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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

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Johnson’s Brexit Deal Clears Hurdle
in Parliament but His Timetable Is Rejected

The Wall Street Journal, October 22, 2019

Watch the Brexit Negotiations
on UK ParliamentLive.TV 


Final Status Report on Major Business Bills
CalChamber, October 18, 2019

CalChamber Companies in the News

T-Mobile and the T-Mobile Foundation to Donate $1 Million
and Volunteer Hours to More Than 120 Nonprofits
Through Regional Grants Program

T-Mobile, October 21, 2019

Honda Auctions Two Rare Motorcycles
to Benefit Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation

Honda, October 21, 2019

Boeing Digital and Supply Chain Services Agreements
Support Strong Services Growth in Europe

Boeing, October 16, 2019

PepsiCo Kicks Off Month-Long Global Volunteering Event
To Distribute More Than 1.1 Million Nutritious Meals
For Those In Need & Support Local Communities

PepsiCo, October 8, 2019

Trade Policy

From the White House

Statement from President Donald J. Trump
Regarding the Enthronement Ceremony of Their Majesties
the Emperor and Empress of Japan

October 22, 2019

President Trump’s Historic Deregulation Is Benefitting All Americans
October 21, 2019

President Donald J. Trump Announces Intent to Nominate
and Appoint Individuals to Key Administration Posts
(Including Ambassador to Brazil)

October 16, 2019

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross
at the Space Startup Summit

October 21, 2019

U.S. Department of Commerce Continues Suspended
Antidumping Investigation of Fresh Tomatoes from Mexico
and Issues Final Affirmative Determination of Dumping

October 21, 2019

U.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping of Imports
of Mattresses from China

October 18, 2019

U.S. Department of Commerce Further Tightens Cuba Sanctions
October 18, 2019

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Launch
of the U.S.-Kuwait Business Council

October 18, 2019

Ten Cybersecurity Tips for Small Businesses
October 18, 2019

Secretary of Commerce Travels to the United Kingdom, Asia, and
Australia to Advocate for American Workers

October 17, 2019

Serving Up Seafood:
National Seafood Month

October 17, 2019

Trade Remarks By Secretary Wilbur Ross at the Federalist Society
October 15, 2019

From the U.S. Department of State

U.S. Delegation to Our Ocean 2019
October 21, 2019

The United States and the United Kingdom Host
16th International Strategic Trade Controls and Border Security Conference in Edinburgh

October 21, 2019

Secretary Michael R. Pompeo With NATO Secretary General
Jens Stoltenberg

October 18, 2019

Korea Special Measures Agreement Negotiations October 22-24
October 18, 2019

Department of State Announces Online Publication
of 2018 Digest of United States Practice in International Law

October 16, 2019

From the World Trade Organization

New Rules of Origin Initiative to Help Firms
Better Utilize Trade Preferences

October 17, 2019

DG Azevêdo:
We’re in Danger of Forgetting the Lessons from Bretton Woods

October 17, 2019

General Council Elects Chair for 12th Ministerial Conference
October 16, 2019

Trade Agreements


Mexico Throws $900 Million
at Labor to Entice Democrats on USMCA

American Journal of Transportation, October 17, 2019

Democrats, Trump Administration
Getting Closer on USMCA

Politico, October 17, 2019

Mexican Government Official Optimistic
of USMCA Ratification By Year’s End

S&P Global Platts, October 14, 2019

India Minister Says Trade Pact Differences with U.S. Broadly Resolved
Reuters, October 21, 2019

Georgia President Eyes Free Trade Agreement with Japan
Kyodo News, October 21, 2019

The United States-Japan Trade Deal Should Be A Wake-Up Call
for Canada

The Globe and Mail, October 20, 2019

Thailand Says ‘Good Feeling’ Over China-Backed Trade Pact
Reuters, October 18, 2019

U.S. Slaps New Tariffs On European Wine, Whiskey, Planes
and Much More

CBS News, October 18, 2019

Indonesia and Australia Close In On Historic Free Trade Agreement
The Australian Financial Review, October 18, 2019

Japan Estimates U.S. Trade Deal Will Boost GDP
By 0.8% Over 10-20 Years

Reuters, October 17, 2019

Britain Aiming for Ambitious Free Trade Deal with EU
Reuters, October 17, 2019

China, Mauritius Sign Free Trade Agreement
XinhuaNet, October 17, 2019

‘Special Relationship’ Won’t Guarantee UK-US Trade
BBC, October 16, 2019

Trump Must Go Back to TPP To Get A Good Deal with China
The Australian Financial Review, October 16, 2019


Readout from EXIM Chairman Kimberly Reed’s Meeting
with Egyptian Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouly

Export-Import Bank of the U.S., October 16, 2019

Lawmakers Blast Administration for Tech Shield in Trade Deal
The New York Times, October 16, 2019


Governor Newsom Signs New 2020 Employment Laws
CalChamber, October 17, 2019

California Remains Top TV Filming Destination According to FilmLA Report
The Hollywood Reporter, October 16, 2019

More International Articles

New Economic Opportunities under the
African Continental Free Trade Agreement

Assembly Committee on Jobs, Economic
Development, and the Economy, September 2019



U.S. Not Out to ‘Decouple’ From China,
Defense Official Says in Beijing

Reuters, October 21, 2019

China Will Keep Door Open to Foreign Investment,
Global Industry Despite Trade Tensions

Reuters, October 21, 2019

China Seeks $2.4 Billion in Sanctions
Against U.S. in Obama-Era Case

Reuters, October 21, 2019

Ambassador Defends New Requirement
That China’s Diplomats Report Meetings in the U.S.

NPR, October 21, 2019

China Reiterates US Must Lift All Tariffs
to End Trade War, But Beijing Open
to Partial Interim Deal

South China Morning Post, October 17, 2019

U.S., Chinese Teams Working
on Phase 1 Trade Deal Text

Reuters, October 16, 2019

U.S. House Okays Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act as Beijing Strongly Condemns Move
South China Morning Post, October 16, 2019

Uncertainty Clouds China’s Commitment
to U.S. Farm Purchases

The Wall Street Journal, October 16, 2019

Trudeau Overcomes Scandals to Win Second Term in Canada Vote
Bloomberg, October 21, 2019

Fallout From Trump’s Trade Wars Felt By Economies Around the World
Reuters, October 19, 2019

IMF Steering Committee Agrees Trade Tensions
Must Be Resolved, WTO Reformed: Drafts Communique

Reuters, October 18, 2019

From Olive Growers to Winemakers, Small Firms in Europe
Are Bracing for $7.5 Billion in US Tariffs

CNBC, October 16, 2019

China’s 2019 Growth Rate Again Cut By IMF as US Trade War,
Brexit Leaves World Economy in ‘Precarious’ Position

South China Morning Post, October 15, 2019

With a New Free Trade Area and Its $3 Trillion Combined GDP,
Africa Expects Business To Flourish, South African President Says

Forbes, October 15, 2019

Asia Shares Mixed as Optimism Over China-US Trade Deal Fades
Miami Herald, October 15, 2019




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