Tag: Trade

World Trade Month: International Trade Critical to Weather Economic Downturns

After a year of global economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic that has been hindered by a supply chain crisis, the war in Ukraine...

World Trade Month: International Trade Critical to Weather Economic Downturns

After a year of global economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic that has been hindered by a supply chain crisis, the war in Ukraine...

Business Awaits Upcoming Port Worker Negotiations

Major port congestion and the global supply chain have made headlines frequently over the past two years. With labor talks set to begin May...

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,...

Innovation Drives Ireland-California Collaborations in Many Fields

Ireland’s relationship with the United States and especially California is driven by innovation, Consul General Marcella Smyth told a California Chamber of Commerce audience...
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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...

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...

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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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)...

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....

Livestream to Commemorate Year One of U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement

To celebrate the first anniversary of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), the Woodrow Wilson Center livestreamed a conversation with the trade ministers of the tree...

How California and the USMCA Are Helping Women Stay in Business

Creating business leadership and entrepreneurial opportunities for women in the post-COVID-19 economy was the topic of a May 6 virtual event co-hosted by the...

World Trade Month Spotlights Importance of Global Trade to State, U.S. Economies

After a year of global uncertainty, international trade continues to be in the spotlight and its importance is once again being highlighted this month...

Global Groups Express Cautious Optimism for Post-Pandemic Worldwide Recovery

Economic reports recently released by two key global organizations present cautiously optimistic signs for worldwide recovery. World Trade Organization The World Trade Organization (WTO) reported on March 31...

Green & Gold Recovery: Ireland, California Can Shape Future Post-Pandemic Economy

A View from Ireland The following answers to questions posed by the California Chamber of Commerce are from Robert O’Driscoll, Consul General of Ireland in...

CalChamber Outlines Trade Priorities for Congress, Federal Officials

As the Biden-Harris administration and 117th Congress get to work, the California Chamber of Commerce is communicating its international trade priorities and support for...

Economic/Cultural Vitality Provides Base for More Growth in Win-Win Partnership

A View from the Republic of Korea The following answers to questions posed by the California Chamber of Commerce are from Consul General Joon-yong Park,...

California’s Export Trade Resurgent in Latest Numbers

Below are excerpts from Beacon Economics’ monthly California Trade Report, which analyzes data released by the U.S. Census Bureau’s Foreign Trade Division and pinpoints...

World Trade Organization Annual Report: Trade Numbers Fall

From the April 8 release of the annual World Trade Organization (WTO) report from Geneva, the key message is: "This crisis is first and...