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Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Featured Headlines

Golden State Democrats play hard
to get on fast track

Politico, June 9, 2015

CalChamber Urges U.S. House
of Representatives to Pass
Bipartisan Bill Promoting Trade

CalChamber, June 3, 2015

The Time for TPA Is Now
Comittee on Ways and Means, June 3, 2015

Write a Letter

Speaker Boehner Puts TPA in Focus
Comittee on Ways and Means, June 3, 2015

The Trade Debate - Latest Developments
Follow the Trade Debate track developments in Washington Wall Street Journal, June 1, 2015

Special Report: Economic Advisory Council
CalChamber, June 5, 2015

CalChamber, Broad Business Coalition
Support Federal Ports Legislation

CalChamber, June 9, 2015

Write a Letter

CalChamber Companies in the News

Introducing The WONDERFUL Company™:
Harvesting Health And Happiness
Around The World

Formerly Roll Global The wonderful Company, June 1, 2015

Amazon Adds Minions to E-Commerce Shipping Competition
The Wall Street Journal, June 4, 2015

Trade Policy

Ex-IM Bank

Multi-industry letter in support of reauthorizing the Ex-Im Bank sent to Congress with 1,053 signatories including business, associations and chambers.
The June 30th deadline approaches!

Export-Import Bank of the United States:
Reauthorization (CA State AJR 14)

As a sponsor, the CalChamber Urges Congress
to re-authorize the Export-Import Bank of the
United States (Ex-Im Bank) thereby enabling
U. S. companies – both large and small to turn export opportunities into real sales that help
maintain and create U. S. jobs and contribute
to a stronger national economy.

From the World Trade Organization

Australia launches bid to join government procurement pact
June 3, 2015

Advanced Trade Policy Course begins in Geneva
June 2, 2015

From the White House

What You Need to Know About the Trans-Pacific Partnership
June 8, 2015

On-the-Record Conference Call on the President's Travel
to Germany for the G7 Summit

June 4, 2015

5 Facts You Should Know About the Role Trade Plays
on America's Farms and Ranches

June 3, 2015

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker

June 4, 2015

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

June 3, 2015

The Digit Group: Commerce Trade Missions Provide Global Expansion Opportunities
June 1, 2015

From the U.S. Trade Representative

MEMORANDUM: National Security and Foreign Policy Authorities
on President Obama’s Trade Agenda

June 8, 2015

Joint Statement by the United States and South Africa
on Agricultural Trade

June 5, 2015

WTO Affirms U.S. Trade Enforcement Win for American Farmers
June 4, 2015

USTR Releases Report Detailing Tariff Barriers
that Will be Addressed in TPP

June 2, 2015

Trade Agreements

Exports, Politics and Wealth: A District-by-District Look at Trade
The Wall Street Journal, June 8, 2015

G7 leaders agree to strive for low-carbon economy
Reuters, June 8, 2015

Free Trade: China hints at interest in trade deal with Canada
Vancouver Sun, June 7, 2015

EU official: ‘Don’t demonize TTIP’
Prague Post, June 6, 2015

GOP pushes "fast-track" trade bill ahead of House vote
CBS News, June 6, 2015

Selling it: Ways and Means Members Continue to Promote #TPA4USJobs
Committee on Ways and Means, June 5, 2015

Better than NAFTA: TPA Is a 21st Century Approach to Trade
Committee on Ways and Means, June 4, 2015

Ryan Makes Trade Pitch with Maria Bartiromo
Committee on Ways and Means, June 2, 2015


U.S. Trade Gap Shrinks by 19%, Most in Six Years
The Wall Street Journal, June 3, 2015

U.S. Export Fact Sheet
International Trade Administration, June 3, 2015

Free Trade and Good Jobs
Committee on Ways and Means, June 2, 2015


Job Creators


Governor Brown Announces Appointments
Office of the Governor, June 5, 2015

Governor Brown to Speak at Climate Summit of the Americas
in July

Governor's Press Office, June 5, 2015

California is reaching record employment levels —
why and at what cost?

Silicon Valley Business Article, June 4, 2015

California exports edge up in April, compared
with year-ago period

The Sacramento Bee, June 3, 2015

More International Articles

Greece, Creditors Consider Extending Eurozone Bailout
Until March

The Wall Street Jounal, June 8, 2015

WTO backs US over India ban on poultry imports
Global Meat, June 8, 2015

California Democrats Should Heed Obama on Trade, Not Labor
The Daily Beast, June 8, 2015

How China Plans to Run AIIB: Leaner, With Veto
The Wall Street Journal, June 8, 2015

Swiss Resort Lures Tourists With Own Exchange Rates
The Wall Street Journal, June 8, 2015

Trucking figures see problems with ‘roadability’ inspections policy at crowded ports
Los Angeles Daily News, June 7, 2015

South Africa opens doors to U.S. chicken imports
Grand Forks Herald, June 6, 2015

Biologics Exclusivity Still Central in Trade Talk Debate
Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society, June 5, 2015

German Factory Orders Increase as Economic Outlook Improves
Bloomberg Business, June 4, 2015

L.A., Long Beach ports losing to rivals amid struggle
with giant ships

Los Angeles Times, June 2, 2015

American Farm Bureau: Pass TPA
Committee on Ways and Means, June 2, 2015

Free Trade and Free Enterprise
Committee on Ways and Means, June 2, 2015



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