CNBC Covers Port Dispute's Effect on Small Businesses with Input from the CITD

CNBC Covers Port Dispute's Effect on Small Businesses with Input from the CITD

The labor dispute between shipping companies and dockworkers at some of the country's busiest ports on the west coast over the last few months created a backlog of cargo, trapping imports and exports at the docks and causing pain for many businesses. Companies like Honda North America have reported cutting production[...]
Global Trade and Supplier Opportunities Highlighted at Inland Empire Manufacturers's Summit

Global Trade and Supplier Opportunities Highlighted at Inland Empire Manufacturers's Summit

The Manufacturers' Council of Inland Empire held its 4th Annual Manufacturers' Summit on February 19th at the Riverside Convention Center. The event helps to promote manufacturing jobs and provides area manufacturers with relevant information on the most pressing issues facing their industry, including regulations, workforce development, resource efficiency, exporting, marketing and[...]
CITD Bids Farewell to Long-time International Trade Specialist Gustavo Guerrero

CITD Bids Farewell to Long-time International Trade Specialist Gustavo Guerrero

For more than 15 years, Gustavo Guerrero has been the San Diego CITD's principal International Trade Specialist, assisting small businesses by providing consulting and technical assistance in all areas of international business. Gustavo brought more than 20 years of multi-industry international experience both in the public and private sectors to the CITD.[...]
Local High School Teachers Get a Glimpse of Global Trade

Local High School Teachers Get a Glimpse of Global Trade

More than 95% of the world's consumers live outside of the United States. Over 11 million Americans are in jobs supported by exports. Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs provide more than half of all U.S. jobs. These statistics make it evident that trade and entrepreneurship play a critical role in the[...]
San Diego CITD and Southwestern College Participate in Tijuana Innovadora Conference

San Diego CITD and Southwestern College Participate in Tijuana Innovadora Conference

The Tijuana Innovadora conference is a biennial international event that was created in 2010 to serve as a platform for promoting the City of Tijuana as an important hub of technology, science and culture. The event is held over 10 days and features panel discussions, workshops, exhibits, and competitions, among other activities.[...]
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