Sunday, August 18, 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...

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...

President of Mexico, Governor Brown Continue Momentum of Trade Mission

On the last day of his first trip to the United States as president of Mexico, President Enrique Peña Nieto visited the state capital,...

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...

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 ...

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...

Canada: Top U.S. Trade Partner Also No. 1 Market for California Services

A fact-filled look at the many connections between Canada, the United States and California was the focus of a recent breakfast gathering hosted by...

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...

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...

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...

CalChamber Capitol Report: California, U.S. Set New Export Record

Newly released trade statistics from the U.S. Department of Commerce revealed another record-breaking year in exports for California and the United States. “With more than...

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-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...

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...

CalChamber Reiterates Trade Priorities for New Administration, Congress

As the new administration and 115th Congress get to work, the California Chamber of Commerce will be communicating its international trade priorities and support...

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...

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...