Tag: International

California Receives Federal Grant for Global Trade Expansion Program

California has received a $650,000 grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to help California small businesses boost trade and exports abroad. The...

CalChamber Urges U.S. Senators to Unleash Full Potential of Export-Import Bank

The California Chamber of Commerce is urging members to ask California’s two U.S. senators to support restoring a quorum to the Export-Import Bank. Since July...

U.S.-Canada Reach NAFTA Agreement Before Deadline, Branding New Pact the U.S.-Mexico-Canada-Agreement

Late Sunday night, just before the midnight deadline, the U.S. and Canada came to an agreement on a new trade pact, rebranding it the...

Visit from South African Consul Shares Sister State Ties and Push for Economic Development

Renewing and furthering South Africa’s trade and investment relationship with California was the emphasis when Consul Talifhani Mbelengwa from the Consulate General of South...

CalChamber Reaffirms Support for KORUS as President Trump Signs Revised Deal

On Monday, September 24 at the UN General Assembly in New York, President Trump signed the revised KORUS deal with South Korean President Moon Jae-in calling...

CalChamber-Supported Korean Trade Agreement Moves Forward

Last week, the U.S. Trade Representative announced that the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement has been modified to “improve implementation of the trade pact.” Agreement Amendments The amendments included an extension...

U.S. Policy Expert: Trade Talks to Open Markets Work Better than Tariff Wars to...

In an era where “trade is invading every zone,” increased tariffs on imports are the wrong way to generate prosperity for U.S. businesses, a...

U.S., Mexico Reach Preliminary Trade Update Agreement

According to President Trump and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), as of August 27, the United States and Mexico have reached...

America’s Indo-Pacific Vision

“The Indo-Pacific, which stretches from the United States west coast to the west coast of India, is a subject of great importance to American...

U.S, New Zealand Conclude Talks for Trade and Investment Framework Agreement

The United States and New Zealand concluded two days of meetings on July 20 under the Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA), noting the...

International Forum: California Continues to Blaze Trail in Trade

U.S. and California politics and trade priorities, global connections and the importance of exports were the topics discussed by an international trade expert, a...

Seventh Round of NAFTA Negotiations Concludes

The seventh round of negotiations have concluded in Mexico City, Mexico, and the negotiators report closing three additional chapters of the North America Free...

California Chamber of Commerce and Ontario Chamber of Commerce Join Forces in Support of...

Chambers encourage continued, cooperative trade relationships between California and Ontario SACRAMENTO, CA — The California Chamber of Commerce (CalChamber) and the Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC)...

Generalized System of Preferences Approved by House

In the evening of February 13, the U.S. House voted 400-2 to pass H.R. 4979, bipartisan legislation providing a three-year retroactive renewal of the Generalized...

Trade Report: California Exports Finish Strong in 2017

California’s merchandise export trade soared in December, according to a Beacon Economics analysis of U.S. trade statistics released February 6 by the U.S. Census...

Fourth Round of NAFTA Negotiations Concludes

The fourth round of talks to renegotiate and modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) concluded in Arlington, Virginia on Tuesday. The California Chamber...