Tag: World Trade Organization

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...

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...

World Trade Organization Announces First Woman and African as Director General

On Monday February 15, the World Trade Organization (WTO) announced that Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala of Nigeria will be Director General. She will be the first...

World Trade Organization at a Crossroads

During the May 2020 recognition of World Trade Month, and in the current worldwide political climate where trade policy has risen to a tier...

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...

U.S. Trade Representative Releases Agenda for Free, Fair, Reciprocal Trade

The Office of the United States Trade Representative has released the 2019 Trade Policy Agenda and 2018 Annual Report of the President of the...

CalChamber Hosts U.S. Department of Commerce Official

The California Chamber of Commerce yesterday hosted a small meeting of business representatives, federal trade officials and state legislative liaisons to discuss the current...

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...

Federal Trade Office Releases 2018 National Trade Estimate Report

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) yesterday released the 2018 National Trade Estimate (NTE), an annual report documenting foreign trade and investment...

First Round of NAFTA Negotiations Begins Today

The first round of the negotiations for the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) between the United States, Canada and Mexico will take place...

Global Trade Yields Economic Advances

As the new administration and 115th Congress get to work, the California Chamber of Commerce is communicating its international trade priorities and support for...

CalChamber Reiterates Trade Priorities for New Administration, Congress

As the new administration and 115th Congress get to work, the California Chamber of Commerce will be communicating its international trade priorities and support...

Report: Trade Facilitation Agreement Will Reduce Trade Costs, Increase Global Trade, Output

The Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) has the potential to reduce trade costs by a significant amount and thereby increase both global trade and output,...