Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Doing Business in Latin America: Ambassador Explains Challenges

Observations on conditions affecting companies doing business in Latin America were presented at a recent California Chamber of Commerce breakfast gathering by Ambassador Jamal...

Negotiators Continue Push to Wrap Up Transatlantic Partnership Talks This Year

Negotiators reiterated last week the goal of reaching agreement on a potential Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) before the end of the year. A...

CalChamber, Mexican Consulate Share Strategies to Improve Relations

Strategies to improve the close relationship between Mexico and California were the focus when California Chamber of Commerce representatives met recently with the new...

Trans-Pacific, Transatlantic Pacts Top CalChamber Trade Priorities for 2016

Pending agreements with Pacific nations and the European Union are international trade priorities for the California Chamber of Commerce as the 114th Congress convenes...

President Signs CalChamber-Backed Ex-Im Bank Reauthorization

U.S. President Barack Obama has signed bipartisan legislation to resurrect the Export-Import Bank. This action will extend the bank’s charter by five years until...

CalChamber Attends Annual National Export Council Forum

Susanne T. Stirling, California Chamber of Commerce vice president of international affairs, joined colleagues from across the country at the recent meeting of the...

CalChamber Fights Effort to Derail Export-Import Bank Reauthorization

Opponents of the California Chamber of Commerce-supported Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank are attempting to jeopardize reauthorization of the bank by sponsoring “poison pill” amendments to...

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...

U.S. House Votes to Reauthorize Export-Import Bank

The U.S House of Representatives this week took the second step of a complicated process to reauthorize the Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank. The 313-118 vote on...

Trans-Pacific Partnership Talks Reach Successful Conclusion; Ratification Next

Negotiators among the 12 Trans-Pacific economies for the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) successfully concluded their wide-ranging trade negotiations on October 5. The TPP includes the...

CalChamber Hosts Singapore Ambassador at 50th Anniversary of Independence Lunch

The strong trading ties between Singapore and the United States, as well as California, were the focus on October 6 as the California Chamber...

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 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...

CalChamber Keeps Up Pressure to Reauthorize Export-Import Bank

The California Chamber of Commerce continues to urge Congress to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) in order to continue...

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...

President Signs CalChamber-Backed Bills Promoting U.S./State Trade Capabilities

U.S. President Barack Obama recently signed several California Chamber of Commerce-supported trade bills. A key victory for free trade supporters was the legislation renewing the...