Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Governor Brown to Lead Trade and Investment Mission to Mexico
Governor Brown will be joined by a diverse delegation of California government, business, economic development, investment and policy leaders on the Mission, which will be organized by the California Chamber of Commerce.
Governor’s Office, April 29, 2014
CalChamber Companies in the News
General Electric to Join U.S. Department of Commerce Business Delegation in West Africa
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Announces Business Delegation to Join Her West Africa Trade Mission
U.S. Department of Commerce, April 25, 2014
JPMorgan Chase commits millions to Northern California nonprofits
Associated Press, April 22, 2014
U.S. Senate Finance Committee to Hold Hearing on 2014 Trade Policy Agenda
On Wednesday, April 30, the Senate Finance hearing will take place regarding the 2014 trade policy agenda, with testimony from Ambassador Michael Froman.
Request for Comments
on an Environmental Goods Agreement
On March 21, 2014, the USTR notified Congress of the Administration's intention to enter into negotiations for a World Trade Organization Environmental Goods Agreement. The Office of the USTR, on behalf of the Trade Policy Staff Committee (TPSC), is seeking public comments regarding U.S. interests and priorities with respect to this initiative.
Written comments are due by May 5, 2014
Hearing - May 5, 2014 in Washington, DC
From the World Trade Organization
Panels established at the request of Argentina, Cuba
and the Dominican Republic
The trend towards increased regionalism could be reversed,
new WTO research suggests
From the White House
FACT SHEET: U.S.-Philippines Partnership for Growth
Remarks by President Obama at Commercial Deals Signing Ceremony
Joint Statement By President Obama
And Prime Minister Najib Of Malaysia
President Obama Attends Roundtable With Korean Business Executives To Encourage Investment In United States
U.S.-Japan Joint Statement: The United States and Japan: Shaping the Future of the Asia-Pacific and Beyond
From the U.S. Department of Commerce
New Expansion to Support New Opportunities
By Arun Kumar, Assistant Secretary for Global Markets and Director General of the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service
New Commerce Data Supports Better Economic Decision-Making
by Businesses and Policymakers
Driving German FDI – the U.S. as a Manufacturing & Distribution Hub, and an Export Platform
From the U.S. Trade Representative
U.S. Removes the Philippines from the Special 301 Watch List
Pritzker ‘Optimistic’ on Pacific-Trade Deal Conclusion This Year
Bloomberg Businessweek, April 25, 2014
U.S. and Japan Fail to Reach Trade Deal During Obama’s Visit
Time, April 25, 2014
Pacific Trade Stall
The Wall Street Journal, April 23, 2014
The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Who wins, who loses, why it matters
Los Angeles Times, April 22, 2014
SUPPORT AJR 34 (Cooley-D)
Terrorism Risk Insurance Extension
4/24/2014 - In Assembly. Ordered
to Engrossing and Enrolling.
Urges Congress to extend the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program for U. S. economic stability and continuity following a terrorist attack.
Letter to Author
Bill Versions: 02/13/2014 Introduced
SUPPORT AJR 37 (Muratsuchi-D)
4/7/2014 - Assembly bills - Third Reading
Urges Congressional reauthorization of the Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank, thereby enabling U.S. companies — large and small — to turn export opportunities into real sales that help to maintain and create U.S. jobs and contribute to a stronger national economy.
SEND A LETTER
Bill Versions: 03/24/2014 Amended
More International Articles
UK Economic Growth Quickens to 0.8% as Recovery Broadens
Bloomberg, April 29, 2014
Obama headed home after 4-country Asia tour
The Sacramento Bee, April 29, 2014
IMF raises Chinese economic growth outlook
Associated Press, April 28, 2014
Obama praises business deals, touts U.S. enterprise
Reuters, April 28, 2014
Costa Rican legislature ratifies free trade agreement with Colombia
Tico Times- Costa Rica, April 26, 2014
'Sweden is a trade-policy superpower'
The Local-Sweden, April 25, 2014
Argentina's Trade Surplus Tumbled 95% on Year in March
The Wall Street Journal, April 25, 2014
German Business Confidence Unexpectedly Rises On Outlook
Bloomberg, April 24, 2014
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World Trade Week Kickoff Breakfast
NAFTA Luncheon Forum
5/7/2014 - 5/17/2014
China International Trade Mission & Expo
Inland Empire World Trade Conference
5/19/2014 - 5/29/2014
Saudi Health Exhibition & Conference
CalChamber Luncheon Forum
Consular Corps Luncheon
5/27/2014 - 5/29/2014
6/3/2014 - 6/4/2014
Discover Europe Conference
6/3/2014 - 6/7/2014
Computex Tapei 2014
9th Annual International Trade Outlook
6/19/2014 - 6/21/2014
MIFB Food/Beverage Trade Fair
Ethiopia Business & Investment Forum
World Expo: Milan
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