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Varied Responses to Coronavirus Pandemic Affect Trade Between U.S., Canada, Mexico

Trade among the United States, Canada and Mexico is being affected in ways as varied as the responses to the COVID-19 pandemic in the...

Normalized Relations with Cuba Could Open Trade Opportunities for U.S., State

The potential for changed relations with Cuba to open economic and trade opportunities for U.S. and California companies was the subject of a lively...

California Exports End 2016 on High Note

California’s merchandise export trade concluded 2016 with an exceptionally strong showing in December, posting a nominal 9.3% gain over the same month in 2015,...

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...

Robust Relations, Cross-Border Startups Create Jobs, Trade Benefits Across Sectors

The following answers to questions posed by the California Chamber of Commerce are from Ambassador Dr. T.V. Nagendra Prasad, Consul General of India, Consulate...

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,...

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...

International Breakfast Gathering Highlights Trade, Trade Agreements Link to U.S. Jobs

The importance of trade agreements and their impact on U.S. jobs was the focus of a recent international breakfast hosted by the California Chamber...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

Foreign Direct Investment Report Finds U.S., California Largest Recipients

The United States is the world’s largest recipient of foreign direct investment (FDI), according to a recent report released by the U.S. Department of...

U.S., South Korea Begin Negotiations on Modifying Free Trade Agreement

The Trump administration started negotiations last week on amendments and modifications to the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA) with South Korea. Background At the direction...