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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

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Featured Headlines

Support for Free Trade Reaches
New High in NBC/WSJ Poll

NBC News, August 18, 2019

CalChamber Companies in the News

United Airlines Adds Service to Tokyo, Haneda with Routes from Chicago, Los Angeles, New York/Newark and Washington, D.C.
AJoT, August 16, 2019

Granite Receives Two APWA 2019 Public Works Project of the Year Awards
Granite Construction, August 16, 2019

The Walt Disney Company and Charter Communications Announce Comprehensive Distribution Agreement
The Walt Disney Company, August 14, 2019

Trade Policy

From the White House

President Donald J. Trump Remains Committed to Expanding Energy Production and Increasing Manufacturing in the United States
August 13, 2019

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Op-Ed by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross: American Workers are Winning
August 19, 2019

Secretary Ross Announces Appointments to the Department’s Advisory Council on Foreign Direct Investment
August 14, 2019

U.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping of Imports of Refillable Stainless Steel Kegs from Mexico
August 13, 2019

Departments of Commerce and Transportation Announce $109 Million in Grants to Modernize 911 Services for States and Tribal Nations
August 9, 2019

Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Completes South American Trip
August 8, 2019

From the U.S. Trade Representative

Public Hearing in the Section 301 Investigation of France’s Digital Services Tax
August 16, 2019

USTR Announces Next Steps on Proposed 10 Percent Tariff on Imports from China
August 13, 2019

From the U.S. Department of State

Secretary Pompeo’s Travel to Canada
August 19, 2019

Pacific Islands Forum – U.S. Engagement in the Pacific Islands
August 17, 2019

U.S. Delegation Attends the 31st Pacific Islands Forum Partners Dialogue
August 9, 2019

Joint Statement on the Ministerial Meeting of the United States, Greece, Republic of Cyprus, and Israel Regarding Cooperation in the Field of Energy
August 7, 2019

World Trade Organization

New Panels Established to Review US Solar Cell Duties, Indian Sugar Programmes
August 15, 2019

Revamped Trade Indicator Suggest Further Weakening of Goods Trade into Third Quarter
August 15, 2019

WTO Paves Way for China to Seek Sanctions Against U.S.
Reuters, August 15, 2019

How Trump Can Save the WTO
The Hill, August 14, 2019

Trade Agreements


Pence: USMCA Could Be ‘Template’
For Future Trade Deals

Crains Detroit Business, August 19, 2019

New US Ambassador Arrives
in Mexico With ‘Hand Extended’

US News, August 16, 2019

Brady Statement on USMCA Meetings in
Mexico City with Senior Mexican Officials

House Ways and Means GOP, August 15, 2019

Mexican President Predicts the United
States Will Ratify Trade Deal in September

Reuters, August 14, 2019

Ukraine and Israel to Extend Free Trade Agreement
AA, August 19, 2019

Cheese Could Be the Latest Casualty of U.S.-EU Trade Battle
Cheddar, August 19, 2019

Imports from Canada, New Zealand Diversify Japanese Beef Market with Start of Trans-Pacific Partnership
The Star, August 18, 2019

Japan Leaves Billions on Table as Paperwork Clogs Free Trade Deals
Nikkei Asian Review, August 17, 2019

Pelosi Threatens to Block U.S.-U.K Post-Brexit Trade Deal
Bloomberg, August 14, 2019

Mercosur FTA: Free Trade Not a Free-for-All
NASDAQ, August 14, 2019


Trump’s Top Economic Advisers Try to Calm Recession Fears
Politico, August 18, 2019


Silicon Valley is About to Go into War Mode Against a New French Tax on Big-Tech Revenue
Business Insider, August 19, 2019

The Latest Casualty of Trump’s Trade War with China? California Wine
The Los Angeles Times, August 18, 2019

Governor Names CalChamber President to Post-Secondary Council
CalChamber Alert, August 16, 2019

More Ships Will Sail from Southern California to Mexico Starting in Fall
Los Angeles Times, August 16, 2019

More International Articles


Trump’s Tariffs Against China Aren’t Working.
And There’s No Quick Resolution in Sight

The Los Angeles Times, August 20, 2019

Trade War Impasse Casts a ‘Dark Cloud’ Over Outlook for US Oil Shipments, Analysts Warn
CNBC, August 19, 2019

Trump Cites Hong Kong Concerns
in Talks with China

The Wall Street Journal, August 18, 2019

China Promises ‘Countermeasures’
in Trade War, Unmoved By U.S. Tariff Delay

The Washington Post, August 15, 2019

Trump Says China Talks ‘Productive’;
Beijing Vows Tariff Retaliation

Reuters, August 15, 2019

China’s Economy Weakens on Several
Fronts as Trade War Rages

The Wall Street Journal, August 14, 2019

The West Needs A Positive Response
to China’s Technology Challenge

Financial Times, August 14, 2019

Trump Administration Delays Some China Tariffs
NPR, August 13, 2019

China Imports From US Fall 19%
in July Amid Trade War

AP, August 8, 2019

Sink or Swim: Chinese Port Plans
Put Pacific Back in Play

Reuters, August 6, 2019

Britain’s Boris Johnson Appeals to EU to Drop ‘Irish Backstop’ Demand
Capital Public Radio, August 20, 2019

Thailand Says Producers Leaving China Offer Hope for its Economy
Bloomberg, August 19, 2019

World’s Largest Container Ship Completes First Voyage from Asia to Europe
AJoT, August 19, 2019

Narendra Modi’s Free-Trade Dilemma
The American Prospect, August 19, 2019

India’s Time to Trade Freely: a ‘Free and Open Indo-Pacific’ is On Its Way, But is India Ready?
DailyO India, August 18, 2019

Canada to Pay Dairy Farmers Hurt By Trade Deals As Election Nears
WTVB, August 16, 2019

Israel Creates $60 Million of New R&D Funding
Times of Israel, August 15, 2019

US-China Trade War Leaves Europe As Collateral Damage
AP, August 12, 2019





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