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Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Next CITU will be on Tuesday, November 29.

Featured Headlines

CalChamber Urges Congress to Reauthorize
Trade Program, Refund Billions in Tariffs

CalChamber, November 14, 2022


2022 Annual Report to Congress
U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, November 15, 2022


U.S. Revokes Russia’s Market Economy Status
Reuters, November 10, 2022

U.S. Department of Commerce Revokes
Russia’s Market Economy Status
in Antidumping Proceedings

International Trade Administration, November 10, 2022

CalChamber Companies in the News

United Becomes First U.S. Airline to Invest in Biofuel Refinery
United Mediaroom, November 15, 2022

Toyota to Unveil 5th Generation Prius Hybrid
Automotive News, November 14, 2022

ExxonMobil and Pertamina Advance Regional Carbon Capture and Storage Project in Indonesia at G20 Summit
ExxonMobil, November 12, 2022

Trade Policy

From the White House

President Biden’s readouts this past week:
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Joko Widodo
Prime Minister of Italy Giorgia Meloni
President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China
President Joko Widodo of Indonesia & Fact Sheet
President Yoon Suk Yeol of the Republic of Korea
Prime Minister Kishida Fumio of Japan
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese of Australia
Prime Minister Hun Sen of Cambodia
President of Egypt Abdel Fattah El-Sisi

United States-Indonesia-EU Joint Statement on Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment
November 15, 2022
Fact Sheet

Phnom Penh Statement on Trilateral Partnership for the Indo-Pacific
November 13, 2022

Readout of President Joe Biden’s Participation in the East Asia Summit
November 13, 2022

FACT SHEET: President Biden and ASEAN Leaders Launch the U.S.-ASEAN Comprehensive Strategic Partnership
November 12, 2022
ASEAN-U.S. Leader’s Statement

National Security Memorandum on Strengthening the Security and Resilience of United States Food and Agriculture
November 10, 2022
Fact Sheet

FACT SHEET: Biden-⁠Harris Administration Proposes Plan to Protect Federal Supply Chain from Climate-Related Risks
November 10, 2022

Notice on the Continuation of the National Emergency With Respect to the Threat from Securities Investments that Finance Certain Companies of the People’s Republic of China
November 8, 2022

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Department of Commerce Statement on December IPEF Negotiations in Australia
November 14, 2022

ICYMI: U.S. Department of Education Launches New Initiative to Support Career-Connected Learning and Increase Job Pathways for Young Americans
November 14, 2022

Readout of Secretary Raimondo’s Meeting with EU Commission Executive Vice President Margrethe Vestager
November 10, 2022

Readout from Secretary Raimondo’s Participation in the Virtual Launch of the U.S.-India CEO Forum
November 9, 2022

Readout of Secretary Raimondo’s Meeting with Ukrainian First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy Yuliia Svyrydenko
November 8, 2022

From the U.S. Trade Representative

Request for Comments in Four-Year Review
of Actions Taken in the Section 301

Comments open on November 15, 2022.

Statement from Ambassador Katherine Tai Following the Release of the USITC Report on the Distributional Effects of Trade and Trade Policy
November 15, 2022

Readout of Ambassador Tai’s Meetings With Government Officials in Singapore
November 15, 2022

Statement from USTR Spokesperson Adam Hodge on December IPEF Negotiating Round in Australia
November 14, 2022

Readout of Ambassador Katherine Tai’s Meeting With Ukraine First Deputy Prime Minister-Minister of Economy, Yuliia Svyrydenko
November 9, 2022

Joint Statement on the Eleventh Meeting of the United States – Ukraine Trade and Investment Council
November 9, 2022

United States and Taiwan Conclude Two Days of Productive Meetings Under the U.S.-Taiwan Initiative on 21st-Century Trade
November 9, 2022

From the U.S. Department of State

U.S. Department of State Launches International Education Week, Open Doors Report 2022
November 14, 2022

Joint Statement on Global Food Security
November 14, 2022

The United States-Cambodia Relationship
November 12, 2022

Second High-Level Meeting of the U.S.-France Bilateral Clean Energy Partnership
November 9, 2022

Joint Statement on the U.S.-Oman Strategic Dialogue
November 8, 2022

From the International Trade Administration

Commerce Concludes Women in Tech Trade Mission to Europe
November 9, 2022

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

Export-Import Bank of the United States President and Chair Reta Jo Lewis Wraps Up Successful First Trip to Africa
November 11, 2022

From the World Trade Organization

WTO Report Shows G20 Trade Restrictions Increasing Amidst Economic Challenges
November 14, 2022

Australia Open to ‘Off-Ramps’ Talks with China to Fix Long-Standing Trade Spat Without WTO Arbitration
South China Morning Post, November 14, 2022

Tough Questions for the World Trade Organization at COP27
The Hill, November 13, 2022

Members Hold Informal Talks on WTO Reform
November 10, 2022

COP27: WTO Chief Seeks to Revive Green Trade Talks
Reuters, November 8, 2022

DG Okonjo-Iweala: World “Cannot Afford to Leave Trade and WTO Behind” in Climate Actions
November 8, 2022

Trade Agreements

China to Speed Up Free Trade Agreement Talks with S.Korea- Xi
Reuters, November 15, 2022

Asean Free Trade Agreement with Australia and New Zealand Upgraded for Times of Crisis
Business Times, November 13, 2022

China Has to Engage CPTPP Members and Work Out Issues Before Joining Trade Pact: PM Lee
Channel News Asia, November 13, 2022

India-EU Trade Pact: Next Round of Talks from November-End
The Economic Times, November 13, 2022

China, Singapore Vow to Enhance Pragmatic Cooperation
Xinhua, November 12, 2022

Ireland’s Top Court Rejects Canada-EU Trade Deal as Unconstitutional
Politico, November 11, 2022

Vietnam, Canada Seek to Boost Economic Cooperation
Vietnam Plus, November 10, 2022

U.S., Ukraine Agree to Launch Talks to Upgrade 2008 Trade Accord
Reuters, November 9, 2022

China and El Salvador to Begin Free Trade Talks
Reuters, November 9, 2022

U.S., Chile to Hold Free Trade Commission Meeting Next Year
Inside Trade, November 9, 2022

Automakers, Foreign Governments Seek Changes to U.S. EV Tax Rules
Reuters, November 9, 2022

Taiwan Aims for British Trade Deal as Minister Meets President
Reuters, November 9, 2022

U.S., Taiwan Kick Off Talks to Deepen Trade, Economic Ties
The Wall Street Journal, November 8, 2022

Ecuador and Costa Rica Completed the Third Round of Negotiations for a Free Trade Agreement
The Times Hub, November 8, 2022

Brussels and London Inch Toward Northern Ireland Trade Deal
Bloomberg, November 8, 2022


Statement by Commissioner Bentzel on Harmonizing the Uniform Intermodal Interchange & Facilities Access Agreement (UIIA) with the Ocean Shipping Reform Act (OSRA) of 2022
American Journal of Transportation, November 15, 2022

Boilermakers Union Votes Down Rail Agreement With Carriers
Bloomberg Law, November 14, 2022

Why It Will Be Hard for Biden to Woo Southeast Asia
Politico, November 12, 2022

The US/EU Alliance: Divided We Fall
The National Interest, November 11, 2022

U.S. Seeks Closer Ties With India as Tension With China and Russia Builds
The New York Times, November 11, 2022

We Can’t Stand Still: Why Services Are the New Frontier in Trade
US Chamber, November 10, 2022

The Cost of Biden’s APEC Absence
The Diplomat, November 10, 2022

Drought-Stricken Mississippi River Blocks Key US Port From the World
Bloomberg, November 9, 2022

Union vs. Union Dispute Stalls West Coast Port Labor Talks
The Wall Street Journal, November 8, 2022


Exporter Losses are Collateral Damage in West Coast Port Disruption
Journal of Commerce, November 10, 2022

Citing Ongoing Port Concerns, Rep. Thompson Asks Tai for Help in Easing Ag Exports
Inside Trade, November 8, 2022

More International Articles


US Trade Chief Says Xi-Biden Meeting Shows
Ability to Manage ‘Complex’ Trade Relationship,
But No Let Up On Pressure

South China Morning Post, November 15, 2022

President Xi Jinping Meets with 
U.S. President Joe Biden in Bali

Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, November 14, 2022

US, China Can’t Dictate Global
Trade Revamp: World Bank Official

Bloomberg, November 14, 2022

Biden, Xi Meet Amid Efforts to
Cool Tensions Between their nation

Politico, November 14, 2022

What it Looks Like When Biden
and Xi Try to Get Along

Politico, November 13, 2022

China’s Free-Trade Talks with El Salvador
Reflect Beijing’s Inroads into US’ ‘Backyard’

South China Morning Post, November 10, 2022

China Producer Prices Turn Negative
in Warning Sign for Global Economy

The Wall Street Journal, November 9, 2022

G-20 Diplomats Agree on Draft Statement Despite Rifts on Russia
Bloomberg, November 14, 2022

World Population to Reach 8 Billion on 15 November 2022
United Nations, November 14, 2022

Global Food Imports on Track to Reach All-Time High: FAO
United Nations, November 11, 2022

Trade: 6 Things to Know About International Trade This Month
World Economic Forum, November 11, 2022

Take Advantage of AfCFTA to Grow Business – MSMEs Urged
Business Ghana, November 11, 2022

Britain Hopes to Build Stronger Ties with ASEAN; Plans to Scale Up Developments and Security Links in Region
Channel News Asia, November 10, 2022

Chile Might Be a Bridge for Vietnamese Enterprises to Access South America Market
Vietnam Plus, November 9, 2022


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