FeaturedCalifornia Capital Region selected for Global Cities Initiative
Nov 21, 2013 - It is with great excitement that the Northern California World Trade Center announces that the California Capital Region (CCR) has been accepted into the Global Cities Exchange Initiative’s cohort, a joint project of Brookings and JPMorgan Chase.
The Exchange is a network of metropolitan areas committed to establishing actionable export plans that will promote greater global trade and economic competitiveness.
Brookings selected metropolitan areas to join the network after an extensive application process that evaluated regions’ readiness and capability to pursue the Exchange’s curriculum and commitment to implement a metropolitan export pan.
Tue, Dec 10, 2013
Direct Line: Doing Business in Mauritius
Mauritius has developed one of the most successful and stable economies in Africa, with a per capita income of over $9,000. Frequently rated highly in global business rankings and well-known in the region for its judiciary and respect for rule of law, this small but diverse country is now actively marketing itself as a ‘platform to Africa’ and a link to East Asia, and has aspirations of becoming a regional ICT hub.
Thu, Dec 12, 2013
Direct Line: Opportunities for US Educational Institutions
The U.S. Department of State invites U.S. educational institutions to participate in this teleconference call to learn more about recruiting Salvadoran students to study in the United States. Panelists will discuss current initiatives to promote international educational exchange, available funding to tap into this growing market, as well as how schools can attract the best and brightest students from El Salvador.
Tue, Dec 17, 2013
Direct Line: Doing Business in Ecuador
The United States is Ecuador’s largest trading partner, by all measures, with bilateral trade continuing to grow. Ambassador Namm will host Embassy Quito’s first Direct Line webinar, targeted for small to medium-sized U.S. exporters. This webinar will provide an overview of the economic and business climate in Ecuador, along with a discussion of opportunities and challenges.