|Tuesday, May 11, 2021
From the White House
Remarks by President Biden on the Economy
From the U.S. Department of Commerce
Statement of Gina M. Raimondo Secretary U.S. Department of Commerce Before the House Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies “Department of Commerce Fiscal Year 2022 Discretionary Request”
From the U.S. Trade Representative
Biden’s USTR Ramps Up Outreach to US Farmers, Ranchers
USTR Releases Agency Transparency Principles
From the U.S. Department of State
34th U.S.-ASEAN Dialogue
Joint Statement on the C5+1 Virtual Ministerial
From the International Trade Administration
From the World Trade Organization
WTO Urges Rapid Start of Vaccine Talks After U.S. Move
Peru, Nicaragua Begin Free Trade Agreement Negotiations
Malaysia Eyes Fresh Free Trade Talks with EU
Post-Brexit Trade Deals Mean Firms Will Miss Out on Freeport Benefits
Israel and South Korea to Sign Free Trade Pact
Mercosur Countries Sign Digital Trade Deal
EU and India Agree Trade Reboot to Confront China Threats
The Opportunities are Vast in a Potential U.S.-Kenya Free Trade Agreement
Merkel Wants Europe, United States to Aim for New Trade Deal
U.S., China to Assess Phase 1 Deal Soon, Biden Trade Chief Says
EU Puts Up Guard to Chinese Firms, Cools on Trade Deal
U.S. Business Lobby Calls on China to Play Fair, Warns of Consumer Boycott Danger
Biden Administration to Name Thea Lee to Top Labor Department Post
Retail Cargo Imports Set New Record as Economy Recovers
U.S. Senate China Bill Would Create ‘Chief Manufacturing’ Post in Research Boost
China’s Trade Surges as Global Stimulus Keeps Export Boom Going
Biden Administration Issues Support for Waiving Vaccine Intellectual Property Rules
More International Articles
Inflation Kicks Off Race for EU’s First Rate Hike This Year
Chinese Manufacturers Sidestep Trade Barriers by Buying Factories Overseas
China’s Emissions Now Exceed All the Developed World’s Combined
California-China Climate Institute Releases Groundbreaking Report Detailing Shared Pathways to Carbon Neutrality for the U.S. and China
The Chip Shortage Keeps Getting Worse. Why Can’t We Just Make More?
Iron Ore to Displace Soybeans as Brazil’s Main Export Earner -Trade Body
U.S. Home Builders Call For End to Canadian Lumber Trade War
Apr 22 – Jun 9 all-day
The New Economy Conference—California’s Place in the New Global Economy
April 21, 2021—May 25, 2021
10-11:30 am PST Weekly
The conference series is co-sponsored by the State of California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (Go-Biz). It is designed to identify the impact of Covid-19 on the competitiveness and resilience of the economy of the San Francisco Bay Area region, and, more broadly, the State of California.
May 13 @ 8:00 am – May 16 @ 5:00 pm
May 13 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
This two-hour virtual event hosted and presented by the California International Trade Center (CITC) will help prepare SMEs in identifying and leveraging virtual trade missions to benefit their eCommerce operations overseas. Partners and presenters include the US Commercial Service, SBA Export, EXIM Bank and the Long Beach City Chamber of Commerce. Topics covered include:
1. Getting the Most from a Virtual Trade Mission
2. Identifying the Right Virtual Trade Mission
3. Financing Your Virtual Trade Mission and Overseas Operations
4. Managing the Buyer/Distributor Relationship
May 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
May 18 @ 8:30 am – May 20 @ 6:00 pm
Welcome to a Virtual
The District Export Council Southern California invites you to join us and hundreds of your colleagues at the most prestigious trade event in Orange County.
hree Full Days of Content and Networking…
Tuesday, May 18
Exporting. Industry Sectors. Country Opportunities.
Don’t miss this global 360! Thanks to our regional US Commercial Service and the SBA, industry and exporting experts share their experience, advice and forecasts for Tourism, Med Tech, Aerospace and for Europe, the Americas, Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
Wednesday, May 19
China. Ports & Supply Chain. Mexico, Canada and US Trade.
Join us for a deep dive into the geopolitical, logistics and trade deals that are impacting the trade landscape and reveals everything you ever wanted to know about exporting in 2021 – who, what, where, when and why – about your exporting decisions.
Thursday, May 20
Global Economy. Ask the Experts. Women in Trade.
Tune in to learn how the global economy will influence the trade environment and exporting. Spend time with trade, country and financing experts here to help you with your exporting questions. And follow the activities of women in trade.
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PODCAST: Global Translations, Politico
Susanne Stirling, Vice President International Affairs
Nikki Ellis, Assistant, International Affairs
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