Wednesday, November 14, 2018

CalChamber Board Member Receives Minority Export Firm of Year Award

California Chamber of Commerce Board member Margaret Wong, president and CEO of McWong International, has received the minority export firm of the year award...

CalChamber Hosts U.S. Department of Commerce Official

The California Chamber of Commerce hosted a small meeting of business representatives, federal trade officials and state legislative liaisons on October 25 to discuss...

Administration Announces Intent to Open Trade Talks with EU, UK, Japan

This week, the U.S. Trade Representative notified Congress of the Trump administration’s intent to enter into trade negotiations with three markets: the European Union,...

U.S.-Canada Reach Accord on New U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement

On September 30, just before the midnight deadline, the U.S. and Canada came to an agreement on a new trade pact, rebranding it the...

CalChamber Reaffirms Support for U.S.-Korea Pact as President Trump Signs Revised Deal

On Monday, September 24 at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, President Donald J. Trump signed the revised U.S.-Korea deal with South...

CalChamber Urges U.S. Senators to Unleash Full Potential of Export-Import Bank

The California Chamber of Commerce is urging members to ask California’s two U.S. senators to support restoring a quorum to the Export-Import Bank. Since July...

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...