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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

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Trump to Sign USMCA Trade
Deal Wednesday at the White House

Reuters, January 23, 2020

Dr. Jesús Seade, Undersecretary for North America from Mexico’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Today the CalChamber hosted a luncheon for
Dr. Jesús Seade, Undersecretary for North America
from Mexico’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and
Chief negotiator of the NAFTA/USMCA.

The luncheon comes a day before the scheduled signing
of the United States – Mexico – Canada Agreement (USMCA) by President Trump in Washington, DC.

USMCA Passes Senate, Awaits
President Trump’s Signature

CalChamber, January 16, 2020


United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement
U.S. Trade Representative

Text of the Agreement

Fact Sheets


CalChamber Companies in the News

CalChamber’s 2020 Board Chair
Mark Jansen

President & CEO, Blue Diamond Growers

Mark Jansen

A New Year, A New Decade
Blue Diamond Growers, January 23, 2020

Podcast: Meet Mark Jansen,
CEO of Blue Diamond Growers

Ag Council, January 17, 2020


An Invitation to Mentor: These California Women Do by CalChamber Board Member Jennifer Haley
CalMatters, January 20, 2020

More on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement

Mexico’s Top Diplomat to Travel to U.S. to Sign USMCA Trade Pact
Reuters, January 28, 2020

Video: Trudeau Urges Swift Ratification of USMCA
The Globe and Mail, January 28, 2020

Grassley Op-ed: USMCA Paves the Way for Productivity and Prosperity
Senate Finance Committee, January 28, 2020

Canada Kicks Off USMCA Ratification Process, Urges Bipartisan Cooperation
Reuters, January 27, 2020

Canada Begins USMCA Ratification Process That Won’t Necessarily Be Smooth Sailing
The Wall Street Journal, January 27, 2020

USMCA Passage Applauded by Trucking
Transport Topics, January 23, 2020

President Pro Tempore Grassley Signs Historic USMCA Trade Deal
Senate Finance Committee, January 22, 2020

Trudeau Wants USMCA Deal Ratified Quickly, Opposition Says Not So Fast
Reuters, January 21, 2020

Passing USMCA Will Help US Companies Address Global Threats to Digital Trade
The Hill, January 10, 2020

SBA Ready to Help Valley Businesses Take Advantage of U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Deal
The Fresno Bee, December 26, 2019



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