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Featured Headlines

United States to Host Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Ministers’ Meeting in Atlanta
USTR, September 25, 2015

USTR Releases Detailed Summary
of TPP Objectives

USTR, September 25, 2015


Why Japan? : 5 reasons to invest in JAPAN
JETRO, September 2015


CalChamber Companies in the News

Southwest Airlines Will Focus On Expanding
Its International Operations In 2016

Forbes, September 25, 2015

Boeing to sell 300 jets to China firms, set up China plant
American Journal of Transportation, September 23, 2015

Trade Policy

USTDA Supports New Multi-Commodity Bulk Port
in Bargny-Sendou, Senegal

U.S. Trade and Development Agency, September 23, 2015

USTDA and CAF - Development Bank of Latin America Partner
to Support Infrastructure Development

U.S. Trade and Development Agency, September 14, 2015

From the World Trade Organization

Azevêdo: “If the WTO did not exist, it would have to be invented”

WTO members consider four regional trade agreements,
note importance of prompt submissions

Azevêdo highlights key role of trade
in achieving sustainable development goals

Azevêdo: “Our record in recent years shows that we can deliver”

From the White House

Remarks by President Obama
to the United Nations General Assembly

Remarks by President Obama and Prime Minister Modi of India
After Bilateral Meeting

FACT SHEET: U.S. Global Development Policy and Agenda 2030

Readout of the President's Call with President Bachelet of Chile

FACT SHEET: U.S.-China Economic Relations

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker to Travel to Cuba

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Kicks-off CEO Roundtable Discussion with U.S. CEOs and Chinese Delegation

U.S.-India Strategic and Commercial Dialogue Strengthens Important Bilateral Relationship

Trade Agreements

Pacific trade pact negotiators move closer to deal on rules for autos
Reuters, September 23, 2015

Wyden Welcomes Release of Summaries of U.S. Negotiating Objectives for Pacific Trade Agreement
U.S. Senate Committee on Finance, September 22, 2015

TTIP and American Jobs: Threat or Opportunity?
CATO Institute, September 2015

Court adviser deals major blow to EU-U.S. data share deal
Reuters, September 23, 2015

Germany’s Merkel urges speedy deal on Europe-US free trade
American Journal of Transportation, September 22, 2015


Bid to revive Export-Import Bank gets boost
Los Angeles Times, September 28, 2015

Kevin McCarthy announces bid to become House speaker
Los Angeles Times, September 28, 2015

Silicon Valley would welcome McCarthy as new House speaker
San Jose Mercury News, September 25, 2015

US Chamber Starts Group
to Boost Cuba Business Opportunities

Associated Press, September 25, 2015

Economic growth in second quarter revised up to strong 3.9%
Los Angeles Times, September 25, 2015

US FTZs provide a new deal for exporters
American Journal of Transportation, September 23, 2015

Lawmakers Express Concern over U.S.-China Economic Relationship
U.S. Senate Committee on Finance, September 22, 2015


NOAA Brings Precision Navigation to the Busy Port of Long Beach
U.S. Department of Commerce, September 29, 2015

Photo Release: Governor Brown Discusses Climate Change
with Prime Minister of India

Governor's Office, September 27, 2015

Exports suffer as Sacramento Valley rice crop takes hit in drought
The Sacramento Bee, September 26, 2015

Hot Bay Area economy props up California
The Sacramento Bee, September 25, 2015

Photo Release: Governor Brown Meets with World Leaders
in New York

Governor's Office, September 25, 2015

Exports by O.C. companies growing steadily as county creates manufacturing jobs even as they have dried up across U.S.
The Orange County Register, September 24, 2015

Three California universities celebrate 50 years
Los Angeles Times, September 23, 2015

Photo Release: Governor Brown Meets with President Xi of the People's Republic of China, Announces First Chinese Province
to Sign Under 2 MOU Climate Agreement

Governor's Office, September 22, 2015

More International Articles

US, Cuba Leaders to Meet for 2nd Time in This Year
Associated Press, September 29, 2015

Obama, Putin to Confront Tensions on Syria, Ukraine
Associated Press, September 28, 2015

China's economic growth still within reasonable range: premier
Reuters, September 28, 2015

World Tourism Day 2015: Facts About The Day That Celebrates Going
On Vacation

International Business Times, September 26, 2015

Cuba's Castro slams U.S. trade embargo at United Nations
Reuters, September 26, 2015

SC Line enters a new era linking the US with Cuba
American Journal of Transportation, September 25, 2015

U.S., China Make Progress Toward Trade and Investment Deal
The Wall Street Journal, September 25, 2015

Understanding The Benefits Of Trade
Forbes, September 25, 2015

Profound changes in China are straining its economic ties
with the U.S.

Los Angeles Times, September 24, 2015

Investment Treaty Between China and U.S. Key Business Goal
Associated Press, September 23, 2015

U.S., Cuba to hold talks on normalizing airline service: U.S. official
Reuters, September 22, 2015



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