Business Council for International Understanding

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Business Council for International Understanding

Also called the BCIU. An organization that encourages dialogue between business and political leaders in different countries. It holds events, briefings and programs for networking and education. Members consist of more than 150 companies; government officials are usually invited to meetings as well. It was established in 1955 with the support of U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower.
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The US-based BCIU is an international organization that promotes international trade, through helping member companies to engage in the global market, by facilitating their relationship with countries and governments leaders and the business community around the world.
BCIU president and members voiced their appreciation for meeting with King Abdullah, which constitute an opportunity to encourage BCIU member companies to access promising economic markets, among which is Jordan.
The BCIU president and members said they are keen to explore investment opportunities in the Kingdom and build partnerships with its private sector and business community.
The BCIU is considered one of the most important international associations in the United States; it was founded in 1955 as an initiative directed byformer US president Dwight D.
According to the Egyptian Economic and Commercial Office in New York, about 200 companies working in various fields have membership in the BCIU as of 2015.
Since my return from Taiwan, I have given several presentations about my experiences as a Fulbright Scholar in Taiwan to my colleagues at BCIU, as well as to local churches, service organizations, colleges, and universities.
At the meeting, Tichansky thanked the Deputy PM for his participation and advice on investment in Vietnam at a BCIU roundtable discussion in late September.
For his part, Minh lauded the cooperation of the BCIU in hosting the roundtable discussion in September.
Eisenhower Global Leadership Award," said Ambassador Frank Wisner, Vice Chairman of BCIU.
We look forward to receiving BCIU honoree, Lakshmi Mittal for a special night of ceremony, music and culture in acknowledgment of Mr.
As an advocate for commercial and public diplomacy in the international arena, BCIU lauds Negroponte's longtime foreign service.
BCIU promotes global dialogue on issues of common concern by bringing together senior government officials and business leaders on key issues, by facilitating public-private partnerships in the global marketplace, and by assisting its stakeholders with problem-solving in turbulent situations and markets.