Category: International

EXIM Bank Reauthorization

The Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM) assists U.S. exporters with financing. In 2018, EXIM supported $6.8 billion worth of exports and 33,000 jobs. EXIM’s operations are now at risk unless Congress reauthorizes the bank to continue operations. Without an export credit agency such as EXIM, the U.S. stands to lose global competitiveness, and […]

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The San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce invites you to San Diego State University’s first annual collaborative conference exploring key cross-border issues and innovative solutions: RE: BORDER, “The Water We Share” Binational Conference. This year’s conference will analyze the use of water resources in the trans-border region of California and Baja California. Academic experts, practitioners, […]

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The Chamber was proud to partner with the Tijuana Economic Development Council to co-host our final Cross-Border Business Forum of 2019. The event featured a panel of experts who shared current trends and investment opportunities in mixed-use developments in our region: Alex Gutierrez, Architect, Carrier Johnson + CULTURE (moderator) Daniel Cano-Falomir, Managing Partner, Crowe Horwath […]

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INDEX Zona Costa International Trade Forum Mexico’s manufacturing business organization (INDEX) held its regional International Trade Forum in Tijuana bringing together industry leaders from Baja’s five municipalities. Chamber CEO Jerry Sanders provided remarks on the region’s cross-border commerce and collaboration which has led to success stories including Cross Border Xpress and an integrated manufacturing supply […]

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The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments last week on the administration’s move to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The Chamber has long supported immigration policies that allow our businesses to legally access the workforce they need in order to grow. We have submitted letters in support of DACA as well as […]

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The Chamber remains optimistic and committed to securing congressional approval of the NAFTA update known as the USMCA. The House Democrat’s USMCA working group continues to work to address their pending concerns on labor, enforcement, environmental, and prescription standards. Representative Richard Neal (MA), House Ways and Means Chairman and leader of the USMCA working group, […]

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The Chamber’s annual International Tribute Luncheon provides an opportunity to recognize outstanding individuals and businesses that have made a significant impact in the binational efforts bridging U.S. and Mexican economies. Previous awardees include Mexican Ambassador Marcela Celorio for Binational Leader of the Year; Mexican Customs (Servicio de Administración Tributaria) & U.S. Customs and Border Protection […]

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Chamber Vice President Paola Avila took part in California Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis’ delegation trip to Mexico City last week. This was the first delegation to another country under the Newsom administration, which delivered a clear message of strengthening California’s relationship with Mexico. The delegation met with various federal government agencies including Foreign Affairs, Commerce, […]

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