Monthly Archives: April 2018

The U.S. Trade Representative released a proposal to impose a 25 percent tariff on approximately 1,300 products from China. This proposal is part of the administration’s response to counter the $375 billion trade deficit with China and unfair trade practices that USTR found on China’s policies and practices on technology transfer and intellectual property. The […]

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Paola Avila, Vice President of International Business Affairs, was honored with the “Cool Women Award” presented by the San Diego Girl Scouts.  The Cool Women Award honors local women who embody the Girl Scouts Promise and Law, exhibit excellent leadership skills and serve as role models. They maintain high levels of integrity, motivate and inspire […]

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In collaboration with the Mexican Consulate in San Diego, and the Tijuana Economic Development Corporation,  the Chamber co-presented the fourth annual Cali-Israel Mexico Innovation Expo at the BIT Center in Tijuana from March 19th to 21st. This regional conference centered in Southern California and the Cali-Baja region of Mexico, focusing on cross-border investment, venture capital, […]

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Mexico’s National Water Commission (CONAGUA) announced an investment of $4.35 million for improvements to repair Tijuana sewage infrastructure. Roberto Ramirez Parra, National Director of CONAGUA stated “this is an effort to put an end to the health crisis that the municipality has been facing.” The project is designed to replace sewage pipelines and the main […]

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Mexico’s Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Luis Videgaray Caso, visited San Diego aiming to fortify the political and economic relationship between Mexico and the U.S. During his visit, the Secretary discussed priorities such as economic prosperity, border infrastructure, and diplomacy. His agenda included a meeting with San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer, a lecture on the U.S.-Mexico […]

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As part of the Regional Economic Association Leaders (REAL) Coalition, the Chamber joined other large, advocacy-oriented economic institutions for a Sacramento advocacy day. Meetings with Senator Beall, Senator Wiener, and Senator Bates focused heavily on infrastructure funding and addressing the state’s current housing crisis. Other discussions, such as the meeting with Assemblymember Evan Low, touched […]

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The San Diego City Council voted unanimously to approve the Pure Water Phase 1 Environmental Impact Report. Pure Water is a safe, reliable, and drought-proof supply of water and will provide the City of San Diego with one third of its water supply by 2035. The Chamber has been a long-time supporter of Pure Water […]

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Senator Toni Atkins made history with her recent swearing in as Senate Pro Tempore, in which she will lead the state Senate. Following a swearing in ceremony at the Capitol, the Senator invited hundreds to join her at the Jacobs Center for a local San Diego ceremony. Chamber staff and board members were present to […]

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Ingredients Craft Tequila Experience Taco Vendors Live Entertainment Local Art & Craft Vendors Event Details 1. Two Day Event 2. Saturday, Celebrate Craft Tequila Saturday’s Tequila Sampling Allows Each “Tequila Experience” Ticket Holder to Sample the Areas Local Craft and Popular Each Tequila Experience is limited to (1) Round of of 6 Samples of Tequila […]

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Thank you to everyone that attended San Diego Real Producers Ribbon Cutting and Launch Party! It’s been an exciting mission to connect the top producing Realtors here in Southern California to some of the best affiliates, investors and business people. We are excited about the platform that is just getting kicked off. The goal is […]

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