Sunday, February 5, 2023

Tag: International Trade

Lt. Governor Redesignated as Governor’s Top Trade Representative

On December 30, 2022, Governor Gavin Newsom redesignated Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis as his top representative to advance California’s economic interests abroad. Lieutenant Governor...

Foreign Direct Investment in State, U.S. Rebounding After Dropping During COVID

International economies continued to be beset by the detrimental effects of the COVID-19 pandemic last year, reducing the amount of foreign direct investment in...

World Trade Organization Pledges to Tackle Reform, Extends Digital Trade No-Tax Pact

The World Trade Organization (WTO) held its 12th Ministerial Conference last week in Geneva after thrice postponing the gathering due to the COVID-19 pandemic. By...

McWong International: Leader in Manufacturing, Lighting, Innovation

This article is part of a series of profiles of CalChamber member companies that are contributing to the state’s economic strength and ability to...

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...

California Almonds: One Example of International Trade’s Important Role in California’s Economy

As a major component of California’s fifth largest export category, agricultural products, California almonds have been a mainstay of the state’s economic vitality for...

Rebate Program Aims to Help Businesses Explore Global Markets

Companies that do business internationally or seeking to start may want to consider saving time and money by signing up for the ATA Carnet,...

CalChamber Supports Launch of Irish Guide for Investing in California

The California Chamber of Commerce joined a trade and investment roundtable with the American Chamber of Commerce in Ireland this week to celebrate the...

A Year Like None Other

It’s safe to say that we could never have predicted nor been prepared for what this year would have in store for us as...

What to Expect from Biden Administration on Asia Pacific Trade Matters

A shift back toward coalition building in trade discussions will be the major outcome under a new administration, a longtime trade specialist recently told...