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Featured Headlines

CalChamber: Practical Steps
to Ease Supply Chain Crisis

CalChamber, November 5, 2021


Biden and China’s Xi Hold ‘Expansive and Substantive’ Virtual Meeting
Politico, November 16, 2021

Background Press Call
White House, November 16, 2021

Readout of the Virtual Meeting
White House, November 16, 2021

Remarks by President Biden and President Xi of the People’s Republic of China Before Virtual Meeting
White House, November 15, 2021

CalChamber Companies in the News

PepsiCo Announces A New Goal To Advance Food Security For 50 Million People By 2030
PepsiCo, November 16, 2021

The Wonderful Company’s Research & Insights Team Recognized as a Finalist for the 2021 Quirk’s Media Client-Side Team Award
The Wonderful Company, November 10, 2021

Boeing Projects Asia Pacific Commercial Aviation Market Valued at $6.8 Trillion by 2040
Boeing Mediaroom, November 9, 2021

Trade Policy

From the White House


Executive Order on Implementation of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act
November 15, 2021

Bill Signed: H.R. 3684 (Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act)
FACT SHEET: President Biden’s Executive Order Establishing Priorities and Task Force for Implementation of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law
FACT SHEET: The Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal Improves the Supply Chain from Ship to Store
Fact Sheet: The Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal

Fact Sheet: Building A New Era of Nation-to-Nation Engagement
November 15, 2021

FACT SHEET: Renewed U.S. Leadership in Glasgow Raises Ambition to Tackle Climate Crisis
November 13, 2021

Readout of President Joe Biden’s Participation in the APEC Virtual Leaders’ Meeting
November 12, 2021

Readout of President Biden’s Meeting with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen
November 10, 2021

Recent Progress and Actions on Port Congestion
November 10, 2021

Notice on the Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to the Threat from Securities Investments that Finance Certain Companies of the People’s Republic of China
November 9, 2021

FACT SHEET: The Biden-‚Ā†Harris Action Plan for America’s Ports and Waterways
November 9, 2021

Statement by Vice President Kamala Harris on Her Trip to France
November 8, 2021

Improving and Tracking Supply Chains Link by Link
November 3, 2021

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Readout of Secretary Gina M. Raimondo’s Meeting with Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong
November 16, 2021

Readout of Secretary Gina M. Raimondo’s Official Visit to Japan
November 15, 2021

U.S. Statement on Working with Japan to Address Global Steel and Aluminum Excess Capacity
November 12, 2021

Early Outcomes and Next Steps on the U.S.-Korea Commercial Forum
November 9, 2021

Joint Readout on Cooperation between the U.S. Department of Commerce and Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
November 3, 2021

From the U.S. Trade Representative

U.S. Statement on Working With Japan to Address Global Steel and Aluminum Excess Capacity
November 12, 2021

Readout of Ambassador Tai’s Meeting with The European Union Member State Ministers Responsible for Trade and Executive Vice President Dombrovskis
November 11, 2021

Joint Statement On The Tenth Meeting Of The United States – Ukraine Trade And Investment Council
November 10, 2021

USTR Announces Reallocation of Fiscal Year 2021 WTO Tariff-Rate Quota Volume for Raw Cane Sugar
November 3, 2021

USTR Tai Says Digital Trade Policy Must Protect Consumer Rights
Reuters, November 3, 2021

Readouts from the last two weeks:
Ivory Coast
South Africa

From the U.S. Department of State

The United States and Kenya: Strategic Partners
November 16, 2021

Joint Statement on the U.S.-Qatar Strategic Dialogue
November 13, 2021

U.S. 2021 APEC Outcomes
November 12, 2021

Joint Statement on the Seventh Round of the Strategic Dialogue between the United States and Romania
November 10, 2021

Innovative Next Steps in the Global COVID-19 Response
November 10, 2021

The United States Supports the Paris Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace
November 10, 2021

U.S.-China Joint Glasgow Declaration on Enhancing Climate Action in the 2020s
November 10, 2021

U.S.-Ukraine Charter on Strategic Partnership
November 10, 2021

Secretary Blinken’s Participation in the APEC Ministerial Meeting
November 9, 2021

Joint Statement on the U.S.-Egypt Strategic Dialogue
November 9, 2021

From the Bureau of Economic Analysis

U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services, September 2021
November 4, 2021

From the World Trade Organization

Goods Barometer Points to Slowing Trade Growth Due to Disruptions in Critical Sectors
November 15, 2021

Vulnerabilities, Resilience in Global Trading System Examined in World Trade Report 2021
November 16, 2021

New Publication Examines Global Value Chain Resilience, Shift Beyond Manufacturing Sector
November 16, 2021

Negotiations on E-Commerce Advance, Eyeing a Statement at MC12
November 10, 2021

U.S. Trade Chief Tai Says WTO Needs Infusion of Energy, Vision
Reuters, November 10, 2021

Coalition Letter in Support of the WTO and Successful Outcomes at MC12
U.S. Chamber, November 10, 2021

WTO Fishing Deal Possible by Ministerial Meeting – Chair
Reuters, November 8, 2021

China’s Trade with World Surges Ninefold After 20 Years in WTO
Nikkei Asian Review, November 7, 2021

Trade Agreements

U.K. ‘On Track’ to Join CPTPP by 2022, Trade Official Says
Nikkei Asian Review, November 16, 2021

Israel, UAE Launch Free Trade Agreement Talks as Bilateral Trade Rises
Reuters, November 16, 2021

How the Biden Administration Can Make AGOA More Effective
Brookings Institute, November 15, 2021

Can Japan Convince the U.S. to Return to (CP)TPP?
Tokyo Review, November 15, 2021

U.S. and Japan Launch Talks to Resolve Steel and Aluminum Tariffs
The Japan Times, November 13, 2021

US Trade: UK Seeks Deals with Individual US States in the Absence of a Free Trade Agreement
Institute of Export & International Trade, November 12, 2021

Early Outcomes and Next Steps on the US-Korea Commercial Forum
American Journal of Transportation, November 10, 2021

U.S. Trade Chief Tai Says Getting ‘Traction’ with China in ‘Phase 1’ Deal Talks
Reuters, November 10, 2021

A Free Trade Pact with the US?
Khmer Times, November 10, 2021

S. Korea in Close Consultation with Mexico to Resume FTA Talks: Ministry
The Korean Herald, November 9, 2021

Ireland Says EU-U.K. Trade Deal in Jeopardy Over Northern Ireland Row
Bloomberg, November 7, 2021

Australia, U.K. ‘Confident’ of Free Trade Agreement by Year-End
Bloomberg, November 6, 2021

Steel Deal With EU Muddled by a Jumble of Quotas and Red Tape
The Wall Street Journal, November 5, 2021

Will Thailand Ever Join the CPTPP?
The Diplomat, November 5, 2021

World’s Largest Trade Deal Will Come Into Force in January. The U.S. Won’t be Part of It
CNBC, November 3, 2021


Congestion is Not Just for Christmas
American Journal of Transportation, November 15, 2021

Ambassador Shortage Hampers Biden Foreign Policy as Nominees Hit Logjam
The Guardian, November 14, 2021

How the US Can Show it’s Once Again an Economic Player in Asia
The Hill, November 11, 2021

Free Trade isn’t Dead Unless America Is
MarketWatch, November 10, 2021

U.S. Supply-Chain Hurdles to Last Well Into 2022, Raimondo Says
Bloomberg, November 9, 2021

Biden’s ‘America First’ Trade Policy Gives China Opportunity
Los Angeles Times, November 9, 2021

Biden Administration Outlines New Moves to Alleviate Supply-Chain Logjams at Ports
The Wall Street Journal, November 9, 2021

The Biggest Kink in America’s Supply Chain: Not Enough Truckers
The New York Times, November 9, 2021

Biden Plans Key Projects to Challenge China’s Belt-and-Road
Bloomberg, November 8, 2021

For a True Comeback in Asia, Biden Needs a Proactive Trade Strategy
The Hill, November 8, 2021

America’s Missing Ambassadors
The Wall Street Journal, November 8, 2021

U.S. Trade Deficit Hits Fresh Record on Goods Demand, Higher Inflation
The Wall Street Journal, November 4, 2021


CalChamber Vote Record: Major Bills 2021
CalChamber, November 5, 2021

New Queuing Process at Los Angeles and Long Beach Ports Will Have Ships Waiting Far Out at Sea
gCapitan, November 11, 2021

Port of Long Beach Volumes Fall in October as Terminals Hit Capacity Limits
gCapitan, November 11, 2021

Here’s How California Can Help Fix America’s Broken Supply Chain
CalMatters, November 9, 2021

Visitors Can Fly into U.S. from Europe, China Again; S.F. Tourism Hopes Soar
San Francisco Chronicle, November 8, 2021

New Cargo Tariff Appears to be Bringing Some Early Compliance at the Port of LA
Daily News, November 4, 2021

More International Articles

A Global Climate Trade War is Looming. Here’s How to Avert It
South China Morning Post, November 15, 2021

Why APEC Still Matters — More Than Ever
East Asia Forum, November 14, 2021

Russia Suspected of Blocking Biden’s Bid to Host Asian Summit
Politico, November 12, 2021

EU Sees More Trade Unity With U.S. After Trump-Era ‘Irritant’
Bloomberg, November 11, 2021

Xi Jinping, Speaking at APEC, Pledges Market Reforms in Bid to Join Asia-Pacific Trade Bloc
South China Morning Post, November 11, 2021

Why the U.S. is Struggling to Formulate a Trade Policy on China
The Japan Times, November 9, 2021

China’s Bid to Join TPP: Neither Serious Nor Sincere
The Japan Times, November 9, 2021

U.S., Japan Join Nations Urging Delay to China Food Import Rules
Bloomberg, November 8, 2021

Striking Truckers in Asia Threaten to Add to Supply Chain Snarls
Bloomberg, November 8, 2021

U.S., U.K. Join Nations Sounding Alarm Over China Import Rules
Bloomberg, November 8, 2021

Germany’s Economy, Once Europe’s Engine, Is Holding It Back
The Wall Street Journal, November 8, 2021

Japan Will Shorten Quarantine for Business Travelers to 3 Days.
The New York Times, November 5, 2021

U.K. Spends $1.4 Billion on Brexit Border But Trade Still Slumps
Bloomberg, November 4, 2021

Dude, Where’s My Order? Tracing One Container Through a Broken Global Supply Chain
Los Angeles Times, November 5, 2021



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