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Trade Update - Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Featured Headlines

Trade Report:
California Exports End 2016 on High Note

CalChamber, February 10, 2017


World Trade Outlook Indicator
Suggests Moderate Trade Momentum
in First Quarter of 2017

February 14, 2017

Global Foreign Direct Investment
Fell 13% in 2016, but Modest Recovery
Expected in 2017 – New Figures

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, February 1, 2017


Did Trump and Abe Just Launch
a New Chapter in U.S.-Japan Relations?

The Washington Post, February 13, 2017

Canada’s Trudeau Arrives
in Washington to Meet with Trump

The Sacramento Bee, February 13, 2017

Trump Agrees to Honour ‘One China’
Policy Despite Threats

BBC News, February 10, 2017

CalChamber Companies in the News

Boeing Wins $13.8 Billion Wide-Body Jet Order from Singapore Air
American Journal of Transportation, February 9, 2017

Nordstrom Announces Largest-Ever Donation Through Treasure&Bond Give-Back Brand
Nordstrom, February 6, 2017

Enterprise Rent-A-Car Dominates Car Rental Categories
at 2017 Travvy Awards

Enterprise Holdings, February 6, 2017

Trade Policy

From the White House

Remarks by President Trump and Prime Minister Trudeau
of Canada in Joint Press Conference

February 13, 2017

Joint Statement from President Donald J. Trump
and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

February 10, 2017

President’s Call with President Xi Jinping of China
February 9, 2017

President Donald J. Trump Announces His Cabinet
February 8, 2017

From the World Trade Organization

Brazil Files WTO Complaint Against Canada
Over Alleged Aircraft Subsidies

February 8, 2017

From the U.S. Department of State

Secretary Tillerson’s Meeting with Mexican Foreign Secretary 
Luis Videgaray

February 8, 2017

Trade Agreements

By Signing CETA with Justin Trudeau, the EU
isn’t Undermining Donald Trump – They’re Helping Him

Independent, February 13, 2017

CARICOM, Cuba Sign New Trade Agreement
CTA Brussels, February 9, 2017

Peru Free Trade Agreement Could Help India Diversify
in LatAm Region

The Financial Express, February 8, 2017

Australia Strives for ‘TPP Minus 1’ After Trump Withdraws
Bloomberg, February 7, 2017

Officials Consider the US-South Korea Free Trade Deal
Voice of America, February 7, 2017


Free Trade and How the Soybean Helped Make America Great
The Wall Street Journal, February 13, 2017

U.S. Eyes New Tactic to Press China
The Wall Street Journal, February 13, 2017

Trump Taps David Malpass for International Treasury Post,
Source Says

Bloomberg, February 12, 2017

US Could Walk Away from WTO if Necessary,
Former Trump Trade Advisor Says

CNBC, February 10, 2017

Trump Supports Ex-Im Bank, Democrats Say After White House Visit
The Wall Street Journal, February 9, 2017

Tillerson to Travel to Mexico City
Politico, February 9, 2017

Trade Deficit with Mexico is Good for America
Bloomberg, February 8, 2017

Meeting with Rex Tillerson Caps Off Freeland’s Whirlwind Tour
of Washington

Ottawa Citizen, February 8, 2017

House Ag Chairman Thinks Trump’s Move to Withdraw from TPP Could Lead to Better Things for Farmers
High Plains Public Radio, February 8, 2017

U.S. Trade Gap Widens in 2016 as Exports, Imports Both Shrink
Bloomberg, February 7, 2017

The Places in America Most Exposed to a Trade War
The Washington Post, February 7, 2017


Wine Exports Set Record, Led by California Labels
The Los Angeles Times, February 13, 2017

Mexico Trade War Puts 1 in 33 California Jobs at Risk
The San Jose Mercury News, February 13, 2017

US Farmers Fret Over a Possible Trade War
The Ledger, February 13, 2017

Carbon Prices Rise in California’s Cap-And-Trade Program
As Legal Certainty Grows

Forbes, February 8, 2017

California Export Trade Finished 2016 with a Sprint
The Sacramento Bee, February 7, 2017

More International Articles

The U.S. and Israel Must Grow Their Economic Alliance Under Trump
Observer, February 13, 2017

Mexico Ready to Retaliate by Hurting American Corn Farmers
CNN, February 13, 2017

Ukraine Requests WTO Dispute Panel Over Transit Row
with Russia – Trade Ministry

Sputnik News, February 13, 2017

Citing Trump and Brexit, EU Sees Euro Zone Economy Risk,
Sharp Drop in UK Growth

Reuters, February 13, 2017

Who Would Hurt the Most in a Trump Trade War?
The Sacramento Bee, February 10, 2017

Mexicans in the U.S. Are Sending Home More Money Than Ever
Capital Public Radio, February 10, 2015

Trump Says U.S. Committed to Japan Security,
in Change from Campaign Rhetoric

Reuters, February 11, 2017

Trade Punishment for Trump Voters
The Wall Street Journal, February 10, 2017

Caroline Kennedy on U.S. Relations with Japan and China
CBS News, February 10, 2017

US May Impose 100% Import Tariff on 90 Kinds of European Agriculture Products
Sputnik News, February 10, 2017

China, New Zealand Pledge Support for Free Trade
to Counter Global Protectionism

Reuters, February 10, 2017

Goldman Sachs Warns Investors to Brace
for a Looming Trade War with China

Bloomberg MarketWatch, February 10, 2017

World’s Biggest Shipping Company Voices Alarm at Trump Trade War
Business Mirror, February 9, 2017

7 Months in, Expanded Panama Canal Still Faces Challenges
Associated Press, February 9, 2017

Trump Breaks Ice with China’s Xi in Letter Seeking ‘Constructive’ Ties
Reuters, February 9, 2017

Moscow Readies a New, Hard-Line Ambassador for Washington
Foreign Policy, February 8, 2017

Rajoy Speaks to Trump and Offers to Act as a Link
with Latin American Countries

MercoPress, February 8, 2017

WTO Provides the Means to Deal with Trade Concerns:
Robert Azevedo

The Economic Times, February 8, 2017

UK’s House of Commons Set to Pass Bill Authorizing Brexit
Associated Press, February 8, 2017

Brexit May Cause U.K. Output to Fall 9.5%, MIT Study Shows
Bloomberg, February 8, 2017

Here’s a Look at US Trade with Mexico
Business Insider, February 7, 2017



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