Council for International Trade - Trade Update

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

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Joint Declaration on The Americas
Partnership for Economic Prosperity

White House, January 27, 2023
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Statement by President Joe Biden on the
Americas Partnership for Economic Prosperity

White House, January 27, 2023

Americas Partnership for Economic Prosperity
U.S. Department of State, January 27, 2023

U.S. to Launch Talks on Partnership
with 11 Western Hemisphere Nations

The Washington Post, January 27, 2023


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CalChamber Companies in the News

Lieutenant Governor Kounalakis Helps Unveil SoCalGas’ [H2] Innovation Experience
CalChamber, January 31, 2023

United Celebrates Historic First Graduating Class of Flight Academy Pilots
United, January 25, 2023

Alaska Airlines Eliminates Inflight Plastic Cups: West Coast-Based Airline Becomes First U.S. Carrier to Replace Plastic with Planet-Friendly Alternative
Alaska Airlines, January 25, 2023

CalChamber Member Microsoft and Qcells Announce Strategic Alliance to Curb Carbon Emissions and Power the Clean Energy Economy
Microsoft, January 25, 2023

CLEAR Launches New Lanes at Long Beach Airport
CLEAR, January 24, 2023

Hyatt Strengthens Position as Leader in Luxury, Lifestyle and Leisure in 2023 and Beyond with Record Global Pipeline
Hyatt Hotels, January 20, 2023

CalChamber Member Pride Industries Ranked in Real Leaders®️ Top 300 Impact Companies List of 2023
Pride Industries, January 19, 2023

Trade Policy

From the White House

Statement by National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan on the New U.S.-EU Artificial Intelligence Collaboration
January 27, 2023

President Biden Announces Key Nominees (Including Ambassadors to Albania, Djibouti, Micronesia, among others)
January 23, 2023

Readout of Vice President Harris’s Call with President Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates
January 17, 2023

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

The U.S. Department of Commerce Announces Two Stakeholder Listening Sessions for the IPEF Special Negotiating Round
January 19, 2023

Readout of Deputy Secretary Graves’ Meeting with Japan’s Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications Takeaki Matsumoto
January 18, 2023

From the U.S. Trade Representative

USTR Releases 2022 Review of Notorious Markets for Counterfeiting and Piracy
January 31, 2023

United States Invokes Rapid Response Labor Mechanism for a Second Time at Manufacturas VU
January 30, 2023

Statements by the United States at the Meeting of the WTO Dispute Settlement Body
January 27, 2023

United States, Mexico and Canada Joint Statement on the Second USMCA/CUSMA/T-MEC Deputies Meeting
January 26, 2023

Statement by USTR and USDA Officials Regarding Meetings in Mexico City
January 23, 2023

U.S. Trade Chief Says Globalization Is Running Into Limitations
The Wall Street Journal, January 18, 2023

USTR Readouts:
South Africa
United Kingdom

From the U.S. Department of State

U.S. Relations with Israel
January 30, 2023

The U.S.-Egypt Relationship
January 28, 2023

Joint Statement on U.S.–Italy Science and Technology Cooperation
January 27, 2023

United States – Iceland Economic Partnership Dialogue
January 24, 2023

U.S. Department of State Encourages U.S. Undergraduate Students to Apply for the Benjamin Gilman International Scholarship to Study Abroad
January 19, 2023

From the International Trade Administration

Human Trafficking Prevention: Resources Your Business Needs to Know
January 31, 2023

The Road to Trade Winds ASEAN: Thailand
January 25, 2023

The Road to Trade Winds ASEAN – First Stop: Singapore
January 17, 2023

From the U.S. Trade Development Agency

USTDA 2022 Annual Report: Infrastructure Overseas U.S. Jobs Through Exports

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

Export-Import Bank of the United States Played Key Role in Today’s Last-Ever Boeing 747 Delivery
January 30, 2023

Export-Import Bank of the United States’ Board of Directors Approves Clarified Policy for 5G Transactions
January 20, 2023

Heads of G7 Export Credit Agencies – Joint Statement Expressing Support for Ukraine
January 20, 2023

From the World Trade Organization

United States Appeals Panel Report Regarding US Origin Marking for Hong Kong, China Goods
January 30, 2023

United States Appeals Panel Reports Regarding US Duties on Steel and Aluminium Products
January 30, 2023

US-China Clash at WTO, Highlighting Divisions Ahead of Antony Blinken Visit
South China Morning Post, January 30, 2023

WTO Members Appoint New Chairs for Fisheries and Agriculture Talks
January 27, 2023

Panels Established to Review EU Complaints Regarding Chinese Trade Measures
January 27, 2023

U.S. Wants World Trade Organization Dispute System Fixed by 2024
Reuters, January 26, 2023

Indonesia Initiates WTO Dispute Complaint Regarding EU Steel Duties
January 26, 2023

A New WTO Deal to Facilitate Investment Could Be Ready in 2023. It Could Not Be More Timely
Hellenic Shipping News, January 23, 2023

WTO Must Bolster Cooperation in a Fragmented World — DG Okonjo-Iweala in Davos
January 20, 2023

Davos 2023-Be Careful on ‘Friend-Shoring’, WTO’s Ngozi Warns
Reuters, January 19, 2023

WTO Head Sees Possible Global E-Commerce Trade Deal by 2024
Bloomberg, January 18, 2023

Trade Agreements

U.S.-UK Trade Agreement: Now Is the Time
Center for Strategic & International Studies, January 23, 2023

The European Union and Malaysia Sign Partnership and Cooperation Agreement
ASEAN Briefing, January 30, 2023

Scholz Urges Swift EU-Mercosur Free Trade Deal on First South America Trip
Reuters, January 28, 2023

Brazil’s Lula Proposes Mercosur Trade Deal with China After EU Accord
Reuters, January 25, 2023

US and EU Discuss Deal to Widen Access to Inflation Reduction Act
Bloomberg, January 25, 2023

U.S. Raises ‘Grave Concerns’ Over Mexico’s Anti-GMO Farm Policies
Reuters, January 23, 2023

India, Vietnam to Begin Talks on Trade Agreement
Live Mint, January 20, 2023


2023 is the Year to Renew Trade Promotion Authority
The Hill, January 21, 2023

Explainer: When is the State of the Union 2023? Date of Biden’s Address and What to Expect
Reuters, January 30, 2023

Biden’s ‘Supercharged’ African Diplomacy
Politico, January 26, 2023

Yellen Touts Deeper Ties With South Africa to Help Boost Trade
Bloomberg, January 26, 2023

The Art Behind Supply Chains Is Front and Center at a Museum Exhibit
The Wall Street Journal, January 25, 2023

Janet Yellen Expects EV Subsidy Rules to Prompt New Trade Deals
The Wall Street Journal, January 24, 2023


Chile-California Energy Alliance Annual Report
Chile California Council, January 2023

West Coast Trade Report: January 2023
Pacific Merchant Shipping Association, January 2023

Port of New York Shatters Trade Record, But Latest Shipping Data Hints at California Comeback
CNBC, January 25, 2023

West Coast Port Labor Contract Talks Remain in Limbo
The Wall Street Journal, January 25, 2023

More International Articles

EU Recovers Appetite for Trade in Green Industry Push
Reuters, January 30, 2023

Russia Boosts China Trade to Counter Western Sanctions
The Wall Street Journal

Japan, Netherlands Agree to Limit Exports of Chip-Making Equipment to China
The Wall Street Journal, January 28, 2023

US and EU Discuss Deal to Widen Access to Inflation Reduction Act
Bloomberg, January 25, 2023

U.S. to Aggressively Push for Digital Trade Rules in Asia in 2023
Nikkei Asia, January 24, 2023

UK Urges EU Not to Harm British Firms in US Clean Power Fight
Bloomberg, January 23, 2023

Brazil Seeks to Finance Argentine Importers, Emulating China
Bloomberg, January 23, 2023

The Global Economy Needs a New Powerhouse. India Is Stepping Up
Blomberg, January 23, 2023

Where Is The Global Supply Chain Heading In 2023?
Forbes, January 23, 2023

Germany and France Outline a New Europe That’s Under Threat
Bloomberg, January 22, 2023

China’s Reopening Complicates Global Fight Against Inflation
The Wall Street Journal, January 22, 2023

South Korea Trade Data Show Export Slump Persisting
Bloomberg, January 20, 2023

China’s Global Mega-Projects Are Falling Apart
The Wall Street Journal, January 20, 2023

$4.5b Bangladeshi Loan Proposal to Be Placed at IMF Board for Approval on Jan 30
The Daily Star, January 16, 2023



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