Home » Features » Organizations » U.S.-India Business Council

U.S.-India Business Council

About U.S.-India Business Council

The U.S.-India Business Council, formed in 1975 at the request of the Government of India and the U.S. Government to deepen two-way trade and promote U.S.-India commercial ties, is the premier business advocacy organization representing 280 of the largest U.S. companies investing in India, joined by two dozen of India's largest global companies. USIBC is hosted under the aegis of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce - the world's largest business federation representing more than 3 million businesses and organizations of every size, sector and region.

U.S.-India Business Council in News

U.S.-India Business Council Hosts Smart Cities Roundtable in Visakhapatnam on Eve of U.S. President Barack Obama’s Historic Visit to India
Business Wire IndiaBuilding upon the U.S.-India Business Council’s successful Smart Cities Conclave in November, USIBC today hosted a Smart Cities Roundtable for Visakhapatnam with senior representatives from the Ministry of Urban Development and the Government of Andhra Pradesh.

U.S.-India Business Council Concludes Successful Digital Economy Mission
Business Wire IndiaThe U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC) concluded its Digital Economy Executive Mission to New Delhi, India

USIBC Hails Passage of Long-Awaited Insurance Reform
Business Wire IndiaToday, the U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC) strongly commended the Government of India for the passage of the Insurance Laws (Amendment) Act, including a key provision lifting the foreign direct investment (FDI) cap from 26 to 49%

USIBC Welcomes Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s First Full-Year Union Budget as a Bold Roadmap for Improving the Ease of Doing Business in India
Business Wire IndiaThe U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC) welcomes Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s Union Budget as a bold roadmap for improving the ease of doing business in India. The Council strongly supports many reforms announced in the budget targeted to encourage infrastructure development, modernize capital markets, reduce tax uncertainty, and spur domestic economic growth

USIBC and CII Host U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew with Industry Leaders in Mumbai
Business Wire IndiaThe Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC) co-hosted a roundtable discussion with the Honorable Jacob J. Lew, Secretary, United States Department of the Treasury today on the sidelines of the U.S.-India Economic and Financial Partnership Dialogue on Thursday

Forward Together We Go — Chalein Saath Saath
Business Wire IndiaOn the occasion of U.S. President Barack Obama’s historic visit to India for India’s 66th Republic Day, Dechert LLP and Thomson Reuters, with the support of the American Bar Association (ABA) India Committee and the U.S

U.S.-India Business Council and Partners Host President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for Historic Business Summit
Business Wire IndiaThe U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC), along with its industry and government partners, hosted President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the “India U.S. Business Summit” in New Delhi today. The Heads of State addressed a room of nearly 500 business leaders from U.S

Gutenberg Communications Supports U.S.- India Business Council as Communications Partner for U.S. President Barack Obama’s Historic Visit to India
Business Wire IndiaGutenberg Communications, a global, strategic communications firm offering public and investor relations services, today announced that it has been selected by the U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC) to be its communications partner for the U.S

U.S.-India Business Council Appoints New President
Business Wire IndiaThe U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC) announced today the appointment of Dr. Mukesh Aghi as its new president. Dr. Aghi brings to the council extensive executive experience in global business, and deep understanding of the business and policy dynamics in both India and the U.S.

U.S. and India Take Action to Implement Modi-Obama Joint Statement
U.S. President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently issued a formal joint statement to coincide with Prime Minister Modi’s momentous visit to the United States. In order to raise investment by institutional investors and corporate entities, the leaders pledged to establish a new “Indo-U.S

UST Global's "Step IT Up America - New York" Launch Supports Minority Women
NEW YORK CITY, NY--(Marketwired - October 28, 2014) - UST Global, a Los Angeles-based information technology solutions and services company serving Global 1000 enterprises, today launched 'Step IT Up America - New York,' part of its nationwide Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) initiative to, by 2020, educate 5,000 minority women across the country and place them in jobs.

Analjit Singh Conferred with US-India Business Council Leadership Award
The U.S. -India Business Council (USIBC) during its 38th Anniversary Leadership Summit in Washington DC conferred Analjit Singh, Founder and Chairman, Max India Limited with the prestigious Global Leadership Award. With a strong legacy of over 3 decades, the Council has over the years become one of the premier business advocacy organizations advancing U.S.-India commercial ties

Krishna to co-chair third India-U.S. Strategic Dialogue with Clinton
External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna will co-chair the third India-U.S. Strategic Dialogue along with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on June 13 in Washington DC.

Indian and U.S. Law Firms Join Forces to Improve Global Business Climate at USIBC’s Legal Services Summit
As fiscal challenges in the Euro Zone threaten to slow economic growth, U.S. and Indian law firms this week gathered at the U.S

India, U.S. to combat terror financing, says U.S. Assistant Treasury Secretary
U.S. Assistant Treasury Secretary, Daniel L Glaser, has said that India and the United States would work together to curb the menace of global terror financing.

Intuit Joins Commerce Secretary Gary Locke on High-tech Trade Mission to India
Intuit, represented by Alex Lintner, president of the Global Business Division of Intuit Inc. (Nasdaq: INTU), will join U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke on a business development trade mission to India from Feb. 6– 11

U.S. Export Import Bank Director, Diane Farrell, Joins USIBC
The U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC) has announced the appointment of Diane G. Farrell as Executive Vice President, overseeing business advocacy and membership service in the important areas of Financial Services, Real Estate, and Infrastructure Development. Ms. Farrell joined the USIBC in this senior capacity effective July 26.

Terror Attacks Underscore Need for Cohesion, Deeper Strategic Ties: USIBC
A provocative series of deadly blasts in Mumbai, occurring just days prior to the arrival in India of U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for the U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue, underscore the urgency to share technology, intelligence, as well as to mobilize resolve to track down and defeat a common enemy: terror, says USIBC.

BrainGain Magazine to Target South Asian Students Wanting to Study Abroad
Salwan Media Private Limited, a global media company, has announced the launch of BrainGain Magazine (, an online publication for students in South Asia (India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan) seeking to study abroad. Coming on the heels of President Obama’s visit to India, the launch in New Delhi coincided with U.S

Intuit Participates in U.S.-India Innovation and Entrepreneurship Summit
In a historic moment in the U.S.-India strategic relationship, Intuit Inc.’s (Nasdaq: INTU) CEO Brad Smith was honored to play a role in the U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC) Presidential Executive Mission to India. Smith joined other private and public sector leaders from the United States and India to discuss innovation, education, and removing barriers to economic and commercial cooperation

Obama India itinerary finalised, US says it regards India as cornerstone of its Asia policy
The White House has said that it regards India as the cornerstone of its Asia policy, and is therefore, attaching great importance to President Barack Obama's four-day visit to India in the first week of November.

Gutenberg Communications Selected as Communications Partner for the U.S-India Business Council Presidential Executive Mission to India
Gutenberg Communications, a global, strategic communications firm offering public and investor relations services, today announced that it has been selected by the U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC) to lead a communications campaign for “The Business and Entrepreneurship Summit” on November 6th, 2010 during President Barack Obama’s first State Visit to India

Comment on this story