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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, 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...

Economic Diversity, Foreign Investment Ties Inspire Long-Lasting Partnership in Trade

The following answers to questions posed by the California Chamber of Commerce are from Consul General Julie Duhaut-Bedos, Consulate General of France in Los...

Livestream Commemorates Year One of U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement

To celebrate the first anniversary of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), the Woodrow Wilson Center livestreamed a conversation with the trade ministers of the three...

More Important Than Ever: Maintaining and Improving Free Trade, Investment

The world has quickly changed over the last few months and during these strange and uncertain times, the importance of international trade has been...

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...

CalChamber Urges Congress to Pass Tariff Relief Bill by End of Year

Congress must support U.S. jobs, competitiveness and growth by passing the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB) by the end of the year. That is the message...

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 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...

Shared Interest in High Tech, Ag Products Elements in Close Economic Collaboration

The following answers to questions posed by the California Chamber of Commerce are from Ming-Chi Scott Lai, director general, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office,...

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 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...

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...

Trade Group Recognizes CalChamber’s Susanne Stirling as ‘Outstanding Woman of the Year in International...

California Chamber of Commerce Vice President of International Affairs Susanne T. Stirling has been named the “Outstanding Woman of the Year in International Trade”...

What to Expect from Biden Administration on Asia Pacific Trade Matters

A shift back toward coalition building in trade discussions will be the major outcome under a new administration, a longtime trade specialist recently told...

Luncheon for UK Trade Secretary Provides Opportunity to Reiterate Shared Goals

Technology, agriculture and the California and British economies were among the topics discussed when the California Chamber of Commerce hosted a small luncheon for...

International Forum: California Continues to Blaze Trail in Trade; Exports Growing

U.S. and California politics and trade priorities, global connections and the importance of exports were the topics discussed by an international trade expert, a...