Tag: International Trade

Trade Update – June 11, 2024

European Parliament poised for rightward shift after final voting, Mexico’s Sheinbaum Contends With AMLO’s Legacy, Op-Ed by Ambassador Katherine Tai: Trade must transform its role in the social contract, USDA Embarks on First-ever Trade Mission Focused on Indigenous and Native Nations Products, West Coast Trade Report – May 2024, Trade News & Events

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
Speakers at CalChamber International Forum, May 8, 2024

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,...
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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 —...
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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...
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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...

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...
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...
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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...

California Officials, CalChamber Members Highlight State Innovations at Asia-Pacific Leaders Summit

A busy, weeklong and successful series of events from the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit is concluding today. During the summit, President Joe Biden held...

CalChamber to Attend APEC CEO Summit in San Francisco

When Asia-Pacific business leaders gather this week in San Francisco for their annual summit, the California Chamber of Commerce will be represented. The Asia-Pacific Economic...
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Governor Heads to China to Advance Climate Action, Promote Economic Development

Governor Gavin Newsom will begin his weeklong trip to China on Monday where he will travel throughout the country and meet key national, subnational...
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Panelists Offer Thoughts on Upcoming Asia-Pacific Leaders Summit

Representatives from three of the 21 member economies of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) described for a California Chamber of Commerce audience on September...

Contract Between West Coast Dockworkers, Employers Safeguards Economic Gains for All

Finally … and just in time for Labor Day … dockworkers on the U.S. West Coast voted on Thursday, August 31 to ratify a...

Western US Agricultural Trade Association Empowers Small Agribusinesses Through International Trade

As a nonprofit organization funded through the U.S. Department of Agriculture Market Access Program, the Western United States Agricultural Trade Association (WUSATA) offers significant...
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San Francisco Preparing to Host Asia-Pacific Leaders Meeting This Fall

San Francisco Mayor London Breed is preparing the city to host the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders Meeting this November and has announced honorary...
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California Funds $1.5 Billion in Port Infrastructure Upgrades

California is investing more than $1.5 billion to modernize and upgrade the state's key ports. California Governor Gavin Newsom yesterday announced that $1.2 billion will...
(Seated, from left) Kazuhiro Gomi, Government Relations Committee Chair, Japanese Chamber of Commerce of Northern California (JCCNC)/ NTT Research Inc.; Nobuyuki Baba, president, JCCNC/ Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas); Jennifer Barrera, president and CEO, CalChamber; Masahiko Yamamoto, president, Japan Business Association of Southern California (JBA)/ Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas); and Nori Sakai, JBA/ Premier Kaikei LLP. (Standing, from left) Keijiro Hora, executive director, JCCNC; Akemi Koda, JCCNC/ USAsia Venture Partners Inc.; Koki Sato, JCCNC/ ITC Ventures XI, Inc. and ITOCHU International Inc; Wataru Kuribayashi, JCCNC/ Presidio Ventures and Sumitomo Corporation of Americas; Hironori Kobayashi, JBA/ All Nippon Airways Co., Ltd.; Susanne T. Stirling, vice president, international affairs, CalChamber; Koji Shinohara, JBA/ Takenaka Partners LLC; and Fumio Yasue, executive director, JBA.

CalChamber, Japan Business Leaders Discuss Importance of Continued Partnership

The continuing interdependence of California and Japan was highlighted last week at the 22nd annual meeting between the California Chamber of Commerce and Japan...