Sunday, February 5, 2023

International

Lt. Governor Redesignated as Governor’s Top Trade Representative

On December 30, 2022, Governor Gavin Newsom redesignated Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis as his top representative to advance California’s economic interests abroad. Lieutenant Governor...

Boom Time for India Promises Benefits for Relations/Trade with U.S., California

Trade and investment opportunities in India were the focus of attention at last week’s international breakfast meeting of the CalChamber Council for International Trade. Ambassador...

San Francisco Announced as Host City for Asia-Pacific Leaders Meeting in Fall 2023

Asia-Pacific leaders will gather in San Francisco in the fall of 2023 during the United States’ host year for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC). U.S....

CalChamber Urges Congress to Reauthorize Trade Program, Refund Billions in Tariffs

The California Chamber of Commerce is urging the California congressional delegation to reauthorize a U.S. trade program that has saved companies billions of dollars...

Groups Predict Trade Momentum to Slow Due to Multiple Shocks on Global Economy

World trade is headed for a slowdown, according to forecasts released by two global groups this month. In an updated trade outlook released on October...

British Expert: Long Ties, Friendship a Solid Base for State-UK Trade Relations

Long ties of trade and friendship between California and the United Kingdom are a solid foundation for continuing relations in this time of flux,...

Shared Values Core of Australia-California Partnerships on Climate, New Technology

Multiple connections enhance continuing strong economic relations between Australia, the United States and California, Ambassador Jane Duke, Consul General of Australia in Los Angeles,...

U.S., Taiwan Begin Formal Negotiations for Initiative on 21st-Century Trade

The United States and Taiwan have begun formal negotiations on the U.S.-Taiwan Initiative on 21st-Century Trade. The two sides announced on August 17 that they...

NSW Australia Group, CalChamber Mark 25th Anniversary of Sister State Signing

The many shared interests of New South Wales (NSW), Australia and sister state California were discussed this week when a delegation from the NSW...

New Biden Administration Strategy Reframes Africa’s Importance to U.S.

The Biden administration has released the new U.S. Strategy Toward Sub-Saharan Africa, which outlines the administration’s vision for a “21st Century U.S.-African Partnership.” The strategy,...