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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Featured Headlines

California’s International Trade Makes
Nominal Gains in Last Quarter of 2019

CalChamber, February 11, 2020

The International Trade Administration has
released updated trade statistics for 2019
in its Trade Stats Express Data Tool.

2019 Trade Export Data

CalChamber Companies in the News

Boeing to Highlight Partnerships, Sustainability and Innovation
at 2020 Singapore Airshow

Boeing, February 8, 2020

Amazon’s AWS to Invest $236 Million in Brazil to Strengthen
Cloud Infrastructure

Reuters, February 5, 2020

Trade Policy

From the White House

President Trump’s FY 2021 Budget Commits to Double Investments
in Key Industries of the Future

February 11, 2020

Remarks by President Trump at the White House Business Session
with Our Nation’s Governors

February 10, 2020

Statement from the Press Secretary Announcing President Donald J. Trump’s Upcoming Travel to India
February 10, 2020

Job Market Continues to Crush Expectations in 2020
February 7, 2020

Support for President Donald J. Trump’s State of the Union Address

February 5, 2020

United States-Canada Statement on Joint Action Plan on Opioids
February 5, 2020

Remarks by President Trump in State of the Union Address
February 4, 2020

Fact Sheets:
Great American Comeback Story
Devoted to Protecting American Freedoms and Promoting
American Values

Unwavering Commitment to American Workers and Their Families
Fighting for Fairer Trade That Benefits American Workers
Ushered in an Unprecedented Era of Economic Prosperity
Three Years of Restoring American Strength and Prosperity

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Statement from Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross
on President Donald J. Trump’s Budget: A Budget for America’s Future

February 10, 2020

Remarks by Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross at Oxford Union
in Oxford, England

February 6, 2020

Statement of Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross
on President Donald J. Trump’s State of the Union Address

February 4, 2020

From the U.S. Trade Representative

USTR Updates List of Developing and Least-Developed Countries
Under U.S. CVD Law

February 10, 2020

USTR Announces Reallocation of Unused Fiscal Year 2020 WTO
Tariff-Rate Quota Volume for Raw Cane Sugar

February 6, 2020

President Trump Announces Intent to Negotiate Trade Agreement
with Kenya

February 6, 2020

FACT SHEET: U.S.-Kenya Trade and Investment Relationship

Ambassador Lighthizer Comments on President Trump’s State
of the Union Address

February 4, 2020

From the U.S. Department of State

State Department and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) FY 2021 Budget Request
February 10, 2020

The United States and Ukraine Hold Executive Dialogue
on Strategic Trade Controls

February 5, 2020

From the International Trade Administration

Application Process Opens for U.S. Industry Groups Seeking Awards
for Projects That Address Barriers to U.S. Exporters

February 11, 2020

FDI in High-Tech: Innovation and Growth in The United States
February 5, 2020

From the World Trade Organization

DDG Wolff Affirms WTO Commitment to Support Africa’s
Economic Integration

February 11, 2020

Japan Initiates Second WTO Dispute Complaint Regarding
Korean Support for Shipbuilders

February 10, 2020

WTO Launches Revamped WTO Data Portal and New API Portal
February 7, 2020

Fish Talks: U.S. Official Says Successful Talks Crucial for WTO
Reuters, February 6, 2020

U.S. Mulls Withdrawal from WTO’s $1.7 Trillion Purchasing Pact
Reuters, February 4, 2020

Trade Agreements

As Trump Takes Aim at E.U. Trade, European Officials Brace for Fight
Reuters, February 11, 2020

Japan and Britain Agree to Aim for ‘Ambitious’ Trade Deal
The Japan Times, February 8, 2020

U.S. to Start Trade Talks with Kenya to Counter China’s Influence
The New York Times, February 8, 2020

The South Korea-Israel Free Trade Agreement
Lexology, February 6, 2020

Singapore and New Zealand Ratify Upgraded Trade Agreement
ASEAN Briefing, February 6, 2020

Indonesia Ratifies Long-Awaited Free Trade Deal with Australia
The Jakarta Post, February 6, 2020

U.K. Faces Long Road in ‘Ambitious’ Post-Brexit Trade Push Into Asia
Nikkei Asian Review, February 6, 2020

U.K. and Australia Commit to Free Trade Negotiations
Click Orlando, February 6, 2020

Canada-U.K. Free Trade: A Post-Brexit Opportunity
The Conversation, February 5, 2020


Trump Stirs Trade Concerns with New Tariffs on Metals
The Hill, February 6, 2020

State of the Travel Industry
U.S. Travel Association, February 5, 2020

U.S. Trade Deficit Shrinks in 2019 for First Time in Six Years
Reuters, February 5, 2020

U.S. Pushing Effort to Develop 5G Alternative to Huawei
The Wall Street Journal, February 4, 2020

New Trump Rule Will Allow Tariffs Against Currency Manipulation
The Wall Street Journal, February 4, 2020

U.S. Goods Exports to Arab Countries 2018 vs. 2019
National U.S.-Arab Chamber of Commerce, February 2020


California Association of Port Authorities (CAPA) Comments on Signing of USMCA and China Phase 1 Deal
AJoT, February 6, 2020

Port of Los Angeles Moves 806,144 TEUs in January
AJoT, February 6, 2020

More International Articles


U.S. States and the China Competition Speech
by Secretary Mike Pompeo

U.S. Department of State, February 8, 2020

China May Have Just Peaked
as an Export Powerhouse

American Journal of Transportation, February 10, 2020

‘Nightmare’ for Global Tech:
Virus Fallout Is Just Beginning

American Journal of Transportation, February 10, 2020

U.S. China Trade War
Reshaped Global Commerce

The Wall Street Journal, February 9, 2020

Pompeo to Governors:
China Is Watching You

Politico, February 8, 2020

Kudlow Says Xi Reassured
Trump Trade Purchases Goal Will Be Met

American Journal of Transportation, February 7, 2020

China Cuts Tariffs on $75 Billion in U.S. Goods.
That Was the Easy Part.

The New York Times, February 6, 2020

Coronavirus Hits Shipping
as China Port Traffic Slides

The Wall Street Journal, February 5, 2020

Global Tourism Takes Major Hit
as Virus Halts Chinese Travel

The Associated Press, February 5, 2020

Charting the Global Economic Impact
of the Coronavirus

Bloomberg, February 4, 2020



E.U. Chief Rejects Johnson’s Idea
of Loose U.K. Trade Deal

The New York Times, February 11, 2020

E.U. Toughens Negotiating Demands
Before Brexit Trade Talks Start

Bloomberg, February 10, 2020

Boris Johnson Wants to Be
a Free Trade Grandmaster

American Journal of Transportation, February 10, 2020

U.K. Begins Search for Free Ports
as Spending Pledges Mount

American Journal of Transportation, February 9, 2020

U.K. Seeks Big Tariff Reductions
in U.S. Trade Deal

Reuters, February 6, 2020

Karen Pierce Named Britain’s
First-Ever Female Ambassador to U.S
Fox News, February 7, 2020

CPTPP Offers Opportunities for Canadian Enterprises in Vietnam
Vietnam News, February 11, 2020

What Does the Irish Election Result Mean for Brexit?
The Guardian, February 10, 2020

Unlikely Allies Got White House to Tackle Tijuana River Mess:
How They Pulled It Off

Los Angeles Times, February 10, 2020

Brexit Has Revived the Prospect of a United Ireland.
Could It Actually Happen?

Time, February 7, 2020

What the World Can Learn from Japan’s Robots
BBC, February 6, 2020

Mexico’s Slowdown Threatens L√≥pez Obrador’s Infrastructure Plans
Financial Times, February 5, 2020

China Stimulus Boosts Latam Markets, Real Flat Ahead
of Rate Decision

NASDAQ, February 4, 2020



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