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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Featured Headlines

USMCA Passes Senate,
Awaits President Trump’s Signature

CalChamber, January 16, 2020


Trump Signs ‘Phase 1’ China Trade Deal,
but Most Tariffs Remain in Place

NPR, January 15, 2020

Economic and Trade Agreement (and Fact Sheets) Between the U.S. and the PRC
U.S. Trade Representative, January 15, 2020


U.S. Trade Development Agency
2019 Annual Report

U.S. Trade Development Agency, January 2020

CalChamber Companies in the News

Port of LA’s Seroka Outlines Competitiveness Strategy
American Journal of Transportation, January 20, 2020

Blue Diamond Growers Encouraged by First Phase
of U.S. China Agreement

Blue Diamond Growers, January 17, 2020

Trade Policy

From the White House

Statement from the President on the 60th Anniversary
of the United States-Japan Treaty of Mutual Cooperation and Security

January 18, 2020

WTAS: Support for President Donald J. Trump’s Phase One
Trade Agreement with China

January 17, 2020

Statement from the Press Secretary Regarding Senate Passage
of the USMCA

January 16, 2020

Remarks by President Trump at Signing of the U.S.-China
Phase One Trade Agreement

January 15, 2020

President Donald J. Trump Is Signing a Landmark Phase One
Trade Agreement with China

January 15, 2020

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

America’s Environmental Intelligence Agency:
NOAA Celebrates 50 Years of Science, Service and Stewardship

January 17, 2020

Transparency in Federal Government:
Commerce Department Makes Its Data Accessible to Citizens
with New Interactive Tool

January 16, 2020

Secretary of Commerce Leads U.S. Delegation to Guatemala
January 15, 2020

From the U.S. Trade Representative

Ambassador Lighthizer Comments on Senate Passage of USMCA
January 16, 2020

Joint Statement of the Trilateral Meeting of the Trade Ministers
of Japan, the United States and the European Union

January 14, 2020

From the U.S. Department of State

Colombia and the United States: Strengthening Our Partnership
January 20, 2020

The OAS: Multilateralism That Works
January 17, 2020

Joint Statement on Sixtieth Anniversary of the Signing of the Treaty
of Mutual Cooperation and Security Between the United States
of America and Japan

January 17, 2020

U.S. Senate Passage of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement
January 16, 2020

U.S.-Russia Strategic Security Dialogue
January 16, 2020

From the World Trade Organization

DDG Wolff: It Is Time to Update the WTO Rulebook for Agriculture
January 18, 2020

WTO and World Bank Showcase Updated Version
of Services Trade Policy Database

January 16, 2020

United States Notifies Decision to Appeal Compliance Panel Ruling
in Steel Dispute with India

January 16, 2020

Trade Agreements


Canada to Unveil Legislation
to Ratify USMCA Deal on January 29

Reuters, January 21, 2020

The Importance of USMCA to the Produce Industry
Blue Book Services, January 20, 2020

What USMCA Gets Right
House Ways and Means Committee GOP, January 16, 2020

USMCA Races Across the Finish Line,
but Uncertainty Remains

Cato Institute, January 16, 2020

California Senators Dianne Feinstein,
Kamala Harris Split Over Trade Pact

The Sacramento Bee, January 15, 2020

EU Lawmakers Give Initial Backing to Vietnam Trade Deal
The New York Times, January 21, 2020

Morocco, Turkey Agree to Review Terms of Free Trade Agreement
Ahval, January 16, 2020

Korea, Japan, China Adopt ‘Trilateral Vision’ for Next Decade,
Including FTA

Asia Today International, January 5, 2020


Trump Claims Trade Victories with Revised NAFTA, China Deal
The Hill, January 20, 2020

Trump Trade Wins Seen Providing Few Economic Gains
The Hill, January 20, 2020

U.S. Wine and Spirits Importers Want Tariffs Off the Table
Yahoo, January 20, 2020

What’s Next on the President’s Trade Agenda? Europe
The Wall Street Journal, January 17, 2020


Trump Inked a Deal with China.
California Is Still Sorting Out the Implications

Los Angeles Times, January 17, 2020

More International Articles


Fact Sheets

GET THE FACTS: What You Need to Know
About the Phase 1 Trade Agreement with China

GOP House Ways and Means Committee, January 15, 2020

Brady Applauds Signing of Phase
One Trade Deal with China

GOP House Ways and Means Committee, January 15, 2020

U.S.-China Deal Could Upend
the Way Nations Settle Disputes

The Wall Street Journal, January 16, 2020

U.S.-China Trade Deal Puts Industries,
Jobs on ‘Level Playing Field’: Rep. Brady

Fox Business, January 15, 2020

U.S. Energy Industry Looks
for Clarity in China Trade Deal

The New York Times, January 15, 2020

Tech Tensions Simmer in Washington
as U.S., China Near Trade Truce

The Wall Street Journal, January 14, 2020

U.S. Won’t Cut More China Tariffs
Until After November Vote

Bloomberg, January 14, 2020

EU Seen Losing $11 Billion in China Exports After Phase One Deal
Bloomberg, January 21, 2020

Germany Likely to Lose the Most from Trade Diverted by U.S.-Sino Deal
The New York Times, January 21, 2020

Talks on Tech Tax with U.S. Still Difficult: France’s Le Maire
The New York Times, January 21, 2020

International Tourism Growth Continues to Outpace
the Global Economy

UN World Tourism Organization, January 20, 2020

As World Economy Shifts Gears, Trade Growth Slows
The New York Times, January 19, 2020

U.S. Backs Brazil for OECD Membership Ahead of Argentina
Nasdaq, January 14, 2020



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