International

Trade Update – May 28, 2024

Legislature Approves Sen. Dodd’s Ukraine Sister-State Measure, The Nairobi-Washington Vision, Celebrating World Trade Week – and U.S. Agriculture’s Trade Successes, Mexico faces triple threats of drought, water shortages and deadly heat wave

Trade Update – May 21, 2024

Tourism Spending in California Reaches Record High, National Travel and Tourism Week, Trade Representative Katherine Tai to Take Further Action on China Tariffs After Releasing Statutory Four-Year Review, Trade data reveal changing patterns in electric vehicles market
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2024 International Trade Forum: Speakers Highlight US-Taiwan Ties, Federal Trade Initiatives, US Economy

Nearly 200 attendees gathered last week for the California Chamber of Commerce International Trade Forum, which featured presentations on U.S.-Taiwan ties, federal trade initiatives,...

Trade Update – May 14, 2024

World Trade Month Underscores Link Between Economic Growth, Global Trade, 2024 International Trade Forum: Speakers Highlight US-Taiwan Ties, Federal Trade Initiatives, US Economy, California Consular Corps & International Partners Reception, District Export Council Meetings

World Trade Month Underscores Link Between Economic Growth, Global Trade

As World Trade Month begins, the California Chamber of Commerce is emphasizing the significance of international trade in maintaining economic growth. World Trade Month activities...

Trade Update – April 30, 2024

CalChamber-Hosted Luncheon Highlights Friendship, Connections with Canada, Guest Commentary: Securing North American Prosperity, WTO forecasts rebound in global trade but warns of downside risks, California Remains the World’s 5th Largest Economy, Norway & California Sign Agreements to Further Climate Collaboration
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Guest Commentary: Securing North American Prosperity

In a banner year for elections and a global context swirling with uncertainty, it’s easy to become overwhelmed by the noise. It’s understandable —...

Trade Update – April 9, 2024

USTR Releases 2024 National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade Barriers, U.S. Remains World’s Top Destination for Foreign Direct Investment for 12th Consecutive Year, Clearing the waters: Dispelling myths about Panama Canal operations

Trade Update – March 26, 2024

European Parliament Members Visit, The Digital Trade Revolution: How U.S. Workers and Companies Benefit from Digital Trade, State and Local Chambers: Lift the LNG Export Ban, West Coast Trade Report
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European Parliament Members Visit CalChamber

Five members of the European Parliament visited the California Chamber of Commerce on March 21, 2024 under the auspices of the German Marshall Fund...

Trade Update – March 19, 2024

US-Ireland Business Report Marks 100 Years of Diplomatic Relations, The Transatlantic Economy 2024 presents the most up-to-date facts and figures about the economic relationship between Europe and the United States, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, Co-convenors mark recent round of e-commerce negotiations an important milestone
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US-Ireland Business Report Marks 100 Years of Diplomatic Relations

With St. Patrick’s Day upon us, the American Chamber of Commerce has released its annual US-Ireland Business Report; the 2024 theme is “Building Ireland’s...

Trade Update – March 12, 2024

Digital Trade Offers Growth Opportunities for US, State Firms in Latin America, Remarks by President Biden in State of the Union Address, Announcement of the Presidential Trade and Investment Mission to the Philippines, New State Council Will Focus on Job Creation Across All Regions

Digital Trade Offers Growth Opportunities for US, State Firms in Latin America

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...
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U.S. Trade Representative Releases President Biden’s Trade Policy Agenda

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) released President Joe Biden’s 2024 Trade Policy Agenda and 2023 Annual Report to Congress on...

Trade Update – March 5, 2024

USTR Releases President Biden’s 2024 Trade Policy Agenda and 2023 Annual Report, How to Watch President Biden’s 2024 State of the Union Address, Port of Oakland Executive Director says it’s the “moment to modernize”

Trade Update – February 27, 2024

California Trade Down in 2023, But State Still a Top Exporter, 2023 Trade Statistics are available, Japan unexpectedly slips into recession, Germany now world’s third-biggest economy, FACT SHEET: Biden-Harris Administration Announces Initiative to Bolster Cybersecurity of U.S. Ports, Crown Princess Opens Full-Time Swedish Consulate Office, Signs Climate Change Cooperation Letter with Governor
Their Royal Highnesses Prince Daniel and Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden, Governor Gavin Newsom and Sweden’s Minister for International Cooperation and Foreign Trade Johan Forssell.

Crown Princess Opens Full-Time Swedish Consulate Office, Signs Climate Change Cooperation Letter with Governor

Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden, accompanied by her husband, His Royal Highness Prince Daniel, opened a full-time consulate office in San...

Trade Update – February 13, 2024

2023 Trade Statistics from the US Department of Commerce’s “Trade Stats Express,” GO-Biz announces second round of applications for the Export Voucher program under the California STEP Grant, , Japan earmarks ¥45 billion to fire up chip research at home, Why Americans Are So Down on a Strong Economy
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$ Billions in Tariff Savings Possible If Congress Renews Trade Program

The California Chamber of Commerce continues to push for congressional reauthorization of a U.S. trade program that has saved companies billions of dollars in...