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CalChamber Board Member Receives Minority Export Firm of Year Award

California Chamber of Commerce Board member Margaret Wong, president and CEO of McWong International, has received the minority export firm of the year award...

China to Focus on Imports with International Expo in November

In May 2017, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced that China will hold a China International Import Expo (CIIE) November 5–10, 2018 at the National...

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,...

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...

CalChamber, Japan Business Leaders Note 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...

California, Chile Continue to Build Up Growing Trade/Investment Relationship

Aspects of the growing trade and investment relationship between Chile and the United States, as well as California, were discussion topics at the annual...

CalChamber Urges Members to Support Modernizing NAFTA

The California Chamber of Commerce is urging members to join the coalition of more than 300 state and local chambers from across the United...

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...

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...

President Signs CalChamber-Backed Bills Promoting U.S./State Trade Capabilities

U.S. President Barack Obama recently signed several California Chamber of Commerce-supported trade bills. A key victory for free trade supporters was the legislation renewing 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...

CalChamber Blog on Canada Border Tour Shares Insights on Security, Trade Logistics

California Chamber of Commerce Vice President of International Affairs Susanne T. Stirling recently joined private and public sector leaders from around the United States,...

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...

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,...

Report: 2015 Difficult Year for Ex-Im Bank

A recent report to Congress shows that 2015 was an especially challenging year for the U.S. Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank. Since June 30, 2015, the Export-Import...