Sunday, December 16, 2018

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...

CalChamber Urges Reauthorization of Successful Export-Import Bank

The California Chamber of Commerce this week asked the state’s representatives in Congress to support reauthorizing the U.S. Export-Import Bank, which expired on June...

Victory for Trade Promotion with CalChamber Support

In a victory for the California Chamber of Commerce and other longtime supporters of free trade, federal legislation renewing the authority of the President...

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...

Japan-California Trade/Investment Ties in Spotlight at Annual Business Gathering

An annual meeting between the California Chamber of Commerce and Japan business leaders highlighted California’s continuing interdependence with one of its largest export partners. Leading...

CalChamber Applauds U.S. Senate for Passing Bipartisan Trade Promotion Bill

The California Chamber of Commerce today commended the U.S. Senate for passing Trade Promotion Authority. The measure renews the authority for the President and/or U.S....

CalChamber Continues Push for Trade, Cites Benefits

The U.S. House of Representatives this week agreed with the California Chamber of Commerce, voting 218-208 to renew the authority of the President and/or...

CalChamber Urges State Senate to Support Reauthorization of Export-Import Bank

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported state resolution urging Congress to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) is awaiting a vote...

CalChamber International Forum Highlights Transatlantic, Trans-Pacific Relationships

U.S. relations with trading partners across the Atlantic and around the Pacific, as well as federal Trade Promotion Authority legislation were the topics of...

CalChamber Urges U.S. House to Pass Bipartisan Legislation Promoting Trade

The U.S. House of Representatives will consider federal legislation to renew the authority for the President and/or U.S. Trade Representative to negotiate trade agreements...

Trade Essential for Economic Growth, Jobs

Making sure U.S. businesses—from light manufacturers to service providers—benefit from higher growth, employment and wages due to increased exporting is key to expanding the...

Governor Names CalChamber Vice President to International Trade Advisory Council

Susanne Stirling, California Chamber of Commerce vice president for international affairs, has been appointed to the International Trade and Investment Advisory Council by Governor...

Coalition Keeps Pushing for Federal Bill Promoting Trade

Federal legislation renewing the authority for the President and/or U.S. Trade Representative to negotiate trade agreements hit a snag this week as the U.S....

CalChamber Lunch Spotlights Opportunities in Mexico, California Trade/Investment

Trade and investment opportunities in Mexico and California were the topic of discussion on May 5 at the California Chamber of Commerce International Luncheon...

Cuba Policy Trip Gives CalChamber, Others Inside Look in Preparation for Future

A mid-April policy trip to Cuba gave representatives of the California Chamber of Commerce and other interested travelers a look at conditions in the...