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Coalition Seeks Feedback on Generalized System of Preferences Renewal

July 29 marked the one-year anniversary of the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program going back into effect. The California Chamber of Commerce was...

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...

Ireland a Center of Transatlantic Activities for U.S., California Firms

Ireland’s role as a bridge for U.S. and California trade and investment operations with the European Union is highlighted in a report released this...

Ambassador Recaps Trade Pact Highlights, COVID-19 Impact, State Relationship

The following responses to questions posed by the California Chamber of Commerce are from Ambassador Liliana Ferrer Silva, consul general of Mexico in Sacramento. Free...

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...

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...

Speakers Highlight Economic Vitality of Baja California Region

The cross-border connections that make the Baja California region a dynamic economic center were the focus of a recent California Chamber of Commerce international...

CalChamber International Forum Highlights Transatlantic, Trans-Pacific Relationships

U.S. relations with trading partners across the Atlantic and around the Pacific, as well as federal Trade Promotion Authority legislation were the topics of...

Ukrainian Delegates Highlight Joint Energy Opportunities with State

Energy independence and security were subjects of interest when several Ukrainian delegates visited the California Chamber of Commerce on March 14. Leading the group was...

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...

Urge President Trump Not to Finalize Stand-Alone Steel/Aluminum Tariff

The California Chamber of Commerce has deep concerns over the impact that a stand-alone tariff on steel and aluminum could have on international trade...

U.S.-United Kingdom Trade Discussions Feature First-Ever Virtual Negotiations

This spring marks 75 years since the end of battles in Europe in World War II. Since 1945, transatlantic cooperation has been all important...

U.S., South Korea Reach Agreement on Amendments to Free Trade Agreement

The United States and South Korea last week announced reaching an agreement in principle on the general terms of amendments and modifications to the...

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...

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...

CalChamber Urges Congress to Act on North American Free Trade Agreement

The California Chamber of Commerce is urging Congress to approve a renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) quickly in the face of multiple...