Thursday, September 20, 2018

U.S. Policy Expert: Trade Talks to Open Markets Work Better than Tariff Wars to...

In an era where “trade is invading every zone,” increased tariffs on imports are the wrong way to generate prosperity for U.S. businesses, a...

CalChamber-Supported Korean Trade Agreement Moves Forward

Last week, the U.S. Trade Representative announced that the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement has been modified to “improve implementation of the trade pact.” Agreement Amendments The...

U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Talks Continue

President Donald J. Trump on Friday, August 31 notified Congress of “his intention to enter into a trade agreement with Mexico—and with Canada if...

CalChamber Welcomes New Consul General of China in San Francisco

Joining the new Consul General of China in San Francisco, Ambassador Wang Donghua, were CalChamber President and CEO Allan Zaremberg in welcoming the new Consul General were Susanne T. Stirling, CalChamber vice president of international affairs ...

Visit with Tatarstan Representatives Promotes Trade and Investment

On Wednesday, August 15, the California Chamber of Commerce met with representatives from the Tatarstan Investment Development Agency of the Republic of Tatarstan in...

Administration Outlines Indo-Pacific Vision

“The Indo-Pacific, which stretches from the United States west coast to the west coast of India, is a subject of great importance to American...

New South Wales, CalChamber Share Sister State Discussion

On Monday, August 6, California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Allan Zaremberg and Vice President of International Affairs Susanne T. Stirling met with...

U.S, New Zealand Conclude Talks for Trade/Investment Framework Agreement

The United States and New Zealand concluded two days of meetings on July 20 under the Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA), noting the...

$5.6 Billion in California Exports Target of Trade Retaliation for U.S. Import Tariffs

California exports of more than $5.6 billion are the targets of retaliatory tariffs from major trading partners in response to new U.S. tariffs on...

Congress Quietly Renews Key Tool to Speed Approval of Trade Deals

Trade promotion authority (TPA) was renewed for another three years by Congress on July 1, continuing until 2021 the important process to speed negotiation...

Japanese Business Leaders, CalChamber Share Concerns at Annual Luncheon

The longtime trade and investment ties between California and Japan were among the many topics covered this week when Japanese and California business leaders got...

International Forum: California Continues to Blaze Trail in Trade; Exports Growing

U.S. and California politics and trade priorities, global connections and the importance of exports were the topics discussed by an international trade expert, a...

CalChamber Urges Congress to Act on North American Free Trade Agreement

The California Chamber of Commerce is urging Congress to approve a renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) quickly in the face of multiple...

State Economy Draws Strength from Trade

As the Trump administration and the 115th Congress now are into their second year, the California Chamber of Commerce continues to communicate its international...

California-Mexico Partnership Luncheon Features Innovations in Energy, Education

Energy projects that are helping foster innovations in California and Mexico were highlighted this week at an international luncheon forum co-hosted by the California...

Chile, California Continue Building Strong Trade/Investment Relationship

On April 17 and 18 the Chile-California Council gathered for its annual event and Board Meeting at the California Chamber of Commerce. The opening...