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Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Featured Headlines

USITC Releases the Year in Trade 2021
U.S. International Trade Commission, August 29, 2022

CalChamber Companies in the News

Bank of America Announces Small Business Down Payment Grant Program to Drive Women and Minority Business Growth
Bank of America Newsroom, August 30, 2022

AWS Launches Region in the United Arab Emirates
Amazon, August 30, 2022

Boeing Announces UPS Purchase of Eight Additional 767s
Boeing Mediaroom, August 29, 2022

CalChamber Board Member Sacramento River Cats Form Partnership with Sacramento Kings and Arctos Sports Partners
NBA, August 26, 2022

Northrop Grumman’s Boosters Ready to Launch a New Era of Deep Space Exploration for NASA’s Artemis Program
Northrop Grumman, August 26, 2022

Four FedEx Drivers Win Top Honors at the 2022 National Truck Driving Championships
FedEx, August 26, 2022

Amazon Adopts Green Hydrogen to Help Decarbonize its Operations
Amazon, August 25, 2022

Sempra Foundation and GRID Alternatives Advance Energy Access for Orphans and Migrant Youth in Mexico
Sempra, August 16, 2022

Trade Policy

From the White House

Executive Order on the Implementation of the CHIPS Act of 2022
August 25, 2022

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Readout of Secretary Raimondo’s Meeting with Japan’s Minister for Economy, Trade, and Industry Yasutoshi Nishimura
August 25, 2022

Commerce Department Launches for CHIPS Program Implementation
August 25, 2022

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) (Including Emily Desai from the California Governor’s Office of Business & Economic Development)
August 22, 2022

From the U.S. Trade Representative

Readout of the Second Meeting of the U.S.-Japan Partnership on Trade
August 25, 2022

Readout of Ambassador Jayme White’s Virtual Meeting with Mexico’s Under Secretary of Economy, Luz Maria de la Mora
August 23, 2022

United States and Chile Convene 9th Meeting of the Environmental Affairs Council Under the U.S.-Chile Free Trade Agreement
August 23, 2022

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

From the U.S. Department of State

Department of State Announces Online Publication of 2021 Digest of United States Practice in International Law
August 30, 2022

Establishing an Ambassador-at-Large for the Arctic Region
August 26, 2022

Joint Statement on the Mongolia-United States Strategic Partnership
August 25, 2022

From the International Trade Administration

Commerce Official to Travel to Colombia to Strengthen Trade Ties in Information and Communications Technology
August 26, 2022

From Vaccines to Ice Cream: How Cold Chain Services Support the U.S. Economy
August 24, 2022

Readout of Under Secretary Lago’s Trade Mission to Central America
August 24, 2022

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

Export-Import Bank of the United States Board Member Owen Herrnstadt Tours Costa Rica on Trade Mission with U.S. Delegation Led by Commerce Under Secretary Lago
August 24, 2022

From the World Trade Organization

Public Forum Registration Closes on 7 September
August 29, 2022

WTO Goods Trade Indicator Stable as Growth Stagnates
Reuters, August 23, 2022

Trade Agreements

Canada Challenges U.S. Softwood Lumber Duties Under USMCA Trade Pact
Reuters, August 29, 2022

Indonesia Parliament Approves Membership of China-Backed Regional Trade Deal
Reuters, August 29, 2022

S.Korea to Raise Concerns About EV Credits, Battery Sourcing in U.S. Visit
Reuters, August 29, 2022

AmCham Rules Out Philippines, US Free Trade Deal
PhilStar, August 29, 2022

China Slowly Undercutting US Influence in Latin America with 5 ‘New Factor’ Trade Deals
South China Morning Post, August 28, 2022

India, Canada to Hold Negotiations on Trade in September
Ani News, August 27, 2022

China’s Bid to Join Digital Economy Pact Hinges on Clarification of Data Laws, Experts Say
South China Morning Post, August 27, 2022

The Second Meeting of the Japan-U.S. Partnership on Trade
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan, August 26, 2022

Mexico Expects EU Trade Deal to be Approved in 2022, Minister Says
Reuters, August 26, 2022

Mexico Says Willing to Resolve Trade Dispute Over Energy with U.S.
Reuters, August 25, 2022

EAEU-Iran Talks on Free Trade Agreement Set for September
Belta, August 25, 2022

Bye Bye Bolsonaro? EU-Mercosur Trade Deal Hangs on Brazil’s Election Race
Politico, August 24, 2022


US Freight Railroads Reach Tentative Deals with Three Unions
American Journal of Transportation, August 30, 2022

The West Needs Friendshoring, Not Reshoring
Bloomberg, August 29, 2022

US to Appoint its First Arctic Ambassador
BBC, August 27, 2022

US Sends 1st Ambassador to Sudan in 25 Years
Anadolu Agency, August 24, 2022

US Petroleum Exports at All-Time High as Overseas Crises Deepen
Bloomberg, August 24, 2022

When Trade Leads to War
Foreign Affairs, August 23, 2022


The Container Ship Backlog Outside Los Angeles Ports is Almost Cleared
American Journal of Transportation, August 30, 2022

International Travel Resurgent at LAX, with Nearly 100% Year-Over-Year Increase in Passengers
Los Angeles Times, August 30, 2022

Walnut Exporters Are Looking For Ways Around Clogged California Port
Bloomberg, August 29, 2022

Port of Oakland: Trucker Protests Depressed July Cargo Volumes
Supply Chain Drive, August 24, 2022

California, Mexico Celebrate Groundbreaking of the New Border Crossing in Otay Mesa
The San Diego Union-Tribune, August 23, 2022

More International Articles

Taiwan Appeals to Australia for Closer Trade Ties
Financial Review, August 30, 2022

UK International Trade Secretary Visits New Zealand and Australia
Government of the United Kingdom, August 28, 2022

Bangladesh to Raise Issue of US GSP Revival at TICFA Meeting in Nov
Fibre 2 Fashion, August 26, 2022

Mexico Central Bank Debates Whether to ‘Decouple’ From US Fed
Bloomberg, August 25, 2022

It’s Only August and Britain’s Christmas Is Already Under Threat
American Journal of Transportation, August 25, 2022

The Future of Shipping Is… Sails?
Bloomberg, August 24, 2022

Trade Agreement: Why India Made a U-Turn on Free Trade Deals
BBC, August 24, 2022

How the Ukraine-Russia War Rattled Global Financial Markets
Reuters, August 24, 2022

China Warns of ‘Forceful Measures’ if Canada Interferes in Taiwan
Reuters, August 24, 2022

Digital Economy Agreements Are a New Frontier for Trade – Here’s Why
World Economic Forum, August 24, 2022

Retailers Scrambling to Stow Inventories Are Turning to Transport Equipment
The Wall Street Journal, August 23, 2022


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