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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Featured Headlines

Federal Maritime Data Initiative Meetings Conclude; Continued Consensus on Need for Better Data
CalChamber, April 26, 2022

CalChamber Companies in the News

United Airlines and Singapore Airlines Expand Codeshare Arrangements to Include 19 New Destinations
United Newsroom, April 25, 2022

Northrop Grumman Announces Next-Generation Environmental Sustainability Goals
Northrop Grumman, April 22, 2022

Amazon Sets Up $1 Billion Industrial Innovation Fund
Forbes, April 21, 2022

Walmart and Sam’s Club Reach Food Donation Milestone
Walmart, April 18, 2022

Trade Policy

From the White House

President Biden Announces Nominee for Ambassador to Ukraine
April 25, 2022

Readout of President Biden’s Call with President Macron of France
April 25, 2022

Readout of President Biden’s Call with Prime Minister Naftali Bennett of Israel
April 24, 2022

President Biden Announces Key Nominees (Including Ambassadors to Zambia and Saudi Arabia)
April 22, 2022

Letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and President of the Senate on Providing Notice of Intent to Designate Colombia as a Major Non-NATO Ally
April 21, 2022

A Proclamation on the Declaration of National Emergency and Invocation of Emergency Authority Relating to the Regulation of the Anchorage and Movement of Russian-Affiliated Vessels to United States Ports
April 21, 2022

Remarks on a Modern American Industrial Strategy By NEC Director Brian Deese
April 20, 2022

Statement by NSC Spokesperson Adrienne Watson on U.S. Consultations with Australia, Japan, and New Zealand in Honolulu
April 19, 2022

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Earth Day Spotlight: Our Ocean, Our Blue Economy
April 22, 2022

Secretary Raimondo Establishes Commerce Climate Council, Directs Department to Integrate Climate Considerations into Policies, Strategic Planning, and Programs
April 22, 2022

Readout of Secretary Gina M. Raimondo’s Meeting with European Commission Executive Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis
April 21, 2022

BIS Takes Enforcement Action Against Russian Cargo Airline Operating in Violation of U.S. Export Controls
April 21, 2022

Readout of Secretary Raimondo’s Meeting with Singapore Finance Minister Lawrence Wong
April 21, 2022

Readout of Secretary Raimondo’s Meeting with Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal
April 21, 2022

Readout of Secretary Raimondo’s Meeting with Philippine Secretary of Trade and Industry Ramon Lopez
April 19, 2022

Readout of Deputy Secretary Graves’ Meeting with Brazilian Deputy Minister of Economy for Foreign Trade and International Affairs Roberto Fendt
April 19, 2022

Readout of the U.S. Commerce Department’s U.S.-EU Trade and Technology Council U.S. Stakeholder Roundtable
April 19, 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 Katherine Tai’s Meeting with Indonesian Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Pandjaitan
April 22, 2022

USTR, SBA and Commerce Convene the First USMCA Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise Dialogue in San Antonio, Texas
April 22, 2022

Readout of Ambassador Katherine Tai’s Meeting with Dutch Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Liesje Schreinemacher
April 21, 2022

Ambassador Katherine Tai to Travel to the United Kingdom for the U.S. – UK Dialogues on the Future of Atlantic Trade
April 21, 2022

United States and Vietnam Hold First Meeting of the Timber Working Group
April 20, 2022

From the U.S. Department of State

Under Secretary for Political Affairs Nuland and Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Fernández Travel to Brazil for the 2022 U.S.-Brazil High-Level Dialogue
April 22, 2022

U.S.-EU: Consultations Between EEAS Secretary General Stefano Sannino and United States Deputy Secretary Wendy Sherman
April 22, 2022

United States Announces Commitments at Seventh Our Ocean Conference
April 21, 2022

Suspension of Russia’s Permanent Observer Status at the Organization of American States
April 21, 2022

Under Secretary Fernandez’s Travel to Chile
April 21, 2022

Opening of U.S.-Czech Republic Defense Cooperation Agreement Negotiations
April 21, 2022

Biennial Review Under the United States-Singapore Memorandum of Intent on Environmental Cooperation: Public Session
April 20, 2022

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

Export-Import Bank of the United States Chair Reta Jo Lewis Meets with Delegations from the Democratic Republic of Congo and Egypt
April 22, 2022

Export-Import Bank of the United States Chair Reta Jo Lewis Welcomes Ukraine Delegation; Reiterates U.S. Support
April 22, 2022

Export-Import Bank of the United States Chair Reta Jo Lewis Hosts Delegations from Guyana, Ghana, Iraq and Poland
April 21, 2022

From the International Trade Administration

World Intellectual Property Day:
Spotlight on Young Entrepreneurs

April 26, 2022

Arun Venkataraman Sworn in as Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Global Markets and Director General of the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service
April 25, 2022

From the World Trade Organization

Dates Fixed for 12th Ministerial Conference in June
April 25, 2022

Greater International Cooperation Needed on Subsidies Data, Analysis and Reform — Report
April 22, 2022

Russia to Update Its Strategy in World Trade Organization Amid Sanctions, Says Putin
U.S. News, April 20, 2022

DG Calls on Brazil’s Support in Preventing Food Crisis, Seeks Leadership Towards MC12
April 19, 2022

Trade Agreements


Joint Statement on U.S. – UK Dialogue on the Future of Atlantic Trade in Aberdeen
U.S. Trade Representative, April 26, 2022

Britain Targets First State-By-State
U.S. Trade Deals Next Month

Reuters, April 21, 2022

Asean-US Balancing Act
Bangkok Post, April 25, 2022

China Demands A Free Trade Agreement For Helping With Sri Lanka’s Economic Problems
Silk Road Briefing, April 25, 2022

Britain’s Hopes of Post-Brexit US Trade Deal ‘Depend on Workers’ Rights’
The Guardian, April 25, 2022

EU Chief to Seek Closer Military, Trade and Tech Ties on India Visit
Reuters, April 24, 2022

Britain and India Aim for Free Trade Deal by October, Says Johnson
CNBC, April 23, 2022

EU to Pursue Trade Deal With India to Reduce Its Ties to Russia
Bloomberg, April 23, 2022

Indonesia Bans Palm Oil Exports as Global Food Inflation Spikes
Reuters, April 23, 2022

N.Z. Calls for Potential CPTPP Members to Meet ‘High Standards’
Nikkei Asia, April 22, 2022

US Urges Compromise on Britain and EU Over N Ireland Trade Deal
Financial Times, April 22, 2022

U.S. and Japanese Officials Announced an Agreement
Ag Info, April 22, 2022

Spain Pushes for Quick EU Action to Approve Chile Trade Deal
American Journal of Transportation, April 21, 2022

Canada Postpones Talks To Expand FTA Agreement With Ukraine Until After War
UkraNews, April 20, 2022

Taiwan, US Hold High-Level Talk on Trade
Taipei Times, April 20, 2022


White House Adviser Singh Suggests U.S. Could Lower Tariffs on Chinese Goods
Reuters, April 21, 2022

How America’s Farmers Got Cut Out of the Supply Chain
The New York Times, April 20, 2022

How Biden Can Secure Better Trade Terms
Atlantic Council, April 20, 2022

Op-Ed: What’s Driving Inflation if it’s Not the Supply Chain?
Los Angeles Times, April 20, 2022

U.S. Companies Face Hurdles in Moving Production Closer to Home
The Wall Street Journal, April 18, 2022


California Inland Port Project a Blueprint for a Re-Engineered US Supply Chain
The Loadstar, April 20, 2022

Interview: What is California’s Trade Outlook? (Featuring Emily Desai of GO-Biz)
Fox40, April 19, 2022

West Coast Trade Report
Pacific Merchant Shipping Association, April 2022

More International Articles

Global Growth Ebbs in Face of Ukraine War, China Slowdown
The Wall Street Journal, April 22, 2022

AMLO Plans Measures to Shield Mexico From Food Price Volatility
Bloomberg, April 25, 2022

Macron Reelected but Le Pen’s Big Score Shows France Increasingly Divided
Politico, April 24, 2022

Big Tech Firms Set to Face Tough EU Content Rules
Politico, April 23, 2022

Xi’s Economic Agenda: Firmly Pushing Opening-Up in Unstable, Uncertain World
XinhuaNet, April 22, 2022

Shipping Costs Lowered, but Trade Haunted by Global Woes
Hellenic Shipping News, April 21, 2022

UK Announces Further Import Sanctions Against Russia
Government of the United Kingdom, April 21, 2022

Supply-Chain Bottlenecks a Risk Factor for Corruption
The Wall Street Journal, April 21, 2022

Japan, New Zealand in Talks to Share Information and Intelligence
Nikkei Asia, April 21, 2022

Hunger and Blackouts Are Just the Start of an Emerging Economy Crisis
Bloomberg, April 20, 2022

Fed’s Aggressive Rate Hike Plans Jolt Policy in China and Japan
Bloomberg, April 20, 2022

Here’s How China Is Supporting Its Covid-Stricken Economy
Bloomberg, April 19, 2022


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