U.S.-Baltic Business Summit in Washington, DC

Apr 03

The U.S. President Donald Trump hosted the leaders of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania in the U.S.  at the Baltic Business Summit organized by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on April 3. It was  devoted to the 100th anniversary of independence of all three Baltic countries and enabled the highest level discussions deepening relations between the Baltic States and the United States in areas of security, economy and education. Presidents also had an opportunity to meet the U.S. Secretary of Commerce, Wilbur Ross.

“We will stand by your companies operating here and help them where we can. We admire your remarkable business environment. As you know Estonia is a world leader in e-Governance. We will help you wherever we can.” – said Secretary Ross.

At the U.S. – Baltic Business Summit AmCham Estonia was represented by our board director Carl Pucci. The Summit included Business Forum with several panel discussions, including “Impact of U.S. Investment in the Baltics” with discussions on the Baltic market opportunities and challenges.

The event explored ways to encourage greater trade and investment ties and showcased success stories of U.S. investment in the Baltics and Baltic investors in the U.S. Business Forum with panel discussions focused on priority areas for U.S.-Baltic partnership including the digital economy, energy, infrastructure development, entrepreneurship, and innovation.