Sunday, October 20, 2019

CalChamber Continues Push for Trade, Cites Benefits

The U.S. House of Representatives this week agreed with the California Chamber of Commerce, voting 218-208 to renew the authority of the President and/or...

CalChamber Joins D.C. Forums Supporting Trans-Pacific Partnership

The California Chamber of Commerce joined trade specialists from across the nation recently at sessions focusing on reasons to support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Susanne...

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...

California Congressional Delegation Vote on Trade Promotion Authority

Senate (June 24) Ayes (1 of 60) Feinstein (D-San Francisco) Noes (1 of 38) Boxer (D-Rancho Mirage) U.S. House of Representatives (June 18) Ayes (16 of 218) Bera (D-Elk Grove) Calvert (R-Corona) Costa (D-Fresno) Davis...

Multitude of Irish-U.S./California Trade, Investment Ties in Spotlight at Events

The strong trade and investment links between Ireland and the United States, as well as California, were celebrated last week at a California Chamber...

NAFTA Central to Future U.S. Outlook, Global Competitiveness, National Security

The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is at the center of the nation’s future economic competitiveness and national security, an international strategist told...

U.S, New Zealand Conclude Talks for Trade/Investment Framework Agreement

The United States and New Zealand concluded two days of meetings on July 20 under the Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA), noting the...

CalChamber Urging Congress to Act on Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

The California Chamber of Commerce is urging the California congressional delegation to prevent the loss of U.S. jobs to foreign competitors by supporting the...

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...

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...

Business Opportunities in Asia Abound

The many trade and investment opportunities existing in key Asian markets were the common theme of remarks by senior commercial officers from the U.S....

‘Europe Matters’ German Marshall Fund President Emphasizes

Europe’s importance to both the United States and California was the focus of a recent California Chamber of Commerce international breakfast. Featured speaker Dr. Karen...

CalChamber Capitol Report: California, U.S. Set New Export Record

Newly released trade statistics from the U.S. Department of Commerce revealed another record-breaking year in exports for California and the United States. “With more than...

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...

China Investors Looking to U.S. Real Estate as Safer Way to Diversify Portfolios

California and other U.S. real estate markets are likely to see an intensification of upward trends in Chinese investment due to the recent turmoil...

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...

CalChamber International Luncheon Highlights U.S./California-Irish Trade

Economic and trade ties are an important facet of overall U.S./California-Irish relations, explained the Honorable Alan Kelly T.D., Irish minister for the environment, community...