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Luncheon for UK Trade Secretary Provides Opportunity to Reiterate Shared Goals

Technology, agriculture and the California and British economies were among the topics discussed when the California Chamber of Commerce hosted a small luncheon for...

Priorities Include Economic Recovery Plus Bilateral Cooperation, Sustainable Growth

The following answers to questions posed by the California Chamber of Commerce are from Ana López Mestre, Vice President and General Director of the...

Key Tool to Speed Approval of Trade Pacts Expired July 1

Congressional authorization for the President and/or U.S. Trade Representative to enter into trade negotiations to lower U.S. export barriers expired on July 1. The trade...

Relations with Sister State New South Wales Remain Strong

Nearly 25 years ago, California and New South Wales, Australia declared themselves as sister states in light of their many social, economic and cultural...

Livestream Commemorates Year One of U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement

To celebrate the first anniversary of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), the Woodrow Wilson Center livestreamed a conversation with the trade ministers of the three...

Newly Created U.S.-EU Council to Focus on Cooperation in Trade, Technology Issues

The United States and the European Union have created a council to provide a forum for coordinating approaches to key global trade, economic and...

Investment Report Reflects Tumult of 2020

The negative impact of the pandemic on global commerce is reflected in this year’s report on foreign direct investment in California. Released on June 2,...

New Deputies at World Trade Organization Include 1 from U.S.; 2 of 4 Are...

World Trade Organization (WTO) Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala announced the appointment of her four deputy directors-general earlier this month. The new deputy directors-general are Angela Ellard...

California District Export Councils Urge Action to Relieve Port Congestion

The many difficulties facing California exporters, particularly the shipping problems caused by port congestion, were the focus of a virtual meeting hosted by the...

Webinar Looks at How California, USMCA Are Helping Women Stay in Business

Creating business leadership and entrepreneurial opportunities for women in the post-COVID-19 economy was the topic of a May 6 virtual event co-hosted by the...

World Trade Month Spotlights Importance of Global Trade to State, U.S. Economies

After a year of global uncertainty, international trade continues to be in the spotlight and its importance is once again being highlighted this month...

California Agricultural Issues Will Be Focus of CalChamber Virtual Event

  “A Conversation on Issues Facing California Agriculture” will be presented online by the California Chamber of Commerce on Monday, May 10, from 2 p.m.–3...

CalChamber to Co-Host California-Mexico Event Online

“Women’s Role in California’s Economic Recovery” will be the subject of a virtual event co-hosted by the California Chamber of Commerce and the Consulate...

State Food/Agriculture Secretary to Speak at CalChamber Virtual Event

  Issues for California agriculture will be the focus of a virtual gathering presented by the California Chamber of Commerce on May 10, 2 p.m.–3...

Rebate Program Aims to Help Businesses Explore Global Markets

Companies that do business internationally or seeking to start may want to consider saving time and money by signing up for the ATA Carnet,...

Global Groups Express Cautious Optimism for Post-Pandemic Worldwide Recovery

Economic reports recently released by two key global organizations present cautiously optimistic signs for worldwide recovery. World Trade Organization The World Trade Organization (WTO) reported on...

Recent Agreements Provide Framework for Ongoing Partnership in Multiple Sectors

The following answers to questions posed by the California Chamber of Commerce are from Ambassador Márcia Loureiro, Consul General, Consulate General of Brazil in...