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Trade Update - Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Featured Headlines

Trump Names Lawyer Lighthizer
as Top Trade Rep

Associated Press, January 3, 2017

Trump Taps China Trade Critic Navarro
for New White House Post

Politico, December 21, 2016


California Congressional Delegation
Roster 2017-2018

CalChamber, December 6, 2016


California Legislative Roster 2017-2018
CalChamber, December 2, 2016

CalChamber Companies in the News

Blue Diamond Sets Revenue Record Amid Year of Declining Almond Prices
The Sacramento Bee, December 22, 2016

The Coca-Cola Company and Anheuser-Busch InBev Reach Agreement Regarding Coca-Cola Beverages Africa
Coca-Cola Company, December 21, 2016

Aerojet Rocketdyne Supplies New Lithium-ion Batteries to the International Space Station
Aerojet Rocketdyne, December 20, 2016

The Walt Disney Studios to Hit Industry-First $7 Billion at Global Box Office Today
Walt Disney, December 19, 2016

Cubic Receives Contract from Trial of Open Loop Payment Fare Ticketing in Sydney, Australia
Cubic, December 16, 2016

IGT Signs Six-Year Contract Extension to Continue Providing Lottery Technology And Software Support Services for Instituto Provincial De Loterias y Casinos In Buenos Aires, Argentina
IGT, December 15, 2016

GM Has Record Year for Landfill-Free Operations
GM Newsroom, December 14, 2016

Trade Policy

From the World Trade Organization

WTO Members Agree on Reforms for Trade Policy Reviews and Monitoring

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Announces 2016 National Export Strategy

From the U.S. Trade Representative

Obama Administration Takes Action to Address European Union’s Unfair Trade Practices against U.S. Beef Industry

United States Wins World Trade Organization (WTO) Trade Enforcement Dispute for American Farmers and Ranchers

Trade Agreements

Canada-E.U. Trade Deal Could Survive Brexit in U.K., Freeland Says
Bloomberg, December 30, 2016

Chrystia Freeland Set for Trade Talks with China in 2017
CBC, December 30, 2016

Ethiopia and Turkey Sign Bilateral Trade Agreements, December 28, 2016


Donald Trump is Choosing His Cabinet.
Here’s the Latest List.

New York Times, January 3, 2017

Congress Opens with an Ambitious Republican Agenda for the Trump era
Los Angeles Times, January 2, 2017

White House Sanctions Russia Over Election Hacks
Politico, December 29, 2016

What it Means if Trump Names China a Currency Manipulator
The Olympian, December 29, 2016

Trump’s Trade Chief Makes a Rookie Mistake
Bloomberg, December 28, 2016

Donald Trump, Seeking Ambassadors, Sorts Through Competing Priorities
New York Times, December 21, 2016


CalChamber Releases List of New Employment Laws Affecting Businesses in 2017
CalChamber, December 14, 2016

New California Laws Bump Up Minimum Wage, Further Restrict Phone Use in Cars and More
Los Angeles Daily News, December 29, 2016

Trump Names UC Irvine Professor and Fierce China Critic to New White House Trade Council
Los Angeles Times, December 21, 2016

Senate Leader Kevin de León Announces Committee Assignments, Leadership Posts
The Sacramento Bee, December 21, 2016

More International Articles

UK’s Ambassador to the EU Sir Ivan Rogers Resigns
BBC, January 3, 2017

German Inflation Soars Close to ECB Target, but Domestic Consumers May Suffer
Reuters, January 3, 2017

FedEx CEO Blasts Trump Trade Rhetoric
GlobalTrade Mag, December 30, 2016

New China-UK Train Service
Freight Week, December 30, 2016

As Australia Becomes Bigger Cheese in China Trade, U.S. Loses Ground
Wall Street Journal, December 29, 2016

Israeli Ambassador: Obama, not Trump, is the One Being ‘Outrageous’
Politico, December 29, 2016

Trade: Is Europe Still Open for Business?
EU Observer, December 29, 2016

Foreign Students Offer Lifeline to Cash-Strapped U.S. State Schools
Bloomberg, December 29, 2016

UK ambassador Sir Kim Darroch: Trump and May could be ‘like Thatcher and Reagan’
International Business Times, December 28, 2016

Pressure Mounts on Alibaba Over Counterfeits
SF Chronicle, December 28, 2016

Now That the TPP Is Dead, Here’s What Will Happen to Pacific Trade
TheStreet, December 28, 2016

UK Economy Sidesteps Brexit Vote Hit, 2017 Outlook Darker
Reuters, December 23, 2016

Putin says Russian Economy is on the Mend
Reuters, December 23, 2016

Swiss Shipping Firm Takes Over Port of Long Beach’s Largest Terminal after Hanjin Bankruptcy
Los Angeles Daily News, December 21, 2016



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