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Tuesday, April 28, 2015

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Featured Headlines

CalChamber Urges Quick Passage
of Bipartisan U.S. Bill Promoting Trade

CalChamber, April 28, 2015

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Congressional Panels Approve Fast Track
for Trade Deal, With Conditions

New York Times, April 23, 2015

Hundreds of Local Business Groups Call
for Swift Action on TPA

Committee on Ways and Means, April 21, 2015

Hatch-Wyden Bill Promotes Trade Facilitation; Bolsters U.S. Trade Enforcement
Committee on Finance, April 21, 2015

Statement by the President on the
Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities
and Accountability Act of 2015

White House, April 16, 2015

Hatch, Wyden and Ryan Introduce Trade Promotion Authority Legislation
Committee on Finance, April 16, 2015

FACT SHEET: U.S.-Japan Cooperation for a More Prosperous and Stable World
White House, April 28, 2015

Paul Ryan Op-Ed: Japan's
Massive Trade Opportunity

Committee on Ways and Means, April 28, 2015

Science Diplomacy: United States and Chile Partner to Tackle Global Challenges
Council of American Ambassadors, April 2015

CalChamber Companies in the News

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Announces New Collaboration to Unleash the Power of NOAA's Data
Featuring CalChamber Members:, Google, IBM, and Microsoft
US Department of Commerce, April 21, 2015

China's Long-Term Play
Written by CalChamber Member McWong International
U.S. Department of Commerce, April 20, 2015

Toyota to invest $1B in Mexico to build Corollas
Detroit Free Press, April 15, 2015

Trade Policy

U.S. Chamber of Commerce sends letter supporting TPA, the African Growth
and Opportunity Act (AGOA), the
Generalized System of Preferences (GSP),
and Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA)

U.S. Chamber of Commerce, April 21, 2015

From the World Trade Organization

WTO launches call for proposals for 2015 Public Forum

Azevêdo reports progress on Doha work programme, asks members to focus on what is “doable”

Chair cites “urgent need” to find solutions in farm trade talks

Trade Policy Review: Australia

From the White House

Weekly Address: Fighting for Trade Deals that Put American Workers First

Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice at the Export-Import Bank’s Annual Conference

Secretary Perez Answers Questions on What the President’s Trade Deal Will Mean for Workers

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker to Address Export-Import Bank's Annual Conference on Prospects for Growth and Investment for U.S. Business on April 23

San-Diego/Tijuana Mega-Region Drives and Expands Bilateral Trade

U.S. and Canada Sign Historic Preclearance Agreement

From the U.S. Trade Representative

U.S. Statement by Ambassador Michael Punke at the WTO Trade Negotiations Committee

Remarks by Ambassador Michael Froman to AmCham China and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Statement by U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman on the AGOA Extension and Enhancement Act of 2015

Trade Agreements

Opening Remarks by U.S. and
EU Chief Negotiators for the Transatlantic
Trade and Investment Partnership
(T-TIP) Round Nine Press Conference

USTR, April 24, 2015

New Agreement with the European Union Will Strengthen Partnerships Across Atlantic
U.S. Department of Commerce, April 23, 2015

T-TIP Opportunities for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises
USTR, April 2015

Chart of the Week: How the Trans-Pacific Partnership Improves on NAFTA
White House, April 23, 2015


Mr. Obama’s trade fight
Washington Post, April 26, 2015

Wyden Statement at Finance Committee Hearing on Trade Policy
Committee on Finance, April 16, 2015

Hatch Statement at Finance Hearing on Congressional Trade Priorities
Committee on Finance, April 16, 2015


CalChamber Releases 2015 Job Creator List
CalChamber, April 24, 2015

Job Creators


LA, Long Beach Port Truck Drivers on Strike
NBC Los Angeles, April 27, 2015

State revenue surges in April, could exceed estimates by billions through June
Sacramento Bee, April 25, 2015

Enhanced driver license to reduce border wait times
Fresno Business Journal, April 21, 2015

More International Articles

Spain to Lift 2015 Growth Target
Wall Street Journal, April 27, 2015

Mexico’s Debt Chief Sees Benefits From Closer Link to U.S. Bonds
Bloomberg, April 24, 2015

Greece's shifting bailout deadlines fuel uncertainty
Associated Press, April 23, 2015

Japan PM Abe meets China's Xi, says to work for better ties
Reuters, April 22, 2015

US Business Group in China Urges More Transparency, Access
Associated Press, April 21, 2015

Key U.S. allies join China-led Asia infrastructure bank
Los Angeles Times, April 15, 2015

European vacations about 25% cheaper because of drop in euro's value
Associated Press, April 15, 2015

Canada’s Ontario province joins California carbon market
Sacramento Bee, April 14, 2015



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