John G. Murphy is vice president of International Affairs at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. He is responsible for representing the Chamber before the administration, Congress, and foreign officials as he directs advocacy efforts to open international markets for U.S. exports and investment. Since joining the Chamber in 1999, Murphy directed its successful campaigns to win congressional passage of trade agreements with a dozen nations, including, most recently, Colombia, Panama, and South Korea. He plays a key role in the Chamber’s work on such international business priorities as regulatory cooperation, international investment, trade facilitation, and the work of the World Trade Organization.
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