Tuesday, November 19, 2019

CalChamber, Business Leaders Join Lt. Governor in Trade Delegation to Mexico

Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis led a California government and business delegation from October 1–4 to Mexico City to collaborate and sign new agreements with...

CalChamber, Japan Business Leaders Note Longstanding Trade/Investment Partnership

An annual meeting between the California Chamber of Commerce and Japan business leaders highlighted California’s continuing interdependence with one of its largest trade and...

Five California District Export Councils Gather at CalChamber

Members of the five California District Export Councils (DEC) met at the California Chamber of Commerce in Sacramento on May 22, to hear from...

Importance of Tourism, Trade, Other Issues Take Center Stage at International Forum

California’s top issues, including tourism’s impact on the state, and federal initiatives to facilitate Indo-Pacific trade, took center stage at the California Chamber of...

CalChamber Reiterates Support for U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement

The California Chamber of Commerce reminded the state’s representatives in Congress this week of the importance of the pending U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) to the...

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

In a bipartisan vote last week, the U.S. Senate confirmed three members for the Export-Import Bank Board of Directors to restore the export credit...

Luncheon Forum Highlights Opportunities, Challenges of Mexico-California Relations

An international luncheon forum at the California Chamber of Commerce provided historical context and insights into the U.S. and California relationship with Mexico. The Consulate...

Strong California Economy, Jobs Depend on Worldwide Free Trade, Investment

With trade being a top tier national issue, the California Chamber of Commerce continues to communicate its international trade priorities to secure a national...

CalChamber International Luncheon Focuses on Understanding Brexit

Brexit is the latest phenomenon in the western world presently characterized by shock and schism, a leading scholar explained this week at the California...

Multitude of Irish-U.S./California Trade, Investment Ties in Spotlight at Events

The strong trade and investment links between Ireland and the United States, as well as California, were celebrated last week at a California Chamber...

California Still a Top Exporting State

The U.S. Department of Commerce now has 2018 trade statistics available through the International Trade Administration’s (ITA) “Trade Stats Express.” In 2018, California exported $178.4...

U.S. Trade Representative Releases Agenda for Free, Fair, Reciprocal Trade

The Office of the United States Trade Representative has released the 2019 Trade Policy Agenda and 2018 Annual Report of the President of the...

CalChamber Joins in Launching Coalition Supporting U.S.-Mexico-Canada Pact

The California Chamber of Commerce has joined more than 200 companies and associations in launching the USMCA Coalition, which will advocate congressional approval of...

Speakers Agree: NAFTA 2.0 Creates Freer, Fairer Economic Growth

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) underscores a renewed understanding among the USMCA parties on the importance of our mutual trading relationships, everyone agreed at...

Major Free Trade Agreements Pending

As the new year begins, a number of international trade agreements are pending between the United States and major trading partners. Trade agreements can ensure...

Trade Pact Signing Opens New Chapter in U.S.-Mexico-Canada Relations

On November 30, President Donald J. Trump, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau signed the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement...

Netherlands Looks Ahead to Post-Brexit World

The Netherlands looks ahead to changing trade relations in Europe as the United Kingdom is leaving the European Union, the Dutch Consul General explained...