President Obama released his budget proposal Tuesday morning. The circles show the amount requested and the color reflects the changes from last year’s discretionary funding levels for each department. This page will be updated with new information throughout the day.
For every one job created in manufacturing, at least two to three jobs are created to support the sector. Further, manufacturing firms create regional wealth by producing a product that is exported to other states and countries. This attracts additional funds to the region — creating business, individual and community wealth. Because of this ripple effect, manufacturing firms have a deeper impact on the state of the economy than most other industries.
New NAFTA Rules for Business Travelers Agreed by US, Canada and Mexico US Migration Expert The 'trusted - traveler' program is considered as part of an attempt to strengthen commercial and cultural exchanges between the three countries to mark the...
Building new stadiums, opening malls and attracting new businesses from other parts of the country can all help the economy grow. But to get the economy zooming, businesses need to export, economic development leaders said at a maritime conference in San Diego on Thursday.
When President Obama meets this week with his Mexican and Canadian counterparts—President Enrique Peña Nieto and Prime Minister Stephen Harper—he will have, according to news reports, four agenda items: trade, education, border security and stopping drug trafficking. Here is some of what Brookings experts have said and are saying about the issues at this leaders summit.
Mexicali, B.C.- Mexicali Supply Expo 2014 organizing committee will offer a special discount for companies who register via the California Center for International Trade Development (CITD) with the purpose to assist California companies enter the Baja California manufacturing industry supply chain.
The TechAmerica Foundation proudly presents our 2014 edition of Tech Trade in the States: A State-by-State Overview of International Trade of Tech Goods. It provides 2012 data on tech trade at the national level and export data for all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. The report also provides an estimate as to the number of jobs that are supported by export activities.
This report is a companion report to our flagship publications, Cyberstates and Cybercities, which examine the tech industry at the national, state, and metropolitan levels focusing on employment, wages, establishments, and other factors.
"In this forum superintendents from Sweetwater Union High School, Chula Vista Elementary, National, San Ysidro and South Bay Unified School Districts will have the opportunity to address the community regarding their needs and how they will allocate Local Control Funding Formula funds to increase student achievement and build a strong foundation for the future workforce." March 7, 2014
The Otay Mesa Chamber of Commerce and the San Diego Center for International Trade Development will host a supplier forum March 6 in Chula Vista featuring Medtronic, a $16 billion medical technologies company based in Minneapolis.
Medtronic is a world-wide medical technology company that produces high quality surgical equipment and implantable medical devices. Medtronic’s supply chain team will be giving a presentation at the Mexport Suppliers Forum on March 6, 2014, to give specific details regarding the various goods and services they wish to source locally.
Victor Castillo's insight:
Medtronics supply chain is now spread all over the world and they are committed to supply chain improvements and to purchase as much as possible, locally. “Locally” is specifically aimed at Southern California. To meet this demand, they have reached out to the Otay Mesa Chamber of Commerce and the Center for International Trade Development (CITD) for assistance in locating qualified suppliers.
President Obama met in Toluca, Mexico, with President Peña Nieto of Mexico and Prime Minister Stephen Harper of Canada for the North American Leaders Summit. They discussed their vision for a prosperous and secure future for the citizens of all three countries and their shared commitment to work together to realize that vision. They announced concrete initiatives by the three countries aimed at enhancing our competitiveness in the global economy, expanding opportunities for our citizens, and promoting peace, security, and development through multilateral action. Some of these initiatives include:
San Diego Mayor-elect Kevin Faulconer has some binational plans as he prepares to take office next month. On his mind are pushing for expanded trade and reduced border congestion, and taking steps to increase San Diego’s presence in Tijuana.