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Tuesday, January 11, 2022

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CalChamber Issues Statement
on Governor’s Budget Proposal

CalChamber, January 10, 2021

Governor Newsom has Proposed the Fourth State Budget of His Term, and It’s a Doozy.
CalChamber, January 11, 2022

California Budget 2022-23:
Governor’s Proposed Budget


Startup Culture in Berlin Finds Inspiration
in California Entrepreneurial Spirit

CalChamber, January 7, 2022

CalChamber Companies in the News

CalChamber Member IBM Acquires Envizi to Help Organizations Accelerate Sustainability Initiatives and Achieve Environmental Goals
IBM Newsroom, January 11, 2022

CalChamber Members Microsoft and Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices Companies Announces Strategic Partnership to Further Enable its Digital Surgery Solutions
Johnson & Johnson, January 10, 2022

Walmart To Expand InHome Delivery, Reaching 30 Million U.S. Homes in 2022
Wal-Mart, January 5, 2022

CalChamber Members Amazon and Stellantis (Chrysler) Collaborate to Introduce Customer-Centric Connected Experiences Across Millions of Vehicles, Helping Accelerate Stellantis’ Software Transformation
Amazon, January 5, 2022

Airlines Have a Recipe to Reach Zero Emissions by 2050. The Key Ingredient: Cooking Oil (Featuring CalChamber Member United Airlines)
Los Angeles Times, December 30, 2021

Trade Policy

From the White House

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki and Port Envoy to the White House Supply Chain Task Force John Porcari, January 5, 2022
January 5, 2022

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Readout of Secretary Gina Raimondo’s Call with Turkey’s Minister of Trade, Mehmet Muş
January 6, 2022

U.S. Population Estimated at 332,403,650 on Jan. 1, 2022
January 6, 2022

From the U.S. Trade Representative

Ambassador Katherine Tai and Secretary Tom Vilsack Announce New India Agreement to Allow U.S. Pork and Pork Products Into India
January 10, 2022

Readout of Ambassador Katherine Tai’s Call with European Commission Executive Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis
January 7, 2022

Readout of Ambassador Katherine Tai’s Call With Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis
January 5, 2022

United States Prevails in USMCA Dispute on Canadian Dairy Restrictions
January 4, 2022

From the Bureau of Economic Analysis

Monthly U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services, November 2021
January 6, 2022

From the World Trade Organization

India Appeals Panel Reports in Disputes Targeting Indian Sugar Subsidies
January 11, 2022

Trade Thoughts, from Geneva by DDG Anabel Gonzalez
January 10, 2022

How China’s New Trade Deal Can Help the US at the WTO
The Hill, January 6, 2022

Trade Agreements

China Looking For Free Trade Agreement With Gulf Cooperation Council
Silk Road Briefing, January 11, 2022

Taiwan, Canada to Start Talks on Investment Agreement
Reuters, January 10, 2022

Japan Urges More Chip Tie-Ups with Taiwan at Trade Talks
Reuters, January 10, 2022

BREAKING: New Market for U.S. Pork Opens in India
AgWeb, January 10, 2022

The State of Asian Trade and Trade Agreements in 2022
Brookings Institute, January 10, 2022

Morocco, Egypt Finally Agree to Sign Trade Agreement
Morocco World News, January 9, 2022

Why India is Losing Out on CPTPP
Observer Research Foundation, January 7, 2022

US Dairy Industry Claims Victory Over Canada in Trade Pact Dispute
The Hill, January 5, 2022

Former Trade Commissioner Says EU Should Join Trans-Pacific Partnership
EU Reporter, January 5, 2022


November Trade Deficit Hits Near
Record-High $80.2 Billion

Associated Press, January 6, 2022

Supply-Chain Issues Leave New Homes Without Garage Doors and Gutters
The Wall Street Journal, January 9, 2022

US Will Increase Economic Engagement with Asian Nations, White House Official Says
South China Morning Post, January 8, 2022

More Focus on Developing International Trade Important for U.S.
AgriNews, January 8, 2022

The China Tightrope — and Other Trade Developments That Will Define 2022
The Hill, January 7, 2022

US, Japan Stronger Ties, Including 2 New Defense Deals
The Orange County Register, January 6, 2022

U.S. Aims to Step Up Economic Ties in Indo-Pacific in Year Ahead
Reuters, January 6, 2022


California Governor Newsom Proposes $2.3 Billion for California Ports and Congestion Reduction
American Journal of Transportation, January 11, 2022

How Newsom’s Proposed Budget Will Help
LA, Long Beach Ports Shore Up Supply
Chain, Reduce Pollution

The Orange County Register, January 10, 2022

More International Articles

Outbreaks, Bottlenecks Expected to Slow Global Growth in ’22
Associated Press, January 11, 2022

China’s Solar Giants Have a Fix for Their Broken Supply Chain
Bloomberg, January 11, 2022

Brexit Changes Will Add to Soaring Costs in 2022, Warn UK Manufacturers
The Guardian, January 10, 2022

Is There an End in Sight to Supply Chain Disruption?
Australian Financial Review, January 10, 2022

Canada Resists Pressure to Drop Vaccine Mandate for Cross-Border Truckers
Reuters, January 9, 2022

Under the RCEP, Asia Will Be Free to Pursue its Own Aims Rather Than Those of the US
South China Morning Post, January 9, 2022

Morocco Belt and Road Deal Could Give China Gateway to Mediterranean, Experts Say
South China Morning Post, January 8, 2022

Israel-China Trade Caught Between US Pressure and BDS
Middle East Eye, January 8, 2022

Eurozone Inflation Hits New Record, Further Pressuring ECB
The Wall Street Journal, January 7, 2022

Economies Have Adapted to a World Where Covid Calls the Shots
Bloomberg, January 6, 2022

Lithuania Wins Microchip Windfall from Taiwan in China Clash
Politico, January 6, 2022


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