Wednesday, February 26, 2020

CalChamber Co-Hosts Canada Day Luncheon on NAFTA Changes and State Agriculture

The California-Canada economic partnership, ongoing North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) trade talks and what changes in the agreement could mean for agriculture in California were all discussed at a February 22 luncheon co-hosted by the California Chamber of Commerce.

Annual Luncheon Gathering Underscores Longstanding Trade/Investment Partnership

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

Consul General: United Kingdom Aims to Be Champion of Global Free Trade

Leaving the European Union is not about the United Kingdom cutting itself off from the rest of the world, British Consul General Andrew Whittaker...

Trade Expands Economy, Opportunities

As trade is being widely discussed on the national political scene, making sure U.S. businesses—from light manufacturers to service providers—benefit from higher growth, employment...

Strong California Economy, Jobs Depend on Worldwide Free Trade, Investment

With trade being a top tier national issue, the California Chamber of Commerce continues to communicate its international trade priorities to secure a national...

New South Wales, CalChamber Share Sister State Discussion

On Monday, August 6, California Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Allan Zaremberg and Vice President of International Affairs Susanne T. Stirling met with...

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 Keeps Up Pressure to Reauthorize Export-Import Bank

The California Chamber of Commerce continues to urge Congress to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) in order to continue...

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 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...

CalChamber Outlines Trade Priorities for California Congressional Delegation

As the new Congress convened this week, the California Chamber of Commerce shared its international trade priorities for the 114th Congress with members of...

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...

President Signs CalChamber-Backed Ex-Im Bank Reauthorization

U.S. President Barack Obama has signed bipartisan legislation to resurrect the Export-Import Bank. This action will extend the bank’s charter by five years until...

Obama 2015 Trade Agenda Mirrors Goals of California Chamber of Commerce

Testimony by the U.S. Trade Representative before congressional finance committees reveals points of agreement with California Chamber of Commerce international trade goals. “It’s clear, more...

Global Trade Yields Economic Advances

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

Threat of Product Shipment Delays Looms as Port Worker Contract Talks Continue

The impact of the West Coast port disruption is becoming increasingly dire as the holiday season quickly approaches. The dispute centers on ongoing contract...