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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Next CITU will be on Tuesday, December 13.

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San Francisco Announced as Host City for Asia-Pacific Leaders Meeting in Fall 2023
CalChamber, November 21, 2022

Statement by Vice President Kamala Harris on Selection of San Francisco as Host City for 2023 APEC Leaders Meeting
White House, November 18, 2022

U.S. APEC 2022 Outcomes
U.S. Department of State, November 19, 2022

Remarks by Vice President Harris at the APEC CEO Summit
White House, November 18, 2022

Secretary Antony J. Blinken At the Handover of the APEC Ministerial Meeting to the United States
U.S. Department of State, November 17, 2022


CalChamber, 400 Groups Urge Immediate Action
to Avert Rail Strike

CalChamber, November 29, 2022

Statement from President Joe Biden on Averting
a Rail Shutdown

White House, November 28, 2022

Biden Asks Congress to Force Rail Deal
Over Union Objections

American Journal of Transportation, November 29, 2022

CalChamber Companies in the News

Aerojet Rocketdyne Recognized as a Top Employer for Veterans
Aerojet Rocketdyne, November 23, 2022

ThinkYoung and Boeing Launch First Coding School for Displaced Ukrainian Teenagers in GdaƄsk
Boeing Mediaroom, November 22, 2022

Export-Import Bank of the United States Board of Directors Approves A Small Business Delegated Authority (Featuring CalChamber Board Member East West Bank)
Export-Import Bank of the U.S., November 17, 2022

Northrop Grumman Boosts Successful Artemis I Launch with World’s Largest and Most Powerful Rocket Boosters
Northrop Grumman, November 16, 2022

AWS Launches Infrastructure Region in Spain
Amazon, November 15, 2022

Trade Policy

From the White House

Joint Statement Between Costa Rica, the Netherlands, the Republic of Korea, the Republic of Zambia, and the United States on the Announcement of the Second Summit for Democracy
November 29, 2022

FACT SHEET: Vice President Harris Launches Initiatives to Support U.S.-Philippines Maritime Cooperation
November 21, 2022

FACT SHEET: Vice President Harris Launches New Initiatives to Strengthen U.S.-Philippines Alliance
November 20, 2022

FACT SHEET: Vice President Harris Announces New U.S. Support for Clean Energy in the Mekong Region
November 19, 2022

FACT SHEET: Vice President Harris Announces New Initiatives to Strengthen U.S.-Thailand Alliance and to Support Mekong Sub-Region
November 18, 2022

Statement by Vice President Kamala Harris on U.S.-Japan Space Cooperation
November 17, 2022

G20 Bali Leaders’ Declaration
November 16, 2022

Joint Statement of NATO and G7 Leaders on the Margins of the G20 Summit in Bali
November 15, 2022

United States-Australia-Japan Joint Statement on Cooperation on Telecommunications Financing
November 15, 2022

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

FACT SHEET: Presidents Biden, Widodo, von der Leyen, and G20 Announce G20 Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment Projects
November 15, 2022

President Biden’s Readouts:
United Kingdom
India & Indonesia

Vice President Harris’ Readouts:

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.

USTR Extends Exclusions Of COVID-Related Products From China Section 301 Tariffs
November 23, 2022

Japan’s Diet Approves the Revised Beef Safeguard Mechanism Under the U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement
November 23, 2022

USTR Readouts:
South Korea
Papua New Guinea

From the U.S. Department of State

The United States and Romania: Strategic Partners for 25 Years
November 28, 2022

United States and Qatar Sign Letter of Intent on Bilateral Cooperation
November 23, 2022

Australia-U.S. Strategic Policy Dialogue
November 22, 2022

G7 Foreign Ministers’ Statement
November 20, 2022

The United States and Qatar: Strategic Partners Advancing Peace and Security
November 20, 2022

The 6th U.S.-ROK Joint Public-Private Economic Forum
November 18, 2022

U.S. Chile Joint Statement on High-Level Dialogue
November 17, 2022

Joint Statement of the First Meeting of the U.S.-France Comprehensive Dialogue on Space
November 17, 2022

United States and Ecuador Sign Open Skies Agreement
November 17, 2022

United States and Uruguay Hold First Annual Bilateral Inter-Ministerial Dialogue
November 17, 2022

From the International Trade Administration

Under Secretary Lago Advances U.S.-Germany Commercial Ties During Official Visit
November 21, 2022

Commerce Official Promotes Trade with Israel and Bahrain as Part of Aerospace and Defense Trade Mission
November 15, 2022

From the World Trade Organization

Goods Barometer Sinks Below Trend as Global Import Demand Weakens
November 28, 2022

Indonesia to Appeal Against WTO’s EU-Friendly Ruling on Nickel Ore Export Ban
South China Morning Post, November 28, 2022

WTO Calls for Free Trade in Goods to Cope with Climate Change
Business Standard, November 27, 2022

WTO, Pacific Islands Affirm Cooperation for Work on Fisheries Subsidies and Key Issues
November 18, 2022

US Inflation Reduction Act Doesn’t Respect WTO Rules, Borne Says
Bloomberg Tax, November 17, 2022

WTO Warns of ‘Real’ Recession Risk in Some Major Economies
Hellenic Shipping News, November 17, 2022

DG Okonjo-Iweala to G20 Leaders: “We Need to Strengthen Trade Cooperation, Not Weaken It”
November 16, 2022

Trade Agreements

Canada Will Soon Decide if Launching Trade Talks with Taiwan
The Globe and Mail, November 28, 2022

Taiwan Aims to Sign Trade Pacts with the US
Taipei Times, November 25, 2022

Decision on North American Auto Rules Dispute ‘Imminent’, Canada Says
Reuters, November 25, 2022

India, GCC Agree to Resume Talks on Free Trade Agreement
Arab news, November 25, 2022

Kenya and South Korea Reach a Deal on Free Trade Agreement
Mwakilishi, November 25, 2022

Berlin Warms to France’s ‘Buy European’ Plans as Global Trade Rules Erode
Politico, November 24, 2022

China Asks Uruguay for Patience on Free Trade Agreement
Prensa Latin, November 23, 2022

Mexico Signals It May Allow Exceptions to US Corn-Import Ban
Bloomberg, November 22, 2022

Australian Parliament Approves Free Trade Agreement with India; to Implement on Mutually Agreed Date
Indian Express, November 22, 2022

Israel and Japan Advance Toward Free Trade Agreement
Times of Israel, November 22, 2022

Eyes on Asia: Uruguay to Formally Try for CPTPP; Taiwan Says it’s Still on Track
Inside Trade, November 21, 2022

China to Quicken Pace of Free Trade Agreement Talks with South Korea
Big News Network, November 19, 2022

Australia Says UK Trade Deal to Be Settled in Early 2023
Bloomberg, November 18, 2022


With its Chip and Battery Wars, the US is No Defender of Free Trade
South China Morning Post, November 27, 2022

Biden Keeps Ignoring Europe. It’s Time EU Leaders Got the Message
Politico, November 25, 2022

Will Biden’s Trade Policy Shift after the Midterms?
Council on Foreign Relations, November 17, 2022


His Term Expiring, Garcetti Pushes Hard for Job as Ambassador to India
Los Angeles Times, November 19, 2022

More International Articles


Economic Watch: Chinese Economy Thriving with Wider Opening-Up Over Past Decade
Xinhua, November 27, 2022

China-U.S. Trade Officials’ Dialogue Candid, Professional and Constructive: Ministry
Xinhua, November 24, 2022

China Restates Vow for Freer Regional Trade, But Path Forward Unclear
Japan Today, November 20, 2022

VP Harris Meets with China’s Xi in Bid to ‘Keep Lines Open’
ABC News, November 19, 2022

Top U.S., Chinese Trade Officials Discuss Bilateral Trade at APEC – U.S. Statement
Reuters, November 18, 2022

The Economic Reality of Life Outside the EU: Brexit in Charts
Bloomberg, November 27, 2022

3 Charts That Show How Trade Can Speed Up Climate Action and The Transition to Clean Energy
World Economic Forum, November 24, 2022

The World Can Harness Trade to Save the Planet
Reuters, November 21, 2022




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