Tag: International Trade

$ 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...
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2023 National Export Council Meeting Report

The California Chamber of Commerce recently joined nearly 150 trade specialists from across the nation for sessions focused on trade issues at the National...
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Speakers Highlight US, State Efforts to Foster International Trade at CalChamber International Forum

Representatives from top state and federal agencies joined the California Chamber of Commerce International Forum this last week to talk about how the U.S....

Mexico’s Ambassador to US Highlights Importance of Past and Future Trade Partnership at CalChamber...

In celebration of the bicentennial anniversary of diplomatic relations between Mexico and the U.S. this year, Mexico’s Ambassador to the U.S. Esteban Moctezuma highlighted...
2023 California Japan Trade Mission

2023 California Japan Trade Mission

Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis Leads California Trade Delegation to Japan Office of Lt. Governor Eleni Kounalakis, March 22, 2023 From March 12 – March 17, 2023...

China Influence Growing in Latin America; California Maintains Strong Trade Presence

The United States is Latin America’s top trade partner, but China’s influence and economic stake in the region is growing, a leading expert on...
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Biden Administration Releases Trade Policy Priorities for 2023

Biden Administration Releases Trade Policy Priorities for 2023 This week the U.S. Trade Representative submitted to Congress the Biden administration’s trade policy agenda for 2023...
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11th Annual Pan African Global Trade Conference to Return to Sacramento

The Annual Pan African Global Trade and Investment Conference will return to Sacramento, California from April 26 – 27. The 11th Pan African Global Trade...
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2022 California Exports Reach Record High

Trade statistics released this month by the U.S. Department of Commerce show that California remained a top exporting state in 2022. California exports reached a...
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Lt. Governor Eleni Kounalakis Redesignated as the Governor’s Top Trade Representative

On Friday, December 30, Governor Gavin Newsom redesignated Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis as his top representative to advance California’s economic interests abroad.  Lieutenant Governor...
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San Francisco Announced as Host City for Asia-Pacific Leaders Meeting in Fall 2023

On Friday, November 18 at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Annual Leaders Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand, U. S. Vice President Kamala Harris announced that...