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Tuesday, June 15, 2021

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TODAY: California Officially Re-Opens
CalChamber, June 15, 2021

 

Statement by President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. on Agreement with the European Union on Boeing-Airbus
June 15, 2021
Fact Sheet

DG Okonjo-Iweala Welcomes Resolution in US-EU Aircraft Subsidy Disputes
World Trade Organization, June 15, 2021

USTR Announces Joint U.S.-E.U. Cooperative Framework for Large Civil Aircraft
June 15, 2021

EU, U.S. Agree to Five-Year Truce in Boeing-Airbus Trade Dispute
Bloomberg, June 14, 2021

 

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CalChamber Companies in the News

Northrop Grumman Successfully Launches Pegasus XL Rocket for the US Space Force
Northrop Grumman, June 13, 2021

Almond Market Update: California Almond Industry Shipments in May Hit the Higher End of Expectations
Blue Diamond Growers, June 11, 2021

Morgan Stanley Donates $5 Million to 22 Hunger Relief Organizations Worldwide Through Move for Meals Campaign
Morgan Stanley, June 10, 2021

Trade Policy

From the White House

President Biden Announces His Intent to Nominate Nine More Individuals to Serve as Ambassadors
CalChamber, June 15, 2021

U.S.-EU Summit Statement
June 15, 2021

Remarks by President Biden, President of the European Council Charles Michel, and President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen Before the U.S.-EU Summit
June 15, 2021

On-the-Record Press Call by United States Trade Representative Ambassador Katherine Tai
June 15, 2021

FACT SHEET: Rebuilding, Revitalizing, and Raising the Ambition of U.S.-EU Relations
June 15, 2021

Readout of President Biden’s Meeting with President Andrzej Duda of Poland
June 14, 2021

Readout of President Biden’s Meeting with Prime Minister Kaja Kallas of Estonia, President Egils Levits of Latvia, and President Gitanas Nauseda of Lithuania
June 14, 2021

Readout of President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Call with Prime Minister Bennett of Israel
June 13, 2021

FACT SHEET: United States and G7+ Partners Will Provide More than 2 Billion Vaccines for the World
June 13, 2021

FACT SHEET: NATO Summit: Revitalizing the Transatlantic Alliance
June 13, 2021

FACT SHEET: G7 to Announce Joint Actions on Forced Labor in Global Supply Chains, Anticorruption, and Ransomware
June 13, 2021

Readout of President Biden’s Meeting with President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa
June 13, 2021

Readout of President Biden’s Meeting with Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide of Japan
June 12, 2021

Readout: Trilateral Meeting of Prime Minister Boris Johnson of the United Kingdom, President Joe Biden, and Prime Minister Scott Morrison of Australia
June 12, 2021

Readout of President Biden’s Meeting with Prime Minister Mario Draghi of Italy
June 12, 2021

FACT SHEET: President Biden and G7 Leaders Launch Build Back Better World (B3W) Partnership
June 12, 2021

FACT SHEET: United States and G7+ Plan to Defeat the COVID-19 Pandemic in 2022 and Prevent the Next Pandemic
June 11, 2021

Statement by White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki on the Visit of Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany
June 11, 2021

FACT SHEET: President Biden and G7 Leaders to Announce Steps to Forge a More Fair and Inclusive Global Economy
June 11, 2021

Increasing Opportunities for Domestic Sourcing and Reducing the Need for Waivers from Made in America Laws
Office of Management and Budget, June 11, 2021

Remarks by President Biden and Prime Minister Boris Johnson of the United Kingdom Before Bilateral Meeting
June 10, 2021

FACT SHEET: Executive Order Protecting Americans’ Sensitive Data from Foreign Adversaries
June 9, 2021

Executive Order on Protecting Americans’ Sensitive Data from Foreign Adversaries
June 9, 2021

Statement by President Joe Biden on the United States’ Commitment to Open Investment
June 8, 2021

Statement of President Joe Biden on Senate Passage of the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act
June 8, 2021

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo to Join President Biden and other U.S. Government Leaders at the U.S.-EU Summit in Brussels, Belgium
June 11, 2021

Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo Statement on the Conclusion of the 2021 SelectUSA Investment Summit
June 11, 2021

U.S. Department of Commerce Welcomes Additional Biden-Harris Appointees
June 11, 2021

Readout of U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo Call with Minister of Commerce Wang Wentao of the People’s Republic of China
June 10, 2021

America’s Strong Marine Economy Vital to Building Back Better
June 9, 2021

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo Applauds Senate Bipartisan Passage of the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act
June 8, 2021

From the U.S. Trade Representative

Readout of Ambassador Tai’s Meeting with European Commissioner for Internal Market Thierry Breton
June 14, 2021

Ambassador Katherine Tai to Travel to Belgium, United Kingdom
June 11, 2021

U.S. Trade Representative Tai to hold talks in Britain next week
Reuters, June 11, 2021

Ambassador Tai Outlined Biden’s Goal of Worker-Focused Trade Policy
The New York Times, June 10, 2021

Remarks of Ambassador Katherine Tai Outlining the Biden-Harris Administration’s “Worker-Centered Trade Policy”
June 10, 2021

U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai to Outline Biden-Harris Administration’s Historic “Worker-Centered Trade Policy”
June 10, 2021

Readout of Ambassador Tai’s Virtual Meeting with Taiwan Minister-Without-Portfolio John Deng
June 10, 2021

Readout of Ambassador Tai’s Virtual Meeting with Rwanda Minister of Trade and Industry B├íta Habyarimana
June 10, 2021

United States Seeks Mexico’s Review of Alleged Freedom of Association Violations at Mexican Automotive Parts Factory
June 9, 2021

Readout of Ambassador Tai’s Virtual Meeting with Executives from the U.S.-APEC Business Coalition
June 8, 2021

From the U.S. Department of State

The United States and the Republic of Palau Partner on Our Ocean Conference 2022
June 11, 2021

Joint Statement on the Launch of the Japan-United States Clean Energy Partnership
June 11, 2021

Joint Statement on the Eighth U.S.-UAE Economic Policy Dialogue
June 9, 2021

The Stability and Security of the Western Balkans
June 8, 2021

Opening Statement Before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
June 8, 2021

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

READOUT: EXIM Sub-Saharan Africa Advisory Committee Meets to Discuss U.S. Competitiveness, EXIM’s China Program, Support for Renewable Energy
June 11, 2021

From the World Trade Organization

WTO Head Says Pandemic-Related Trade Barriers are Rising
Reuters, June 14, 2021

Head of WTO Says She Hopes There Will be No UK-EU Trade War
Reuters, June 12, 2021

Participants in Services Regulation Talks Outline Steps Taken to Implement New Disciplines
June 10, 2021

Australian PM Calls for WTO Reform as Tensions with China Mount
Reuters, June 9, 2021

WTO to Start Vaccine Supply Negotiations Amid Clash on Patents
Reuters, June 9, 2021

Members Approach Text-Based Discussions for an Urgent IP Response to COVID-19
June 9, 2021

Members Discuss COVID-19, Climate Change, Digital Issues at Review of Standards Agreement
June 9, 2021

Technical Assistance Report Highlights Positive Impact of 2020 Activities Despite COVID-19
June, 8, 2021

Trade Agreements

UK Appeals to Congress in Push for Trade Deal 
The Hill, June 14, 2021

UK and Australia Agree ‘Comprehensive and Ambitious’ Free Trade Deal
Reuters, June 15, 2021

The U.S. Needs to Learn from its TPP Mistake — and Get its Seat Back at the Table by Senators Tom Carper and John Cornyn
The Washington Post, June 13, 2021

‘Whatever it takes’, UK’s Johnson Warns EU Over Post-Brexit Trade
Reuters, June 12, 2021

UK, Canada Agreed to Redouble Efforts for Trade Deal
Reuters, June 11, 2021

113 U.S. and EU Organizations Urge EU and U.S. to Lift Retaliatory Tariffs on Products Unrelated to Transatlantic Trade Disputes
Distilled Spirits, June 10, 2021

China and the US Agree to Push Forward Trade, Investment Ties
American Journal of Transportation, June 10, 2021

US Stresses Taiwan Trade-Relationship Priority in First Talks
American Journal of Transportation, June 10, 2021

It’s Time for an Anglo-American Free Trade Deal
The Heritage Foundation, June 9, 2021

The African Continental Free Trade Agreement (“Afcfta”): A Lure of Hope in Creating Investment Opportunities in Mauritius in Covid Times
Lexology, June 9, 2021

U.S. Asks Mexico to Review a Second Complaint about Labor Violations in its Auto Industry.
The New York Times, June 9, 2021

US and EU to End for Good Trump’s $18 Billion Tariff Fight
American Journal of Transportation, June 9, 2021

U.S., Taiwan to Launch Trade Talks
The Wall Street Journal, June 8, 2021

Federal

‘A Contest with Autocrats.’ Biden Lauds Action as G-7 Nations Rebuke China
The Los Angeles Times, June 13, 2021

Investment Report Reflects Tumult of 2020
CalChamber, June 11, 2021

Germany’s Merkel to Visit Biden at White House on July 15
Reuters, June 11, 2021

Live Updates: Biden Announces 500 Million-Dose Vaccine Donation for Poorer Countries
The New York Times, June 10, 2021

Biden Needs More Than $52 Billion to Counter China in Chips
Bloomberg, June 9, 2021

US Panels to Study Reopening Canada, Mexico, EU, U.K. Travel
American Journal of Transportation, June 9, 2021

US and Europe to Forge Tech Alliance Amid China’s Rise
Politico, June 9, 2021

U.S. Eases Travel Warning for Many Nations as Pandemic Eases
Bloomberg, June 8, 2021

GSP Renewal Provisions Included in Senate’s China Competitiveness Package
Coalition for GSP, June 8, 2021

Biden Supply Chain ‘Strike Force’ to Target China on Trade
Reuters, June 8, 2021

California

California Defies Doom With No. 1 U.S. Economy
Bloomberg, June 14, 2021

As California’s Economy Reopens, Tourism Can Lead the Way
The OC Register, June 13, 2021

Port of Los Angeles Surpasses 10 Million Containers in 12 Months
American Journal of Transportation, June 11, 2021

Port of Long Beach Achieves Record Month in May
American Journal of Transportation, June 9, 2021

Electrification of California Ports
Pacific Merchant Shipping Association, June 2021

More International Articles

How Bad are Global Shipping Snafus? Home Depot Contracted its Own Container Ship as a Safeguard
CNBC, June 13, 2021

Why That Sofa You Ordered Isn’t Showing Up Soon
The Wall Street Journal, June 13, 2021

G7 Set to Agree ‘Green Belt and Road’ Plan to Counter China’s Influence
Financial Times, June 12, 2021

Europe’s Summer of Recovery Is More Fragile Than It Looks
The New York Times, June 11, 2021

World Food Import Bill Set to Reach Record Amid Soaring Costs
Bloomberg, June 10, 2021

China Passes Law to Counter Foreign Sanctions
The Wall Street Journal, June 10, 2021

China Passes Law to Make Hainan Free Trade Haven
Nikkei Asian Review, June 11, 2021

Israeli Cybersecurity, Fintech, and Enterprise Solutions Companies Lead Israeli Tech Companies 6-Month Record Breaking Fundraising Total of $10.5 billion
Atid EDI Ltd., June 10, 2021

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