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Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Featured Headlines

CalChamber Quarterly Economic Outlook:
Strong Demand for Goods; Supply Lagging; Imbalance Keeps Upward Pressure on Prices

CalChamber, September 21, 2021


Remarks by President Biden Before the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly
White House, September 21, 2021

Biden Pledges ‘Relentless Diplomacy’
on Global Challenges

AP, September 21, 2021

CalChamber Companies in the News

Northrop Grumman Australia Signs Agreement with Engineers Australia to Support Continued Workforce Professionalisation
Northrop Grumman, September 14, 2021

Blue Diamond Almonds Market Update: Starting the Year with Another Record Shipment
Blue Diamond Growers, September 13, 2021

CalChamber Members Blue Shield of California and Walgreens Collaborate to Bring Innovative Healthcare and Wellness Services to Communities in Golden State
Walgreens Newsroom, September 10, 2021

CalChamber Member United Partners with Honeywell to Invest in New Clean Tech Venture from Alder Fuels, Powering Biggest Sustainable Fuel Agreement in Aviation History
United Newsroom, September 9, 2021

Trade Policy

From the White House

Remarks by President Biden and Prime Minister Morrison of Australia Before Bilateral Meeting
September 21, 2021

Statement by NSC Spokesperson Emily Horne on the First Round of U.S.-Germany Economic Dialogue
September 21, 2021

Remarks by President Biden on the Economy
September 16, 2021

Remarks by President Biden, Prime Minister Morrison of Australia, and Prime Minister Johnson of the United Kingdom Announcing the Creation of AUKUS
September 15, 2021

Joint Leaders Statement on AUKUS
September 15, 2021

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo Announces New Data Strategy to Enhance Equitable Economic Growth, Spur Good-Paying Jobs for All Americans
September 20, 2021

Readout of Deputy Secretary Graves Meeting with Singapore Ambassador to the United States Ashok Mirpuri
September 17, 2021

Readout of Deputy Secretary Graves Meeting with Lithuanian Minister of Economy and Innovations Armonaite
September 14, 2021

Readout of Secretary Raimondo’s Meeting with UAE Minister of Economy Abdulla bin Touq al Marri
September 14, 2021

From the U.S. Trade Representative

Readout of Ambassador Katherine Tai’s Meeting with United Kingdom Secretary of State for International Trade Anne-Marie Trevelyan
September 20, 2021

USTR Announces Fiscal Year 2022 WTO Tariff-Rate Quota Allocations for Raw Cane Sugar, Refined and Specialty Sugar, and Sugar-Containing Products
September 15, 2021

Readout of Ambassador Katherine Tai’s Participation in the East Asia Summit Economic Ministers’ Meeting
September 15, 2021

Joint Media Statement: The Ninth EAS Economic Ministers’ Meeting
September 15, 2021

Readout Of Ambassador Katherine Tai’s Meeting with ASEAN Economic Ministers
September 14, 2021

Readout of Ambassador Katherine Tai’s Meeting with Intergovernmental Policy Advisory Committee
September 14, 2021

U.S. Trade Chief Urges ASEAN Envoy to Visit Myanmar Soon, Promote Dialogue
Reuters, September 14, 2021

From the U.S. Department of State

Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with UK Foreign Secretary Truss  
September 20, 2021

Briefing with Bureau of International Organization Affairs Senior Official Erica Barks-Ruggles On U.S. Participation at the 76th UN General Assembly
September 20, 2021

At the One Year Anniversary of the Abraham Accords: Normalization Agreements in Action
September 17, 2021

Joint Statement on Australia-U.S. Ministerial Consultations (AUSMIN) 2021
September 16, 2021

Joint Statement on the United States-Montenegro Economic Dialogue
September 16, 2021

Announcement of the USA Pavilion Commissioner General for Expo 2020 Dubai
September 16, 2021

Registration is Open for the Indo-Pacific Business Forum 2021
September 15, 2021

Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry’s Trip to India
September 15, 2021

From the U.S. International Trade Administration

Commerce Strengthens Rules to Fight Unfair Trade Practices
September 20, 2021

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

EXIM Board of Directors Appoints Leadership and Membership of 2021-2022 Advisory Committee, Sub-Saharan Africa Advisory Committee
September 16, 2021

From the Bureau of Economic Analysis

U.S. International Transactions, Second Quarter 2021
September 21, 2021

From the World Trade Organization

China Appeals Panel Report Regarding US Duties on Photovoltaic Cells
September 20, 2021

Taiwan Threatens to Take China to WTO in New Spat Over Fruit
Reuters, September 19, 2021

DDG Zhang Calls for Symbiotic Relationship Between Trade and Development
September 17, 2021

DG Okonjo-Iweala Calls on WTO Members to Deliver Tangible Outcomes for LDCs at MC12
September 17, 2021

International Organizations, Vaccine Manufacturers Agree to Intensify Cooperation to Deliver COVID-19 Vaccines
September 16, 2021

DDG Paugam: WTO Rules No Barrier to Ambitious Environmental Policies
September 16, 2021

WTO, WIPO Launch Book on Competition Policy and IP in Today’s Global Economy
September 16, 2021

Trade Agreements

China Applies to Join Pacific Trade Pact to Boost Economic Clout
Reuters, September 17, 2021

China’s Entry to CPTPP Trade Pact is Closer Than You Think
Nikkei Asian Review, September 20, 2021

French Call to Delay U.S. Trade Meeting Gains Support Within EU
American Journal of Transportation, September 21, 2021

Johnson Hints His Prized U.S. Trade Deal Is Unlikely Before 2024
Bloomberg, September 20, 2021

France, Australia Agree Submarine Row Won’t Stop Trade Deal
AP, September 20, 2021

Agriculture is an Economic Bright Spot in Mexico
The Economist, September 18, 2021

Paraguayan Government Seeks to Deepen Mercosur Trade Agreement with Egypt
MercoPress, September 16, 2021

UK Pursues New Free Trade Agreement with India
Maritime Executive, September 16, 2021

After Australia Arms Deal Flop, EU Launches Indo-Pacific Plan
Reuters, September 16, 2021

Exports to Bhutan Go Up as Trade Agreement Kicks In
The Daily Star, September 15, 2021

Africa-Wide Free Trade Deal to Initially Benefit Bigger Countries
Business Live, September 15, 2021


U.S. Commerce Nominees Vow to Keep Key Tech Out of China’s Hands
Bloomberg, September 21, 2021

Canada-U.S. Border: Everything You Need to Know About Reopening, Travel
The Wall Street Journal, September 20, 2021

The Trojan Horse of Protectionism
The Hill, September 19, 2021

Biden Bids to Break U.S.-China Deadlock
Politico, September 16, 2021

Biden to Host Leaders to Discuss Climate Change Ahead of a U.N. Summit.
The New York Times, September 15, 2021


$56.5 Million in New Funding Available to Help State’s Smallest Businesses Build Back From COVID-19 Pandemic
AP, September 20, 2021

More Ships Coming Than Going as Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach Continue to Set Records
gCapitan, September 20, 2021

LA’s Seroka Expresses Support for Ag Exporters but Cites Challenges
American Journal of Transportation, September 16, 2021

More International Articles

Trudeau Returns to Power with Minority Grip on Parliament
Politico, September 21, 2021

Xi Jinping Aims to Rein In Chinese Capitalism, Hew to Mao’s Socialist Vision
The Wall Street Journal, September 20, 2021

US to Drop Travel Ban for Vaccinated International Travelers Starting in Early November
USA Today, September 20, 2021

How an Information Technology Agreement 3.0 Would Bolster Economic Growth and Opportunity
Information Technology & Innovation Foundation, September 16, 2021

China Wants Gig Workers to Have More Power—Just Not Too Much
The Wall Street Journal, September 16, 2021

World Bank Group to Discontinue Doing Business Report
World Bank, September 16, 2021

Inquiry Finds World Bank Officials, Including Now-I.M.F. Chief, Pushed Staff to Inflate China Data.
The New York Times, September 16, 2021

Cuban Leader Visits Mexico for New Latin America ‘Pink Tide’ Summit
Reuters, September 16, 2021

U.K. Navy to Station New Vessels in Indo-Pacific for 5 Years
Nikkei Asian Review, September 16, 2021

Trade and Development Report
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, September 15, 2021

Biden Announces Defense Deal With Australia in a Bid to Counter China
Politico, September 15, 2021

UK PM Johnson Appoints Trevelyan as Trade Minister
Yahoo Finance, September 15, 2021

Liz Truss Promoted to Foreign Secretary in Cabinet Reshuffle
Eastern Daily Press, September 15, 2021

‘Just Get Me a Box’: Inside the Brutal Realities of Supply Chain Hell
Bloomberg, September 15, 2021

EU Launches ‘Global Gateway’ to Counter China’s Belt and Road
Politico, September 15, 2021

Autonomous Tug to Embark on Landmark Remotely-Operated Voyage Around Denmark
gCapitan, September 14, 2021

China’s Industrial Planning Evolves, Stirring U.S. Concerns
The Wall Street Journal, September 5, 2021


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