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Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Featured Headlines

CalChamber Optimistic that TransPacific Partnership Trade Deal Can be Reached
CalChamber, August 4, 2015

Kerry Pushes Asia Trade Pact in Singapore
U.S. Trade Representative, July 31, 2015

Joint Statement by TPP Ministers
U.S. Trade Representative, July 31, 2015

Chairman Ryan Statement on TPP Negotiating Round in Maui
Committee on Ways and Means, July 31, 2015

TPP Progress Applaud Statement.pdf
Trade Benefits America, July 31, 2015

CalChamber Companies in the News

Advocating for Free Trade
Almond Insights, July 31, 2015

33 CalChamber Member Companies Make Cut for Best Corporate Citizens List
CalChamber, July 30, 2015

It’s Amazon’s World. The USPS Just Delivers in It
Bloomberg, July 30, 2015

Trade Policy

Businesses fume as Congress lets Export-Import Bank stay dead
Politico, July 30, 2015

Export-Import Bank is dealt a blow as it is excluded from highway bill
LA Times, July 29, 2015

Congress Should Reauthorize the Export-Import Bank
New York Times, July 29, 2015

Fix the Export-Import Bank, don’t kill it
The San Diego Union Tribute, July 28, 2015

From the World Trade Organization

WTO hearings on US – COOL arbitrations opened to the public
August 3, 2015

Trinidad and Tobago, Republic of Korea latest to ratify Trade Facilitation Agreement
July 31, 2015

DSB adopts the Appellate Body report in Guatemala/Peru agriculture dispute
July 31, 2015

WTO issues compliance panel report in dispute between China and US over steel
July 31, 2015

WTO updates its Statistics Database with revised data for 2014
July 30, 2015

Caricom can approach WTO in rum dispute
Amsterdam News, July 30, 2015

India, China to Highlight Food Security Issues at WTO Meet
NDTV, July 30, 2015

Azevêdo opens 30th Geneva Week for non-resident members and observers
July 29, 2015

From the White House

What the Clean Power Plan Means For America
August 3, 2015

Advance Estimate of GDP for the Second Quarter of 2015
July 30, 2015

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

U.S.-Mexico High Level Economic Dialogue
July 30, 2015

Secretary Pritzker Talks Digital Economy and Innovation with EU
July 30, 2015

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Joins President Obama in Kenya for Global Entrepreneurship Summit
July 29, 2015

From the U.S. Trade Representative

U.S. Wins Trade Enforcement Challenge to China’s Duties on Steel
July 31, 2015

Joint Press Statement from the United States and Antigua and Barbuda
July 29, 2015

Trade Agreements

Australia Seeks Balancing Act in Asian Trade Diplomacy
World Politics Review, July 31, 2015

American Innovation Deserves Strong Protection in TPP
Utah Policy, July 30, 2015

Import Licensing Regime is Open, Transparent: India Tells WTO
NDTV, July 30, 2015

U.S. Banks Take Global Lead
Wall Street Journal, July 30, 2015

Meeting on United States-Singapore Free Trade Agreement Environment Chapter and Environmental Cooperation: Public Session
US Department of State, July 29, 2015

India, Australia engaged in 'complicated negotiation' over FTA
Economic Times, July 29, 2015

Yatsenyuk favors talks with EU on raising quota of Ukrainian products under free trade agreements
Kyiv Post, July 29, 2015

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


Job Creators


Governor Brown Issues Statement on President Obama's Clean Power Plan
Office of the Governor, August 3, 2015

More International Articles

Greek shares set to fall sharply as Athens stock market reopens
The Guardian, August 3, 2015

Brazil Farmers Group Occupies Finance Ministry
Wall Street Journal, August 3, 2015

China Limits Stock Market Short Selling to Curb Volatility
Bloomberg, August 3, 2015

Turkey shifts from Europe to Asia
Trend, July 31, 2015

Cuba a 'Natural Market' for U.S. Trade: Rep. Emmer
Bloomberg, July 31, 2015

Korea joins WTO's Trade Facilitation Agreement
Arirang, July 31, 2015

U.S. Reports Progress in Antigua Legal “Pirate Site” Dispute
Torrent Freak, July 30, 2015

UPDATE 4-Mexico central bank moves to defend peso, eyes weak economy
Reuters, July 30, 2015

Germany's Schaeuble wants to rebalance EU Commission's role
Reuters, July 30, 2015

Blankfein Sees Strong U.S. Market, Jolt From Fed Rate Hike
Bloomberg, July 29, 2015



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