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Tuesday, August 23, 2022

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NSW Australia Group, CalChamber Mark 25th Anniversary of Sister State Signing
CalChamber, August 19, 2022


British Politics After PM Boris Johnson Luncheon in Sacramento on Thursday, September 22
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CalChamber Companies in the News

United Airlines Puts Down Deposit on Flying Taxis
The Wall Street Journal, August 10, 2022

FedEx Office Pilots Ford E-Transit Vans for FedEx SameDay® City Service
FedEx Newsroom, August 9, 2022

UPS to Acquire Multinational Healthcare Logistics Provider Bomi Group
UPS Newsroom, August 8, 2022

eBay Foundation’s Global Give Program Grants $3M Toward Inclusive Entrepreneurship
eBay, August 4, 2022

Del Monte Foods, Inc. Acquires Kitchen Basics to Build a National Retail Presence in Broth and Stocks
PR Newswire, August 3, 2022

Trade Policy

From the White House

Readout of President Joe Biden’s Call with President Emmanuel Macron of France, Chancellor Olaf Scholz of Germany, and Prime Minister Boris Johnson of the United Kingdom
August 21, 2022

President Biden Announces Key Nominees (Including Ambassadors to Ecuador and Kuwait)
August 19, 2022

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

United States to Host Indo-Pacific Economic Framework Ministerial
August 23, 2022

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo Appoints Members of U.S. Investment Advisory Council (IAC)
August 22, 2022

Readout of Secretary Raimondo’s Meeting with Australian Minister for Trade and Tourism Don Farrell
August 10, 2022

From the U.S. Trade Representative

United States and Taiwan Commence Formal Negotiations on U.S. – Taiwan Initiative on 21st Century Trade
August 17, 2022
Negotiating Mandate

Readout of Ambassador Katherine Tai’s Meeting with Australian Minister for Trade and Tourism Don Farrell
August 11, 2022

Readout of Ambassador Sarah Bianchi’s Meeting with Thailand Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs Vijavat Isarabhakdi
August 11, 2022

From the U.S. Department of State

Joint Statement on U.S.-Mexico Working Group on Cyber Issues
August 18, 2022

First Cities Summit of the Americas to Be Held April 26-28, 2023 in Denver
August 17, 2022

United States and Vietnam Continue Cooperation on Energy Security
August 11, 2022

The United States and Rwanda: Strategic Partners
August 10, 2022

From the International Trade Administration

Under Secretary Lago to Lead Trade Mission to Central America
August 16, 2022

From the Bureau of Economic Analysis

Activities of U.S. Affiliates of Foreign Multinational Enterprises, 2020
August 19, 2022

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

Registration Opens for 2022 Export-Import Bank of the United States Annual Conference in December
August 18, 2022

READOUT: Export-Import Bank of the United States Meets with Australian Delegation Led by Minister for Trade and Tourism
August 10, 2022

From the World Trade Organization

Goods Barometer Points to Stagnating
Global Trade Growth

August 23, 2022

South Korea to Review Filing WTO Complaint Over U.S. Inflation Reduction Act
Reuters, August 22, 2022

Trade Agreements

US Will Host Indo-Pacific Ministers in LA as It Builds Asia Ties
Bloomberg, August 23, 2022

GCC, UK Commences Initial Round of Talks for Bilateral Free Trade Pact
Arabian Business, August 23, 2022

India, UK FTA Negotiations: Finish Line in Sight
India Briefing, August 22, 2022

US-Taiwan Trade Deal Talks Defy China’s Warning
Asia Times, August 20, 2022

Angola to Start Talks on Trade Deal with EU in Bid to Diversify from Oil
Reuters, August 18, 2022

U.S., Taiwan Agree on Negotiating Mandate for Trade Talks
Politico, August 17, 2022

UK-India Trade Agreement: Scrutiny of the Government’s Negotiating Objectives
UK Parliament, August 17, 2022

Ecuador to Sign a Free Trade Agreement With China This Year
TeleSur, August 17, 2022

EU Contacts Brazil to Resume Mercosur Trade Pact Talks
Reuters, August 16 2022


Railroads in US Face Rising Labor Cost Pressures
Bloomberg, August 23, 2022

U.S. Delegation Visits Taiwan for Trade Talks, Risking China’s Ire
The New York Times, August 21, 2022

To Combat Forced Labor, the US Needs More Trade with Developing Countries, Not Less
The Hill, August 20, 2022

The U.S. Needs a Reasonable and Responsible China Policy
the Orange County Register, August 19, 2022

The U.S. Supply Chain is Now Facing Two Trade Hurdles
CNBC, August 16, 2022

Joe Biden Believes India-US Relationship Vital to Global Peace, Economy, Says US Official
Decca Herald, August 16, 2022

U.S. Works with Firms in Supply Chains to Ease Port Congestion
Reuters, August 10, 2022

“We Slowed Our Purchases from GSP Countries – and China was the Beneficiary of That”
Renew GSP Today, June 30, 2022


Capitol Weekly’s Top 100 of 2022 (Including CalChamber President & CEO Jennifer Barrera)
39 Jennifer Barrera
When we last visited Jennifer Barrera, she was executive vice president of the California Chamber of Commerce. Now, she is president and chief executive officer, replacing Allan Zaremberg, who had held the position for years. Politically, the Chamber is California’s most potent pro-business political group, and it has the money and the resources to move legislation in the Capitol, nurture like-minded political candidates, shape campaigns and keep an eye on the needs of business, especially big business.
Capitol Weekly, August 10, 2022

U.S., Mexican Officials Break Ground on New Otay East Port of Entry
Times of San Diego, August 22, 2022

West Coast Port Labor Talks Stalled Over Union Conflict
The Wall Street Journal, August 19, 2022

California GO-Biz Official Describes Newsom’s Supply Chain Strategy
American Journal of Transportation, August 17, 2022

More International Articles

Global Economies Flash Warning of Sharp Slowdown
The Wall Street Journal, August 23, 2022

UK Economy Nears Stagnation as Companies Report Slower Demand
Bloomberg, August 23, 2022

Korea’s Exports Close to Stalling as Global Economy Cools
Bloomberg, August 21, 2022

Eight Days of Strike Action Commences at UK’s Biggest Port
Bloomberg, August 20, 2022

Turkey, Israel to Re-Appoint Ambassadors After Four-Year Chill
Reuters, August 17, 2022

China’s Ambassador Warns U.S. of Taiwan Consequences in Rare Briefing
Axios, August 16, 2022

Wave of Port Strikes Put Global Supply Chains Under Fresh Pressure
Politico, August 15, 2022

Historic Drought Threatens to Cripple European Trade
Bloomberg, August 10, 2022

Mexico Considering $1.5 Bln Investment to Boost Internet Access Nationwide
Reuters, August 10, 2022

Facing Russian Gas Cuts, Europe Dims Lights, Cools Pools and Shortens Showers
The Wall Street Journal, August 10, 2022


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