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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...

World Trade Organization Slowly Begins to Move Forward on Path to Reform

On March 1, day one in her new position, World Trade Organization (WTO) Director General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala warned members they must start producing new...

Green & Gold Recovery: Ireland, California Can Shape Future Post-Pandemic Economy

The following answers to questions posed by the California Chamber of Commerce are from Robert O’Driscoll, Consul General of Ireland in San Francisco, and...

CalChamber Outlines Trade Priorities for Congress, Federal Officials

As the Biden-Harris administration and 117th Congress get to work, the California Chamber of Commerce is communicating its international trade priorities and support for...

Director Gives Analysis of UK Trade with US, California After Brexit

The trade partnership between the United Kingdom and California can serve as an ideal model for how Anglo-American trade can go forward, political scientist...

California Still a Top Exporting State

Trade statistics released in February by the U.S. Department of Commerce show that California remained a top exporting state in 2020. California exported $156.112 billion...

World Trade Organization Announces First Woman and African as Director General

The World Trade Organization (WTO) announced on February 15 that Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala of Nigeria will be Director General. She will be the first woman...