Council for International Trade - Trade Update


Tuesday, May 25, 2021

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First Virtual Host Breakfast Mixes
Pre-Recorded, Live Presentations

CalChamber, May 21, 2021

Governor Aims Grant Relief
at Struggling Small Business

CalChamber, May 21, 2021

Sharing Stories of Essential Business Role
Will Foster Creativity, Build Communities

CalChamber, May 21, 2021

Roundtable Chat Covers Gamut from
Job Killers to Recall Politics

CalChamber, May 21, 2021

CalMatters Columnist Gives Rundown
on Shift in State’s ‘Political Output’

CalChamber, May 21, 2021


Quarterly CalChamber Economic Report: As Economy Lifts Off, Transitory Hiccups in Some Sectors, Inflation Factors to Watch
CalChamber, May 24, 2021


Building Bridges Better: Why Ireland is a Trusted Partner of the United States of America
American Chamber of Commerce Ireland, May 2021


NADEC Annual Export Conference
May 26 – 27, 2021
Program Agenda

CalChamber Companies in the News

Northrop Grumman Receives FAA Diamond Award
Northrop Grumman, May 25, 2021

Small Business Advocate of the Year Winner: Torrance Bakery Owner Speaks Out for Businesses During Pandemic
CalChamber, May 21, 2021

14 Local Chambers Receive 2021 President’s Circle Award
CalChamber, May 21, 2021

In Third Year of Partnership with NVFC, Anheuser-Busch to Deliver 1.5 Million Cans of Emergency Drinking Water to Fire Departments Across the Nation
Anheuser-Busch, May 19, 2021

Trade Policy

From the White House

Statement by White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki on the Meeting Between President Joe Biden and President Vladimir Putin of Russia
May 25, 2021

FACT SHEET: United States – Republic of Korea Partnership
May 21, 2021

U.S.-ROK Leaders’ Joint Statement
May 21, 2021

FACT SHEET: The American Jobs Plan Supercharges the Future of Transportation and Manufacturing
May 18, 2021

FACT SHEET: The American Jobs Plan Will Bolster Cybersecurity
May 18, 2021

From the Senate Finance Committee

Senator Ron Wyden’s Trade Preferences and American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act
May 18, 2021

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo Hosts Roundtable with President Moon Jae-In, Minister Moon Sung Wook, and U.S. and South Korea Business Leaders
May 23, 2021

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo before the U.S.-Korea CEO Roundtable
May 21, 2021

Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo Following Meetings with Semiconductor Industry Leaders
May 20, 2021

From the U.S. Trade Representative

United States Advances First USMCA Dispute Panel To Enforce Canada’s Dairy Commitments
May 25, 2021

Ambassador Katherine Tai Applauds Enactment of the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act
May 20, 2021

Readout of Ambassador Tai’s Virtual Meeting With The President of Switzerland Guy Parmelin
May 19, 2021

Readout of Ambassador Katherine Tai’s Call with Japan Foreign Minister Motegi
May 19, 2021

Trilateral Statement of the USMCA Free Trade Agreement
May 18, 2021

Remarks of Ambassador Katherine Tai Opening the First USMCA Free Trade Commission
May 18, 2021

From the U.S. Department of State

Welcoming Costa Rica to the OECD
May 25, 2021

Seventh U.S.-Thailand Strategic Dialogue
May 21, 2021

Nord Stream 2 and European Energy Security
May 19, 2021

Reinforcing the U.S. Commitment to the Arctic at the Arctic Council Ministerial May 19-20, 2021
May 19, 2021

From the International Trade Administration

Investing in America: An Expanded SelectUSA Guide for Global Companies
May 25, 2021

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues First Analysis of Currency Undervaluation as a Countervailable Subsidy
May 24, 2021

Promoting Equitable Economic Growth in a Virtual Era
May 24, 2021

COVID-19 Economic Recovery: An Important Moment Arrives for U.S. Exporters
May 19, 2021

From the Export-Import Bank of the U.S.

READOUT: EXIM’s Chairman’s Council on China Competition Meets to Discuss Implementation of Program on China and Transformational Exports
May 20, 2021

From the World Trade Organization

WTO Panel Issues Report in Canada-Australia Wine Dispute
May 25, 2021

DG Okonjo-Iweala Calls on WTO Members to Tackle Vaccine Inequity
May 21, 2021

E-Commerce Negotiations Advance, Delve Deeper into Data Issues
May 20, 2021

Trade Agreements

Swiss Brace for a Brexit-Like Trade Tussle With EU
Bloomberg, May 25, 2021

Britain Launches Consultation Before Starting India Trade Talks
Reuters, May 25, 2021

Time to Revitalize Pursuit of a U.S.-UK Free Trade Agreement
The Heritage Foundation, May 24, 2021

UK Rebalancing Measures to US Additional Tariffs on Steel, Aluminum and Derivatives
Government of the United Kingdom, May 24, 2021

China’s Progress on U.S. Trade Deal Promises Slows in April
Bloomberg, May 23, 2021

Statement by Minister Ng on U.S. Preliminary Duty Rates on Canadian Softwood Lumber
Government of Canada, May 21, 2021

U.S. Moves to Double Tariffs on Canadian Softwood Lumber Imports
Yahoo Finance, May 21, 2021

US, South Korea Announce Vaccine, Semiconductor Partnership
American Journal of Transportation, May 21, 2021

Israel Signs Free Trade Agreement with South Korea
The Jerusalem Post, May 20, 2021

Europe Eyes ‘New Basis’ for Trade Ties with U.S.
Reuters, May 20, 2021

UK-Australia Trade Deal: What Are the Key Issues?
The Guardian, May 20, 2021

U.S., Canada, Mexico Hold ‘Robust’ Trade Deal Talks, Downplay Differences
Reuters, May 18, 2021

Time To Act on a Trade Deal With Taiwan
The Heritage Foundation, May 18, 2021

China Looks to Widen Clout by Joining Asia-Pacific Trade Pact
Bloomberg, May 18, 2021


Imports Work for American Workers
U.S. Chamber, May 2021

White House, Kremlin Aim for Biden-Putin Summit in Geneva
AP, May 24, 2021

Deputy U.S Treasury Chief Sees G7 Support for 15%-Plus Global Minimum Tax
Reuters, May 24, 2021

U.S. Exporters Continue to Encounter Rough Sailing in 2021
American Journal of Transportation, May 24, 2021

US, Canada, Mexico Non-Essential Travel Restrictions Extended to June 21
Fox News, May 22, 2021

The United States Innovation and Competition Act
The Heritage Foundation, May 19, 2021

U.S. Companies are Bearing the Brunt of Trump’s China tariffs, Says Moody’s
CNBC, May 18, 2021


Tourism Report: Economic Impact
of Travel in California 2011-2020

Visit California, May 2021

LA Port Commissioner Says Truckers May Pay the Price for Clean Air Cargo Fees
The OC Register, May 22, 2021

After COVID Losses, Port of San Francisco’s Forbes Hopeful about Rebound and State Aid
American Journal of Transportation, May 19, 2021

More International Articles

Three Seas

This Is How Europe Can Push Back Against China and Russia: A huge infrastructure project by 12 eastern EU states is an obvious geopolitical opportunity.
Bloomberg, May 18, 2021

3 Seas Initiative Matters to America’s
Security and Economy

The Heritage Foundation, May 17, 2021

The Three Seas Initiative
Congressional Research Service, April 26, 2021

US-China Relations: Is There Still a Trade War Under Joe Biden’s Presidency?
South China Morning Post, May 23, 2021

Roundup: G20 Leaders Committed to Multilateral Cooperation, Sustained Financing for Global Health
XinhuaNet, May 22, 2021

Argentina’s Beef-Export Ban to Stoke Steak Prices Worldwide
Bloomberg, May 21, 2021

China Defiant After EU Warning Over Trade Agreement
AP, May 21, 2021

Services Businesses in U.S. and Europe Saw Pickup in Early May
The Wall Street Journal, May 21, 2021

China’s Embrace of Sanctions Costs It an Investment Deal With EU
Bloomberg, May 21, 2021

Samoa to Scrap China-Backed Port Project Under New Leader
Reuters, May 20, 2021

The Latest Arena of US-China Confrontation: International Tech Standards
MarketPlace, May 20, 2021

China has Bought 37% of Next Year’s Corn Imports Just From U.S.
American Journal of Transportation, May 20, 2021

Chinese Commodities in Sea of Red as Global Rout Spreads East
American Journal of Transportation, May 20, 2021

Commodity Boom Propels Indonesia’s Exports to a Decade-High
American Journal of Transportation, May 20, 2021

EU Trade Ministers to Discuss Steel Dispute with U.S., Germany Says
Reuters, May 20, 2021

European Parliament Votes to ‘Freeze’ Investment Deal Until China Lifts Sanctions
Politico, May 20, 2021

US Exports to China Grow at ‘Expense’ of Australia After Beijing’s Trade Ban
South China Morning Post, May 20, 2021

Leftists Scored Big Victory in Chile, but Venezuela’s Maduro is Celebrating Too Soon
Miami Herald, May 19, 2021

Japan’s Exports Jump Most in Decade as Trade Recovery Perks Up
Reuters, May 19, 2021

The E.U. Agrees to Reopen to Vaccinated Visitors and Those from Covid-Safe Countries.
The New York Times, May 19, 2021

China Says Will Extend Tariff Exemption for Some U.S. Imports
Reuters, May 17, 2021


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