Monday, June 17, 2019

State Economy Draws Strength from Trade

As the Trump administration and the 115th Congress now are into their second year, the California Chamber of Commerce continues to communicate its international...

CalChamber Urges Quick Renegotiation of Trade Agreements to Help Economy

The California Chamber of Commerce has urged the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) to be committed to a quick and efficient renegotiation...

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...

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...

2017 Trade Figures Show California Maintains Position as Top Exporting State

The U.S. Department of Commerce now has 2017 trade statistics available through the International Trade Administration’s (ITA) “Trade Stats Express.” In 2017, California exported $171.9...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Governor Leads Trade Mission to Mexico; CalChamber Organizes July 27–30 Trip

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. returned this week from a successful four-day mission to Mexico, organized by the California Chamber of Commerce with the...

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...

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...