Category: International

On Tuesday, December 10, Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced House Democrats and the Trump administration reached an agreement to move forward with the U.S.-Mexico-Canada agreement, the White House’s replacement for the North American Free Trade Agreement. Highlights from the agreement: Assistance for small & medium-sized businesses Customs efficiencies will reduce border wait times Authorization of North […]

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Governors Gavin Newsom, Jaime Bonilla of Baja California, and Carlos Mendoza Davis of Baja California Sur, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding reestablishing the Commission of the Californias. The initiative creates a binational forum to share information on common interests and issues, as well as discussing strategies to approach a solution together. The three governors […]

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As we continue our region’s work to promote trade, reduce congestion at our ports of entry, and reduce transboundary pollution, we invite you to join our delegation trip to Mexico City and make a lasting impact: learn more here. The 15th Annual Binational Delegation to Mexico City will take place from March 22 – 25, 2020. […]

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The Chamber was proud to partner with San Diego State University and UABC on their first annual binational conference exploring key cross-border issues and innovative solutions. This year’s conference analyzed the use of water resources in Cali-Baja and innovative solutions with academic experts, practitioners, students, public policy experts, and community stakeholders. Chamber President and CEO […]

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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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