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Tuesday, June 21, 2022


CalChamber, Japan Business Leaders
Discuss Ways to Collaborate

CalChamber, June 16, 2022

(Seated, from left) Tasha Yorozu, managing attorney, Yorozu Law Group/ auditor, Japanese Chamber of Commerce of Northern California (JCCNC); Tsuyoshi Tsurumi, managing director, MUFG Union Bank/president, JCCNC; Jennifer Barrera, president and CEO, CalChamber; Hironori Kobayashi, vice president general administration in the Americas and the Los Angeles office, All Nippon Airways Co., Ltd./ president, Japan Business Association of Southern California (JBA); and Tomoki Nakatani, general manager of the Los Angeles branch and head of Japanese corporate banking west, MUFG Union Bank/ vice president and chair, Business and Commerce Committee, JBA. (Standing, from left) Kenichi Tsuji, executive director, JCCNC; Akemi Koda, founder and CEO, USAsia Venture Partners Inc./ board member, JCCNC; Kazuhiro Gomi, president and CEO, NTT Research, Inc./ chair, Government Relations Committee, JCCNC; Susanne T. Stirling, vice president of international affairs, CalChamber; Ryo Amada, vice president, Kintetsu Enterprises Company of America/ Business and Commerce Committee member, JBA; Aya Dorwart, deputy director, JCCNC; and Fumio Yasue, executive director, JBA.


WTO 12th Ministerial Conference

World Trade Organization Pledges to Tackle
Reform, Extends Digital Trade No-Tax Pact

CalChamber, June 21, 2022

World Trade Organization Strikes Global
Trade Deals Deep into Overtime

CNBC, June 17, 2022

WTO Members Secure Unprecedented
Package of Trade Outcomes at MC12

World Trade Organization, June 17, 2022

MC12 Closing Session
World Trade Organization, June 17, 2022

MC12 Opening Session: Opening
Remarks By the Director-General

World Trade Organization, June 12, 2022

CalChamber Companies in the News

FedEx Continues Advancing Fleet Electrification Goals with Latest 150 Electric Vehicle Delivery from BrightDrop
FedEx, June 21, 2022

PRIDE Industries Receives National Recognition As Top Veteran-Friendly Company
PRIDE Industries, June 16, 2022

Charles Schwab Recognized by Points of Light for Driving Social Impact in Communities
Charles Schwab, June 16, 2022

Transforming Yesterday’s Emissions into Tomorrow’s Sustainable Aviation Fuel: United Announces Agreement with CO2 Utilization Company Dimensional Energy
United Newsroom, June 15, 2022

Boeing to Highlight Partnerships, Sustainability, and its Growing Presence in Germany at ILA Berlin Airshow 2022
Boeing Mediaroom, June 14, 2022

E. & J. Gallo Winery Announced as Official Wine Sponsor of NFL
NFL, June 8, 2022

Trade Policy

From the White House

President Biden Announces Key Nominees (Including Ambassadors to Cyprus, Latvia and Representative to the African Union)
June 15, 2022

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Remarks by Deputy Secretary of Commerce Don Graves at the U.S.-Ghana Business Forum
June 16, 2022

U.S. Department of Commerce and Saudi Ministry of Commerce Announce Plan to Deepen Commercial Cooperation
June 15, 2022

Readout of Secretary Raimondo’s Meeting with Minister of Foreign Affairs Park Jin of the Republic of Korea
June 15, 2022

From the U.S. Trade Representative

Forced Labor Enforcement Task Force Launches Enforcement Strategy for the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act
June 17, 2022

Statement from Ambassador Katherine Tai on the Groundbreaking Fisheries Outcome
June 17, 2022

Statement from Ambassador Katherine Tai on the Ministerial Decision on Electronic Commerce
June 17, 2022

Statement from Ambassador Katherine Tai on an Intellectual Property Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
June 17, 2022

Readout of Ambassador Katherine Tai’s Meeting with United Kingdom Secretary of State for International Trade Anne-Marie Trevelyan
June 14, 2022

From the U.S. Department of State

U.S. Support for the Philippines in the South China Sea
June 17, 2022

Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with Senegalese Foreign Minister Tall Sall
June 17, 2022

Secretary Blinken’s Call with Mexican Foreign Secretary Ebrard
June 16, 2022

Remarks at a Diplomatic Corps Reception
June 16, 2022

Secretary Antony J. Blinken and Colombian President Iván Duque Márquez at the 200th Anniversary of U.S.-Colombian Relations Celebration
June 15, 2022

The United States-Tanzania Open Skies Air Transport Agreement Enters into Force
June 14, 2022

From the International Trade Administration

Indo-Pacific in the News: Tremendous Opportunity Awaits Exporters
June 17, 2022

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

Export-Import Bank of the United States Board of Directors Authorizes $811 Million Loan Guarantee for U.S. Aviation Exports, Support Approximated 4,500 U.S. Jobs
June 17, 2022

READOUT: Export-Import Bank of the United States Chair Reta Jo Lewis Hosts Bilateral Session with UK Export Finance
June 16, 2022

READOUT: Export-Import Bank of the United States Sub-Saharan Advisory Committee Meets to Discuss Renewable Energy Exports
June 15, 2022

From the World Trade Organization

WTO 12th Ministerial Conference Extended By One Day to Facilitate Outcomes
June 15, 2022

Co-Convenors Welcome Good Progress in E-Commerce Talks, Launch Capacity-Building Framework
June 13, 2022

Working Group Highlights Progress in Integrating Small Businesses into International Trade
June 12, 2022

Trade Agreements

Taiwan, US to Talk Trade Within Days
Taipei Times, June 20, 2022

Fifteen EU Nations Say Bloc Must Urgently Accelerate Trade Deals
Reuters, June 20, 2022

EU, India Relaunch Talks for Free Trade Agreement
Reuters, June 17, 2022

EU Launches Legal Action Against U.K. Over Proposed Brexit Deal Overhaul
The Wall Street Journal, June 15, 2022


Self-Driving Big Rigs Are Coming. Is America Ready?
The Wall Street Journal, June 18, 2022

Why the US’ Indo-Pacific Economic Framework is Really All About India
South China Morning Post, June 17, 2022

Biden Officials Vow Forced Labor Crackdown on China Under US Import Ban
Bloomberg, June 17, 2022

US Shipping Law Won’t Do Much to Address Soaring Cargo Costs
Bloomberg, June 16, 2022

Biden-Xi Call Is Under Discussion as US-China Tensions Simmer
Bloomberg, June 16, 2022

Biden Plans to Launch a G7 Global Infrastructure Push to Counter China
Bloomberg, June 16, 2022

Lawmakers Make Bipartisan Push for New Government Powers to Block U.S. Investments in China
The Wall Street Journal, June 14, 2022

Railroad, Union Labor Fight Moves Toward Biden Intervention
Bloomberg, June 14, 2022


Half of LA Port’s Truck Gates Go Unused Ahead of Peak Season
American Journal of Transportation, June 20, 2022

Port of Long Beach Establishes Supply Chain Information Highway
StateTech, June 16, 2022

California Ports Build on Rail Capabilities, but There are Fears of New Congestion
The Loadstar, June 16, 2022

Top US Port Enlists White House Help to Clear Rail-Cargo Logjam
Bloomberg, June 14, 2022

More International Articles

Canadian National Workers Strike After Failed Negotiations
American Journal of Transportation, June 20, 2022

European Union Executive: Make Ukraine a Member Candidate
The Associated Press, June 17, 2022

China’s Xi Says Trade with Russia Expected to Hit New Records in the Coming Months
CNBC, June 17, 2022

Europe’s Central Banks Jack Up Interest Rates to Fight Inflation Surge
Reuters, June 16, 2022

Russia Slashes Gas Flows, Aiming Economic Weapon at Europe
The Wall Street Journal, June 16, 2022

World’s Central Banks Got It Wrong, and Economies Pay the Price
Bloomberg, June 15, 2022

South Korean Truckers End Strike That Snarled Supply Chains
The Wall Street Journal, June 15, 2022


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