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Relations with Sister State New South Wales Remain Strong

Nearly 25 years ago, California and New South Wales, Australia declared themselves as sister states in light of their many social, economic and cultural...

Japan-California Trade/Investment Ties in Spotlight at Annual Business Gathering

An annual meeting between the California Chamber of Commerce and Japan business leaders highlighted California’s continuing interdependence with one of its largest export partners. Leading...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Shared Values Underpin Enduring Mateship Producing Jobs, Prosperity for Both Partners

The following answers to questions posed by the California Chamber of Commerce are from Ambassador Jane Duke, consul general at the Australian Consulate General...

Visit Reaffirms Relationship with Canada

The Standing Committee on International Trade of the Canadian House of Commons visited the California Chamber of Commerce on April 4 to reaffirm the...

CalChamber Attends Annual National Export Council Forum

Susanne T. Stirling, California Chamber of Commerce vice president of international affairs, joined colleagues from across the country at the recent meeting of the...

U.S. House OKs Retroactive Renewal of Cost-Saving Trade Preference Program

This week, the U.S. House of Representatives approved bipartisan legislation providing a three-year retroactive renewal of the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program. The 400-2...

Victory for Trade Promotion with CalChamber Support

In a victory for the California Chamber of Commerce and other longtime supporters of free trade, federal legislation renewing the authority of the President...

Startup Culture in Berlin Finds Inspiration in California Entrepreneurial Spirit

The following answers to questions posed by the California Chamber of Commerce are from Daniel Andrich, general manager of the American Chamber of Commerce...

Similar Positions in Tech Revolution Inspire Climate Actions for a Sustainable Future

The following responses to questions posed by the California Chamber of Commerce are from Consul General Stefan Schneider, Consulate General of the Federal Republic...

CalChamber Urges Quick Passage of Bipartisan U.S. Bill Promoting Trade

Federal legislation renewing the authority for the President and/or U.S. Trade Representative to negotiate trade agreements has been introduced. The California Chamber of Commerce...

CalChamber Lunch Spotlights Opportunities in Mexico, California Trade/Investment

Trade and investment opportunities in Mexico and California were the topic of discussion on May 5 at the California Chamber of Commerce International Luncheon...

A New Year, A New Deal: The UK’s Future Relationship with California

Following are observations on future United Kingdom-California relations by Joe White, Tech Envoy to the United States and British Consul General San Francisco; and...

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...