Monday, November 12, 2018

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...

Visit Reaffirms Relationship with Canada

The Standing Committee on International Trade of the Canadian House of Commons visited the California Chamber of Commerce on April 4 to reaffirm the...

CalChamber Urges Reauthorization of Program for Immigrant Investors

The California Chamber of Commerce and a growing coalition of industry stakeholders will be urging Congress to reauthorize a program to attract foreign investments...

CalChamber Participates in Capital Visit by Delegation of Mexico Senators

The California Chamber of Commerce recently participated in meetings with a small visiting delegation of senators from Mexico, all members of the Foreign Affairs...

NAFTA Update: Ministers Eye January Meeting in Canada; December Talks Set for D.C.

Chief negotiators in talks to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) reaffirmed their commitment to moving forward at the end 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...

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...

CalChamber Urges Quick Renegotiation of Trade Agreements to Help Economy

The California Chamber of Commerce has urged the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) to be committed to a quick and efficient renegotiation...

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...

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...

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...

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...

CalChamber Urges Support for Transatlantic Economic Partnership

The California Chamber of Commerce is urging the California congressional delegation to support the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). Europe and the United States...

U.S., South Korea Reach Agreement on Amendments to Free Trade Agreement

The United States and South Korea last week announced reaching an agreement in principle on the general terms of amendments and modifications to the...

U.S.-Canada Reach Accord on New U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement

On September 30, just before the midnight deadline, the U.S. and Canada came to an agreement on a new trade pact, rebranding it the...

NAFTA Negotiations Make Real Headway

The sixth round of negotiations on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) made real headway, according to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer. The...