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Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Featured Headlines

CalChamber Applauds U.S. House for Passing Bipartisan Trade Promotion Bill; Urges Agreement on Trade Adjustment Assistance
CalChamber, June 15, 2015

Obama Gets More Time to Drum Up Trade Agenda Support?
Bloomberg Politics, June 16, 2015

Boehner, Obama Still Seeking a Way to Out of Trade Impasse?

Associated Press, June 16, 2015

CalChamber Companies in the News

UPS Capital acquires Parcel Pro
American Journal of Transportation, June 15, 2015

Disneyland Resort Generates $5.7 Billion in Economic Activity
a Year, Study Says

Los Angeles Times, June 11, 2015

Trade Policy

From TPA to TPP: A Trade Deal Explainer
Bloomberg Politics, June 14, 2015

U.S., state economies need trade pact
The Orange County Register, June 10, 2015

U.S. Shifts Stance on Drug Pricing in Pacific Trade Pact Talks,
Document Reveals

The New York Times, June 10, 2015

From the World Trade Organization

WTO sees “slight deceleration” in G20 trade restrictions but calls for continued vigilance
June 15, 2015

Chair welcomes new notifications under
the Trade Facilitation Agreement

June 11, 2015

Kazakhstan’s WTO accession package ready for adoption
by Working Party

June 10, 2015

From the White House

Weekly Address: Stand Up for American Workers and Pass TAA
June 13, 2015

Making Tomorrow’s Manufacturing Economy Today
June 12, 2015

Chart of the Week: What It Takes to Start a Business in America
June 11, 2015

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Update: U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Bruce Andrews
to Join Top Business Leaders for CEO Forum in Brazil

June 15, 2015

Statement by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker
on U.S. House Vote on Trade Promotion Authority

June 13, 2015

Statement by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker
on the Innovation Act

June 13, 2015

Export Success Series: Increasing Opportunities For U.S. Trade
In Nicaragua and Guatemala

June 12, 2015

Export Success Series: Export Sales to Mexico Opening Doors
to Latin America

June 11, 2012

From the U.S. Trade Representative

Statement by Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Michael Punke
at the WTO Trade Policy Review of Canada

June 15, 2015

Statement by U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman
on Trade Votes in the House of Representatives

June 12, 2015

MEMORANDUM: Small Businesses – President Obama’s Middle Class Economics Trade Agenda
June 11, 2015

Trade Agreements

House-Passed Trade Bills Would Lower Taxes
Committee on Ways and Means, June 16, 2015

A trade Update
June 12, 2015

MP labels China trade agreement criticism a 'scare campaign'
Bundaberg News Mail, June 15th, 2015


Congress Undermines U.S.'s Global Standing
Bloomberg View, June 15, 2015

Labor ponders how hard to punish Democrats who back trade measures
Los Angeles Times, June 14, 2015

After trade vote fails, Obama pleads with lawmakers
to reconsider

Reuters, June 13, 2015

Pelosi Knifes Obama
The Wall Street Journal, June 12, 2015

Obama quest for fast-track trade bill defeated for now in House
Reuters, June 12, 2015


Job Creators


Governor Brown, Top United Nations Official Call for Action
at every level on Climate Change

Office of the Governor, June 16, 2015

Chambers of Commerce
Sacramento Business Journal, June 12, 2015

California's next Gold Rush? Global trade
The Orange County Register, June 11, 2015

Legislative scuffle pulls $1B in cap-and-trade money out
of budget debate

Sacramento Business Journal, June 10, 2015

California bounces back as No. 7 economy in world
Los Angeles Daily News, June 10, 2015

More International Articles

Landry slams CFMEU lies on free trade agreement with China
The Morning Bulletin, June 16, 2015

Japan Set to Overtake China for Australia’s Biggest Trade Surplus
The Wall Street Journal, June 15, 2015

As SBA Chief, Maria Contreras-Sweet Strives to Lift Entrepreneurs
Los Angeles Times, June 14, 2015

Egypt's new Suez Canal to be completed for Aug. 6 ceremony
The Sacramento Bee, June 13, 2015

Mexico, EU aim for deeper trade ties with new accord
Reuters, June 12, 2015

Farmers need trade exports
The Sacramento Bee, June 11, 2015

Panama Canal expansion begins filling of new locks
American Journal of Transportation, June 11, 2015

Mega African trade bloc paves way for continental commerce
American Journal of Transportation, June 11, 2015

Cuba’s Web Entrepreneurs Search for U.S. Clients,
and Reliable Wi-Fi

The New York Times, June 10, 2015

Why 'fast track' bill on trade makes sense
Los Angeles Times, June 10, 2015

Hungary first European country to sign up
for China Silk Road plan

American Journal of Transportation, June 9, 2015



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