|Tuesday, February 23, 2020
From the White House
FACT SHEET: The United States-Canada Partnership
Readout of President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Call with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel
From the U.S. Trade Representative
From U.S. Department of Agriculture
From the U.S. Department of State
Secretary Blinken’s Call with Quad Ministers
From the World Trade Organization
Biden Picks Up Where Trump Left Off in Hard-Line Stances at WTO
China Back as Top India Trade Partner Even as Relations Sour
India Signs Free Trade Pact With Mauritius, The First Of Its Kind With African Nation
Watch Out EU! UK in Pole Position to Secure Free Trade Deal with India, Says Former MEP
Australia’s Ambassador to the US Calls on Biden to Rejoin Trans=Pacific Partnership
Ukraine, Japan Start to Negotiate Free Trade Agreement
India Trade Minister Says Will Work with U.S. on New Trade Package
The Economic Case For Prioritizing A U.S.-Taiwan Free Trade Agreement
How American Free Trade Can Outdo China
Consumer Demand Snaps Back. Factories Can’t Keep Up.
Biden May Face an Uphill Task Trying to Form an ‘Anti-China Alliance’ in Asia
Joe Biden to Meet Justin Trudeau of Canada after Keystone Pipeline Order
Chair Cantwell Announces Subcommittee Leadership for the 117th Congress
Biden Declares ‘America Is Back’ on International Stage: Live Updates
U.S. House Revives Bill to Ban Goods from China’s Xinjiang
U.S. Steps Up Heat on Container Carriers to Ease Port Congestion
Biden Administration Maintains Status Quo on EU Product Tariffs (At Least for Now)
More International Articles
Chinese Loans to Latin America Plunge as Virus Strains Ties
China Urges US to Lift Trade Restrictions, Stop Interference
New Trade Commissioner for LATAC Announced
Global Services Economy Moving at Two Speeds as Factories Thrive
EU Trade Chief Warns Biden Over ‘Buy American’ Push
Mar 1 – Oct 30 all-day
Mar 1 – Mar 8 all-day
The United States Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration (ITA), is organizing a Cybersecurity Business Development Mission to Santiago, Chile; Montevideo, Uruguay; and Lima, Peru, March 1-5, 2021, along with an optional stop in Buenos Aires, Argentina on March 8, 2021.
Mission Participants Will: Learn about regional priorities, policy and regulatory changes, projects, and business opportunities. Make industry and government contacts. Have one-on-one business appointments with pre-screened potential buyers, agents, distributors, or joint venture partners in Chile, Peru, and Uruguay with optional appointments available in Argentina. Participate in Networking Receptions. Solidify business strategies and advance specific project goals. Why You Should Join: The purpose of this trade mission is to introduce U.S. firms to rapidly expanding markets for cyber-security products and services in South America.
The mission will help participating firms and trade associations to gain market insights, make industry contacts, solidify business strategies, and advance specific projects, with the goal of increasing U.S. exports to Peru, Chile, Uruguay, and Argentina. By participating in an official U.S. industry delegation, rather than traveling to Peru, Chile, Uruguay, and Argentina on their own, U.S. companies will enhance their ability to secure meetings in those countries and gain greater exposure to the region. By participating in the mission, U.S. companies will partake in customized, one-on-one, business appointments with pre-screened potential buyers, agents, distributors, and/or joint venture partners through which they may export their products and services to the region.
The Mission will provide opportunities for participants to have policy and regulatory framework discussions with foreign government representatives in order to advance U.S. cybersecurity sector interests and it will provide participants with an opportunity to meet with local governments and/or associations, to foster long-term partnerships, and to share best practices.
Mar 1 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
COVID-19 has impacted global trade and investment against a complex geopolitical backdrop. As companies around the world look for growth opportunities, how can Hong Kong play a role for US businesses? Hear about the latest situation and business sentiment on the ground in Hong Kong, which has been in the spotlight over the last two years. What are the facts? What are the key, emerging opportunities and how can companies explore them? This webinar co-hosted by the Hong Kong Economic Trade Office in San Francisco and the World Trade Center Los Angeles will share perspectives from Hong Kong investment leaders on how the region is attracting global players. How will Hong Kong maintain its role as Asia’s leading business and financial center? Join us to find out!
Mar 4 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Ahead of St. Patty’s Day on March 17, join Asia Society Northern California on Thursday, March 4 at 9:00 a.m. Pacific for an off-the-record Executive Roundtable with Ambassador Declan Kelleher, who previously served as Ireland’s permanent representative to the EU and its ambassador to China on how Brexit is affecting intra-European cooperation, the complex relations between China and Europe, and how all these interactions impact the United States. By most metrics, the United States, European Union and China are the world’s most important economies and geopolitical actors. COVID-19 has amplified the importance of the crucial relationships between these global powers and placed a particularly bright spotlight on both the ongoing uncertainty surrounding Brexit and China-EU engagement. Isabel Hilton, CEO of the China Dialogue Trust and international journalist and broadcaster, will join us from London to moderate the discussion
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