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Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Featured Headlines

Where We Stand in Trump’s Trade War
Politico, September 1, 2019

Lift Tariffs, and Restart Trade Talks with China Now by Tom Donohue, CEO of the US Chamber
The Washington Post, August 29, 2019


Capitol Weekly’s Top 100: Ten Years
and Counting Featuring CalChamber
President & CEO Allan Zaremberg at Number 8!

Capitol Weekly, August 21, 2019

CalChamber Companies in the News

57 CalChamber Member Companies Ranked among Best Employers in California
CalChamber, August 23, 2019

In a Nutshell: Mark Jansen, President & CEO of Blue Diamond Growers
The CEO Magazine, August 2019

Trade Policy

From the White House

Joint Statement Following the Meeting of President Donald J. Trump and Prime Minister Boris Johnson
August 25, 2019

President Donald J. Trump Will Work with G7 Allies to Build a Future of Opportunity and Promise for All Our Nations
August 24, 2019

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

U.S. Metro Areas Exported $1.5 Trillion in Merchandise Across the World in 2018
August 28, 2019

U.S. Department of Commerce Announces a New Draft Suspension Agreement on Fresh Tomatoes from Mexico
August 21, 2019

From the U.S. Trade Representative

U.S. – Tariff Measures on Certain Goods from China
August 27, 2019

USTR Statement on Section 301 Tariff Action Regarding China
August 23, 2019

From the U.S. Department of State

United States-Japan Dialogue on Latin America and The Caribbean Addresses Collaboration in the Region
August 28, 2019

The United States Ratifies Central Arctic Ocean Fisheries Agreement
August 27, 2019

From the International Trade Administration

BEA’s New FDI Numbers Point to Sustained Economic Growth for the USA
August 23, 2019

World Trade Organization

China Lodges Tariff Case at WTO Against the U.S.
Reuters, September 2, 2019

A Ray of Hope Emerges on the WTO’s Path to Paralysis
Bloomberg, August 29, 2019

DG Azevêdo Tells G& Leaders: WTO Reform is Opportunity to Tackle Inequalities
August 25, 2019

Trade Agreements


President Donald J. Trump Secured a
Better Deal for America with USMCA

White House, August 30, 2019

Labor Leader to Visit Mexico to Discuss Trade Deal
The Hill, August 29, 2019

Former Obama USTR Backs
USMCA Trade Agreement

Capital Press, August 28, 2019

Remarks by Vice President Pence at USMCA:
A Better Deal For American Workers

White House, August 26, 2019

Time for Free Trade with Taiwan
Townhall, September 3, 2019

Modernized Israel-Canada Free Trade Agreement Enters Into Force
The Jerusalem Post, September 2, 2019

Turkey, Mexico Begin Free Trade Deal Talks
Hurriyet Daily News, August 28, 2019

Trump-Backed U.S.-British Trade Deal Faces Hurdles
The Wall Street Journal, August 27, 2019

Macron Says France and U.S. Reached Digital Tax Deal
Reuters, August 26, 2019

Trump-Abe Trade Deal Helps U.S. Farmers, Staves Off Auto Tariffs
Bloomberg, August 26, 2019

Brazil Threatened Over EU Trade Deal
BBC, August 23, 2019

U.K. to Sign Post-Brexit Continuity Trade Deal With South Korea
Bloomberg, August 21, 2019

Israel, South Korea Forge Free Trade Deal
Reuters, August 21, 2019

British Trade Secretary Hopes to Visit Japan By End of October for FTA and TPP Talks
The Japan Times, August 21, 2019


In Escalating Trade War, US Consumers May See Higher Prices
AP, September 1, 2019

U.S. Trade Deficit in Goods Narrows in July on Stronger Exports
MarketWatch, August 29, 2019

U.S. Ports Deliver a Reality Check on Trump’s Tariff Goals
Bloomberg, August 28, 2019

U.S. Trade Agency Affirms Trump’s Extra 5% Tariff Hike on Chinese Goods
Reuters, August 28, 2019

Farmers Frustration With Trump Grows as US Escalates China Fight
The New York Times, August 27, 2019

US to Open Greenland Consulate Amid Increased Interest
AP, August 23, 2019


Trade Deal Revisions Benefit California Agriculture
Ag Net West, August 29, 2019

In California, Trump’s Trade War Threatens Permanent Damage to Some Agriculture Markets
USA Today, August 27, 2019

California Rare Earths Miner Races to Refine Amid U.S.-China Trade Row
Reuters, August 26, 2019

More International Articles


China, U.S. Struggle to Set
Meeting as Tariffs Erode Trust

Bloomberg, September 2, 2019

China Cuts Taxes in Shanghai
Free Trade Zone to Lure Investment

AJoT, August 30, 2019

Signs of New U.S.-China Trade Discussions
Emerge as Increased Tariffs Loom

Reuters, August 29, 2019

China Says It’s Willing to Resolve
The Trade War with a ‘Calm Attitude,’
Hints It Won’t Retaliate for Now

CNBC, August 29, 2019

Trump’s New Tariffs Will Begin Sunday
– Here’s What They Mean for Your Wallet

The Sacramento Bee, August 29, 2019

China Strikes Back at U.S. with
New Tariffs on $75 Billion in Goods

Reuters, August 23, 2019

Trump Acknowledges China Policies
May Mean US Economic Pain for the U.S.
Time, August 21, 2019

Manufacturers Want to Quit China
for Vietnam. They’re Finding It Impossible.

The Wall Street Journal, August 21, 2019

The World’s First Ambassador to the Tech Industry
The New York Times, September 3, 2019

Trade Disputes Curb Global Factory Activity as Confidence Wanes
The Wall Street Journal, September 2, 2019

For Europe, the Threat of a No-Deal Brexit Comes at a Bad Time
The New York Times, September 2, 2019

Quebec Dairy Farmers Struggling with New Open Markets
Montreal CTV News, September 2, 2019

India to Provide Subsidy to Export 6 Million Tonnes Sugar in 2019/20
Reuters India, August 28, 2019

Trump’s Trade War Washes Up On Australia’s Shore
The New York Times, August 28, 2019

Huawei Wants to Build First Fiber-Optic Cable Between South America and Asia
Reuters, August 28, 2019

Mexico Expects to Save $4.5 Billion After Pushing Firms to Rework Pipeline Contracts
Reuters, August 27, 2019

Banana Industry on Alert After Disease Arrives in Colombia
AP, August 25, 2019

Latin America Hangs On to Its Economic Gloom
The Wall Street Journal, August 25, 2019




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