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Tuesday, February 27, 2018

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US, Canada, Mexico Flags

Canada Day: What Changes in NAFTA
Mean for Agriculture in California

CalChamber, February 23, 2018

Canada Day Photo
Left to right, CalChamber Vice President Susanne Stirling, Canadian Ag Minister Lawrence MacAulay, CalChamber President Allan Zaremberg, and Canadian Consul General Rana Sarkar.

CalChamber Companies in the News

Telefónica and Huawei Extends the Evolution of LTE Networks in Bogotá, Monterrey and Rio de Janeiro after Initial Developments in Munich
Huawei, February 23, 2018

Boeing, Lockheed Interested in Launching Rockets from Brazil, Minister Says
Reuters, February 22, 2018

Mexico’s Televisa to Create Content for Amazon Prime
Reuters, February 22, 2018

UPS to Deploy First Electric Truck to Rival Cost of Conventional Fuel Vehicles
AJoT, February 22, 2018

Trade Policy

From the White House

Remarks by President Trump at 2018 White House Business Session with Governors
February 26, 2018

President Donald J. Trump’s Meeting with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull Strengthens the United States-Australia Alliance and Close Economic Partnership
February 23, 2018

Enhancing U.S. Trade in a Global Economy
February 21, 2018

Growing the American Economy: The Economic Report of the President
February 21, 2018

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Secretary Ross: “A Bright Future for U.S. Leadership of Space Commerce”
February 21, 2018

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Final Antidumping Duty Determinations on Biodiesel From Argentina and Indonesia
February 21, 2018

From the U.S. Trade Representative

United States and Australia Intensify Cooperation on Digital Trade
February 23, 2018

From the U.S. Department of State

Opening of U.S. Embassy Jerusalem
February 23, 2018

From the World Trade Organization

Viet Nam Initiates WTO Complaint Against United States Over Seafood Import Measures
February 27, 2018

DG Azevêdo Tells EU Ministers: This is the Time to Invest in the WTO
February 26, 2018

Launch of New Portal to Raise Awareness of Trade Development in Least-Developed Countries
February 26, 2018

India Calls for Changes in WTO to Transform World Economy
The Economic Times, February 25, 2018

WTO Chief Roberto Azevedo Warns of Increased Risk of ‘Trade Wars’
Deutsche Welle, February 24, 2018

Trade Facilitation Agreement Marks First Anniversary Since Entry Into Force
February 22, 2018

South Korea Launches WTO Trade Challenge Against U.S. Duties
Reuters, February 20, 2018

From the International Trade Administration

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February 27, 2018

Trade Agreements


Seventh Round of NAFTA
Negotiations Begins Today (2/26)

CalChamber, February 26, 2018

President Trump Signs Report Contradicting
His Statements on Trade with Canada

CTV News, February 26, 2018

Automakers Say Trump’s Anti-NAFTA
Push Could Upend Their Industry

NPR, February 26, 2018

American CEOs Say They’re Ready
to Bring Jobs Home if NAFTA Dies

Bloomberg, February 26, 2018

NAFTA Talks Go Into Their Seventh
Round. Canada Isn’t Optimistic.

The Washington Post, February 25, 2018

New NAFTA Talks Aim to Clear
Pathway to Toughest Issues

Reuters, February 24, 2018

White House Shelves Tentative
Plan for Mexican Leader Visit

The Sacramento Bee, February 24, 2018

If Trump Rips Up NAFTA, Canada
May Shrug, Not Shudder

The New York Times, February 24, 2018

Low Mexico Wages Are NAFTA
Death Knell, House Democrats Say

Bloomberg, February 24, 2018

RBC Chief Says Some Commercial
Clients Are Anxious About NAFTA

Bloomberg, February 23, 2018

Breakdown in NAFTA Could Hinder
New Tax Reform Law, Gov. Rick Snyder Cautions

Politico, February 23, 2018

With Elections to Win, One NAFTA
Team May Prefer to Keep Talking

Bloomberg, February 23, 2018

As Trump Trashes NAFTA, Mexico
Turns to Brazilian Corn

Reuters, February 22, 2018

Mexico’s Pro-Business Candidate
Wants to Double Minimum Wage

Bloomberg, February 21, 2018

U.S., Canada Trade Disputes Between
Ottawa and Washington Aren’t Just National

Stratfor, February 21, 2018

New TPP Could Hurt NAFTA Talks Because of Impact on U.S.: Auto Sector
CBC, February 21, 2018

As Food Trade Ballooned Under
NAFTA, So Did Mexican Waistlines

Bloomberg, February 21, 2018

TPP Can’t Be Redone to Please US, Chilean President Says
Nikkei Asian Review, February 27, 2018

Are We Witnessing the End of KORUS?
AJoT, February 26, 2018

UK Again Denies US Free Trade Deal is a Threat to Food Standards
Food Navigator, February 26, 2018

Turnbull Ends U.S. visit, Failing to Persuade Trump to Revive TPP Negotiations
XinhuaNet, February 26, 2018

Leaked Docs Show EU Capitals Considering Trade Deal with UK
The Sun, February 22, 2018

Australian Leader to Raise China, Trans-Pacific Trade Deal in Trump Talks
Reuters, February 21, 2018

South Korea Will Sign Trade Deals with Five Central American Countries
CNBC, February 20, 2018

EU, Mexico Say Progress Made After Trade Talks, Deal Not Yet Finalized
Reuters, February 20, 2018

Final Version of Trans-Pacific Trade Deal Released, Rules Pushed By U.S. on Ice
Reuters, February 20, 2018

Japan Hopes U.S. Returns to TPP But Overhaul Tough
Reuters, February 19, 2018


Trump Set to Promote Trade Hawk Peter Navarro
The Wall Street Journal, February 25, 2018

U.S. To Discuss Trade Disputes with China Economic Official Next Week
Reuters, February 23, 2018

Trump Favors Commerce’s Harshest Steel and Aluminum Tariffs, Sources Say
Bloomberg, February 23, 2018

Foreign Leaders Seek Fresh Ties with US Governors, Mayors
AP, February 22, 2018

U.S. Treasury Official Says Era of Congratulating China is Over
Bloomberg, February 21, 2018


Trump ‘Gets What You’re Saying’: Agriculture Secretary Talks Immigration, Water and Food Stamps on California Tour
The Los Angeles Times, February 21, 2018

More International Articles

EU Doesn’t Buy U.S. Claim That Steel Imports Undermine Security
Bloomberg, February 26, 2018

China Pushes Back Against Criticism of Plan for Xi to Stay in Power
Reuters, February 25, 2018

China Proposes Removal of Two-Term Limit, Potentially Paving Way for President Xi Jinping to Stay On
The Washington Post, February 25, 2018

In America’s Absence, Japan Takes the Lead on Asian Free Trade
The Washington Post, February 22, 2018

Latin American Officials Eye How NAFTA Could Impact Trade Agreements with the U.S.
World Trade Online, February 22, 2018

U.S. Tells India to Cut Tariffs as Trade Friction Heats Up
Reuters, February 22, 2018

Why Tech Secrets, Not Steel, Could Cause the Real Clash Between the U.S. and China
CNN, February 21, 2018

New Zealand Says Pacific Trade Deal Will Boost GDP 1 Percent
The Sacramento Bee, February 20, 2018



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