Friday, September 21, 2018

Three CalChamber Members Appointed to Federal Travel Advisory Board

Three California Chamber of Commerce members have been appointed to the federal Travel and Tourism Advisory Board (TTAB) by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny...

Consul General: United Kingdom Aims to Be Champion of Global Free Trade

Leaving the European Union is not about the United Kingdom cutting itself off from the rest of the world, British Consul General Andrew Whittaker...

Report: 2015 Difficult Year for Ex-Im Bank

A recent report to Congress shows that 2015 was an especially challenging year for the U.S. Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank. Since June 30, 2015, the Export-Import...

CalChamber International Forum Highlights Transatlantic, Trans-Pacific Relationships

U.S. relations with trading partners across the Atlantic and around the Pacific, as well as federal Trade Promotion Authority legislation were the topics of...

President of Mexico, Governor Brown Continue Momentum of Trade Mission

On the last day of his first trip to the United States as president of Mexico, President Enrique Peña Nieto visited the state capital,...

CalChamber Goes to D.C. Trade Gathering

The California Chamber of Commerce recently joined nearly 125 trade specialists from across the nation for sessions focused on trade issues at the National...

Multiple Mexico-California Connections in Spotlight at International Luncheon

The many ways in which California and Mexico gain economic strength from their trade and investment connections were highlighted at an international trade luncheon...

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...

U.S. House OKs Retroactive Renewal of Cost-Saving Trade Preference Program

This week, the U.S. House of Representatives approved bipartisan legislation providing a three-year retroactive renewal of the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program. The 400-2...

Coalition Seeks Feedback on Generalized System of Preferences Renewal

July 29 marked the one-year anniversary of the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program going back into effect. The California Chamber of Commerce was...

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...

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...

CalChamber Urges U.S. House to Pass Bipartisan Legislation Promoting Trade

The U.S. House of Representatives will consider federal legislation to renew the authority for the President and/or U.S. Trade Representative to negotiate trade agreements...

CalChamber Urges Quick Passage of Bipartisan U.S. Bill Promoting Trade

Federal legislation renewing the authority for the President and/or U.S. Trade Representative to negotiate trade agreements has been introduced. The California Chamber of Commerce...

Port Slowdown Highlights Need for Passage of Trade Promotion Authority

The recent port slowdown made headlines across the country and is estimated to have cost the national economy about $2 billion a day. And,...

Expanded Panama Canal Opens to Transit

The $5.2 billion Panama Canal Expansion has opened to transit and will double the waterway’s cargo capacity, enhancing the canal’s efficiency, reliability and customer...

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...