Wednesday, July 17, 2024

International

Asia-Pacific Business Leaders Gather in SF for Multiple Meetings on Global Economy

The California Chamber of Commerce was well-represented this week when Asia-Pacific business leaders gathered in San Francisco for their annual summit and related meetings. The...

East West Bank CEO Ng Gives Business a Voice at Asia-Pacific Summit

California Chamber of Commerce Board member company East West Bank played a leading role in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit in San Francisco.

California-Israel Connection and Ways to Support Israeli Businesses

California and Israel have strong business connections based on multiple links, friendships, shared values, aligned interests and exchanges supporting research, investment, entrepreneurship and innovation...

Global Trade Groups Forecast Economic Slowdown in Coming Months

Earlier this month, both the World Trade Organization (WTO) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) issued forecasts of slowing growth in international trade. On October...

San Francisco to Host Asia-Pacific CEOs Alongside Leaders’ Meeting in November

The Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO Summit will take place in San Francisco, November 15–17, overlapping with the Leaders’ Summit. The CEO Summit will...

Contract Between Dockworkers, Employers Safeguards Economic Gains for All

Finally... and just in time for Labor Day... dockworkers on the U.S. West Coast voted on Thursday, August 31 to ratify a tentative contract...

Panelists Offer Thoughts on Upcoming Asia-Pacific Leaders Summit

Representatives from three of the 21 member economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) described for a California Chamber of Commerce audience on September...

Australia-California Synergy on Climate Earns Praise

The California Chamber of Commerce this week joined the Australian government and California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) in presenting an...

Foreign Direct Investment in State Bouncing Back Despite Global Crises

California gained 271 foreign-owned enterprises last year after years of losses caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a recent report. In 2022, an estimated...

Alberta, Canada Representatives Visit the CalChamber

On Wednesday, August 9, representatives from the Government of Alberta, Canada and the Consulate General of Canada in San Francisco met with the CalChamber....