Welcome to the USPBC

A Message from the President: "Welcome to the U.S.-Pakistan Business Council (USPBC) web site, which is designed to facilitate member access to our information services and encourage U.S. companies with an interest in Pakistan to get more involved in shaping policy priorities and outcomes." (read more)


The USPBC is an integral component of the Asia Department at the United States Chamber of Commerce. We are the premier organization in Washington dedicated to the broad advancement of U.S. commercial engagement in Pakistan. Since its inception in 2002, the Council has provided a national forum for dialogue on key economic, political and other issues of interest to American companies operating in or exploring business opportunities in Pakistan.



USPBC Highlights

Past Events

April 20, 2014
USPBC led trade mission to Pakistan from March 17-20, with stops in Islamabad, Lahore, and Karachi. 














Photo from L to R: Kamran Qamar, Business Unit Controller, Grains and Oilseeds Asia and Pakistan, Cargill (Singapore); Najeeb Ghauri, Chairman and CEO, NetSol Technologies; Esperanza Jelalian, USPBC President; H.E. Ishaq Dar, Finance Minister of Pakistan; Carolyn Brehm, Vice President, Global Government Relations and Public Policy, Procter and Gamble; Miles Young, USPBC Chairman and Worldwide Chairman and CEO, Ogilvy and Mather; Taher A. Khan, Chairman Interflow Group; David Wilhelm, Chief Strategy Officer, Hecate Energy; and Fazli Qadir, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Hecate Energy.






April 11, 2014
The U.S.-Pakistan Business Council hosted a roundtable luncheon with Ishaq Dar, Minister of Finance, Pakistan.













November 13, 2013
The U.S.-Pakistan Business Council hosted a roundtable discussion on power sector opportunities with Khawaja Asif, Minister of Water and Power for Pakistan.













October 21, 2013
The U.S.-Pakistan Business Council hosted H.E. Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, Prime Minister of Pakistan.
View the transcript of the Prime Minister's remarks here.













October 11, 2013
The U.S.-Pakistan Business Council welcomed H.E. Ishaq Dar, Finance Minister of Pakistan for a luncheon roundtable.