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Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Featured Headlines

Sunak Becomes Prime Minister
of the UK Amid Challenging Times

CalChamber, October 25, 2022


Behind the Scenes at China’s 20th Party Congress
Foreign Policy, October 2022

Xi Jinping Exposed
Council on Foreign Relations, October 23, 2022

‘Frustrated and Powerless’: In Fight with
China for Global Influence, Diplomacy
is America’s Biggest Weakness

Politico, October 23, 2022


Governor Newsom Announces Binational Partnership with Mexico to Advance New Port
of Entry at San Diego-Tijuana Border

Office of Governor Gavin Newsom, October 24, 2022

CalChamber Companies in the News

Boeing Forecast: Latin America and Caribbean Fleet to Nearly Double Over Next 20 Years
Boeing Mediaroom, October 24, 2022

PepsiCo Announces Second Round of Projects Funded by Its Global Agriculture Accelerator, The Positive Agriculture Outcomes Fund
PepsiCo, October 20, 2022

VSP Vision’s Kristi Cappelletti-Matthews Receives 2022 Top CHRO Award from N2Growth
VSP Vision, October 19, 2022

Cisco to Empower 25 Million People with Digital Skills Over the Next 10 Years
Cisco Newsroom, October 18, 2022

Honored for Supporting People with Disabilities
Kaiser Permanente, October 11, 2022

Trade Policy

From the White House

Remarks by President Biden on Rebuilding Our Nation’s Infrastructure
October 20, 2022

FACT SHEET: Biden-⁠Harris Administration Rallies States, Cities, and Companies to Boost Clean American Manufacturing
October 20, 2022

Statement from President Joe Biden on the Resignation of Prime Minister Liz Truss of the United Kingdom
October 20, 2022

FACT SHEET: Biden-⁠Harris Administration Driving U.S. Battery Manufacturing and Good-Paying Jobs
October 19, 2022

Remarks by President Biden on Actions to Strengthen Energy Security and Lower Costs
October 19, 2022
Fact Sheet

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Readout on U.S.-EU Trade and Technology Council Co-Chairs Call
October 24, 2022

Joint Readout on Cooperation between the U.S. Department of Commerce and Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
October 21, 2022

U.S. Departments of Transportation and Commerce to Establish Joint Task Force with Ukraine to Help Support Ukraine’s Infrastructure Resilience
October 19, 2022

Biden-Harris Administration Releases New Framework for Diverse, High-Paying Telecom Jobs
October 19, 2022

From the U.S. Trade Representative

Readout of U.S.-EU Trade and Technology Council Co-Chairs Call
October 24, 2022

USTR, USDA to Pursue Avenues to Assist Seasonal Produce Industry
October 23, 2022

Readout of Ambassador Katherine Tai’s Call with Korea’s Minister for Trade Ahn Dukgeun
October 19, 2022

From the U.S. Department of State

U.S.-EU Trade and Technology Council Co-Chairs Call
October 24, 2022

Joint Statement of the United States of America and Switzerland on Cooperation in Quantum Information Science and Technology
October 21, 2022

The Impact of Sanctions and Export Controls on the Russian Federation
October 20, 2022

From the International Trade Administration

Commerce Official Re-Launches Key Bilateral Economic Dialogue in Poland
October 18, 2022

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

Export-Import Bank of the United States Chair Reta Jo Lewis Hosts Ukrainian Minister of Infrastructure Oleksander Kubrakov and Ambassador Oksana Markarova
October 19, 2022

From the World Trade Organization

WTO Chief Wants Farm Trade Rules Revamp
Barrons, October 25, 2022

DG Okonjo-Iweala Urges Update to WTO Rules to Address Global Food Market Challenges
October 24, 2022

Members Welcome AfCFTA’s Role in Fostering Economic Growth and Development in LDCs
October 20, 2022

Members Welcome Enhanced WCO-WTO Cooperation, Take Note of Large Number of Trade Concerns
October 19, 2022

Rival Trade Blocs Would Lead to ‘Huge’ Global GDP Loss: WTO Chief
Nikkei Asia, October 19, 2022

Trade Agreements

What Happens to the UK-India Trade Deal When Rishi Sunak Becomes Prime Minister?
Independent, October 24, 2022

Korea, Arab Nations Hold Another Round of FTA Talks in Seoul
The Korea Times, October 24, 2022

Seven Years On: 4 Ways the Vietnam-Korea FTA is Changing Vietnam
Vietnam Briefing, October 24, 2022

EU ‘Fully Committed’ to Mercosur Free-Trade Deal, Says Top Official
Buenos Aires Times, October 24, 2022

Norway Taking the ‘Time Needed’ for China Trade Deal After Years of Frozen Political Ties
South China Morning Post, October 22, 2022

EU Turns to India Amid Energy, Food Crisis as Free Trade Agreement Set to Become More Fruitful Than Ever
Live Mint, October 22, 2022

U.S. Should Be at Center of CPTPP, Japanese Foreign Minister Says
Nikkei Asia, October 22, 2022

All FTA Talks, Including With the UK, “On Track”, India Trade Min Says
Reuters, October 20, 2022

India, UK Unlikely to Finalise Free Trade Agreement Before 2023
Hindustan Times, October 20, 2022

India-GCC Free Trade Talks to Begin in Nov, Hope for Deal by June – India Official
Reuters, October 20, 2022

Panama Plays US Off Against China in FTA Talks, But Has Limited Hand
Dialogo China, October 19, 2022

Taiwan Signals US Trade Talks Breakthrough, Hopeful of ‘Early Harvest’ Amid China Tensions
South China Morning Post, October 18, 2022


With Trade Agreements, U.S. Exports and Imports of Food and Ag Grow
Successful Farming, October 24, 2022

Fight Over Worker Assistance Could Sink Lame Duck Trade Bill
Politico, October 24, 2022

The Real Trade War with China has Begun
Yahoo Finance, October 21, 2022

Biden’s IPEF Trade Pact Lacks Core Policy: CSIS Head
Nikkei Asia, October 21, 2022

Railroads Reject Sick Time Demands, Raising Chance of Strike
The Associated Press, October 20, 2022

White House Taking Every Step Possible to Avoid Direct Biden-Putin Encounter at G-20
Politico, October 19, 2022

Freight Operators’ Peak Shipping Season Is Crumbling
The Wall Street Journal, October 18, 2022

U.S. Treasury’s Adeyemo Heads to APEC Meeting with Focus on Trade, ‘Resilience’
Reuters, October 18, 2022


CalChamber Vote Record: Major Bills 2022
CalChamber, October 21, 2022


Job Posting: Telework Option
– Export Program Manager

Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz)

California Poised to Overtake Germany as World’s No. 4 Economy
Bloomberg, October 24, 2022

California to Fund $1.2B in Port Improvement Projects
Construction Dive, October 21, 2022

Southern California’s Notorious Container Ship Backup Ends
The Wall Street Journal, October 21, 2022

The Busiest US Port Sees Cargo Business Slowing Into the Holiday Season
Bloomberg, October 19, 2022

Ports Reveal Unprecedented Surge in Harmful Emissions; Officials Blame COVID-19 Logjam
Los Angeles Times, October 17, 2022

October 2022: West Coast Trade Report
Pacific Merchant Shipping Association, October 2022

More International Articles

Global Economic Growth Is Weighed Down by Inflation, Rising Interest Rates
The Wall Street Journal, October 24, 2022

No Wonder the Brits Voted Leave by John Bolton
Politico, October 24, 2022

Fears Over China’s British Fortress
The Times, October 22, 2022

Japan and Australia Ink ‘Landmark’ Security Pact to Counter China
The Japan Times, October 22, 2022

Macron Lashes Out At United States Over Double Standard Energy Policies
Oil Price, October 21, 2022

China’s Military Is Catching Up to the U.S. Is It Ready to Fight?
The Wall Street Journal, October 20, 2022

Chinese Chip Startup Shows Key Gap in Biden Export Curbs
Bloomberg, October 20, 20222

EU Leaders Open Divisive Summit on Energy Crisis
The Associated Press, October 20, 2022

Pacific Rim Finance Leaders Mull Ways to Curb Inflation
The Associated Press, October 20, 2022

Global Trade Slump Deepens With Small Companies Hit Hardest
Bloomberg, October 19, 2022

Ukraine’s Grain Exports Recover to Near Prewar Levels
The Wall Street Journal, October 19, 2022

Europe Fears US Climate Act Will Tip ‘Level Playing Field’
The Associated Press, October 19, 2022

‘Bad Situation’: Soaring U.S. Dollar Spreads Pain Worldwide
Los Angeles Times, October 18, 2022

Norway Should Share Its War Windfall with Ukraine
GMF, October 13, 2022


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