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Tuesday, April 14, 2015

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Featured Headlines

Seventh Summit of the Americas: April 10-11, 2015

The Seventh Summit of the Americas:
The President's Trip and a Historic Meeting

White House, April 13, 2015

FACT SHEET: U.S. Participation in
the 7th Summit of the Americas

White House, April 11, 2015

Remarks by President Obama and President
Raul Castro of Cuba Before Meeting

White House, April 11, 2015

FACT SHEET: U.S. Cooperation with Central America; Meeting with Members of the Central America Integration System (SICA)
White House, April 10, 2015

Remarks by President Obama and President Varela of Panama After Bilateral Meeting
White House, April 10, 2015

Remarks by President Obama and Prime Minister Simpson-Miller of Jamaica After Bilateral Meeting
White House, April 9, 2015

CalChamber Companies in the News

Hyatt Regency Ahmedabad Opens in Western India
Hospitality Net, April 13, 2015

FedEx to buy TNT for $4.8 billion to take on rivals in Europe
Reuters, April 7, 2015

Trade Policy

From the World Trade Organization

Modest trade recovery to continue in 2015 and 2016 following three years of weak expansion

Azevêdo underlines trade role in leveraging economic growth and development

Azevêdo: WTO has achieved a great deal over 20 years but “there is much, much more to do”

From the White House

Message to Congress -- Protocol Amending the Convention between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of Japan

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Jobs Supported by State Exports 2014
Department of Commerce, April 9, 2015

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Liz Sherwood-Randall Kickoff Presidential Designated Trade Mission to China

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Bruce Andrews Announces Partnership with Inter-American Development Bank

President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa is Writing a New Chapter in U.S.-Africa Relations

From the U.S. Trade Representative

New Administration Report: Exports Helping to Support Jobs, Grow Small Businesses Across America

United States Moves Forward to Assert U.S. Trade Rights in Disputes with China and Indonesia

Trade Agreements

A Trans-Pacific Partnership that creates, not destroys jobs
The Hill, April 13, 2015

Japan, U.S. aim for Pacific trade pact progress before summit
Reuters, April 13, 2015

Congress must pass the Trans-Pacific Partnership
San Francisco Chronicle, April 7, 2015

Embassy Releases T-TIP 'Call to Action' Report
American Chamber of Commerce in Denmark, April 8, 2015


11.7 million reasons to lead on trade
By USTR Froman and Commerce Secretary Pritzker, April 10, 2015

Re-assessing U.S. Trade Policy on the Eve of the TPA Debate
Council on Foreign Relations, April 13, 2015

Trade fight looms as Congress returns
Politico, April 13, 2015

Enact 'Trade Promotion Authority' to spur growth, job creation
The Hill, April 10, 2015

Steve Forbes: Adopting Free-Trade Agreements 'Will Strengthen Our Economy'
Newsmax, April 10, 2015

Administration Touts Export-Driven Jobs in Quest for Support on Trade
Wall Street Journal, April 9, 2015

Congress must ‘speak with one voice’ on trade
U-T San Diego, April 7, 2015

Dollar’s Rise Reshuffles Global Economy Into Winners and Losers
Bloomberg, April 12, 2015

U.S. business leader optimistic on lifting Cuban embargo
Reuters, April 9, 2015

Over the H-1B Limit
HR Watchdog, April 8, 2015


CalChamber Releases 2015
Preliminary Job Killer List

CalChamber, April 10, 2015


Governor Brown Issues Statement on Province of Ontario's Cap-and-Trade Announcement
Governor's Office, April 13, 2015

California Revenues Strong In March
Capital Public Radio, April 10, 2015

California ranks 44th for U.S. economic competitiveness
Sacramento Bee, April 8, 2015

Senate Committee Moves Bill Encouraging International Trade/Tourism
CalChamber, April 8, 2015

Valley Delegation Optimistic After Cuba Trip
ABC 30 News, April 7, 2015

More International Articles

Canada, Chile Modernize Free Trade Agreement
Tax News, April 13, 2015

China's trade shrinks in sign of economic weakness
Associated Press, April 13, 2015

These Will Be the World's 20 Largest Economies in 2030
Bloomberg, April 10, 2015

The U.S. and Mexico Have Announced Carbon Emissions Targets. Now What?
Pacific Standard, April 9, 2015

Greek Unemployment Falls as Industrial Production Jumps
Bloomberg, April 9, 2015

Japan's recovery weak after 2 years of monetary 'bazooka'
Associated Press, April 8, 2015

U.S. Failure to Stop China Bank Unmasks World Finance Fight
Bloomberg, April 7, 2015



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