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WSJ: Canada, Mexico Reject Proposal to Rework Nafta Corporate Arbitration System

Canada, Mexico Reject Proposal to Rework Nafta Corporate Arbitration System U.S. says ISDS system erodes sovereignty by allowing multinational companies to circumvent domestic courts. William Mauldin – Wall Street Journal – 01/29/18 Mexico and Canada Read More

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New Solar Panel Tariffs – Felt by AZ Companies, Consumers

Arizona Daily Sun Publication Reprint: 1/26/2018 WASHINGTON – New tariffs imposed Tuesday by the Trump administration on imported solar products will benefit domestic manufacturers, but could hit consumers and other parts of the solar energy Read More

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Select USA – Foreign Direct Investment into Arizona

U.S. Government Program … … to Promote and Facilitate Business Investment in the US. The link below provides information regarding Foreign Direct Investment into Arizona.  Click Here for Fact Sheet

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DEC Chair: Greetings & Happy New Year 2018!

Greetings for a Prosperous 2018! Much of last year’s biggest news is spilling over into this new year.  There is general elation over the largest tax reform in twenty years has prompted many businesses to Read More

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CompTIA DC Fly-In – Natural Partnership with Tech & Business

Natural Partners – Technology, Business & Exports 2018 CompTIA DC-Fly-In Event A record number of technology executive and business owners from across the country are expected February 13-14 for the 2018 CompTIA DC Fly-In.  Don’t Read More

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NY Times: Trump’s Solar Tariffs Are Clouding the Industry’s Future

Reprint:  NY Times – JAN 23, 2018 – By ANA SWANSON and BRAD PLUMER At a solar farm in North Carolina, workers are bracing for the effect of a new tariff on imported solar cells Read More

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DEC Partner: Glenn Hamer – Let’s Make a Deal

Glenn Hamer is the President and CEO of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry Reprint:  The Bottom Line – A Weekly Column from the Business Community – 1/23/18 With a major tax reform bill Read More

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DEC Partner: Steve Zylstra – Congress Must Act to Save Dreamers

Steve Zylstra:  President & CEO – Arizona Tech Council From the Phoenix Business Journal Dec 20, 2017, 9:35am MST Unless or until Congress acts or a court declares otherwise, the DHS Memorandum rescinding DACA remains Read More

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DEC Partners: Pro Mexico & Maricopa Association of Governments EVENT

An Invitation to a Partner Event: Hosted by:  Pro Mexico & Maricopa Association of Governments WHERE: Crescent Crown Distributing 1640 W Broadway Rd, Mesa, AZ 85202 Complimentary Registration Lunch to be Provided WHEN:   JANUARY 23, Read More

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DEC Partners: GPEC & Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce & Industry

AZ Trade Talk … … is a communication from the desks of Chris Camacho, President & CEO of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council, and Glenn Hamer, President & CEO of the Arizona Chamber of Commerce Read More

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DEC Partner: NAFTA: A Primer for the Montreal Round

Image credit: Global News POLICY UPDATE by Colin Robertson CGAI Vice President and Fellow January 2018 Introduction The outcome of the upcoming Montreal round (Jan. 23-28, 2018) of the NAFTA negotiations will give us a Read More

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Ducey, AZ & NAFTA – Rework Could Improve Trade

Ducey says NAFTA rework could improve Arizona-Mexico trade By KTAR.com January 11, 2018 at 9:40 am PHOENIX — Gov. Doug Ducey said trade between Arizona and Mexico is a key part of his state’s economy Read More

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DEC Partner: PFCR February 2018 Event

DEC Partner – PCFR Event Join PCFR and the Office of Arizona Governor Doug Ducey for the 13th Annual Governor’s International State of the State sponsored by APS. This year’s event will feature a keynote Read More

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DEC Member Spotlight: Lea Marquez-Peterson

About Lea Marquez Peterson … Candidate for U.S. Congress Lea Marquez Peterson is a lifelong conservative Republican and a passionate, active community leader with a proven record of delivering results in both the private and Read More

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DEC Member: Lea Marquez Peterson – Tax Reform Good for Small Business

By Lea Márquez Peterson Special to the Arizona Daily Star – Nov 19, 2017 As the president of the Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, I’ve seen firsthand that our current tax code places a stifling Read More

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USTR Releases Updated NAFTA Negotiating Objectives

Washington, D.C. – United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer 11/17/17 released an updated summary of the negotiating objectives for the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). This update marks the first time USTR Read More

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DEC Partner: For Border States MI & AZ NAFTA is Essential

For Border States Michigan and Arizona, NAFTA Is Essential COMMENTARY in RealClear Politics By Richard K. Studley & Glenn Hamer November 15, 2017   As the presidents of two border-state chambers of commerce, we know Read More

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DEC & Partner: ​Mexico still can be our land of opportunity

Arizona DEC Member, Steve Zylstra, CEO of Arizona Tech Council By Steve Zylstra  –  Guest blogger / Phoenix Business Journal Oct 27, 2016, 10:16am If you have the opportunity to tap into doing business inside Read More

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DEC & Partner: ​Don’t trade this opportunity … let’s be honest

Arizona DEC Member, Steve Zylstra, CEO of Arizona Tech Council By Steve Zylstra  –  Guest blogger / Phoenix Business Journal Jun 7, 2017, 10:05a In the post-election rhetoric that seems to have gripped — some Read More

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DEC Partner: Promoting U.S. Growth Initiatives for Economic Development in Arizona

The 2nd Arizona UAS Summit & Expo organized by Aerospace Arizona Association in partnership with the AUVSI Saguaro Chapter, brought together experts, industry, academia, legislature and policy makers, military, first responders and disaster relief, regional Read More