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Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Featured Headlines

UK’s Trade Chief Liz Truss Seeks Closer
Ties with Tech Firms in US Visit

Politico, July 11, 2021

CalChamber Companies in the News

SoCalGas and SDG&E Recognized on Nationwide List of 100 Best Places to Work in IT
Sempra Energy, July 12, 2021

Intel Offers to Spread $20bn Chip Factory Investment Across EU
FinTech Zoom, July 10, 2021

Almond Market Update: Again, in June, California Almond Industry Shipments Hit the Higher End of Expectations
Blue Diamond Growers, July 9, 2021

CalChamber Member IBM and Atos to Collaborate to Build a Secured Infrastructure for the Dutch Ministry of Defense
IBM Newsroom, July 8, 2021

Siemens Mobility Awarded $3.4B from Amtrak to Manufacture New Fleet of Modern Trains in Sacramento
Fox40, July 7, 2021

Trade Policy

From the White House

President Biden Announces His Intent to Nominate Four Individuals to Serve as Ambassadors
July 9, 2021

Executive Order on Promoting Competition in the American Economy
July 9, 2021
Fact Sheet

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Commerce Department Adds 34 Entities to the Entity List to Target Enablers of China’s Human Rights Abuses and Military Modernization, and Unauthorized Iranian and Russian Procurement
July 9, 2021

From the U.S. Trade Representative

USTR Joins Other Federal Agencies in Issuing Updated Xinjiang Supply Chain Business Advisory
July 13, 2021

Readout of Ambassador Katherine Tai’s Meeting with Mexico’s Secretary of Foreigner Affairs Marcelo Ebrard
July 9, 2021

USTR Announces Reallocation of Unused Fiscal Year 2021 WTO Tariff-Rate Quota Volume for Raw Cane Sugar
July 9, 2021

Readout of Ambassador Katherine Tai at Roundtable Hosted by the American Chamber of Commerce of Mexico
July 8, 2021

Statement from Ambassador Katherine Tai on the Remediation Plan to Address Denial of Workers’ Rights in Mexico
July 8, 2021

United States and Mexico Announce Course of Remediation for Workers’ Rights Denial at Auto Manufacturing Facility in Silao
July 8, 2021

Readout of Ambassador Katherine Tai Meeting with Mexico’s Secretary of Labor and Social Welfare Luisa María Alcalde Luján
July 8, 2021

Readout of Ambassador Katherine Tai’s Roundtable with the Solidarity Center
July 8, 2021

Readout of Ambassador Tai’s Meeting with Mexico’s Secretary of Economy Tatiana Clouthier
July 7, 2021

One-Year Anniversary of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement Trilateral Joint Statement
July 7, 2021

Readout of Ambassador Katherine Tai at Inclusive Trade Event Roundtable
July 7, 2021

Readout of Ambassador Katherine Tai’s Meeting with Mexico’s Secretary of Agriculture and Rural Development Victor Villalobos and Mexico’s Secretary of Economy Tatiana Clouthier
July 7, 2021

Readout of Ambassador Katherine Tai’s Meeting with Canada’s Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade Mary Ng
July 6, 2021

U.S. Raising Mexico Energy Policy Concerns, Trade Chief Says
Bloomberg, July 7, 2021

From the Department of State

Issuance of the Updated Xinjiang Supply Chain Business Advisory
July 13, 2021

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

EXIM Seeks Applications for 2021-2022 Advisory Committees and Two Subcommittees—Chair’s Council on Climate and Chair’s Council on China Competition
July 6, 2021

From the World Trade Organization

WTO DG and Chair Brief NGOs Ahead of Turning Point in Fishing Subsidies Negotiations
July 12, 2021

WTO Issues 2021 Annual Report
July 9, 2021

Trade Can Help Put UN Sustainable Development Goals Back on Track: DG Okonjo-Iweala
July 6, 2021

Trade Agreements

Biden Team Weighs Digital Trade
Deal to Counter China in Asia

Bloomberg, July 12, 2021

Thai Ministry Ready for More Mini-FTAs
Bangkok Post, July 13, 2021

Serbia’s Free Trade Deal with EAEU Takes Effect
See News, July 12, 2021

Full Ratification of Free Trade Deal with China is Now Expected Early Next Year
Khmer Times, July 12, 2021

U.K. Spurns EU’s 47.5 Billion Euro Estimate for Post-Brexit Tab
American Journal of Transportation, July 9, 2021

Vietnam Meets With U.S. Trade Reps on Currency, Timber
Bloomberg, July 9, 2021

U.S., Mexico Settle First Labor Complaint Under USMCA
Reuters, July 8, 2021


Yellen Looks to Revive U.S.-EU Ties in Facing Down China, Russia
Bloomberg, July 12, 2021

Top US Ship Regulator Pledges to Keep Pressure on Carriers
American Journal of Transportation, July 12, 2021

Higher Inflation Is Here to Stay for Years, Economists Forecast
The Wall Street Journal, July 11, 2021

U.S. Worker Aid Becomes a Casualty as Biden Trade Authority Ends
Bloomberg, July 6, 2021

Trump is Long Gone, but Trade Frictions Remain for U.S. and Canada
The Washington Post, July 7, 2021

New Study Makes the Case for More US Free Trade Deals
The Hill, July 6, 2021


Port of Long Beach Maintains Steady Cargo Flow in June
American Journal of Transportation, July 9, 2021

More International Articles

China’s Export Engine Accelerates, Defying Expectations
The Wall Street Journal, July 13, 2021

Virus Variants Threaten Global Recovery, G20 Warns
Reuters, July 12, 2021

World Hunger Hit 15-Year High as Virus Stifled Food Access
Bloomberg, July 12, 2021

E.U. Delays Digital Levy as Tax Talks Proceed
The New York Times, July 12, 2021

China’s Slowing V-Shaped Economic Recovery Sends Global Warning
Bloomberg, July 11, 2021

G20 Finance Ministers Sign Off on Global Tax Deal
Politico, July 10, 2021

Strong U.S. Recovery Aids Growth in Canada, Mexico
The Wall Street Journal, July 10, 2021

China Moves to Spur Lending as Inflation Fears Ease
The Wall Street Journal, July 9, 2021

Why Rising Oil Prices Are Unlikely to Kill the Economic Recovery
The Wall Street Journal, July 8, 2021

Ever Given Container Ship That Blocked Suez Canal Sets Sail After Owner Pays Compensation
The Wall Street Journal, July 7, 2021

Cost to Ship a Boxload of Goods to U.S. From China Nears $10,000
Bloomberg, July 8, 2021

ECB Aims for Slightly Higher Inflation, Stops Short of Fed’s Major Shift
The Wall Street Journal, July 8, 2021


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