for identifying trade and investment opportunities with both the private and government sectors in Sri Lanka, in the Asia-Pacific region and in the United States. The Chamber has a number of committees covering a wide spectrum of commercial and industrial business activities. Each committee serves as a forum for discussing common interests and issues, as well as for taking initiative and action for improving trade and investment between Sri Lanka and the U.S.
The Chamber maintains close relationships with decision-makers from the U.S. and Sri Lankan Governments, trade bodies, the Embassy of the United States in Sri Lanka, national and regional Chambers of Commerce, and many other relevant institutions both in Sri Lanka and U.S.A.
The Chamber is an accredited member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce – the largest business federation in the United States, representing the interests of over 3 million U.S. companies which act as AmCham’s voice in Washington D.C. on trade & investment related policies. AmCham is also a member of the Asia-Pacific Council of American Chambers of Commerce (APCAC) an umbrella organization representing 29 American Chambers of Commerce throughout the Asia-Pacific region, with access to all their services and privileges.