Wednesday, November 30, 2022

International

Need for Better Data Still Consensus as Maritime Data Initiative Meetings End

The need for real-time data within the supply chain remained in the spotlight as the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) Maritime Data Initiative meetings concluded...

Tension Mixed with Optimism as Business Awaits Upcoming Port Worker Negotiations

Major port congestion and the global supply chain have made headlines frequently over the past two years. With labor talks set to begin May...

Biden Signs Package to End Trade Relations with Russia, Ban Russian Oil Imports

President Joe Biden signed legislation earlier this month ending permanent normal trade relations (PNTR) with Russia and codifying a ban on Russian oil. The bipartisan...

U.S.-U.K. Trade Dialogue Resumes

The United States and the United Kingdom resumed trade talks at the end of March, two years after they were frozen and eight months...

Reliable Data Crucial to Efficiency, Preventing Supply Chain Bottlenecks

The March meetings of the Federal Maritime Commission’s (FMC) Maritime Data Initiative maintained the focus of previous sessions on data reliability and the consequences...

CalChamber Hosts Reception for Japanese Ambassador, Celebrates Longtime Relations

On Monday, March 21 the California Chamber of Commerce hosted a reception for the Japanese Ambassador to the United States. Ambassador Koji Tomita was accompanied...

Innovation Drives Ireland-California Collaborations in Many Fields

Ireland’s relationship with the United States and especially California is driven by innovation, Consul General Marcella Smyth told a California Chamber of Commerce audience...

Canadian Consul General visits CalChamber

Post-pandemic return-to-work policies, energy resources, climate change and trade issues were among the topics of discussion when a team from the Canadian Consulate General...

Biden Worker-Centered Trade Policy Aims to Strengthen Labor Rights Worldwide

Workers and labor standards around the world are a central element of the Biden administration’s trade policy. The 2022 Trade Policy Agenda and 2021 Annual...

Report Notes Harm to U.S. Business, Workers from Counterfeiting, Piracy

Commercial-scale copyright piracy and trademark counterfeiting are harming businesses and workers, according to a report released recently by the Office of the U.S. Trade...