Tuesday, April 20, 2021

International

Africa Gearing Up to Finalize Trade Bloc While U.S. Eyes Agreement with Kenya

Trade and investment opportunities in Africa are in the spotlight this summer as the African nations prepare for final implementation of their free trade...

Manufacturing Leading Source of Jobs from Foreign Direct Investment

The first-ever California-specific report on foreign direct investment shows that manufacturing is the top source of employment from foreign-owned enterprises. Professional and business services, wholesale...

U.S.-United Kingdom Trade Discussions Feature First-Ever Virtual Negotiations

This spring marks 75 years since the end of battles in Europe in World War II. Since 1945, transatlantic cooperation has been all important...

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...

World Trade Organization at a Crossroads

During the May 2020 recognition of World Trade Month, and in the current worldwide political climate where trade policy has risen to a tier...

More Important Than Ever: Maintaining and Improving Free Trade, Investment

The world has quickly changed over the last few months and during these strange and uncertain times, the importance of international trade has been...

Varied Responses to Coronavirus Pandemic Affect Trade Between U.S., Canada, Mexico

Trade among the United States, Canada and Mexico is being affected in ways as varied as the responses to the COVID-19 pandemic in the...

West Coast Organizations Promote Trade as Way to Help Fuel Economic Recovery

  The California Chamber of Commerce, the Pacific Northwest International Trade Association and the Washington Council on International Trade shared their support and...

Canada OK of U.S.-Mexico-Canada Pact Could Lead to June Implementation Date

The Canadian Parliament approved the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) last week, potentially kicking off a 90-day period before the pact takes effect. Shortly after the Canadian...

Speakers Highlight Economic Vitality of Baja California Region

The cross-border connections that make the Baja California region a dynamic economic center were the focus of a recent California Chamber of Commerce international...

CalChamber, Canadian Representatives Share Trade Objectives

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

Trump Signs Long-Awaited U.S.-Mexico-Canada Pact

President Donald J. Trump signed the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) this week, calling it “a tremendous breakthrough.” The California Chamber of Commerce supports the USMCA based...

Mexico Chief Negotiator Provides Insight on USMCA at CalChamber Luncheon

The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) is a “wide, forward-looking agreement” that brought some of the best minds to the negotiating table, Dr. Jesús Seade Kuri,...

U.S.-Mexico-Canada Pact Passes House

The California Chamber of Commerce welcomed news that the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) passed the U.S. House of Representatives this week. The agreement passed the House...

Trade Group Recognizes CalChamber’s Susanne Stirling as ‘Outstanding Woman of the Year in International...

California Chamber of Commerce Vice President of International Affairs Susanne T. Stirling has been named the “Outstanding Woman of the Year in International Trade”...

CalChamber, Business Leaders Join Lt. Governor in Trade Delegation to Mexico

Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis led a California government and business delegation from October 1–4 to Mexico City to collaborate and sign new agreements with...