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National Foreign Trade Council

Identification number in the register: 55646758857-47
Registration date: 29/05/2012 20:11:27

The information on this entity was last modified on: 27/02/2017 15:23:54
The date of the last annual update was: 27/02/2017 15:23:54
Next update due latest on: 27/02/2018

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

National Foreign Trade Council


trade association

    Section of registration

II - In-house lobbyists and trade/business/professional associations

Trade and business associations

    Contact details

1625 K St., N.W. Suite 200
Washington, D.C. 20006


    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  Rufus Yerxa


    Person in charge of EU relations

Ms  Catherine Schultz

Vice President for Tax Policy

    Goals / remit

National Foreign Trade Council

The NFTC, founded in 1914, is the oldest U.S. business association dedicated to international tax, trade, and human resource matters. The NFTC’s approximately 250 members, representing the largest U.S. companies, are active advocates of free trade and a rules-based economy. The NFTC’s emphasis is to encourage policies that will expand U.S. exports and enhance the competitiveness of U.S. companies by eliminating major tax inequities in the treatment of U.S. companies operating abroad.
Furthering the NFTC mission as the pre-eminent business
association dedicated solely to international trade and investment issues. Our mission is
to advance global commerce through:

1 Advocating public policies that foster an open international trade and investment

2 Mobilizing and disseminating expertise and information on key issues, such as:
the world trading system, taxation, trade finance, economic sanctions and
international human resources.

3 Influencing public debate through interaction with policy makers and opinion
leaders and by convening government/private sector discussions of important

  • global
  • regional/local

    Specific activities covered by the Register

State-aid cases, financial transaction tax, country-by-country reporting, CCCTB, Parent Subsidiary directive, TTIP, WTO and trade-related cases, BEPS implementation







Addressing double taxation and the Action Plan Initiatives on Parent Subsidiary Directive; Initiative on Double Non-Taxation.

The NFTC's main EU-related activity is our work on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, TTIP. NFTC is a member of the Business Coalition for Transatlantic Trade, the group of American companies formed to support TTIP and which will work to encourage the US Congress to support it once it is completed.
The NFTC also maintains an active presence in Geneva working with the WTO on a variety of issues, mostly notably digital trade, free flow of information, intellectual property protection, and tariff reduction on environmental goods and services.

    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above

25%: 3



    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

    Fields of interest

  • Budget
  • Climate Action
  • Competition
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Taxation
  • Trade

    Membership and affiliation

As noted, we are members of the Business Coalition for Transatlantic Trade (BCTT).

    Financial data

04/2015  -  04/2016

< 9,999 €

No funding received from the EU institutions during the last closed financial year.

We have no resources invested in our comments and contribute no resources to EU institutions.

    Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.