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Trade Update - Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Featured Headlines

Trade Critical to California in U.S. Economy
CalChamber, November 15, 2016


California Legislative Roster 2017-2018
CalChamber, December 2, 2016


California Congressional Delegation
Roster 2017-2018

CalChamber, December 6, 2016

CalChamber Companies in the News

California’s trade jitters
CNBC’s Deirdre Bosa reports on how Trump’s change in trade policies can impact the Port of Los Angeles.
CNBC, December 1, 2106

Hong Kong Disneyland in line for a $1.4 billion expansion, adding a ‘Frozen’ themed land in bid to boost growth
The Sacramento Bee, November 22, 2016

Trade Policy

From the World Trade Organization

DG Azevêdo: After a year of constructive debate at the WTO, work must intensify into 2017

DG Azevêdo: “We must ensure that the gains of trade are better shared across society”

Director-General selection process launched; Azevêdo willing to serve 2nd term

From the White House

Readout of Vice President Biden’s Meeting with President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia

Trade Agreements

Panama Free Trade Commission Reports, U.S.-Panama Trade Agreement Implementation Moving Smoothly
CalChamber, November 29, 2016


Brian Peck of GoBiz – Director of the Transnational Law and Business Center at USC
USC, December 1, 2016

Rep. Nancy Pelosi elected by House Democrats for another term as minority leader
Los Angeles Times, December 1, 2016

Supermajorities could spark conflicts among Democrats
Sacramento Bee, November 29, 2016

Number of international students in U.S. colleges at an all-time high, and California is their top destination
Los Angeles Times, November 25, 2016

Job Creator Bills    

More International Articles

Jerry Brown jolts California politics with Becerra choice
The Sacramento Bee, December 1, 2016

Mexican billionaire Slim says Trump could be good for Mexico
The Washington Post, December 1, 2016

UK government begins legal fight against ruling that could derail Brexit
Reuters, December 5, 2016

Bull in a China shop: Trump risks diplomatic blowup in Asia
Politico, December 2, 2016

For Americans, Trump’s tariffs on imports could be costly
Fox News, December 1

Russia, China, and Japan Fill the Trump Trade Gap
The dozen nations in the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade group took seven years to hammer out a deal. President-elect Donald Trump promises to take just one day to scrap it.
Bloomberg, December 1, 2016

U.S. companies hope Trump will stick to business roots, back Cuba ties
Reuters, November 28, 2016

TPP isn’t dead — outside of the U.S.
Los Angeles Times, November 22, 2016



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