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Tuesday, March 10, 2015

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White House Releases
2015 Trade Policy Agenda

March 4, 2015

"On trade, time for US to play offense"
By Peter Robinson, US Council for International Business and former Rep. James Bacchus (D-Fla.), The Hill, March 9, 2015

Bipartisan Group of Former Presidential Economic Advisors Call for TPA Passage
Committee on Ways and Means, March 6, 2015

CalChamber Companies in the News

Toyota Egypt to launch its latest models
at the Automech Formula Exhibition (AFE) 2015

Daily News Egypt, March 9, 2015

CalChamber Member Companies Among Fortune Magazine’s
50 Best Workplaces

CalChamber, March 6, 2015

Trade Policy

APEC Luncheon Discussion Remarks
Remarks by Robert S. Wang, US Senior Official for APEC, US State Department, February 26, 2015

From the World Trade Organization

Trade Policy Review: Japan

From the White House

The Employment Situation in February

See What the Most Progressive Trade Agreement
in History Looks Like:

Why Good Trade Deals Matter to a Business Like Mine:

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker Inaugurates
U.S.-Pakistan Economic Partnership Week

Statement from U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker
on International Trade in Goods and Services in January 2015

In Tunisia, Secretary Pritzker Meets with Government Officials,
Business Leaders, and Entrepreneurs to Discuss Ways
to Improve Economic Opportunity

Obama Administration to Showcase America as Premier Destination for Investors at Investment Summit

U.S. Exports Support a Record 11.7 Million Jobs in 2014

From the U.S. Trade Representative

President's 2015 Trade Policy Agenda Affirms Commitment to Supporting American Workers, Values, and Jobs through Trade

Trade Agreements

Two trade pacts would help firms sell abroad, support U.S. jobs
Los Angeles Times, March 9, 2015

A Trade Deal With a Bonus For National Security
The Wall Street Journal, March 8, 2015

The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Prospects for Greater U.S. Trade
House Foreign Affairs Committee Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Hearing, March 4, 2015

Regulatory Coherence & Cooperation in the Transatlantic Trade
and Investment Partnership (TTIP)

US Chamber of Commerce, February 25, 2015


Congress should OK fast-track authority to get a better trade deal
Los Angeles Times, March 10, 2015

Americans Agree: Expanded Trade Helps Boost Economic Opportunity Here at Home
Committee on Finance, March 9, 2015

Tea Party Divided by Export-Import Bank
The New York Times, March 9, 2015

US economy adds 295,000 jobs in February
BBC News, March 6, 2015


How an old school technology suddenly contributed
to port congestion

Press Telegram, March 8, 2015

Port Slowdown Highlights Need for
Passage of Trade Promotion Authority

CalChamber Alert, March 6, 2015

West Coast port dispute, rising dollar put minor dent in California exports
The Sacramento Bee, March 6, 2015

An Asia Society Special Report
A Vital Partnership: California and China Collaborating on Clean Energy and Combating Climate Change
Asia Society, March 4, 2015

Brown: California leading on climate-change work with China
Associated Press, March 4, 2015

More International Articles

OECD: Euro zone growth gaining pace, others stable
Reuters, March 9, 2015

Brazil, Mexico Agree to Extend Auto Trade Agreement
The Wall Street Journal, March 9, 2015

Laos, Vietnam Expand Free Trade Agreement
Tax News, March 9, 2015

China is Obama's trump card in push for Pacific Rim trade pact
Los Angeles Times, March 8, 2015

Slackening demand from China hurting a variety of U.S. industries
Los Angeles Times, March 5, 2015

China signals 'new normal' with higher spending,
lower growth target

Reuters, March 5, 2015

AP survey: Why the outlook for global economy has brightened
Associated Press, March 4, 2015



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