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Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Featured Headlines

IPEF Talks this Thursday and Friday in Los Angeles

U.S. Business Leader Outlines
Hopes for IPEF Ministerial

Politico, September 6, 2022

(New Zealand) Trade and Agriculture Minister to Visit USA to Deepen Bilateral and Regional Cooperation
Mirage News, September 5, 2022

IPEF Ministers to Begin Economic
Rules-Making Talks in U.S.

The Japan Times, September 4, 2022

Piyush Goyal to Attend IPEF Meet,
Strengthen Trade Ties with the US

Hindustan Times, September 3, 2022

Japan, U.S. Affirm Cooperation
or IPEF Ministerial Talks

Nippon, September 1, 2022


Liz Truss is Now Officially the U.K.’s
Prime Minister After Meeting with the Queen

NPR, September 6, 2022

EU Calls on Liz Truss to Abide by Brexit Deal
The Guardian, September 5, 2022


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

Leisure Travel Demand Fuels Hyatt’s Rooms Growth in Asia Pacific
Hyatt Newsroom, September 6, 2022

CVS Health to Acquire Signify Health
CVS Health, September 5, 2022

Toyota Triples Planned Investment to $3.8 Billion in U.S. Battery Plant
Reuters, August 31, 2022

Walmart Invites Canadian eCommerce Companies To Expand on Its U.S. Online Marketplace
WalMart, August 30, 2022

Trade Policy

From the White House

President Biden Announces Key Nominees (Including Ambassadors to Estonia and Timor-Leste)
September 2, 2022

Readout of Vice President Harris’s Meeting with Vice President Osinbajo of Nigeria
September 2, 2022

Statement by Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on the First U.S.-Pacific Island Country Summit
September 2, 2022

Readout of the Meeting of the United States, Japanese and Republic of Korea Trilateral National Security Advisors
September 1, 2022

President Biden Announces Appointments to the President’s National Infrastructure Advisory Council
August 31, 2022

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Commerce Secretary Embraces a Beefier Industrial Policy to Combat China and Russia
The Wall Street Journal, September 6, 2022

Readout of Secretary Raimondo’s Meeting with Japan’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Yoshimasa Hayashi
September 6, 2022

Biden Administration Releases Implementation Strategy for $50 Billion CHIPS for America program
September 6, 2022

From the U.S. Trade Representative

USTR Receives Requests for Continuation of China 301 Tariffs
September 2, 2022

Readout of Ambassador Katherine Tai’s Call with European Commission Executive Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis
September 1, 2022

Readout of Ambassador Katherine Tai’s Meeting with Japan Minister of Economy, Trade, and Industry Nishimura Yasutoshi
August 31, 2022

From the U.S. Department of State

Statement on the Passing of President Mikhail Gorbachev
August 31, 2022

Ninth U.S.-Vietnam Asia-Pacific Dialogue
August 30, 2022

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

Export-Import Bank of the United States Releases July 2022 Small Business Authorization Data
September 1, 2022

READOUT: Export-Import Bank of the United States Chair Reta Jo Lewis Meets with Minister of Communities and Territories, Oleksiy Chernyshov and Ukrainian Ambassador Oksana Markarova
August 31, 2022

From the World Trade Organization

Argentina Initiates WTO Dispute Complaint Targeting Peruvian Duties on Biodiesel Imports
September 6, 2022

Integrate Trade into Climate Strategies, DG Okonjo-Iweala Says at Africa Adaptation Summit
September 5, 2022

EU Says U.S. Electric Vehicle Tax Credit Could Break WTO Rules
AgriNews, September 4, 2022

WTO Panel Halts Canada’s Canola Seed Spat With China
Law360, September 1, 2022

Trade Agreements

How a US-EU Trade Agreement Could Improve the Economy, Increase Jobs, and Strengthen Democracy
Brookings Institute, September 6, 2022

International Trade Committee to Examine Benefits of Trans-Pacific Trade Bloc Membership
UK Parliament, September 5, 2022

Diwali Deadline of India-UK Trade Agreement Not to be Missed: Commerce Secretary
Live Mint, September 4, 2022

Why Haven’t Philippines, Myanmar Followed Indonesia and Ratified the RCEP Trade Deal?
South China Morning Post, September 4, 2022

The GCC-Singapore Free Trade Agreement: Opportunities for Gulf Businesses in ASEAN
ASEAN Briefing, September 2, 2022

UAE Aims to Finalise Free Trade Deal with Turkey in Coming Weeks, Official Says
Reuters, September 1, 2022

A Special Trade Relationship?: A Free Trade Agreement Between the United States and the United Kingdom Looks Unlikely, But They Should Find Common Ground in a Progressive Alliance.
Foreign Policy, August 31, 2022

Indonesia and the United Arab Emirates Conclude Trade Pact
ASEAN Briefing, August 30, 2022

Biden Could Reduce Inflation, Mitigate a Recession, and Strengthen Democracy with a New EU-US Trade Agreement
Brookings Institute, August 30, 2022


John Sullivan, Ambassador to Russia, Departs Post
Politico, September 4, 2022

US Allows Trump-Era China Tariffs to Continue Pending Review
Bloomberg, September 2, 2022

A US Freight Rail Crisis Threatens More Supply Chain Chaos
Wired, August 30, 2022


California’s New Space Industry Task Force to be led by the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development
Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development, August 31, 2022


California Politics: An Exit Interview with Mark Ghilarducci, Newsom’s Go-to Guy in Emergencies
Los Angeles Times, September 2, 2022

East Coast, Texas Ports Gain as Retailers Skirt Pacific Gridlock
American Journal of Transportation, September 1, 2022

More International Articles

S. Korean Trade Minister Arrives in U.S. for Talks on Inflation Reduction Act
Yonhap News Agency, September 6, 2022

India’s Trade Worries Grow as Exports Contract Marginally, Imports Surge
The Economic Times, September 4, 2022

South Korea Vows Action on Falling China Exports After Posting Record Trade Deficit in August
South China Morning Post, September 3, 2022

Japan Warns of Action as Yen Slides to 24-Year Low
Reuters, September 2, 2022

A Global Economic Crisis Like 2008 is Looming, but World Seems Unprepared: Former Deputy WTO Director-General
Global Times, September 2, 2022

UK Slips Behind India to Become World’s Sixth Biggest Economy
Bloomberg, September 2, 2022

China’s Economy Won’t Overtake the U.S., Some Now Predict
The Wall Street Journal, September 2, 2022

Global Bonds Tumble Into Their First Bear Market in a Generation
Bloomberg, September 2, 2022

EU Will Propose Crisis Tool for Supply Chain Emergencies
Bloomberg, September 1, 2022

As the U.S. Dollar Surges, American Buyers Splurge on European Homes
The Wall Street Journal, September 1, 2022

The War in Ukraine is an Opportunity to Upgrade the Transatlantic Architecture. Here’s How.
Atlantic Council, August 31, 2022

Chile’s Millennial President Is a New Kind of Leftist Leader
Time, August 31, 2022


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