Trade Update – January 23, 2024

CalChamber Council for International Trade

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State of American Business/US Chamber
Presentation by US Chamber CEO Suzanne Clark

U.S. Chamber Defends Free Enterprise in State of American Business 2024
 U.S. Chamber of CommerceDefending, Protecting, and Promoting Free Enterprise
U.S. Chamber of Commerce, January 11, 2024
World Economic Meeting / Davos 2024

‘Long live freedom, dammit!’: Argentina President Javier Milei rocks Davos with capitalist manifesto
You Tube January 17, 2024

Special Address by Javier Milei, President of Argentina
You Tube January 17, 2024

Davos elite remain optimistic on global economy’s outlook
 Bloomberg, January 17, 2024

CalChamber Companies in the News

NextEra Energy Resources: Pioneering the Future of Energy Nationwide
CalChamber, January 19, 2024

Almond Market Report: The December Position Report revealed robust shipments for the current crop year, the second-highest December on record.
Blue Diamond, January 16, 2024

Trade Policy

White House

White House Meeting on Competition Policy and Artificial Intelligence
January 20, 2024

U.S., Japan, and Republic of Korea Launch Cutting-edge Quantum Collaboration
January 14, 2024

Statement from President Joe Biden Regarding the Abdication of Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II of the Kingdom of Denmark and the Succession of King Frederik X
January 14, 2024

U.S. Department of Commerce

Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo Announces 2024 Event Schedule to Expand Opportunities for Diverse U.S. Exporters
U.S. Department of Commerce, January 12, 2024

Under Secretary Cravins Announces Formation of MBDA Minority Business Enterprise Advisory Council
January 12, 2024

U.S. Trade Representative

Joint Statement on the United States-India Trade Policy Forum
January 12, 2024

Statement from Ambassador Katherine Tai on Nomination of Nelson Cunningham
January 11, 2024

Export-Import Bank of the U.S.



90th Anniversary of Export-Import Bank Brings Survey for Future

To take the survey, visit this link. This survey will remain open through Friday, March 1, 2024

World Trade Organization

WTO ‘less optimistic’ for world trade prospects over Red Sea tensions
January 17, 2024

WTO Chief Calls for Ending Harmful Subsidies
Politico, January 17, 2024


State Finance Director

State Finance Director Projects Slow Economic Growth; No New Taxes Increases Planned
CalChamber January 18, 2024

California’s Long-Embattled Ports Are Winning Back Imports
Wall Street Journal January 16, 2024

Governor Proposes Belt-Tightening Budget Approach with No General Tax Hikes
CalChamber January 11, 2024

2024-25 State Budget Proposal Protects Core Priorities and Ensures Fiscal Stability
Office of the Governor January 10, 2024

More International Articles

The Red Sea Conflict Is Scrambling Shipping. Europe Is Bearing the Brunt
Wall Street Journal, January 19, 2024 

China Widens South America Trade Highway with Silk Road Mega Port
Reuters, January 19, 2024

Critical imports and supply chains strategy
UK Government, January 17, 2024

The impact of Taiwan’s election in 2024 and beyond
Brookings, January 17, 2024

Nauru switches diplomatic recognition to China from Taiwan
AP News, January 15, 2024

The Panama Canal Is Running Dry
Foreign Policy January 15, 2024

Trucknet sets up a Gulf-Israel/Egypt land bridge
AJOT, January 12, 2024


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