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Tuesday, October 4, 2022

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U.S.-Pacific Partnership

USTDA Announces Expansion
Plans in the Pacific Islands

U.S. Trade and Development Agency, September 30, 2022

Declaration on U.S.-Pacific Partnership
White House, September 29, 2022

FACT SHEET: President Biden Unveils First-Ever Pacific Partnership Strategy
White House, September 29, 2022

FACT SHEET: Roadmap for a 21st-Century U.S.-Pacific Island Partnership
White House, September 29, 2022

Solomon Islands Signs U.S.-Pacific Partnership Statement in About-Face
Nikkei Asia, October 1, 2022

US Strikes Partnership Deal with Pacific Island Leaders at Historic Summit
The Guardian, September 29, 2022

CalChamber Companies in the News

Bank of America Doubles MDI Deposits with Additional $100 Million to Support Minority Small Business Owners, Communities
Bank of America Newsroom, October 4, 2022

U.S. Department of State Launches Partnership with Google in Indonesia and Vietnam, Pilots Media Literacy and Google Startup Academy Programs at American Spaces
U.S. Department of State, October 3, 2022

BNSF to Build $1.5 Billion Facility in Barstow, Calif., to Handle Container Traffic
Trains, October 1, 2022

PRIDE Industries Recognized as a 2022 Leading Disability Employer by the National Organization on Disability
Pride Industries, September 30, 2022

Illumina Launches More Powerful Gene Sequencer
The Wall Street Journal, September 29, 2022

China Airlines Finalizes Landmark Order for Up to 24 Boeing 787 Dreamliners
Boeing Mediaroom, September 28, 2022

Trade Policy

From the White House

Readout of President Biden’s call with Prime Minister Kishida of Japan
October 4, 2022

FACT SHEET: U.S.-Israel Strategic High-Level Dialogue on Technology
September 30, 2022

Readout of Vice President Harris’s Meeting with President Yoon of the Republic of Korea
September 29, 2022

Readout of Vice President Harris’s Meeting with Japanese Business Executives
September 28, 2022

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

U.S. Department of Commerce Appoints First Members to Industrial Advisory Committee
September 29, 2022

Remarks by Deputy Secretary of Commerce Don Graves at the AmCham Romania Celebration
September 28, 2022

From the U.S. Trade Representative

Readout of Ambassador Katherine Tai’s Meeting with United Kingdom Secretary of State for International Trade Kemi Badenoch
September 29, 2022

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, Department of Commerce and Small Business Administration Convene the 11th United States-European Union Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprise Workshop
September 28, 2022

From the U.S. Department of State

Secretary Blinken Travels to Chile to Advance our Enduring Partnership
October 4, 2022

Secretary Blinken Travels to Bogota to Advance the U.S.-Colombia Partnership
October 3, 2022

From the International Trade Administration

A Mission to Explore Southeast Asia’s Hot Healthcare Market
September 28, 2022

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

Export-Import Bank of the United States Advisory Committee Convenes First Meeting of 2022-2023 Term
September 30, 2022

From the Bureau of Economic Analysis

U.S. International Investment Position, 2nd Quarter 2022
September 28, 2022

From the World Trade Organization

WTO, WCO Publication Looks at How New Technologies Can Assist Cross-Border Trade
October 3, 2022

Working Party Welcomes Strong Commitment by Timor-Leste to Join WTO in 2023
September 30, 2022

Public Forum Session Highlights Importance of Youth Engagement in Trade and Peacebuilding
September 30, 2022

Put Landmark Fisheries Subsidies Agreement into Motion, Governments Urged at Public Forum
September 28, 2022

Trade Agreements

Trans-Pacific Trade Pact Members Split Over China’s Bid to Join
Financial Review, October 4, 2022

Mexico to Extend Talks with U.S. Over Energy, Hails ‘Productive’ Dialogue
Reuters, October 3, 2022

IPEF Confidentiality Rules Revealed
Politico, October 3, 2022

Liz Truss Allies Say US Trade Deal Could Be Back on the Table Within Months as Joe Biden Faces Hammering from ‘Anglophile’ Republicans in Mid-Terms
Daily Mail, October 2, 2022

Ahead of Trade Deal, U.K. Firms Urge India to Unravel ‘Frustrating’ Red Tape
The Hindu, October 2, 2022

Sri Lanka ‘in a Hurry’ to Resume China Free-Trade Deal Talks to Get ‘Back on the Radar’ After Recent Unrest
South China Morning Post, September 30, 2022

Costa Rica to Suspend Tariff Benefits for Panamanian Products Amid Trade Dispute
Reuters, September 29, 2022

Biden Faces South Korea Backlash Over New EV Tax-Credit Rules
The Wall Street Journal, September 28, 2022

Israel-South Korea Free Trade Deal to Take Effect Dec. 1
Reuters, September 28, 2022


Blinken to Woo Latin America’s New Leftist Leaders, Reassert US Commitment
Voice of America, October 2, 2022

How Russian Timber Bypasses U.S. Sanctions by Way of Vietnam
The Washington Post, October 1, 2022

America’s Pacific Island Comeback
The Wall Street Journal, September 29, 2022

Factbox: Latest on Ratification Status of U.S. Railroad Unions to Avert Strike
Reuters, September 29, 2022

Drought-Hit Mississippi River Puts US Farm Trade Flow at Risk
Bloomberg, September 28, 2022

US Goods-Trade Gap Narrows to Smallest Since October 2021
Bloomberg, September 28, 2022

U.S. Showers Diplomatic Attention on Small Pacific Island Nations
The Wall Street Journal, September 28, 2022

Kamala Harris Criticizes China’s ‘Disturbing Behavior,’ Provocations Toward Taiwan
Reuters, September 27, 2022

US Expected to Publish Privacy Shield Executive Order Next Week
Politico, September 27, 2022


LPA Adds Allan Zaremberg as Senior Counsel
Lucas Public Affairs, September 27, 2022

Is California’s Economy Headed for Recession?
CalMatters, October 2, 2022

US/Digital: EU Opens New Office in San Francisco to Reinforce its Digital Diplomacy
European Union External Action, September 1, 2022

More International Articles

Cargo Shipowners Cancel Sailings as Global Trade Flips From Backlogs to Empty Containers
The Wall Street Journal, October 2, 2022

How SCO’s Growing Credibility Reflects the Emerging Multipolar World Order
South China Morning Post, October 2, 2022

Global Food Crisis Demands Support For People, Open Trade, Bigger Local Harvests
IMF, September 30, 2022

South Korea September Exports Grow at Slowest Pace in Almost Two Years
Reuters, September 30, 2022

UK Becomes Net Electricity Exporter for First Time in 12 Years
Bloomberg, September 29, 2022

UK, U.S. Trade Officials Discuss Challenges Posed by China
Reuters, September 29, 2022

Britain Wants Closer Ties with Indo-Pacific Region – Foreign Minister
Reuters, September 29, 2022

Developing Countries Face Stiff Economic Headwinds, World Bank Chief Says
The Wall Street Journal, September 28, 2022

EU Considers Ban on Shipping Russian Oil as Part of Price Cap
Bloomberg, September 28, 2022

What to Know About Bolsonaro-Lula Showdown in Brazil
Bloomberg, September 27, 2022

Harris Says Japan Plays ‘Critical Role’ in Chips Supply Chain
Bloomberg, September 27, 2022

Lost at Sea: EU States’ €20 Billion Giveaway to the Shipping Industry
Hellenic Shipping News, September 26, 2022

Maquiladoras, Mexico’s Engine of Trade, Driven to Navigate Evolving Demand
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Third Quarter 2022


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