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CalChamber Companies in the News

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Trade Policy

From the White House

US-EU Steel and Aluminum Trade

Joint US-EU Statement on Trade in Steel and Aluminum
White House, October 31, 2021

WHAT THEY ARE SAYING: Historic U.S.-EU Steel and Aluminum Trade Arrangement Is a Win for American Workers, Businesses, and the Environment
U.S. Department of Commerce, November 1, 2021

Steel and Aluminum U.S.-EU Joint Statement
U.S. Department of Commerce, October 31, 2021
U.S. Department of Commerce’s Fact Sheet

Joint US-EU Statement on Trade in Steel and Aluminum
U.S. Trade Representative, October 31, 2021

Remarks by President Biden in Meeting on the Build Back Better World Initiative
November 2, 2021

A Message to the Congress on the Termination of the Designation of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (Ethiopia), the Republic of Guinea (Guinea), and the Republic of Mali (Mali) as beneficiary sub-Saharan African countries under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA)
November 2, 2021

FACT SHEET: President Biden Renews U.S. Leadership on World Stage at U.N. Climate Conference (COP26)
November 1, 2021
Remarks by President Biden at the COP26 Event on “Action and Solidarity: The Critical Decade”
Remarks by President Biden at the COP26 Leaders Statement

FACT SHEET: United States Advances Shared Interests with G20 World Leaders and Delivers for the American People
October 31, 2021

Remarks by President Biden at Global Summit on Supply Chain Resilience
October 31, 2021

Chair’s Statement on Principles for Supply Chain Resilience
October 31, 2021

FACT SHEET: Summit on Global Supply Chain Resilience to Address Near-Term Bottlenecks and Tackle Long-Term Challenges
October 31, 2021

White House Highlights Nationwide Impact of Build Back Better Framework
October 29, 2021

President Biden Announces Key Nominations (Including Ambassadors to Norway and Portugal)
October 29, 2021

United States-France Joint Statement
October 29, 2021

President Biden Announces the Build Back Better Framework
October 28, 2021

Readout of President Biden’s Meetings with World Leaders This Week:
Democratic Republic of the Congo

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Department of Commerce Issues Statement on Consultations with the UK on Steel and Aluminum
October 31, 2021

Department of Commerce Issues Statement on Consultations with Japan on Steel and Aluminum
October 31, 2021

Raimondo, Tai Statements on 232 Tariff Agreements
October 31, 2021

From the U.S. Trade Representative

Statement From Ambassador Katherine Tai on the African Growth and Opportunity Act Eligibility Review
November 2, 2021

Statements From Ambassador Tai and Secretary Raimondo On 232 Tariff Agreements
October 31, 2021

Ambassador Tai to Travel to Japan, South Korea, and India
October 29, 2021

USTR Roundtable Highlights the United States-Central America Supply Chain for Textiles and Apparel
October 29, 2021

US Trade Chief Katherine Tai Says She Aims to Reduce US-China Tensions
South China Morning Post, October 29, 2021

Readout of Ambassador Katherine Tai’s Participation In the Indo-Pacific Business Forum
October 28, 2021

United States and European Union Hold Fourth Joint Committee Meeting under the Bilateral Agreement on Prudential Measures Regarding Insurance and Reinsurance
October 28, 2021

From the U.S. Department of State

Secretary Antony J. Blinken on the Modernization of American Diplomacy
October 27, 2021

U.S.-ROK Director General/Deputy-Level Consultation Meeting
November 1, 2021

2021 Indo-Pacific Business Forum Promotes an Open, Interconnected, Resilient, and Secure Indo-Pacific
October 29, 2021

From the International Trade Administration

New Global Marketing Campaign Aims to Attract International Students, Bolster Education Sector
October 27, 2021

From the World Trade Organization

DDG González: Trade is a Source of Resilience in Times of Crisis
October 29, 2021

G20 Leaders Must Help WTO Make Nov Conference a Success – Okonjo-Iweala
Reuters, October 29, 2021

China Takes Aim at US and its Allies Over ‘Unreasonable’ Claims at WTO Trade Review
South China Morning Post, October 29, 2021

New WTO Report on G20 Shows Restraint in New Pandemic-Related Trade Restrictions
October 28, 2021

It’s Essential to Bring Back Binding WTO Dispute Settlement
The Hill, October 27, 2021

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on the Need to Rejuvenate Multilateral Trade Deals
The Economist, October 26, 2021

Trade Agreements

Australia to Become an Original Party to World’s Largest Free Trade Agreement
Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs, November 2, 2021

Ukraine, Chile Interested in Concluding Free Trade Agreement – Economy Ministry
Ukrinform, November 2, 2021

CPTPP Trade Agreement Poised to be New Powerhouse Partnership in Beleaguered Global Trade System
South China Morning Post, November 1, 2021

China Applies to Join Digital Trade Pact with Singapore and NZ
Nikkei Asian Review, November 1, 2021

US, EU Say Deal on Steel Tariffs Will Help on Climate Change
AP, October 31, 2021

Israel and UAE Work Towards Instituting a Free-Trade Agreement
Jewish Press, October 30, 2021

Can the CPTPP Change China, or will China Change It?
Nikkei Asian Review, October 30, 2021

China to Apply to Join Digital Economy Partnership Agreement
Bloomberg, October 30, 2021

A Free Trade Pact Will Boost Prospects for Ukraine & Turkey to Reach Their Goal of $10 Billion Annually
Kyiv Post, October 29, 2021

The Asia-Pacific’s Free Trade Disagreements
The Diplomat, October 29, 2021

Israel and Australia Discuss Free Trade Agreement
YNet News, October 28, 2021

RCEP Remains Focused on Trade Pact’s Early 2022 Kickoff
Nikkei Asian Review, October 28, 2021

China, Brunei Call for RCEP Trade Agreement’s Early Entry into Force at Asean Meeting
The Straits Times, October 28, 2021

The Latin American Element in China’s CPTPP Bid
East Asia Forum, October 28, 2021

Zimbabwe Government Committed to African Continental Free Trade Agreement
All Africa, October 27, 2021

Iran-Syria Free Trade Agreement to Take Effect Soon
The Tehran Times, October 27, 2021

Philippines, South Korea Conclude Free Trade Agreement Negotiations
XinhuaNet, October 26, 2021


The Goods Won’t Move By Themselves
Pacific Merchant Shipping Association, October 2021

Biden’s ‘America First’ Trade Policy
East Asia Forum, November 1, 2021

Manufacturing Growth in U.S. Eases as Supply Chain Issues Linger
Bloomberg, November 1, 2021

The Durable Goods Boom Is More Sustainable Than It Looks
Bloomberg, November 1, 2021

Washington Still Searching for a China Trade Policy
East Asia Forum, October 31, 2021

U.S., EU End Trump-Era Tariff War Over Steel and Aluminum
Reuters, October 30, 2021

Harvesting Another Trade War
The Hill, October 29, 2021

A Simple Piece of Steel and Wheels Is Holding Up the Global Supply Chain
The Wall Street Journal, October 28, 2021

Biden Expands US-ASEAN ‘Strategic Partnership’
VOA, October 26, 2021


LA, Long Beach Ports Delay When They Will Levy Slow-Container Fee Until Nov. 15.
Los Angeles Daily News, October 29, 2021

Port of Long Beach Meets 2023 Air Goals
American Journal of Transportation, October 29, 2021

Biden Port Envoy Vows Alliance Will Help Break California Logjam
American Journal of Transportation, October 28, 2021

Long Beach’s Cordero Defends Surcharges on Carriers as “Bold Measures” Needed to Address Congestion Crisis
American Journal of Transportation, October 28, 2021

More International Articles

The U.S. and EU Shake Up Global Trade
The Wall Street Journal, November 1, 2021

US Says it’s Working with Taiwan to Secure Chip Supply Chain
American Journal of Transportation, October 29, 2021

Common Approach to China Key to Easing EU-US Trade Tensions
The Parliament Magazine, October 29, 2021

COP26 And WTO Ministerial Bring Tough Questions For Emerging Economies
Forbes, October 29, 2021


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