AmCham Guyana & Bilateral Chamber of Commerce form strategic alliance to boost trade and investment

The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by Mr. Devindra Kissoon, President of AMCHAM Guyana, and Ms. Aida Araissi, CEO of the Bilateral Chamber of Commerce. Also in photo is Minister of Public Works Juan Edghill and US Ambassador Nicole Theriot (Photo: AmCham)

As part of this strategic alliance, AMCHAM Guyana, in conjunction with the Commercial arm of the United States Embassy in Guyana, and MHM Holdings, Inc.. hosted a reception last evening to welcome a distinguished trade delegation from the Bilateral Chamber of Commerce, comprising over 20 U.S.-based businesses specializing in key sectors such as energy, oil and gas, engineering, law, banking, and logistics. Notable companies within the delegation included Champion Foods, Arc Energy, BakerRisk, Andalusian Energy, and Citadel Engineering, among others.

US Ambassador Nicole Theriot addresses the gathering. Also in photo is AmCham President Devindra Kissoon (Photo: AmCham)

The MOU was formally executed by Mr. Devindra Kissoon, President of AMCHAM Guyana, and Ms. Aida Araissi, CEO of the Bilateral Chamber of Commerce. The ceremony was graced by the presence of esteemed guests, including U.S. Ambassador Nicole Thierot and Minister of Public Infrastructure Bishop Juan Edghill. Both dignitaries commended the partnership between the two chambers and expressed their support for the continued growth of trade and investment in Guyana.

Mr. Kissoon remarked, “This collaboration marks a significant milestone for AMCHAM Guyana and the Bilateral Chamber of Commerce. By joining forces, we aim to create a conducive environment for our members to thrive and to attract foreign investment that will contribute to the economic development of Guyana.”

Ms. Araissi, CEO of the Bilateral Chamber of Commerce, expressed her enthusiasm about the partnership, stating, “We believe that together we can achieve greater heights. This collaboration opens new avenues for our member companies to explore opportunities in the vibrant Guyanese market.”

A section of the gathering at the event (Photo: AmCham)

The MOU signifies a commitment to mutual cooperation and sets the stage for joint initiatives that will benefit the members of both chambers. As Guyana continues to emerge as a key player in the global business landscape, this strategic alliance is poised to make a lasting impact on trade and investment in the country.

About AMCHAM Guyana

The American Chamber of Commerce in Guyana (AMCHAM Guyana) is a leading business association dedicated to promoting economic growth and fostering a business-friendly environment in Guyana. Since its establishment in 2018, AMCHAM Guyana has been instrumental in facilitating partnerships between US and Guyanese businesses, providing networking opportunities, and advocating for the interests of its members.

About Bilateral Chamber of Commerce

The Bilateral Chamber of Commerce, headquartered in Houston, Texas, is a global business community with a focus on fostering economic growth and educational advancement. With a diverse membership and a commitment to building international relationships, the Bilateral Chamber plays a vital role in connecting businesses across various sectors and promoting trade and investment on a global scale. (AmCham press release)