International

A New Year, A New Deal: The UK’s Future Relationship with California

Following are observations on future United Kingdom-California relations by Joe White, Tech Envoy to the United States and British Consul General San Francisco; and...

African Continental Free Trade Agreement in Effect Now; Fully Operational in 2030

After five years of negotiations on cutting cross-border tariffs, trade and investment opportunities in Africa are in the spotlight as the African nations prepare...
CalChamber December 15, 2020 Virtual Meeting with Consular Corps Featuring Governor Gavin Newsom and Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis

CalChamber Hosts Virtual Event for International Representatives with Governor Newsom and Lt. Governor Kounalakis

The California Chamber of Commerce hosted a Zoom event for the California Consular Corps and Foreign Economic Partners with special guests Governor Gavin Newsom...

Economic Diversity, Foreign Investment Ties Inspire Long-Lasting Partnership in Trade

A View from France The following answers to questions posed by the California Chamber of Commerce are from Consul General Julie Duhaut-Bedos, Consulate General of...

Forum Examines Role of Taiwan, U.S. in Post-Pandemic Supply Chain Restructuring

“Pandemic Prevention and Supply Chain Restructuring” was the focus of a forum presented online on Tuesday, November 24 by the Taiwan-USA Industrial Cooperation Promotion...

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 told the...

Similar Positions in Tech Revolution Inspire Climate Actions for a Sustainable Future

A View from Germany The following responses to questions posed by the California Chamber of Commerce are from Consul General Stefan Schneider, Consulate General of...

Shared Values Underpin Enduring Mateship Producing Jobs, Prosperity for Both Partners

A View from Australia The following answers to questions posed by the California Chamber of Commerce are from Ambassador Jane Duke, consul general at the...

Economic/Cultural Vitality Provides Base for More Growth in Win-Win Partnership

A View from the Republic of Korea The following answers to questions posed by the California Chamber of Commerce are from Consul General Joon-yong Park,...

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...

Highly Diversified, Shared Connections Form Network for Growing Trade Relations

The following answers to questions posed by the California Chamber of Commerce are from Ambassador Gunther Sleeuwagen, consul general, Consulate General of Belgium in...

California’s Export Trade Resurgent in Latest Numbers

Below are excerpts from Beacon Economics’ monthly California Trade Report, which analyzes data released by the U.S. Census Bureau’s Foreign Trade Division and pinpoints...

Young, Tech Savvy Population Provides Strong Core for Building Future Investment

The following answers to questions posed by the California Chamber of Commerce are from Simon D.I. Soekarno, consul general of the Republic of Indonesia...

Longtime Commercial Relations Promote Opportunities to Form Reliable Partnerships

The following answers to questions posed by the California Chamber of Commerce are from Toru Maeda, consul general, Consulate General of Japan in San...

To ‘V’ or Not to ‘V,’ That is the Question…

The COVID-19 induced recession of 2020 began with the ferocity of an unexpected tsunami smashing onto the shore—one month the economy was fine, the...

California’s Export Trade Resurgent in Latest Numbers

Below are excerpts from Beacon Economics’ monthly California Trade Report, which analyzes data released by the U.S. Census Bureau’s Foreign Trade Division and pinpoints...

CalChamber Joins Canadians in North American Rebound Campaign

Promoting a collaborative manufacturing response to COVID-19 in North America is the goal of a program started by the Canadian American Business Council (CABC)...

Shared Interest in High Tech, Ag Products Elements in Close Economic Collaboration

The following answers to questions posed by the California Chamber of Commerce are from Ming-Chi Scott Lai, director general, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office,...

State Exports Fall Amid Tariffs, Sluggish Foreign Demand

Below are excerpts from Beacon Economics’ monthly California Trade Report, which analyzes data released by the U.S. Census Bureau’s Foreign Trade Division and pinpoints...

Friendship with California More Important than Ever in Global Pandemic Fallout

The following answers to questions posed by the California Chamber of Commerce are from Rana Sarkar, consul general of Canada, Northern California. Free Trade Agreement What...