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BritishAmerican Business statement on the UK election

The next UK Government is charged to deliver one of the greatest political and legislative challenges of our time: Defining a new relationship between the United Kingdom (UK) and the European Union (EU).

UK Election Result

BABC CEO Jeffries Briginshaw notes that BAB Members, representing leading British firms and major American investors in the UK, stand ready to help the next Government build a strong, fair and globally competitive Britain.

Ambassador Robert Lighthizer confirmed as U.S. Trade Representative

The U.S. Senate on Thursday, 11th May, approved President Donald Trump’s nominee for U.S. Trade Representative, Robert Lighthizer, a critical position tasked with fulfilling the Administration’s trade objectives including a renegotiation of NAFTA and future trade agreements.  

BABC-PNW Supports Legislation to Create a Tourism Marketing Program in WA State

As an international organization working to promote strong business and cultural ties between the UK and Washington state, BABC-PNW believes it is important to continue investing in tourism, particularly international tourism, helping to support our Pacific Northwest region and its communities. We recently submitted our letter of support for SB 5251 / HB 1123, which would effectively create a Washington State Tourism Marketing Program.

Just Released: Moving Forward - The future of the UK-US economic relationship

Just released... BABC and BAB paper on the future of the UK-US Economic relationship. Learn about the 10 areas that are recommended starting points for collaboration as a new chapter in the US-UK economic relationship is opened; a relationship that is important for the prosperity for our economies, companies and citizens.