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Tuesday, November 8, 2022

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United States and Taiwan to Hold Meetings on U.S.-Taiwan Initiative on 21st-Century Trade in New York
United States Trade Representative, November 3, 2022

Taiwan, U.S. to Hold in Person Trade Talks
Next Week (November 8 and 9)

CNBC, November 4, 2022


Republican Takeover Could
Embolden Biden Trade Agenda

Politico, November 4, 2022

CalChamber Companies in the News

Chevron and JERA Advance Lower Carbon Solutions in Asia Pacific and the U.S.
Chevron Newsroom, November 7, 2022

Boeing and PT Dirgantara Indonesia (PTDI) Sign Strategic Agreement Strengthening Defense, Aerospace Capabilities for Indonesia
Boeing Mediaroom, November 4, 2022

Pom Wonderful – Now the #1 Seller of Pomegranates and Pomegranate Juice – Celebrates 20 Years
The Wonderful Company, November 1, 2022

United Launches Calibrate: Apprenticeship Program to Grow and Diversify Aircraft Technician Pipeline
United Mediaroom, November 2, 2022

IBM Announces Demonstration Project with U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to Help Make Patent Research Insights More Accessible and Usable
IBM Newsroom, October 31, 2022

Trade Policy

From the White House

Joint Readout of U.S.-EU Task Force Meeting on Energy Security
November 7, 2022

Readout of President Joseph R. Biden, Jr.’s Call with Former Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu
November 7, 2022

Readout of President Joe Biden’s Call with Chancellor Olaf Scholz of Germany
November 6, 2022

Statement by Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on President Biden’s Call with President Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan of the UAE
November 2, 2022

Letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate on the President’s Intent To Terminate the Designation of Burkina Faso as a Beneficiary Sub-Saharan African Country Under the African Growth and Opportunity Act
November 1, 2022

Statement by White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on the U.S.-UAE Partnership to Accelerate Transition to Clean Energy (PACE)
November 1, 2022
Fact Sheet

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.

Readout of Ambassador Katherine Tai’s Virtual Meeting with Mexico’s Secretary of Economy Raquel Buenrostro
November 3, 2022

Readout of Ambassador Katherine Tai’s Virtual Meeting with Kenyan Minister of Investments, Trade and Industry, Cabinet Secretary Moses Kuria
November 3, 2022

United States and Jordan Hold a Labor Subcommittee Meeting Under the U.S.-Jordan Free Trade Agreement
November 3, 2022

Statement From Ambassador Katherine Tai on the African Growth and Opportunity Act Eligibility Review
November 2, 2022

Readout of Ambassador Katherine Tai’s Trip to the Czech Republic
November 1, 2022

The United States and Ecuador to Explore Expanding the Protocol on Trade Rules and Transparency under the Trade and Investment Council (TIC)
November 1, 2022

From the U.S. Department of State

U.S. Announcements Under the Green Shipping Challenge at COP27
November 7, 2022

Secretary Antony J. Blinken And Kenyan Foreign Minister Dr. Alfred Nganga Mutua Before Their Meeting
November 4, 2022

Secretary Blinken’s Meeting with French, German, and UK Counterparts
November 4, 2022

The Inaugural U.S.-Singapore Cyber Dialogue
November 3, 2022

U.S.-Mexico Civil Nuclear Cooperation Agreement Enters into Force
November 3, 2022

U.S.-UAE Signing of the Partnership for Accelerating Clean Energy
November 1, 2022

From the International Trade Administration

American IT and Clean Tech Companies Make Inroads in West Balkans
November 7, 2022

From the Bureau of Economic Analysis

U.S. International Trade in Goods and Services, September 2022
November 3, 2022

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

Export-Import Bank of the United States President and Chair Reta Jo Lewis Addresses Berne Union Annual General Meeting in Rwanda
November 7, 2022

Export-Import Bank of the United States President and Chair Reta Jo Lewis Kicks Off Trip to Africa By Signing $500 Million Memorandum of Understanding with Cote d’Ivoire
November 4, 2022

From the World Trade Organization

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

EU Accuses US of Breaking WTO Rules with Green Energy Incentives
The Financial Times, November 6, 2022

WTO Members Can’t Agree on Ag, Fisheries Talks Chairs
Inside Trade, November 1, 2022

WTO Marks 75th Anniversary of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
November 1, 2022

Trade Agreements

Germany Wants New Trade Talks with US After Midterm Elections
Politico, November 7, 2022

Post-Brexit Trade Deal with Brazil Unlikely Amid Strained Ties Between Lula and Tory Government
The Independent, November 5, 2022

‘Not a Priority!’ Biden Snubs UK Again as Trade Deal with US Stonewalled for Years
Express, November 4, 2022

Paraguayan President Brokers EU-Mercosur Deal in Madrid
Merco Press, November 4, 2022

Hong Kong to Join World’s Largest Trade Deal
Andalou Agency, November 3, 2022

Can the EU and Indonesia Sign Their Elusive Free Trade Agreement?
The Diplomat, November 2, 2022

Malaysia’s Ratification of CPTPP to Help Increase Trade
ASEAN Briefing, November 2, 2022

Latin America Trade Deal: NZ Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern Hints at Progress
NZ Herald, November 2, 2022

Uruguay to Apply to Join TPP
Nippon, November 2, 2022

Russia And Iran To Sign Free Trade Agreement With The Eurasian Economic Union
Oil Price, November 1, 2022

Israel and Bahrain Hope to Enter Free-Trade Deal By End of Year
The Siasat Daily, November 1, 2022

U.S., Ecuador Agree to Establish Fair Trade Working Group
Reuters, November 1, 2022


Five Steps the US Must Take to Double
Down on Commercial Diplomacy
by the US Chamber’s Myron Brilliant

The Hill, November 1, 2022

U.S. Farm Exports Rise 14% to Record High
Successful Farming, November 7, 2022

Rewiring US Trade Policy to Address New Global Realities
The Hill, November 4, 2022

America Needs Europe to Curb Chinese Tech. It Isn’t Excited to Help.
Politico, November 4, 2022

Mexico Was United States’ No. 1 Trade Partner in September, New Data Shows
Mexico News Daily, November 3, 2022

Trade Agreements Can Ease the Pain of a Possible Global Recession
News Wise, November 2, 2022


Singapore and U.S. West Coast Ports Launching Green Corridor to Help Push Shipping on Emissions
gCaptain, November 7, 2022

Port of Oakland Terminals Reopen
American Journal of Transportation, November 4, 2022

ILWU Clerks Shut Down Port of Oakland
American Journal of Transportation, November 2, 2022

More International Articles


Regional Free-Trade Agreement
Shows Hong Kong Means Business

South China Morning Post, November 7, 2022

China’s Trade Unexpectedly Shrinks as COVID Curbs, Global Slowdown Jolt Demand
Reuters, November 7, 2022

Chinese Ambassador Warns Swiss:
Sanction Us And Ties Will Suffer

Reuters, November 6, 2022

China to Promote Digital
Economy-Related Intl Negotiations

China Daily, November 5, 2022

Xi Vows to Expand Quality Imports,
Build Strong Domestic Market

Bloomberg, November 4, 2022

Biden Froze Out China’s Ambassador.
He May Regret That.

Politico, November 2, 2022

EU Says it Has Serious Concerns About Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act
CNBC, November 7, 2022

New Zealand Locks Horns with Canada in Dairy Trade Row
Yahoo News, November 6, 2022

India’s Move to Slash Sugar Export Quota to Tighten World Supply
Bloomberg, November 5, 2022

Amid Chill in China Ties, India and Taiwan Look to ‘Deeply Engage’ in Electronics, Chips and Green Tech
South China Morning Post, November 5, 2022

U.S. Citizens Moving to Mexico in Record Numbers, Govt. Data Shows
Mexico News Daily, November 4, 2022

G7 Ministers Seek to Boost Unity on Ukraine, China, Iran
The Associated Press, November 3, 2022

UK and Japan Join Forces on Digital Government
Computer Weekly, November 3, 2022

NATO Chief to Turkey: It’s Time to Admit Finland, Sweden
Politico, November 3, 2022

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