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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Trade Update – February 6, 2024

New Consul General of Mexico Meets with CalChamber President, Readout of President Joe Biden’s Call with President Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico, 90th Anniversary of Export-Import Bank Brings Survey for Future, SelectUSA Investment Summit

Trade Update – January 30, 2024

Billions in Tariff Savings Possible If Congress Renews Trade Program, Walmart México invites companies to be part of its supply, 2024 Class of Presidential Leadership Scholars Announced, Biden-Harris Administration announces nearly $250 million in bipartisan infrastructure law funding to modernize airports in 37 states

Trade Update – January 23, 2024

State of American Business/US Chamber, Presentation by US Chamber CEO Suzanne Clark, World Economic Meeting / Davos 2024, 90th Anniversary of Export-Import Bank Brings Survey for Future, State Finance Director Projects Slow Economic Growth; No New Taxes Increases Planned

Trade Update – January 9, 2024

2024 Legislative Calendars and Rosters, Ten Elections to Watch, Global Summits to Watch, Apply for GO-Biz’s Export Voucher Program, Global economy will slow for a third straight year in 2024, World Bank predicts