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Partnership Working to Improve Conditions, Promote Economy in Central America
CalChamber, January 25, 2022

Partnership For Central America


Los Angeles to Host Summit of Americas in June
CalChamber, January 25, 2022

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Los Angeles Chosen to Host Summit of the Americas, a Key Gathering of Region’s Leaders
Los Angeles Times, January 18, 2022

President Biden Announces Host City
for Ninth Summit of the Americas

White House, January 18, 2022

CalChamber Companies in the News

The Wonderful Company Community Grants Program Directs Over $1.2 Million to Central Valley Nonprofits and Schools
The Wonderful Company, January 25, 2022

Boeing Expands UK Military Support with Apache AH-64E Long-Term Services Contract
Boeing Mediaroom, January 25, 2022

CalChamber Members FedEx and Microsoft Announce New Cross-Platform Logistics Solution for E-Commerce
Microsoft, January 24, 2022

Hornblower Acquires Two Major Offshore Vessels Now Available For Charter
gCaptain, January 19, 2022

Trade Policy

From the White House

Remarks by President Biden On Increasing the Supply of Semiconductors And Rebuilding Our Supply Chains
January 21, 2022

Readout of President Biden’s Meeting with Prime Minister Kishida of Japan
January 21. 2022

Background Press Call By Senior Administration Officials On the Summit of the Americas
January 20, 2022

Readout of the President’s Meeting with the Infrastructure Implementation Task Force
January 20, 2022

President Biden Announces Nominees for Ambassadors and Key Roles (Including Ambassadors to the UK, Denmark, and Brazil)
January 19, 2022

FACT SHEET: Biden-⁠Harris Administration Announces Historic Investment to America’s Port and Waterway Infrastructure
January 19, 2022

From the U.S. Department of Commerce


National Association of District Export Councils (NADEC) Advisory Board: Reinvigorating U.S. Government Trade Promotion Infrastructure for the Next 100 Years

National Association of District Export Councils Framework Paper: The U.S. & Foreign Commercial Service: A Necessary Tool to Increase U.S. Exports

Commerce Semiconductor Data Confirms Urgent Need for Congress to Pass U.S. Innovation and Competition Act
January 25, 2022

Secretary Raimondo Announces Results of Request for Information on Semiconductor Supply Chain
January 25, 2022

Readout of Secretary Gina Raimondo and National Economic Council Chair Brian Deese’s Meeting with the Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness (ACSCC)
January 20, 2022

Joint United States – United Kingdom Statement on Addressing Global Steel and Aluminum Excess Capacity
January 19, 2022

USDOC is recruiting a supervisory director to join the Commercial Service team to be located in Central and Central Coastal California.
Click here for MP- Federal Employees, Veterans, Special Authorities.
Click here for all other U.S. citizens.

From the U.S. Trade Representative

Notice Seeking Public Comments on Methods to Prevent the Importation of Goods Mined, Produced, or Manufactured with Forced Labor in the People’s Republic of China, especially in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, into the United States
Request for Public Comment, comments close 3/10/22.

USTR Releases Biannual Report to Congress on the Caribbean Basin Initiative
January 21, 2022

Readout of Ambassador Tai’s Virtual Meeting with WTO Ministers
January 21, 2022

U.S. Trade Chief Tai Says World Can’t Return to 2019 Trading System
Reuters, January 20, 2022

Joint United States – United Kingdom Statement on Addressing Global Steel and Aluminum Excess Capacity
January 19, 2022

From the U.S. Department of State

Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Transatlantic Quad Foreign Ministers
January 20, 2022

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

EXIM Releases December 2021 Monthly Small Business Authorization Data
January 24, 2022

From the World Trade Organization

DG Okonjo-Iweala Calls on Ministers to Step Up Negotiating Efforts, Harvest Outcomes
January 21, 2022

U.S., EU Downgrade Metal Tariff Dispute at WTO
Reuters, January 21, 2022

DDG González: Now is the Time to Think Big on Customs Reform
January 20, 2022

Tenth China Round Table Looks at Impact of 10 Years of China Programme on LDC Accessions
January 20, 2022

WTO Report Looks into Steps Taken to Boost LDCs’ Participation in International Trade
January 19, 2022

Trade Agreements

China Misses Trade Deal Targets, Raising Pressure on Biden
Bloomberg, January 24, 2022

U.S. Flags Mexico’s Energy Policy, Scrutinizing Trade-Deal Risks
Bloomberg, January 24, 2022

Foreign Secretary Signs Deal to Boost Business with South Australia
Government of the United Kingdom, January 22, 2022

India-UK FTA Talks Will Go Very, Very Quickly, Says Mayor Andy Street
The Economic Times, January 20, 2022

Govt Hopes to Conclude Trade Deals with EU, UAE this Year
The Jakarta Post, January 19, 2022

Korea, GCC to Resume Free Trade Talks After 12-Year Hiatus
The Korea Times, January 19, 2022

S. Korea, US Discuss New Economic Framework, Supply Chains
The Korean Herald, January 19, 2022


U.S. Plans Sanctions, Export Controls Against Russia If It Invades Ukraine
The Wall Street Journal, January 25, 2022

The US Must Act Now On Trade and Economic Leadership in the Indo-Pacific and China
The Hill, January 24, 2022

New U.S. Ambassador Rahm Emanuel Brings China Focus with Japan Arrival
The Japan Times, January 24, 2022

U.S. Food Supply Is Under Pressure, From Plants to Store Shelves
The Wall Street Journal, January 23, 2022

Joe Biden Says He Won’t Lift Tariffs on Chinese Imports Since Beijing Hasn’t Abided by Phase One Trade Deal
South China Morning Post, January 20, 2022

One Year in, What to Make of Joe Biden’s Asia Trade Policy?
The ASEAN Briefing, January 20, 2022

Biden Names Ambassadors to U.K., Brazil
Politico, January 19, 2022

Foreign Investment Bounced Back Last Year but Did Little to Ease Supply Strains
The Wall Street Journal, January 19, 2022

One Year Into His Term, Biden Finds Himself Boxed In on China
Bloomberg, January 19, 2022


“Containergeddon” Results in $2.1B Loss to California Farmers
Western Growers Association, January 20, 2022

LA Port Truckers Seek to Unionize in New Gig Work Showdown
American Journal of Transportation, January 20, 2022

More International Articles

Omicron Slows the Global Economy, Hitting the U.S. Particularly Hard
The Wall Street Journal, January 24, 2022

To Stabilize Central America, the US Must Craft Better Incentives for Trade
The Hill, January 23, 2022

India Seeks to Escape an Asian Future Led by China
Foreign Policy, January 23, 2022

Biden Initiates Fervently Sought Steel Talks with U.K.
Politico, January 19, 2022



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