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Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Featured Headlines

Biden Signs Legislation to End Trade
Relations with Russia, Ban Russian Oil Imports

CalChamber, April 11, 2022

A Message to the Congress, on Prohibiting
New Investment in and Certain Services
to the Russian Federation in Response to
Continued Russian Federation Aggression

White House, April 6, 2022

Prohibiting New Investment in and Certain
Services to the Russian Federation in Response
to Continued Russian Federation Aggression

White House, April 6, 2022

FACT SHEET: United States, G7 and EU Impose Severe and Immediate Costs on Russia
White House, April 6, 2022


President Biden Announces Host City
for Ninth Summit of the Americas

White House, January 18, 2022

IX Summit of the Americas

IV CEO Summit of the Americas

Statement by Press Secretary Jen Psaki
on President Biden’s Selection of Special
Advisors for the Summit of the Americas

White House, April 11, 2022

CalChamber Companies in the News

PRIDE Industries: Business Excellence
with a Positive Social Impact

CalChamber, April 8, 2022

Drive-In Opportunity: Walmart Raises Driver Pay and Launches Private Fleet Development Program
Walmart, April 7, 2022

Boeing Taps Amazon, Microsoft and Google for Cloud Mega-Deal
Bloomberg, April 6, 2022

Amazon is the No. 1 Company to Work for in 2022, According to LinkedIn
CNBC, April 6, 2022

Trade Policy

From the White House

Readout of President Biden’s Call with Prime Minister Modi of India
April 11, 2022

Statement of President Joe Biden on the UN Vote Suspending Russia from the Human Rights Council
April 7, 2022

Readout of Congressional Briefing on National Security Impact of Semiconductor Supply Chain and Importance of Passing Bipartisan Innovation Act
April 6, 2022

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Commerce Department Expands Restrictions on Exports to Russia and Belarus in Response to Ongoing Aggression in Ukraine
April 9, 2022

Commerce Announces Addition of Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland to Global Export Controls Coalition
April 8, 2022

Building a Better America: Commerce Department Fact Sheet for Rural Communities
April 8, 2022

From the U.S. Trade Representative

Notice of Continuation and Request for
Nominations for the Intergovernmental
Policy Advisory Committee on Trade

Applications due by May 4, 2022

Readout of Ambassador Tai’s Meeting with Spanish Minster of Industry, Commerce, and Tourism María Reyes Maroto
April 8, 2022

Statement by Ambassador Katherine Tai Following the Congressional Vote on Russia and Belarus’ Permanent Normal Trade Relations Status
April 8, 2022

Readout of Ambassador Tai’s Meeting with European Commission Executive Vice President for a Europe Fit for the Digital Age Margrethe Vestager
April 8, 2022

From the U.S. Department of State

Fourth Annual U.S.-India 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue
April 11, 2022

Secretary Antony J. Blinken Press Availability at the Meeting of NATO Foreign Ministers
April 7, 2022

G7 Foreign Ministers’ Statement on Russia’s War of Aggression Against Ukraine
April 7, 2022

Joint Statement of the United States and Finland on Cooperation in Quantum Information Science and Technology
April 6, 2022

$100 Million in Additional U.S. Security Assistance for Ukraine
April 5, 2022

From the International Trade Administration

Department of Commerce Helping American Businesses Globally Compete in the New Frontier of Space
April 7, 2022

U.S. Remains Top Destination for Foreign Business Investment for 10th Consecutive Year
April 7, 2022

From the World Trade Organization

Russia-Ukraine Conflict Puts Fragile
Global Trade Recovery at Risk

April 12, 2022

WTO Secretariat Note Examines Impact of the Crisis in Ukraine on Global Trade and Development
April 11, 2022

Members Accept Korean-US Request for Extra Time for Talks on Washers Safeguard Dispute
April 8, 2022

Working Group Hears Updates on Work Related to Small Business
April 7, 2022

Members Reinvigorate Trade Facilitation Agreement Monitoring Following Last Year’s Review
April 5, 2022

Trade Agreements

EU Wakes Up, Moves on FTA with India
The Hindustan Times, April 12, 2022

Iran, EAEU Stress Need to Ink Free Trade Agreement by Yearend
Tehran Times, April 9, 2022

Both Australia, India Set to Gain from Free Trade Agreement
The Hindustan Times, April 8, 2022

China-New Zealand Trade Agreement Took Effect Thursday
Telesur English, April 8, 2022

Free Trade Agreement Gives New Horizons for India-UAE Partnership
Times of Oman, April 7, 2022

Upgraded China-New Zealand FTA Comes into Effect
XinhuaNet, April 7, 2022

US Raises Economic Agreement with Indo-Pacific on Singapore Visit
La Prensa Latin, April 6, 2022


Regional Perspectives on the
Indo-Pacific Economic Framework

Center for Strategic & International Studies, April 11, 2022


Chinese Companies Listed on Major
U.S. Stock Exchanges

U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, March 31, 2022

This US Airport Has Reclaimed its Title as the World’s Busiest
CNN, April 11, 2022

The High Stakes Indo-Pacific Economic Framework
East Asia Forum, April 9, 2022

U.S. Aims to Launch New Indo-Pacific Framework as Early as May
Nikkei Asia, April 8, 2022

The Truck-Driving Industry is in Peril. Here’s How Government, Businesses and Colleges Could Save It.
The Business Journals, April 7, 2022

East Coast Container Ship Queue Overshadows West Coast Logjam
Bloomberg, April 6, 2022

Trade Imperatives for American Manufacturers
U.S. Chamber, April 6, 2022

US-China Relations: Washington Wants Reform, Not About ‘Stopping Trade or Trade Divorce’
South China Morning Post, April 5, 2022

Goldman Sachs Sees More Overstocking Than Reshoring by U.S. Firms
Bloomberg, April 4, 2022


Welcoming Back Cruise Ships to Ports and Destinations
Cruise & Ferry, April 7, 2022

New $90 Million Air Pollution Rules in Effect at POLB and POLA with $10 Per TEU Fee
Logistics Management, April 4, 2022

More International Articles

The $120 Billion Global Grain Trade Is Being Redrawn by Russia’s War in Ukraine
Bloomberg, April 4, 2022

China Port Congestion Leaves Everything From Grains to Metals Stranded
Bloomberg, April 11, 2022

Mexico President López Obrador Wins Recall Referendum Amid Low Turnout
The Guardian, April 11, 2022

China-Australia Relations: US Exports Ease the Pain of China Trade Reduction, But Not Enough
South China Morning Post, April 9, 2022

Canada, Not Russia, Now Leading U.S. Importer Of Refined Petroleum Products
Forbes, April 8, 2022

Manufacturers Grind to a Halt in China as Covid Lockdowns Expand
The Wall Street Journal, April 8, 2022

China’s $2.3 Trillion Infrastructure Plan Puts America’s to Shame
Bloomberg, April 6, 2022

European Trade Group Warns China Lockdowns Disrupting Production
Bloomberg, April 6, 2022

China’s Services Sector Posts Steepest Decline Since Pandemic’s Start
The Wall Street Journal, April 6, 2022

U.S, EU to Hit Russian Investments With New Round of Sanctions
Bloomberg, April 5, 2022

The World Is Piling on Debt as It Battles Inflation
The Wall Street Journal, April 4, 2022

Inflation Worries Deepen in Canada With Firms Facing Labor Woes
Bloomberg, April 4, 2022

Mexican Factories Gain in Supply-Chain Revamps
The Wall Street Journal, April 1, 2022



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