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Tuesday, June 25, 2019

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Featured Headlines


CalChamber, Japan Business Leaders Note Longstanding Trade/Investment Partnership
CalChamber, June 25, 2019


U.S. Chamber of Commerce Support Letter
for the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement
(USMCA) – CalChamber Signed On

U.S. Chamber of Commerce, June 2019

CalChamber Companies in the News

The IOC, The Coca-Cola Company and China Mengniu Dairy Company Ltd announce Joint Worldwide Olympic Partnership to 2032
Coca Cola, June 24, 2019

Lockheed Martin And Airbus Reaffirm Tanker Partnership At 2019 Paris Air Show
Lockheed Martin, June 20, 2019

Kaiser Permanente to build giant, new $900 million Oakland headquarters
San Francisco Chronicle, June 17, 2019

Trade Policy

From the White House

Remarks by President Trump and Prime Minister Trudeau of Canada Before Bilateral Meeting
June 20, 2019

President Donald J. Trump Is Strengthening Our Vital Economic Ties and Close Alliance with Canada
June 20, 2019

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Business Potential Met Business Opportunity at the 2019 SelectUSA Investment Summit
June 21, 2019

Federal Data Strategy Releases Draft Year-1 Action Plan
June 20, 2019

From the U.S. Trade Representative

USTR Announces Reallocation of Unused Fiscal Year 2019 WTO Tariff-Rate Quota Volume for Raw Cane Sugar
June 25, 2019

Joint Statement on the Results of the Meeting of the United States-Maldives Trade and Investment Framework Agreement Joint Council
June 25, 2019

Joint Statement on the 13th Joint Council Meeting under U.S.-Sri Lanka Trade and Investment Framework
June 21, 2019

From the U.S. Department of State

Joint Statement on U.S.-Chile High-Level Dialogue
June 24, 2019

Joint Statement on the Sixth U.S.-UAE Economic Policy Dialogue
June 24, 2019

From the House of Representatives

Summary of the Agreement for a 7-Year Authorization of the Ex-Im Bank
House Financial Services Committee, June 18, 2019

Brady Opening Statement at Full Committee Hearing on The 2019 Trade Policy Agenda
House Ways and Means GOP, June 19, 2019

From the World Trade Organization

WTO Report Shows Trade Restrictions Among G20 Continuing at Historic High Levels
June 24, 2019

Trade Agreements


Buchanan Opening Statement at Hearing
on Mexico’s Labor Reform: Opportunities
and Challenges for an Improved NAFTA

House Ways and Means GOP, June 25, 2019

Uncertain Times for Mexican Auto Manufacturing
AJoT, June 24, 2019

WTAS: Support for the United
States-Mexico-Canada Agreement

White House, June 20, 2019

Mexico Becomes First Country to Pass USMCA
Politico, June 20, 2019

USTR Robert Lighthizer: USMCA
Ratification by Mexico ‘Crucial Step Forward’

U.S. Trade Representative, June 19, 2019

Brady Applauds Mexico’s Passage of USMCA
House Ways and Means GOP, June 19, 2019

EU Ministers Approve Trade Deal with Vietnam
Reuters, June 25, 2019

We’re Not Leaving Anyone Out of the Asia Pacific Trade Deal
CNBC, June 23, 2019

U.S. Trade Rep Looking for Deal with Japan Within Weeks
Hoosier Ag Today, June 23, 2019

EU Eyes Another Trade Deal as Wait for U.S. Drags On
Bloomberg, June 21, 2019

China-Britain Trade Deal Secured, Despite UK’s Hong Kong Concerns
South China Morning Post, June 18, 2019


Supreme Court Rejects Early Challenge to Trump Tariffs
AP, June 24, 2019

Here are the US States That Could Be Hit Hardest By the ‘Tech Cold War’
Business Insider, June 20, 2019

Broad Opposition to Trump Tariffs – From Almond Growers to Toilet Makers – Is No Surprise
The San Diego Union-Tribune, June 19, 2019

House Deal Would Keep ExIm Bank Functioning Through 2026
The Wall Street Journal, June 18, 2019


The Bay Area-Silicon Valley and India: Convergence and Alignment in the Innovation Age
Bay Area Council, June 2019

Trump’s Trade War Crushing California’s Economy
Business Times, June 24, 2019

Can Pompeo Get India to Roll Back Almond Tariffs? California Democrat Hopes So
The Modesto Bee, June 21, 2019

More International Articles


Pain From Trump’s China Tariffs
Spreads, Reshaping Global Trade

Bloomberg, June 25, 2019

U.S. Plays Down Expectations
for Trump-Xi Meeting with Hard Line

Bloomberg, June 24, 2019

The Trade War Is Exposing What
Little U.S. Tech China Still Needs

Bloomberg, June 23, 2019

China Says It Will Not Allow Talk
of Hong Kong Protests at G-20

Bloomberg, June 23, 2019



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the Middle East and Africa Oil & Gas,
Renewable Energy & Electricity Infrastructure / Engineering, Construction & Transportation

September 30 – October 2, 2019

Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Appoints
New Members of the President’s Advisory
Council on Doing Business in Africa

U.S. Department of Commerce, June 20, 2019

Remarks by Deputy Secretary Karen Dunn Kelley
at the Corporate Council on Africa’s U.S.-Africa Business Summit in Maputo, Mozambique

U.S. Department of Commerce, June 19, 2019

Deputy Secretary Kelley and U.S. Government Officials Join the Corporate Council on
Africa for Historic Anadarko Signing

U.S. Department of Commerce, June 18, 2019

Call for ICT Proposals in Sub-Saharan Africa
U.S. Trade Development Administration, June 18, 2019

USTDA Launches Access Africa Initiative
U.S. Trade Development Administration, June 14, 2019

Access Africa Fact Sheet

‘Storm Approaching’: Firms Fear for Deliveries in Shipping Shakeup
Reuters, June 24, 2019

Solidarity Is Key to Lifting Up the Most Vulnerable in Latin America and the Caribbean
World Bank, June 20, 2019

Can India become a $5 trillion economy?
AJoT, June 19, 2019

Vietnam Has a New Partner in Its Old Rivalry with China – the US
South China Morning Post, June 19, 2019

Trump Accuses Europe of Bolstering Its Economy at America’s Expense
The New York Times, June 18, 2019

Mexico President Proposes Recall Referendum in March 2021
Reuters, June 18, 2019




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