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Tuesday, March 8, 2022

Featured Headlines

U.S. Launches Programs to Combat Supply
Chain Problems, Spur Manufacturing

CalChamber, March 2, 2022


Federal Maritime Commission:
Stakeholders Say Real-Time Data Needed
to Solve Supply Chain Inefficiencies

CalChamber, March 4, 2022
Trade Exports Global


Gov. Newsom to Deliver California State of the State
The Associated Press, March 8, 2022

State of the State at 5:00pm
Livestream available here.


Higher Vehicle, Energy Imports Push January
U.S. Trade Deficit to New Record

The Wall Street Journal, March 8, 2022

CalChamber Companies in the News

Blue Shield of California Contributes $37 Million to Its Foundation to Help End Domestic Violence and Promote Health Equity
Blue Shield, March 7, 2022

Amazon Partners with Northern California Colleges to Provide Employees Free Tuition
ABC10, March 3, 2022

California Issues Permits for Self-Driving Car Services (CalChamber Members Waymo and Cruise Automation)
The Hill, March 1, 2022

Trade Policy

From the White House

Buy America

Remarks By President Biden on Delivering
On Made In America Commitments

March 4, 2022

Biden to Finalize ‘Buy American’ Rule
for Government Procurements

The Wall Street Journal, March 4, 2022

Executive Order on Prohibiting Certain Imports and New Investments With Respect to Continued Russian Federation Efforts to Undermine the Sovereignty and Territorial Integrity of Ukraine.
March 8, 2022

President Biden Announces Presidential Delegation to the United Arab Emirates to Attend the United States National Day at the Expo 2020 Dubai
March 4, 2022

Joint Readout of Quad Leaders Call
March 3, 2022

Remarks by President Biden in State of the Union Address
March 2, 2022

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

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.

Joint Statement on the Republic of Korea’s Partnership on Export Controls for Russia
March 7, 2022

Remarks by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo at the Trade Winds Plenary Session in Dubai
March 6, 2022

Remarks by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo at the U.S. National Day at World Expo in Dubai
March 6, 2022

Remarks by U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Don Graves at the Launch of Bahrain’s U.S. Trade Zone
March 4, 2022

Commerce Takes Further Actions to Target Russian Strategic Industries and Punish Enablers of Aggression
March 4, 2022

Commerce Imposes Sweeping Export Restrictions on Belarus for Enabling Russia’s Further Invasion of Ukraine
March 2, 2022

U.S. Census Bureau Releases Key Stats in Honor of Women’s History Month
March 2, 2022

From the U.S. Trade Representative

Ambassador Tai Outlines USMCA Priorities in Brookings Essay
March 4, 2022

Readout of Ambassador Katherine Tai’s Meeting with Bahrain’s Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism Zayed Al-Zayani
March 4, 2022

Statement by Ambassador Katherine Tai on Women’s History Month
March 1, 2022

Readout of Ambassador Tai’s Meeting with Germany’s Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, Robert Habeck
March 1, 2022

Readout of the First Round of Meetings of the U.S.-Japan Partnership on Trade
March 1, 2022

USTR Releases Fiscal Year 2022-2026 Strategic Plan
March 1, 2022

Statements from Ambassador Katherine Tai and Secretary Marty Walsh on the Vote by Tridonex Workers in Matamoros, Mexico
March 1, 2022

From the U.S. Department of State

Joint Communiqué on the Morocco-U.S. Strategic Dialogue on Regional Political Issues
March 8, 2022

Kingdom of Bahrain Signs the Artemis Accords
March 7, 2022

Joint Statement of the Second U.S.-Bahrain Strategic Dialogue
March 7, 2022

Joint Statement on the Strategic Dialogue between the United States and Austria
March 7, 2022

U.S. Multilateral Leadership on the Crisis in Ukraine
March 5, 2022

U.S.-Djibouti Bi-National Forum
March 2, 2022

Romania Signs the Artemis Accords
March 1, 2022

From the Bureau of Economic Analysis

U.S. International Trade in Goods
and Services, January 2022

March 8, 2022

From the International Trade Administration

Cups and Conversations: How a Coffee Chat Built a Global Networking Powerhouse for Women in Trade
March 7, 2022

Commerce to Lead First Department-Led Trade Mission Since Pandemic
March 2, 2022

New Data Tool Unveiled to Help Keep American Aluminum Industry Competitive
March 1, 2022

From the World Trade Organization

DDG González: We Need a Plan, Not Just a Promise, to Revitalize Trade Cooperation
March 7, 2022

Members Exchange Views on Challenges, Lessons Learnt on Trade in COVID-19-Related Goods
March 4, 2022

WTO to Host Global Supply Chains Forum to Explore Ways of Easing Disruptions to Trade
March 4, 2022

U.S. Is Examining Russia WTO Trade Benefits as Lawmakers Push End
Bloomberg, March 4, 2022

EU Seeks to End Russia’s Most-Favored Nation Status at WTO
Bloomberg, March 3, 2022

DG Okonjo-Iweala Issues Statement on Ukraine
March 2, 2022

China-Australia Relations: Canberra to ‘Robustly Defend’ Itself in WTO Case After Beijing Escalates Tariff Dispute
South China Morning Post, March 2, 2022

Trade Agreements

U.S. to Begin Review of Tariffs
on $300 Billion of China Imports

Bloomberg, March 5, 2022

U.S. Says It Is Realigning Its China Trade Policy
The Wall Street Journal, March 1, 2022

India, Canada Set for Trade Talks on Fri.
LiveMint, March 7, 2022

S. Korea, Mexico Agree to Resume Talks on Free Trade Deal
The Korean Herald, March 3, 2022

U.S. to Intensify Engagement with Taiwan on Trade Issues: USTR
Focus Taiwan, March 3, 2022

UK and New Zealand Sign Comprehensive Trade Deal
Government of the United Kingdom, February 28, 2022


How a Ban of Russian Oil Imports Could Affect the U.S. Economy.
The New York Times, March 8, 2022

New U.S. Ambassador Nicholas Burns Arrives in China
Reuters, March 5, 2022

Congress Weighs WTO-Legal Ways to Punish Russia
The Hill, March 5, 2022

Russian Invasion of Ukraine Strains U.S.’s Strategic Ties With India
The Wall Street Journal, March 4, 2022

Biden Expected to Ban Russian Ships From Entering U.S. Ports
The Wall Street Journal

Export Controls Against Russia Add to Uncertainty for Business
The Wall Street Journal, March 2, 2022

US to Compete with China’s ‘Harmful’ Trade Practices Through Domestic Recovery and Allies
South China Morning Post, March 2, 2022


Candy Gage is the New STEP Director at GO-Biz
The GO-Biz International Affairs and Trade team announced the hire of Candy Gage as their new Export Program Manager.
For Export Training Network info.

Roiled Shipping Industry Airs Complaints, Solutions at California Confab
Bloomberg, March 3, 2022

Porcari, Cordero & Seroka Cite Collaborations That Reduced Port Delays
American Journal of Transportation, March 2, 2022

More International Articles

War Tearing Trade Apart, Hitting Logistics, Prices and Supply
Bloomberg, March 8, 2022

South Korea’s New President to Shape Relations with U.S., North Korea
The Wall Street Journal, March 7, 2022

Xi Says China Can’t Rely on World Markets for Food Security
Bloomberg, March 6, 2022

Russian War in World’s ‘Breadbasket’ Threatens Food Supply
The Associated Press, March 6, 2022

Brussels Paves Way to Slap Trade Tariffs on Russia
Politico, March 4, 2022

Ukraine War is Economic Catastrophe, Warns World Bank
BBC, March 4, 2022

Russia’s War Hits World Economy With Another Big Inflation Shock
Bloomberg, March 4, 2022

Dock Workers and Shipping Lines Widen Boycott of Russian Trade
Bloomberg, March 4, 2022

China’s Covid Stance Has Created a $280 Billion Black Hole for Global Tourism
Bloomberg, March 3, 2022

Singapore Wants US to Focus on Trade Rather Than China Rivalry
American Journal of Transportation, March 3, 2022

Major Freight Forwarders Suspend Russia Services
The Wall Street Journal, March 3, 2022

Taiwan Wants to Join the Quad, Lai Tells Delegation
Taipei Times, March 3, 2022

China Buys Up U.S. Corn, Soybeans as Ukraine War Roils Trade
Bloomberg, March 3, 2022

China Reopening Stocks Jump on Report of Covid Policy Easing
Bloomberg, March 3, 2022

Ukraine War Plunges Auto Makers Into New Supply-Chain Crisis
The Wall Street Journal, March 3, 2022

Improved Russia-China Ties Have Ominous Implications for the U.S.
Bloomberg, March 2, 2022

The Contentious U.S.-China Trade Relationship
Council on Foreign Relations, March 1, 2022


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