Council for International Trade - Trade Update


Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Featured Headlines

UK and CPTPP Nations Launch Formal Negotiations
Government of the United Kingdom, June 22, 2021

CalChamber Companies in the News

Rio Tinto to Deploy World’s First Fully Autonomous Water Trucks at Gudai-Darri
Rio Tinto, June 22, 2021

Boeing’s Largest 737 Max Jet Poised to Take First Flight Friday
American Journal of Transportation, June 17, 2021

Walmart Invests in DroneUp, the Nationwide On-Demand Drone Delivery Provider
Walmart Newsroom, June 17, 2021

Clorox Helps Launch U.S. Plastics Pact Roadmap To 2025, Driving A National Strategy To Achieve Circular Economy Goals
The Clorox Company, June 15, 2021

Trade Policy

From the White House

U.S.-Russia Presidential Joint Statement on Strategic Stability
June 16, 2021

From the House Ways and Means and Senate Finance Committees

House Ways and Means Committee New GSP Bill
House Ways and Means Committee, June 17, 2021

Trade Adjustment Assistance Legislation
House Ways and Means Committee, June 17, 2021

Ways and Means Democrats Introduce Legislation to Reform and Renew Key U.S. Trade Programs
House Ways and Means Committee, June 17, 2021
Strengthening TAA for U.S. Workers Fact Sheet

Wyden, Crapo, Cornyn, Warner, Daines, Stabenow Introduce Bill to Boost Domestic Manufacturing of Semiconductors
Senate Finance Committee, June 17, 2021

Brady Statement on EU Tariffs Agreement
GOP House Ways and Means Committee, June 15, 2021

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Leslie Kiernan Sworn In As General Counsel for the U.S. Department of Commerce
June 15, 2021

From the U.S. Trade Representative

Joint Public Statement on the Inaugural Meeting of the Environment Committee of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement
June 17, 2021

Fact Sheet: U.S. – UK Understanding on a Cooperative Framework for Large Civil Aircrafts
June 17, 2021

Statement by Ambassador Katherine Tai on the US – UK Cooperative Framework on Large Civil Aircrafts
June 17, 2021

Join US – UK Statement on a Cooperative Framework for Large Civil Aircraft
June 17, 2021

Readout of Ambassador Tai’s Meeting with the European Parliament Committee on International Trade
June 15, 2021

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

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

READOUT: EXIM Advisory Committee Meets to Review Upcoming 2020 Competitiveness Report, Discusses Challenges for U.S. Exporters in Global Export Competition
June 21, 2021

From the International Trade Administration

Exploring the Global Economic Recovery from COVID-19
June 15, 2021

From the World Trade Organization

WTO Members Review CPTPP at 100th Session of Committee on Regional Trade Agreements
June 22, 2021

WTO Launches Call for MSME Stories on “Building Resilience Through Trade During COVID-19”
June 18, 2021

Australia Takes Wine Dispute with China to WTO
Reuters, June 18, 2021

Investment Facilitation Talks Advance, Delve Into Implementation and Technical Assistance
June 17, 2021

DDG Zhang Highlights Role of Trade in Promoting Security, Peace and Development
June 17, 2021

Japan Initiates WTO Dispute Complaint Against Chinese Steel Duties
June 15, 2021

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

Trade Agreements

Japan and “Global Britain”: Expanding the Trans-Pacific Partnership
Nippon, June 22, 2021

China’s Progress on U.S. Trade Deal Slowed Again in May
Bloomberg, June 21, 2021

Canada, Indonesia Launch Trade Pact Talks
Grain News, June 21, 2021

Trade Talks Good News for Taiwan
The Taipei Times, June 20, 2021

UK Aims to Sign Free Trade Deal with New Zealand in August
City A.M., June 18, 2021

EU Says Window Exists to Resolve Northern Ireland Trade Disputes
Bloomberg, June 18, 2021

Australia, Britain Reach Free Trade Deal to Cut Many Tariffs
The North State Journal, June 17, 2021

Bahrain’s Prime Minister Meets Boris Johnson with GCC Free Trade Agreement on the Table
N World, June 17, 2021

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern Courts US to Return to CPTPP
NZ Herald, June 16, 2021


America is Back:
We Need a Trade Agenda that Shows It

by the U.S. Chamber’s Myron Brilliant
The Hill, June 21, 2021

Chip Shortages Are Starting to Hit Consumers. Higher Prices Are Likely.
The Wall Street Journal, June 21, 2021

U.S.-Mexico Land Border Restrictions Extended Through July 21
The San Diego Union-Tribune, June 21, 2021

Supply Crunch Risks Extending Into 2022, Stoking Inflation
The Wall Street Journal, June 20, 2021

U.S. Plans to Spend Big on Critical Minerals; Choosing Where Isn’t Easy
The Wall Street Journal, June 20, 2021

The U.S. and Mexico Must Revamp Institutions Supporting Their Joint Efforts
The Hill, June 19, 2021

Biden’s Trade Policy for the Middle Class Takes Shape—And it Begins in Europe
Council on Foreign Relations, June 18, 2021

Lumber Prices Are Falling Fast, Turning Hoarders Into Sellers
The Wall Street Journal, June 15, 2021


Business Groups Urge Restoration
of Tax Credits, Net Operating Loss Deduction

CalChamber, June 22, 2021

Southern Connection: Innovation Clusters in Mexico and the Bridge to Silicon Valley
Bay Area Economy, June 2021

More International Articles

APEC November 2021 Meeting to be Virtual

Qin Gang Set To Be Named China’s New Ambassador to U.S., as Veteran Cui Leaves
Reuters, June 22, 2021

Chinese Port Logjam Threatens Christmas Shipping Rush
The Wall Street Journal, June 21, 2021

EU Wants U.S. Metal-Duties Halt by Year-End, Ambassador Says
Bloomberg, June 21, 2021

Cargo Is Piling Up Everywhere, And It’s Making Inflation Worse
NPR, June 21, 2021

Canada’s Lumber Industry Wants Paid Back
Politico, June 21, 2021

Charting a New Course in US-Africa Relations: The Importance of Learning from Others’ Mistakes
Brookings Institute, June 21, 2021

Latin American Firms Debate: U.S. and China?
Latin Trade, June 20, 2021

China Will Face International ‘Isolation’ If No Cooperation on Coronavirus Origin Probe: Jake Sullivan
Fox News, June 20, 2021

Chile Says Assembly to Draft New Constitution Will Start Work July 4
Reuters, June 20, 2021

The European Union Recommends Opening to Americans to Rescue the Summer
The New York Times, June 18, 2021

China Has Some Advice for the U.S. on Inflation: Remove Tariffs
Bloomberg, June 17, 2021

China Growth Decouples From Credit, With Global Implications
Bloomberg, June 17, 2021

Mexican Economy Grows Nearly 25% in May as Recovery Gathers Steam
Reuters, June 17, 2021

Trade War Costs Global Value Chains 3-5 Years of Growth, UN Says
Bloomberg, June 16, 2021

China’s Worse-Than-Suez Ship Delays Set to Widen Trade Chaos
American Journal of Transportation, June 17, 2021

The G7’s New Global Infrastructure Initiative
Center for Strategic and International Studies, June 15, 2021

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