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Tuesday, August 6, 2019

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Featured Headlines

Mexico Supplants China as #1 U.S. Trading Partner
Freight Waves, August 2, 2019

Senate Confirms Landau as Ambassador to Mexico
Reuters, August 1, 2019


Treasury Designates China
as a Currency Manipulator

U.S. Department of the Treasury, August 5, 2019

CalChamber Companies in the News

Greenberg Traurig Grows Latin America Practice
with Addition of Oscar Stephens in New York

Cision PR Web, August 5, 2019

Office Goods Provider Uses Oracle Retail to Link Physical
and Digital Stores in Mexico

Oracle, July 31, 2019

PepsiCo Targets African Growth With Offer
To Acquire Pioneer Foods

Pepsico, July 19, 2019

Trade Policy

From the White House

Remarks by President Trump at Signing
of a U.S.-EU Trade Agreement

August 2, 2019

President Donald J. Trump is Expanding Our Partnership
with Mongolia

July 31, 2019

Presidential Message on the 400th Anniversary
of the First Legislative Assembly in America

July 30, 2019

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross
at the 17th Latin American Infrastructure Leadership Forum
in Brasilia, Brazil

August 1, 2019

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross
at AMCHAM Centennial

July 30, 2019

From the U.S. Trade Representative

Joint Statement Between the United States of America
and the African Union Concerning the Development
of the African Continental Free Trade Area

August 5, 2019

United States and European Union Sign Breakthrough Agreement
on U.S. Beef Access to EU

August 2, 2019

Ambassador C.J. Mahoney to lead U.S. Delegation
at 2019 African Growth and Opportunity Act Forum

August 2, 2019

Public Hearing on Additional Products for Proposed Tariff Countermeasures in Response to Harm Caused by EU Aircraft Subsidies
August 2, 2019

From the U.S. Department of State

Australia and the United States: An Alliance for the Future
August 5, 2019

Strengthening the U.S.-Mekong Partnership
August 2, 2019

The United States and ASEAN: An Enduring Partnership
August 2, 2019

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo on the U.S. in Asia:
Economic Engagement for Good

August 2, 2019

Joint Statement on the Japan-United States Mekong Power Partnership (JUMPP)
August 2, 2019

Opening Remarks at the Lower Mekong Initiative Ministerial
August 1, 2019

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo Opening Remarks
at U.S.-ASEAN Ministerial

August 1, 2019

Pompeo Seeks to Restore U.S. Influence in Southeast Asia Amid China’s Rise
Los Angeles Times, August 1, 2019

World Trade Organization

Australia Calls on China to Collaborate on WTO Reform
Financial Review, August 2, 2019

WTO Launches Trade in Services Dataset by Sector
and Mode of Supply

July 31, 2019

Singapore Says U.S. Understands Its Position on WTO Privileges
Bloomberg, July 31, 2019

Trade Agreements


Passage of USMCA is Vital
to Orange County’s Future

The Orange County Register, August 2, 2019

Pence Says Clock Ticking on USMCA,
But Democrats Won’t Be Rushed

Reuters, July 30, 2019

Congress Should Back Trump Trade Deal
with Mexico, Canada to Help California Farmers

The Fresno Bee, July 30, 2019

Africa Wants One Trade Deal with the U.S., the U.S. Wants Many
Bloomberg, August 6, 2019

U.S. Favors Bilateral Trade Deals with Africa Nations
Bloomberg, August 5, 2019

A US-Brazil Trade Agreement Benefits Us in More Ways Than One
The Hill, August 5, 2019

Japan, U.S. Target Broad Bilateral Trade Deal by September
Reuters, August 3, 2019

For CPTPP Members, The Party’s Just Getting Started
Marketplace, August 2, 2019

Free Trade Agreement Between Singapore and Britain
in the Works

Channel News Asia, August 2, 2019

Trump Praises Deal to Increase U.S. Beef Exports to Europe
Bloomberg, August 1, 2019

UK: U.S. Lawmakers Threaten to Block Free Trade Agreement
if Brexit Closes Irish Border

Stratfor, July 31, 2019

Brazil’s Guedes Says Trade Talks with U.S. Are Under Way
The Wall Street Journal, July 31, 2019


Jon Huntsman, U.S. Ambassador to Russia, Resigns to Return
to Utah for Possible Run for Governor

The Salt Lake Tribune, August 6, 2019

Latest U.S. Agricultural Trade Data
USDA, August 2, 2019

U.S. Trade Deficit Shrinks Slightly; Exports, Imports Fall
Reuters, August 2, 2019

Senate Confirms Kelly Craft as US Ambassador to UN
Associated Press, July 31, 2019


Trump Gave Billions to Farmers for Chinese Tariffs.
How Much Did the Valley, California Get?

The Sacramento Bee, August 1, 2019

California’s Tariff-Tired Walnut Farmers Get Relief
From the U.S. Government

Enterprise-Record, July 30, 2019

More International Articles


China Signals No Surrender
to Trump’s Latest Tariff Threat

Bloomberg, August 5, 2019

One Trump Victory: Companies Rethink China
The New York Times, August 5, 2019

China Uses Currency as Weapon in Trade War,
Rattling Markets

The New York Times, August 5, 2019

China Halts U.S. Agriculture Purchases
as Trade War Heats Up

Bloomberg, August 4, 2019

Tariff Fight Costs China Spot
as Top U.S. Trading Partner

The Wall Street Journal, August 2, 2019

Trump Imposes New 10% Tariff on Chinese Goods
as Trade Talks Stall

The Los Angeles Times, August 1, 2019

Slow Progress in Trade Talks is Partly a Result
of China’s New Tactic to Wait

The Wall Street Journal, July 31, 2019

China, U.S. Plan Next Round of Trade Talks
for Early September

Bloomberg, July 30, 2019

Japan-South Korea Trade Conflict May Yet Claim More Victims
American Journal of Transportation, August 5, 2019

What Boris Means for US-UK Relations
The Hill, July 31, 2019









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