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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Featured Headlines

5 Things to Know About the Fight
Over the Export-Import Bank

Associated Press, July 28, 2015

Senate Votes to Revive Ex-Im Bank
as Part of Highway Measure

Bloomberg, July 27, 2015

American businesses need
the Export-Import Bank

CNBC, July 27, 2015

Chiding Congress, Obama Urges Fast
EX-IM Bank Renewal

Associated Press, July 22, 2015


CalChamber Status Update Report
on Major Legislation for Business

CalChamber, July 28, 2015

CalChamber Companies in the News

Alstom to Lower Price of Energy Assets in Sale to GE
The Wall Street Journal, July 27, 2015

Giumarra family excited about corporate changes
The Produce News, July 24, 2015

Trade Policy

Trans Pacific Partnership: United States to Host Meeting Starting July 28
Latin Post, July 25, 2015

Strong TPP intellectual property provisions benefit innovation,
consumers and patients

The Hill, July 24, 2015

From the World Trade Organization

Chinese Taipei, Thailand confirm acceptance of landmark IT deal
July 28, 2015

Ireland donates EUR 350,000 to technical assistance programmes
for developing countries

July 27, 2015

General Council approves Kazakhstan’s membership terms,
only ratification left

July 27, 2015

WTO members reach landmark $1.3 trillion IT trade deal
July 24, 2015

WTO says Argentina right in beef dispute against US
Buenos Aires Herald, July 24, 2015

Liberia WTO accession “on schedule” for conclusion at Nairobi Ministerial Conference
July 23, 2015

Services negotiators start to focus on next steps
for Nairobi conference

July 23, 2015

2015 WTO Annual Report is now available as an app
July 23, 2015

Increasing stockpile of trade-restrictive measures
“a cause for concern”

July 23, 2015

WTO members remain divided on how to advance agriculture negotiations
July 22, 2015

From the White House

President Obama Travels to Kenya and Ethiopia
July 26, 2015

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Op-Ed: American Businesses Need the Export-Import Bank
July 27, 2015

Statement by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker
on New Manufacturing Institute in New York

July 27, 2015

From the U.S. Trade Representative

U.S. Leads WTO Partners in Clinching Landmark Expansion
of Information Technology Agreement

July 24, 2015

Trade Agreements

TPP: Australia on the verge of joining huge new Pacific trade deal
The Sydney Morning Herald, July 26, 2015

Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP):
response to Committee on Business, Innovation and Skills

Government of the United Kingdom, July 24, 2015

Free trade agreement: Australian Industry Group criticises lack
of transparency in China deal

ABC News, July, 24, 2015

Aéro Montréal supports signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership
July 21, 2015


Job Creators


California state senators heading to Mexico on 4-day trip
The Sacramento Bee, July 24, 2015

California port execs push state government for funding
Journal of Commerce, July 23, 2015

GO-Biz to Explain California Competes Tax Credit for Businesses
CalChamber, July 22, 2015

More International Articles

France Backs Soil Carbon Plan Ahead of Climate Summit: Le Foll
Bloomberg, July 28, 2015

U.S. Energy Cooperation With Central America Bears Fruit
World Politics Review, July 27, 2015

New Greek bailout talks start, creditors seek more action
Reuters, July 27, 2015

Eurozone Recovery Continues as Bank Lending, Sentiment Rise
The Wall Street Journal, July 27, 2015

China Has Biggest One-Day Stock Crash Since 2007
Bloomberg, July 26, 2015

India’s Yawning Trade Gap
Barron's, July 25, 2015

The 'Free Trade' horse is already bolting
Scoop, July 24, 2015

Crimea Is Now Putin's Problem Child
Bloomberg, July 23, 2015

Chinese Factory Gauge Falls to 15-Month Low
Bloomberg, July 23, 2015

Uber’s Political Victory, by the Numbers
Bloomberg, July 23, 2015

Economists say fundamentals strong despite British retail sales dip
Reuters, July 23, 2015

Orange County economic growth finally revving into high gear
Los Angeles Times, July 23, 2015

Brazilian Budget Capitulation Propels Currency to 12-Year Low
Bloomberg, July 23, 2015

Greece faces recession warning as bailout talks set to open
Reuters, July 23, 2015

Greece gets new liquidity boost ahead of key reform vote
The Sacramento Bee, July 22, 2015

Chinese stock market crashes, but San Gabriel Valley doesn't burn
Los Angeles Times, July 22, 2015

Air France-KLM Seeks WTO-Style Constraints on Gulf ‘Subsidies’
Bloomberg, July 22, 2015



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