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International Forum: State, U.S. Economies Depend on Strong Global Trade Ties

The importance of trade and the ability of U.S. and California companies to compete more effectively in foreign markets was the topic discussed by...

CalChamber Urges Reauthorization of Successful Export-Import Bank

The California Chamber of Commerce this week asked the state’s representatives in Congress to support reauthorizing the U.S. Export-Import Bank, which expired on June...

CalChamber Blog Highlights Synergies with California on Israel Trip

At the invitation of the U.S. Chamber, California Chamber of Commerce Vice President of International Affairs Susanne T. Stirling joined a small group of...

CalChamber Hosts Vietnamese Ambassador

Vietnamese Ambassador Pham Quang Vinh visited California in October in an effort to boost trade with the state. He stopped by the California Chamber...

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...

CalChamber International Luncheon Focuses on Understanding Brexit

Brexit is the latest phenomenon in the western world presently characterized by shock and schism, a leading scholar explained this week at the California...

Speakers Agree: NAFTA 2.0 Creates Freer, Fairer Economic Growth

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) underscores a renewed understanding among the USMCA parties on the importance of our mutual trading relationships, everyone agreed at...

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...

Governor Names CalChamber Vice President to International Trade Advisory Council

Susanne Stirling, California Chamber of Commerce vice president for international affairs, has been appointed to the International Trade and Investment Advisory Council by Governor...

Economic Diversity, Foreign Investment Ties Inspire Long-Lasting Partnership in Trade

The following answers to questions posed by the California Chamber of Commerce are from Consul General Julie Duhaut-Bedos, Consulate General of France in Los...

Ukrainian Delegates Highlight Joint Energy Opportunities with State

Energy independence and security were subjects of interest when several Ukrainian delegates visited the California Chamber of Commerce on March 14. Leading the group was...

U.S.-Panama Trade Agreement Implementation Moving Smoothly

Implementation of the trade agreement between the United States and Panama is going smoothly, trade officials for both nations reported after a recent meeting...

Port Slowdown Highlights Need for Passage of Trade Promotion Authority

The recent port slowdown made headlines across the country and is estimated to have cost the national economy about $2 billion a day. And,...

U.S. Senators Vote to Unleash Full Potential of Export-Import Bank

In a bipartisan vote last week, the U.S. Senate confirmed three members for the Export-Import Bank Board of Directors to restore the export credit...

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...

Synergy in Many Fields, from Tech to Food, Boosts Ongoing Trade/Investment Success

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

Three CalChamber Members Appointed to Federal Travel Advisory Board

Three California Chamber of Commerce members have been appointed to the federal Travel and Tourism Advisory Board (TTAB) by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny...