Saturday, July 2, 2022

Trade Expands Economy, Opportunities

As trade is being widely discussed on the national political scene, making sure U.S. businesses—from light manufacturers to service providers—benefit from higher growth, employment...

Trade Pact Signing Opens New Chapter in U.S.-Mexico-Canada Relations

On November 30, President Donald J. Trump, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau signed the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement...

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...
International

World Trade Organization Slowly Begins to Move Forward on Path to Reform

On March 1, day one in her new position, World Trade Organization (WTO) Director General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala warned members they must start producing new...

Stakeholders Look to Data Harmonization to Solve Global Supply Chain Issues

The need to standardize data to solve global supply chain issues has been a consistent theme at meetings to date of a maritime data...
International

Gliding Eagle Helps Producers Keep Track of Products Until Delivery to Consumer

In the fragmented and murky world of global trade today, premium brands in particular face two challenges: assuring the authenticity of valuable products and...

CalChamber Reiterates Support for U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement

The California Chamber of Commerce reminded the state’s representatives in Congress this week of the importance of the pending U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) to the...

Similarities Foster Bilateral Partnerships, Advances in Health, Agriculture, Water

The following answers to questions posed by the California Chamber of Commerce are from Consul General Shlomi Kofman, Consulate General of Israel, Pacific Northwest...

Investment Report Reflects Tumult of 2020

The negative impact of the pandemic on global commerce is reflected in this year’s report on foreign direct investment in California. Released on June 2,...

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...
International

CalChamber Welcomes New Consul General of China in San Francisco

Joining the new Consul General of China in San Francisco, Ambassador Wang Donghua, were CalChamber President and CEO Allan Zaremberg in welcoming the new Consul General were Susanne T. Stirling, CalChamber vice president of international affairs ...

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...

Innovative Spirit, Digital Connections Help Transition to Resilient Economic Future

The following answers to questions posed by the California Chamber of Commerce are from Consul General Dirk Janssen, Consulate General of the Netherlands in...

Optimism in Air as Strong Vaccine Effort, New Regime Promote Business Recovery

The following answers to questions posed by the California Chamber of Commerce are from Felipe Espinosa, executive director of the American Chamber of Commerce...

CalChamber, Japan Business Leaders Discuss Ways to Collaborate

The 21st annual meeting between the California Chamber of Commerce and Japan business leaders was held in person once again following the COVID-19 pandemic....
International

Forum Highlights Trans-Pacific Partnership as Vehicle for Economic Integration

The importance of Trans-Pacific trade relations was the subject of a recent international forum at the California Chamber of Commerce. More than 200 forum attendees...