Business Roundtable is an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies working to promote a thriving economy and expanded opportunity for all Americans through sound public policy.
Senior Vice President & Chief of Staff
Business Roundtable (BRT) is an association of chief executive officers of leading U.S. companies working to promote sound public policy and a thriving U.S. economy.
Infrastructure is the foundation of a modern, globally competitive and productive economy. Once the envy of the world, America’s highways, bridges, railways, airports, transit systems and waterways have deteriorated over time and urgently need repair.
Infrastructure — that integrated collection of transportation, water, energy and other public utility networks — is the backbone of a modern, competitive economy.
A recent study – titled "Terminating NAFTA: The National and State-by-State Impacts on Jobs, Exports and Output" – found that ending NAFTA would re-impose high tariff costs on U.S. exports and imports, which would reduce the competitiveness of U.S. businesses both domestically and abroad, lower U.S. economic output and cause jobs to be lost. Source
For more than two decades, NAFTA has supported jobs and the economy in the United States. Successful negotiations to update NAFTA should expand on, not diminish, the many benefits this U.S. trade agreement has already created. Source
International Trade and investment supports jobs and economic growth in every state, and now supports nearly 36 million American jobs.U.S. trade-related employment grew nearly four times faster than total employment between 1992 and 2016.