Tag: International Trade

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CalChamber-Hosted Mexico Advocacy Day Lunch Focuses on Future of Bilateral Relationship

On May 3, the California Chamber of Commerce hosted a luncheon for the 13th Annual California Mexico Advocacy Day in conjunction with the Consulate...
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Federal Maritime Data Initiative Meetings Conclude; Continued Consensus on Need for Better Data

The need for real-time data within the supply chain remained in the spotlight as the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) Maritime Data Initiative meetings concluded...
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Biden Signs Legislation to End Trade Relations with Russia, Ban Russian Oil Imports

Last week, President Joe Biden signed legislation ending permanent normal trade relations (PNTR) with Russia and codifying a ban on Russian oil. The bipartisan package,...

U.S.-U.K. Trade Dialogue Resumes; Future Meetings Planned

The United States and the United Kingdom resumed trade talks at the end of March, two years after they were frozen and eight months...

CalChamber Hosts Reception for Japanese Ambassador and Delegation

On Monday, March 21 the California Chamber of Commerce hosted a reception for the Japanese Ambassador to the United States. Ambassador Koji Tomita was accompanied...

Biden Worker-Centered Trade Policy Aims to Strengthen Labor Rights Worldwide

Workers and labor standards around the world are a central element of the Biden administration’s trade policy. The 2022 Trade Policy Agenda and 2021 Annual Report...
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U.S. Launches Programs to Combat Supply Chain Problems, Spur Manufacturing

The federal government has announced a number of programs and grants to help revitalize manufacturing and address supply chain problems in the United States. These...
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Economic Impact of Russia’s Invasion into Ukraine

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine will have an impact on the world economy that is still not fully recovered from the pandemic. However, it is...
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USTR Releases Report on China’s WTO Compliance

Fifty years after President Richard Nixon made his historic visit to China, 20 years after China joined the World Trade Organization (WTO), and following...

Californians Among Ambassador Nominations Moving Forward in the U.S. Senate This Year

Biden Administration Finally Sees Movement on Ambassador Nominations After a year in office, the Biden administration has finally received U.S. Senate confirmations for many of...
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Partnership Working to Improve Conditions, Promote Economy in Central America

Promoting economic opportunity in northern Central America to address the root causes of migration is the focus of the Partnership for Central America (PCA),...
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Los Angeles to Host Summit of Americas in June

President Joe Biden has announced Los Angeles as the host city for the Ninth Summit of the Americas, scheduled for June 6–10, with a...
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World Trade Organization Postpones Ministerial Conference

New travel restrictions due to the omicron virus variant have forced yet another shift in the timetable for the World Trade Organization (WTO) ministerial...

CalChamber Joins Call for Congress to Pass Tariff Relief Bill by End of Year

Congress must support U.S. jobs, competitiveness and growth by passing the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB) by the end of the year. That is the message...
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Privacy in China

China drafted its new privacy legislation, in part, after the European GDPR, in order to better compete against American companies. Modeled primarily after the...
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CalChamber Offers Practical Steps to Address Supply Chain Crisis

In a letter to Governor Gavin Newsom and members of the California Legislature, the California Chamber of Commerce offered a series of practical steps...
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Optimism in Air as Strong Vaccine Effort, New Regime Promote Business Recovery

The following answers to questions posed by the California Chamber of Commerce are from Felipe Espinosa, executive director of the American Chamber of Commerce...
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Chile-California Council Celebrates a Decade of Building Bridges Between Chile, California

The Chile-California Council celebrated a decade of building bridges between Chile and California during the October 19 annual meeting held virtually. The Chile-California Council (CCC)...
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Governor Newsom Signs Executive Order to Help Tackle Port Congestion

Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order yesterday that directs state agencies to develop longer-term proposals that support port operations and goods movement for...
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Commissioner Carl Bentzel Discusses State of US Ports at International Forum

The commissioner of the Federal Maritime Commission, Carl Bentzel, joined the California Chamber of Commerce on October 5 to discuss the state of U.S....