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Tuesday, July 30, 2019

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Major Issues Still Pending
at Legislative Summer Break

CalChamber, July 19, 2019


U.S. Small Business Administration in
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San Diego Metro, July 18, 2019

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CalChamber Companies in the News

Northrop Grumman-Built TESS Discovers More than Twenty New Planets after One Year of Exploration
Northrop Grumman, July 25, 2019

Lockheed Martin Completes NASA’s Orion Spacecraft Capsule For Artemis 1 Mission To The Moon
Lockheed Martin, July 20, 2019

The Apollo 11 Lessons We Live by Today
IBM, July 19, 2019

To the Moon: Boeing, the Builder of the Mighty Saturn V Apollo Rocket
ZDNet, July 17, 2019

Trade Policy

From the White House

Memorandum on Reforming Developing-Country Status in the World Trade Organization
July 26, 2019

Remarks by Vice President Pence on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement | Ankeny, IA
July 23, 2019

President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump Announce Official Visit and State Dinner with Australia
July 22, 2019

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Apollo 50: The Role of Intellectual Property in Space Commerce
July 23, 2019

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $23 Million to Fuel High-Growth Entrepreneurship Across America
July 23, 2019

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the U.S. Travel and Tourism Advisory Board
July 16, 2019

U.S. Census Bureau Estimates 7.58 Billion People on Earth on World Population Day
July 11, 2019

From the U.S. Trade Representative

United States and Thailand Discuss Fair and Reciprocal Engagement on Trade, Importance of Resolving Priority Issues
July 22, 2019

Statement on the United States – Jordan Free Trade Agreement Joint Committee Meeting
July 17, 2019

Statement on WTO Appellate Report on China Countervailing Duties
July 16, 2019

Sixth Meeting of the U.S.-UK Trade and Investment Working Group
July 15, 2019

USTR Announces Initiation of Section 301 Investigation into France’s Digital Services Tax
July 10, 2019

From the U.S. Department of State

Joint Statement on the First Economic Dialogue Between the United States and Trilateral Partners Republic of Cyprus, Greece, and Israel
July 25, 2019

Joint Statement on the Sixth Meeting of the U.S.-Japan Comprehensive Dialogue on Space
July 24, 2019

The United States Reaffirms our Enduring Relationship With ASEAN
July 22, 2019

Joint Statement From the 8th Philippines-United States Bilateral Strategic Dialogue (BSD)
July 17, 2019

From the International Trade Administration

The U.S. is Enhancing Development and Growth Through Energy Opportunities in the Indo-Pacific
July 23, 2019

From the World Trade Organization

WTO Issues 2019 Editions of Flagship Statistical Publications
July 29, 2019

EU, Canada Agree First Workaround to Avoid US Block on WTO Judges
Euractive, July 25, 2019

Statement by the United States at the Meeting of the WTO Dispute Settlement Body
US Mission in Geneva, July 22, 2019

Trade-Restrictive Measures Continue at Historically High Level
July 22, 2019

Azevêdo: WTO Reform is Already Happening
July 19, 2019

Mexico’s Ambassador to Leave WTO in Major Blow to the Trade Body
Bloomberg, July 16, 2019

Trade Agreements


Trump Administration, Democrats
Make Progress on New NAFTA

AP, July 29, 2019

Democrat Calls for ‘Good Faith’ Talks
with USTR on USMCA Trade Deal

Reuters, July 26, 2019

Why California Wins if Congress Oks
New North American Trade Pact

Silicon Valley Business Journal, July 26, 2019

Coalition Letter on the USMCA
(CalChamber Signed On)

US Chamber, July 23, 2019

Trump Presses For USMCA Passage
as Lighthizer, Lawmakers Prepare to Meet

Reuters, July 15, 2019

USMCA: Protecting America’s Workers
House Ways and Means GOP, July 15, 2019

ICYMI: The Washington Post: Mike Pence:
Congress must pass the
U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement

House Ways and Means GOP, July 14, 2019

U.S and Japan to Start High-Level Trade Talks in August
Nikkei Asian Review, July 28, 2019

US in China and Japan in US for Trade Negotiations This Week
Hoosier Ag Today, July 28, 2019

UK Trade Minister Truss: Main Priority is Free-Trade Deal with the US
ForexLive, July 28, 2019

Nigeria Sets Up Committee to Implement African Free-Trade Deal
Bloomberg, July 28, 2019

Donald Trump and Boris Johnson ‘Working Already’ on Trade Deal
Politico, July 27, 2019

America Needs Japan as an Economic Partner Now More Than Ever
The Hill, July 24, 2019

Enhanced Pacific Partnerships
Government of New Zealand, July 16, 2019


Trade Wars Are Sending Jobs Elsewhere
The Wall Street Journal, July 25, 2019

USDA Sets Plans for $16 Billion in New Aid to Farmers
The Wall Street Journal, July 25, 2019

Senate Approves Tax Treaties for First Time in Decade
The New York Times, July 17, 2019


Global Go YouTube Channel by the California Community Colleges Strong Workforce Program through Los Rios Community College District

Consul General Chiba Delivers Parting Words as He Exits Post
Rafu Shimpo LA Japanese Daily News, July 26, 2019

VP Mike Pence: Passing NAFTA 2.0 Will Help Central Valley Farmers
Visalia Times Delta, July 10, 2019

Passage of NAFTA Successor USMCA Is Critical to California Economy
Times of San Diego, July 20, 2019

More International Articles


Trump Warns China Not to Wait for
2020 U.S. Election to Make Trade Deal

Reuters, July 30, 2019

U.S. Companies Are Increasingly Interested in China’s Big Import Event Despite Trade War
CNBC, July 29, 2019

U.S., China Move Trade Talks to
Shanghai Amid Deal Pessimism

Reuters, July 28, 2019

China Says U.S. Interests Don’t
Define WTO ‘Developing Nation’

Bloomberg, July 27, 2019

China Needs New Places to Sell Its Mountain of Stuff
The New York Times, July 26, 2019

China Allows Some Tariff-Free
U.S. Cotton, Pork Purchases

Bloomberg, July 25, 2019

Global Trade Limps Along as
U.S.-China Tariffs Sow Uncertainty

Bloomberg, July 25, 2019

Chinese Money in the U.S. Dries
Up as Trade War Drags On

The New York Times, July 21, 2019

China Scrambles to Stem Manufacturing
Exodus as 50 Companies Leave

Nikkei Asian Review, July 18, 2019

China Drafts Plan to Make It Easier to Do Business
Reuters, July 14, 2019

Why China No Longer Needs Hong Kong
The New York Times, July 3, 2019

How Latin American Startups are Following in China’s Footsteps
Crunchbase, July 28, 2019

Get Ready for the World Economy’s Biggest Week of 2019
Yahoo Finance, July 27, 2019

Brazil’s Courtship of U.S. Need Not Worry China
Reuters, July 26, 2019

Europe Gets Caught in the U.S.-China Crossfire
The Wall Street Journal, July 24, 2019

EU Targets $39 Billion in US Goods in Case of Trump Car Duties
AJoT, July 23, 2019

Boris Johnson Chosen as New UK Leader, Now Faces Brexit test
AP, July 23, 2019

Japan’s Ruling Coalition Scores Election Triumph
Politico, July 21, 2019

Hong Kong’s Economy Starts to Feel the Hit from Protest Chaos
Bloomberg, July 16, 2019

Beware Other Nations Will Follow France With Their Own Digital Tax
The New York Times, July 15, 2019

Japan Cites ‘National Security’ in Free Trade Crackdown. Sound Familiar?
The New York Times, July 15, 2019

Chile to Study Trans-Pacific Cable to Connect South America with Asia
Yahoo Finance, July 12, 2019





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