Plan to Open California Trade Offices in China

Establishing California trade offices in countries around the globe is an old idea whose time has come again. The practice of opening and maintaining foreign trade offices was not uncommon for more than twenty years, beginning in the 1980’s. Eventually, the State budget cut funding for these offices in 2003, and most were closed.

According to a recent Los Angeles Times article, state studies criticized such offices for failing to produce desired economic benefits, noting that political issues and constituent requests, rather than a comprehensive trade policy, were often behind their establishment.

LOADING PDF: If there are any problems, click here to download the file.

Published In:

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

© Peter S. Bauman - Senior Commercial Litigation Attorney Callahan & Blaine, (714) 241-4444 (office) / (949) 842-1720 (mobile) | Attorney Advertising

Don't miss a thing! Build a custom news brief:

Read fresh new writing on compliance, cybersecurity, Dodd-Frank, whistleblowers, social media, hiring & firing, patent reform, the NLRB, Obamacare, the SEC…

…or whatever matters the most to you. Follow authors, firms, and topics on JD Supra.

Create your news brief now - it's free and easy »

All the intelligence you need, in one easy email:

Great! Your first step to building an email digest of JD Supra authors and topics. Log in with LinkedIn so we can start sending your digest...

Sign up for your custom alerts now, using LinkedIn ›

* With LinkedIn, you don't need to create a separate login to manage your free JD Supra account, and we can make suggestions based on your needs and interests. We will not post anything on LinkedIn in your name.
×
Loading...
×