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Trade Update - Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Featured Headlines

WTO’s Trade Facilitation
Agreement Enters Into Force

WTO, February 22, 2017


Wilbur Ross is Confirmed
as Commerce Secretary

NPR, February 28, 2017


CalChamber Participates in
Mexico’s Senate Delegation Visit

CalChamber, February 28, 2017

CalChamber Companies in the News

Southwest Will Donate 10,000 Roundtrip Flights to Benefit Families with Medical Needs
AJoT, February 24, 2017

Verizon Runs to the Aid of Californians
Verizon, February 23, 2017

Allstate Adds Amazon Alexa Capability
Allstate Newsroom, February 22, 2017

Trade Policy

From the White House

President Donald J. Trump to Address a Joint Session of Congress for the First Time on Tuesday, February 28 at 9pm EST
February 28, 2017

Presidential Executive Order on Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda
February 24, 2017

From the World Trade Organization

Roberto Azevêdo reappointed WTO Director-General; second term begins in September
February 28, 2017

DG Azevêdo: Huge Amount of Work Ahead to Deliver Outcomes at MC11
February 23, 2017

Trade Agreements

Minus the U.S., Asian Economic Powers Meet to Form Trade Deal
Capital Public Radio, February 27, 2017

As Trump quashes TPP, Canada Pushes Pact with India
The Hindu Business Line, February 27, 2017

Indonesia, Australia Agree to Free Trade, Closer Naval Cooperation
Fox News, February 26, 2017

Russia, Iran Ready for Free Trade Talks
Financial Tribune – First Iranian English Economic Daily, February 26, 2017

Confident Mexico says Will Not Rush to Negotiate NAFTA
with Trump

Reuters, February 23, 2017

EU Pursues ‘Pivot to Asia’ with Japanese Free Trade Agreement
Sputnik News, February 23, 2017

Ottawa Seeking New ‘Coalition’ on Asian Trade After Trump Kills TPP
The Globe and Mail, February 22, 2017


U.S. Trade Gap Widens in January as Americans Snap Up Imports
MarketWatch, February 28, 2017

With Businesses Split on U.S. Border Tax, Wider Reform Looks Shaky
Reuters, February 28, 2017

To Keep U.S. Jobs, Chip Makers Share a Factory and Pin Hopes
on Trump

The New York Times, February 26, 2017

U.S. Envoys Try to Lower Mexico Tensions as Trump Amps Them Up
Associated Press, February 24, 2017

Soybeans Stage Land Grab as U.S. Farmers Chase Profits
The Wall Street Journal, February 23, 2017


Governor Brown Announces Infrastructure Plan
CalChamber, February 27, 2017

Mega-Mansions in this L.A. Suburb Used to Sell to Chinese Buyers
in Days. Now They’re Sitting Empty for Months

Los Angeles Times, February 24, 2017

Bay Area Might Adopt World’s First Regional Oil-Refinery Emissions Caps
East Bay Express, February 21, 2017

More International Articles

Modi Govt Plans Buy Indian Policy
Live Mint, February 28, 2017

Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean
ECLAC Publications, February 2017

Mexico Warns U.S. It’ll Cut Off Nafta Talks If Tariffs Added
Bloomberg, February 27, 2017

Trade Agreements Boost EU Agri-Food Sector
EU Reporter, February 27, 2017

For More Chinese Firms, It Pays to Make It in the U.S.A.
The Wall Street Journal, February 26, 2017

China Steams Past U.S., France to be Germany’s Biggest Trading Parnter
Reuters, February 24, 2017

May’s Tories Score Historic U.K. Election Win Over Labour
Bloomberg, February 23, 2017

Trade Grows – Without the U.S.
Politico, February 23, 2017

Mnuchin Says He Won’t Label China a Currency Manipulator…Yet
Bloomberg, February 23, 2017

WTO Chief Does Not Foresee ‘Unmanageable’ U.S. Trade Policy
Reuters, February 22, 2017

Trump’s China Trade Threat Looms Large Over Taiwan Economy
Bloomberg, February 22, 2017

Deals to Streamline World Trade Take Effect
Associated Press, February 22, 2017

Turnbull After Trump Spat:
We’re ‘Circumspect’ Discussing Our Talks with U.S.

Bloomberg, February 20, 2017

Atlantic Premiers Vow Vigilance on Trade with U.S.
The Globe and Mail, February 20, 2017

EU Trade Commissioner Warns U.S. Against Trade War
Handelsblatt Global, February 20, 2017



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