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