Tuesday, September 17, 2019

NEXT CITU will be Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Featured Headlines

Presidential Message to Congress Regarding the Notification of Initiation of United States–Japan Trade Agreement
White House, September 16, 2019

CalChamber Companies in the News

IBM and Fraunhofer Join Forces on Quantum Computing Initiative for Germany
IBM, September 10, 2019

PepsiCo Accelerates Plastic Waste Reduction Efforts
PepsiCo, September 13, 2019

Trade Policy

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

How 11 Million Minority-Owned Firms Can Close the Wealth Gap and Drive the U.S. Economy
September 16, 2019

Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Travels to Greece and Turkey
September 13, 2019

Joint Press Statement from Commissioner Věra Jourová and Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on the Third Annual EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Review
September 13, 2019

Presidential Proclamation on Minority Enterprise Development Week, 2019
September 10, 2019

From the U.S. Trade Representative

Joint Media Statement on the AEM-USTR Consultations
September 10, 2019

From the U.S. Department of State

Secretary Michael R. Pompeo’s Phone Call with Japanese Foreign Minister Motegi
September 16, 2019

U.S.-Brazil Strategic Partnership Dialogue
September 16, 2019

Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy and the Environment Keith Krach Participates in the Third Annual Joint Review of the U.S.-EU Privacy Shield Framework
September 13, 2019

Launch of the “Heroes of U.S. Diplomacy” Initiative
September 11, 2019

From the International Trade Administration

The EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Frameworks: Why They Matter
September 13, 2019

From the World Trade Organization

Members Review Regional Trade Agreements of Pacific Alliance, EAEU members and Viet Nam
September 17, 2019

New WTO Indicator Finds Services Trade Weakening into Second Half of 2019
September 16, 2019

Korea Initiates WTO Dispute Complaint Against Japanese Export Measures
September 16, 2019

Time for a World Trade Organization 2.0
The Wall Street Journal, September 15, 2019

WTO Allows U.S. to Hit EU with Tariffs Over Airbus Subsidies
Politico, September 14, 2019

DDG Wolff: International Cooperation Must Balance Freedom of Action and Respect for Others
September 13, 2019

Trade Agreements

USMCA

U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Pact: A Necessity in Fragile Global Economy
The Hill, September 16, 2019

Trump Courts Democratic Support with USMCA Counteroffer
Politico, September 13, 2019

More Dems See Path to Resolving New NAFTA Differences
Politico, September 12, 2019

Businesses Escalate Push for Trade Pact with Canada, Mexico
The Wall Street Journal, September 12, 2019

Top U.S. Trade Official Submits USMCA Ideas to Democrats
Reuters, September 11, 2019

Piyush Goyal Hints India-US May Announce Trade Package
Live Mint, September 16, 2019

UK Seeks Trade Deal with New Zealand as it Prepares for Post-Brexit
Reuters, September 16, 2019

Japan to Eliminate Tariffs on U.S. Wine in Trade Deal
Reuters, September 14, 2019

Britain Agrees Post-Brexit Trade Deal with Southern Africa
Reuters, September 11, 2019

4 Reasons India is Seeking To Reframe Free Trade Agreement with ASEAN
Entrepreneur India, September 11, 2019

Brazil Negotiates Free Trade Agreement with Mexico
Prensa Latina, September 10, 2019

Thai Trade Minister Says Progress Made in Free Trade Pact
AP, September 10, 2019

Federal

Dow Notches 8-day Winning Streak, Nears Record on Growing Optimism Around US_China Trade
CNBC, September 13, 2019

New UN Ambassador Kelly Craft Vows ‘Strong American Leadership’ As She Takes Her Post
Fox News, September 12, 2019

President Trump’s Trade Policy Is Working
The Wall Street Journal, September 10, 2019

Ex-GOP Congressman to Lead Group to Protect Italian Products from Tariffs
The Hill, September 10, 2019

California

Port of Oakland Refrigerated Exports Jump 20 Percent in Past Year
AJoT, September 16, 2019

California Has Trillions More Wealth Than Any Other State
Mercury News, September 14, 2019

More International Articles

China

U.S., Chinese Trade Deputy Talks to Start on Thursday
Reuters, September 17, 2019

China’s Economy Aches All Over as Beijing Seeks Trade Fix With the U.S.
The Wall Street Journal, September 16, 2019

These Manufacturers Say Tariffs Help Level the Playing Field with China
CNBC, September 15, 2019

Trump Favors ‘Whole Deal’ with China, Two Sides Prepare for Trade Talks
Reuters, September 12, 2019

Trump Delays Tariff Hikes By Two Weeks in ‘Good Will’ Gesture to China
CNBC, September 11, 2019

China Keeps Penalties on US Pork, Soy, Eases Some Others
AP, September 11, 2019

UK’s Johnson Buffeted in Luxembourg, Says Brexit Deal Emerging
Reuters, September 16, 2019

Next Trump Tariffs May Soon Hit Europe’s Luxury Goods Exporters
Bloomberg, September 15, 2019

Concern Growing Over Possible US Tariffs on Irish Food Products
The Irish Times, September 15, 2019

Seoul to Drop Tokyo from Whitelist This Week
Yonhap News Agency, September 15, 2019

There’s Another Major Trade War That’s Starting to Heat Up While Everyone is Focused on the US and China
Business Insider, September 14, 2019

Wary of China in RCEP, India Looks for Bilateral Deals Amid Mounting Trade Deficit
Business Today, September 14, 2019

Trump Poised to Hit EU with Billions in Tariffs After Victory in Airbus Case
Politico, September 14, 2019