Trade Update – March 12, 2024

CalChamber Council for International Trade

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Digital Trade Offers Growth Opportunities for US, State Firms in Latin America
CalChamber, March 12, 2024

Shane Christensen (left), diplomatic fellow, Institute of the Americas; Sima Patel, chair, CalChamber Council for International Trade and CEO of Ridgemont Hospitality; and Richard Kiy, president and CEO, Institute of the Americas.

“Growth in digital trade represents a great opportunity for U.S. and California companies to expand ties with Latin America in general and Brazil in particular, according to speakers at a recent international breakfast meeting of the California Chamber of Commerce Council for International Trade (CCIT).

Institute of the AmericasThe speakers at the CCIT gathering on March 8 were Richard Kiy, president and CEO, and Shane Christensen, diplomatic fellow, both from the Institute of the Americas.”

Trade Policy

White House

Remarks by President Biden in State of the Union Address
March 8, 2024

Announcement of the Presidential Trade and Investment Mission to the Philippines
March 7, 2024

US Department of Commerce

Presidential Trade and Investment Mission: Partnering with the U.S. Private Sector to Deepen U.S.-Philippine Commercial Ties
March 12, 2024

Readout of Secretary Raimondo’s Meeting with President Ferdinand Romualdez Marcos Jr. of the Philippines
March 11, 2024

President Biden’s Fiscal Year 2025 Budget Would Strengthen Commerce Department’s Mission to Boost American Innovation and Competitiveness | U.S. Department of Commerce
March 11, 2024

U.S. Trade Representative

Request for Comments on Promoting Supply Chain Resilience
Federal Register :: Request for Comments on Promoting Supply Chain Resilience
USTR By April 2024

World Trade Organization

EU contributed EUR 75,000 for LDC participation in MC13
March 7, 2024

Japan gives EUR 115,000 to support trade-related capacity-building in developing economies
March 6, 2024

Trade Agreements

India Wins $100 Billion Investment Pledge in EFTA Trade Deal
Bloomberg, March 10, 2024


New State Council Will Focus on Job Creation Across All Regions
CalChamber, March 12, 2024

Port of Oakland’s Wan says box volumes are rising in 2024
American Journal of Transportation, March 4, 2024

More International Articles

US steel unions urge Joe Biden to open probe into Chinese shipbuilding
Financial Times, March 11, 2024

China to Restore Flights to Mexico as Business Ties Boom
Bloomberg, March 11, 2024

The $1 Trillion Race to Rebuild Ukraine Is Slowly Getting Going
Yahoo, March 9, 2024

Europe launches AI office to serve as ‘global reference point’ on safety, policy and development
Fox News, March 9, 2024

China’s BYD Visits Mexico’s Jalisco State as Potential Site for EV Plant
Bloomberg March 9, 2024

International Women’s Day: March 8 – CalChamber Alert
CalChamber March 8, 2024

China Readies $27 Billion Chip Fund to Counter Growing US Curbs
Bloomberg, March 8, 2024

EU-US Trade and Tech Council set for April 4-5 in Belgium
Agence Europe, March 8, 2024

Sweden officially joins NATO
NATO, March 7, 2024

Sweden officially joins NATO, ending decades of post-World War II neutrality
Associated Press, March 6, 2024

Europe’s Digital Markets Act Is Forcing Tech Giants to Make Changes. Here’s What That Will Look Like
Associated Press, March 6, 2024

Sideline China with Free Trade
National Review, February 22, 2024

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