Monthly Archives: October 2017

Tax Reform

The President and Congress have shifted their legislative priority to tax reform with the objectives to simplify the tax code and make corporate taxes more competitive globally. A recent Chamber survey of San Diego County businesses found that when considering the health of the overall economy, over 70 percent of firms think it is at […]

Read More

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Mexico’s Tax Administration Service (SAT) have partnered to conduct joint cargo inspections to reduce border wait times. The cross-border collaboration will be conducted at the Otay Mesa Cargo Facility and it will be under the Unified Cargo Processing pilot program. The pilot program kicked off last week […]

Read More

The International Tribute Awards Dinner recognizes outstanding individuals and organizations that have made a significant impact in the binational efforts bridging U.S. and Mexican economies. This year, the Chamber is proud to present the following awards: Binational Leader of the Year – Ambassador Marcela Celorio, who serves as Mexico’s Consul General in San Diego Binational […]

Read More

Join the Industrial Environmental Association, California Manufacturers & Technology Association, and over 450 representatives from Southern California manufacturing companies at the 33rd Annual Environmental Training Symposium and Conference on October 30 & 31. This is the West Coast’s premier event for environmental compliance updates, networking with regulators and environmental compliance managers. Register now at www.ieaca.org/conference.

Read More

The third round of NAFTA negotiations were held in Ottawa, Canada, from September 23 – 27, 2017. Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland; Mexican Secretary of Economy Ildefonso Guajardo, and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, concluded that agreed changes will increase the region’s competitiveness. Highlights include: A new chapter focused on small and medium-size […]

Read More

The Chamber’s Energy and Water Committee approved a draft letter on September 7th detailing the Chamber’s position on Community Choice Aggregation. That letter was approved with a small addition at the Chamber Public Policy Committee meeting on September 12th. Lastly, the letter was approved by the Chamber Board of Directors on September 28th and will […]

Read More

Extreme San Diego was founded in 2015 to bring sports and entertainment events to the San Diego area.  In early 2016 Extreme San Diego received a five-year commitment from Extreme Sailing Series™ to bring one of the Extreme Sailing Series™ events to San Diego, beginning October of 2017.  Working with the San Diego Tourism Authority […]

Read More