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Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Featured Headlines

CalChamber Vote Record: Major Bills 2019
CalChamber, November 1, 2019


U.S., China Consider Rolling Back
Tariffs as Part of Initial Trade Deal

The Wall Street Journal, November 4, 2019

CalChamber Companies in the News

UPS and CVS Make First Residential Drone Deliveries of Prescription Medicines
AJoT, November 5, 2019

27 CalChamber Member Companies Ranked Among Best Places to Work in Los Angeles
CalChamber, November 1, 2019

Uber Freight Adds Canada to Global Operations
AJoT, October 31, 2019

Trade Policy

From the White House

White House Picks Thomas Storch as New Senior Trade Advisor
Reuters, October 31, 2019

Economy Reaches Longest Expansion in U.S. History in Third Quarter of 2019, Beats Market Expectations
October 30, 2019

President Trump Announces the United States Government Mission to the United States-Association of Southeast Asian Nations Summit and East Asia Summit
October 29, 2019

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Indo-Pacific Business Development Mission
November 4, 2019

Op-Ed by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross: Trump Administration is Making Good on its Commitment to our Indo-Pacific Partners
November 2, 2019

The Commerce Department Celebrates National Entrepreneurship Month
November 1, 2019

Secretary of Commerce Issues Statement Upon the Release of the 2019 Census Test Preliminary Results
October 31, 2019

Secretary of Commerce Leads Trade Mission to the Indo-Pacific Region with Stops in Thailand, Indonesia, and Vietnam
October 31, 2019

Gross Domestic Product by Industry: Second Quarter 2019
October 29, 2019

From the U.S. Trade Representative

Request for Comments Concerning the Extension of Particular Exclusions Granted Under the December 2018 Product Exclusion Notice from the $34 Billion Action Pursuant to Section 301: China’s Acts, Policies, and Practices Related to Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property, and Innovation

Open for comments on the possible extension of particular exclusions from November 1 – 30, 2019

The United States and Kenya hold Second Meeting of the Trade and Investment Working Group
November 4, 2019

USTR Welcomes Passage of Amendments to Korea’s Distant Water Fisheries Development Act Following First Ever Environment Consultations under the United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement
November 1, 2019

Joint Statement On The Ninth Meeting Of The United States – Ukraine Trade And Investment Council
November 1, 2019

United States Wins WTO Challenge to Indian Export Subsidies
October 31, 2019

Rwanda and the United States Hold Fifth Meeting of the U.S.-Rwanda TIFA Council
October 31, 2019

President Trump Terminates Trade Preference Program Eligibility for Cameroon
October 31, 2019

Joint Statement On The Joint Commercial Commission Between The United States And The Republic Of Moldova
October 29, 2019

From the U.S. Department of State

Secretary Michael R. Pompeo’s Meeting with Inter-American Development Bank President Luis Alberto Moreno
November 4, 2019

U.S.-Australia-India-Japan Consultations (“The Quad”)
November 4, 2019

2019 Japan-U.S. Strategic Energy Partnership Statement: Recent Major Developments
November 4, 2019

Joint Statement by the United States and Japan on Furthering the Development of Smart Cities in the Indo-Pacific
November 4, 2019

2019 Indo-Pacific Business Forum Showcases High-Standard U.S. Investment
November 3, 2019

Indo-Pacific Transparency Initiative
November 3, 2019

The United States and ASEAN: Expanding the Enduring Partnership
November 3, 2019

Release of the United States’ Report on the Implementation of the Indo-Pacific Strategy
November 3, 2019

Joint Fact Sheet by the United States and the Republic of Korea on Cooperation between the New Southern Policy and the Indo-Pacific Strategy
November 2, 2019

From the World Trade Organization

Azevêdo Urges Ministers to Step Up Work On the Road to MC12
November 5, 2019

DG Azevêdo and President Xi Participate in Opening Ceremony of China International Import Expo
November 5, 2019

China Wins WTO Case to Sanction $3.6 Billion in US Trade
Bloomberg, November 1, 2019

WTO Panel Rules India Export Subsidies Illegal, Upholds U.S. Case
Reuters, October 31, 2019

Trade Agreements


Pelosi Calls USMCA ‘Easiest Trade Deal,’
Sees Vote When Ready

AJoT, November 1, 2019

Pelosi: U.S. House Close to Approving
Trade Deal with Mexico, Canada

Reuters, October 31, 2019

India Says No to Joining Huge Asia Pacific Trade Pact
CNBC, November 4, 2019

New Zealand PM Ardern Announces Upgrade of Free Trade Deal with China
Reuters, November 3, 2019

Thailand Says New Asian Trade Deal To Be Signed In 2020
Reuters, November 2, 2019

Trump Says Hard to Do Trade Deal with UK Under Boris Johnson Brexit Deal
The Wall Street Journal, October 31, 2019

Last-Minute India Demands Jeopardize 16-Nation Asian Trade Pact
Bloomberg, October 29, 2019


EXIM Announces Reciprocal Co-Financing Agreement with Japan’s NEXI
ExIm Bank, November 4, 2019

US Sells Business Engagement with Asia As Trade War Drags On
AP, November 4, 2019

More International Articles


Trump Has One More Weapon In His US-China Trade War Arsenal – The Trans-Pacific Partnership
South China Morning Post, November 4, 2019

Ross Optimistic on China Deal,
Trump Wants it Signed in U.S.

Bloomberg, November 3, 2019

China Wins WTO Case to Sanction
$3.6 Billion in U.S. Trade

Bloomberg, November 1, 2019

China’s Precarious Future
The National Review, November 4, 2019

The China Challenge
U.S. Department of State, October 30, 2019

China Promises No Forced Tech
Transfers, Access to Finance

AP, October 29, 2019

Brazil Would Be Welcome to Join OPEC, Secretary-General Barkindo Says
Reuters, November 5, 2019

Macron Says EU, China to Sign Deal on Product Origin Labeling
Bloomberg, November 4, 2019

Macron’s China Visit Underscores Economic Tensions
AP, November 4, 2019

Global Factory Woes Persist in October
Reuters, October 31, 2019

Chile Cancels Climate, Trade Summits Amid Protest Chaos
AP, October 30, 2019



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