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Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Featured Headlines

CalChamber Urges Support
for Transatlantic Economic Partnership

CalChamber Alert, September 4, 2015

Letter to California Congressional Delegation
in Support of TTIP


Action Call: Reauthorize Export-Import Bank

CalChamber Keeps Up Pressure
to Reauthorize Export-Import Bank

CalChamber Alert, August 28, 2015

Letter to California Congressional Delegation Regarding the Reauthorization
of the Export-Import Bank

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Congress reconvenes today.

U.S. Senate
U.S. House of Representatives

CalChamber Companies in the News

Citibank names new head of retail banking for Singapore
Straits Times, September 3, 2015

Deloitte to open Galway office, creating 30 jobs
RTE News, September 3, 2015

Trade Policy

From the World Trade Organization

China ratifies Trade Facilitation Agreement

Chinese Taipei ratifies Trade Facilitation Agreement

Belize, Switzerland ratify Trade Facilitation Agreement

From the White House

The Employment Situation in August

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Presidential Ambassadors for Global Entrepreneurship: A Path Forward in Supporting Entrepreneurs Domestically and Abroad

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

U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker Appoints New Chair
Of U.S.-Brazil CEO Forum

A Timely Portrait of America’s Business Owners
from the Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs

From the U.S. Trade Representative

Update on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations

Trade Agreements

Develop American innovation to keep us competitive globally
Op-ed by Ryan Brooks, Outfront Media, September 5, 2015


U.S. trade deficit smallest in five months
Reuters, September 3, 2015

U.S. private payrolls rise steadily; productivity revised up
Reuters, September 2, 2015


Job Creators


California Exports Hold Steady, Well Ahead of National Pace
The Sacramento Bee, September 3, 2015

Port of Oakland operating at full speed after labor strife
San Francisco Chronicle, September 1, 2015

More International Articles

China Trade Shrinks in Latest Sign of Economic Weakness
The Sacramento Bee, September 7, 2015

US renewal of trade deal with Africa is a win-win
Gulf News, September 4, 2015

G20 promises transparency on rate moves
as global economy disappoints

Reuters, September 4, 2015

Tufts University professor confirmed as Mexico's ambassador
to U.S.

Fox News Latino, September 3, 2015

Not Even 'Scissorhands' Can Cut Brazil Out of Its Fiscal Trap
Bloomberg, September 3, 2015

Healthy export growth helps cut Canada's trade deficit in July
Reuters, September 3, 2015

Gabon Wants to Save Its Forest Elephants to Lure Tourists
Bloomberg, September 2, 2015



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