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Trade Update - Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Featured Headlines

2017-18 Governor’s Budget Summary
January 10, 2017


Trade Report:
California Exports Gain Ground Again

CalChamber, January 10, 2017

California Trade Report
Beacon Economics, January 6, 2017

California Exports Continued Late-2016 Rally
with Strong November

The Sacramento Bee, January 6, 2017


CalChamber Explains New Laws for 2017

CalChamber, January 9, 2017

CalChamber Companies in the News

From CalChamber’s Board of Directors, First Vice Chair,
Terry MacRae is a New Visit California Commissioner

Visit California, January 9, 2017

IBM Inventors Receive Record-Breaking 8,000+ U.S. Patents in 2016
IBM Newsroom, January 9, 2017

AT&T to Power Ford’s Built-in Wi-Fi Hotspot
T&T Newsroom, January 6, 2017

United Healthcare and Fitbit to Pay Users up to $1,500
to Use Devices, Fitbit Co-Founder Says

CNBC, January 5, 2017

Trade Policy

From the White House

President Obama’s Farewell Address
January 10, 2017

Eight Years of Labor Market Progress
and the Employment Situation in December

January 6, 2017

From the World Trade Organization

Nominations for Director-General Closed;
Azevêdo Confirmed as Sole Candidate

January 4, 2017

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Cabinet Exit Memo by Secretary Penny Pritzker:
A Record of Past Progress and a Roadmap for the Future

January 5, 2017

From the U.S. Trade Representative

Remarks by Ambassador Michael Froman
at the Washington International Trade Association

January 10, 2017

Cabinet Exit Memo by Michael Froman: Trade, Growth,
and Jobs. U.S. Trade Policy in the Obama Administration

January 7, 2017

Trade Agreements

Britain in ‘Front Seat’ for U.S. Trade Deal, Top Republican Says
Reuters, January 10, 2017

CETA: Canada’s Free Trade Agreement with the European Union
Materials Management & Distribution, January 6, 2017

TPP Necessary to Stimulate Sluggish Global Economy – HSBC
New Straits Times, January 5, 2017


Trump’s SEC Pick Clayton
Points to Capital Formation, Not Enforcement

Reuters, January 5, 2017

U.S. Trade Deficit Widened in November to a Nine-Month High
Bloomberg, January 6, 2017

Five Ways Trump Can Make US Trade System Great –
and Transparent – Again

The Hill, January 5, 2017

Trump’s Pick For U.S. Trade Representative Hints at Big Policy Overhaul
NPR, January 3, 2017


Xavier Becerra Formally Nominated
as California Attorney General

The Sacramento Bee, January 3, 2017

The Netherlands, California to sign $21 Million Electric Vehicle
& Smart Mobility Agreement

The Netherlands Embassy in Washington, D.C., January 6, 2017

GO-Biz Now Accepting Applications for California Competes Tax Credits
CalChamber, January 4, 2017

Legislature Will be Drinking Old Whines in New Bottles
 The Sacramento Bee. January 3, 2017

Argentine Lemons Re-Entry Spark Protests
from California Citrus Growers

MercoPress, December 23, 2016

More International Articles

How Free Trade Agreements
Benefit American Workers

San Francisco Chronicle, January 5, 2017

Trump and Sessions Plan to Restrict Highly Skilled Foreign Workers. Hyderabad Says to Bring it On.
The Washington Post, January 8, 2017

Euro Zone Economic Sentiment Rises More Than Expected in Dec
Retuers, January 6, 2017

House GOP, Trump Team Hatch Border Wall Plan
Politico, January 6, 2017

In Break with Precdent, Obama Envoys are Denied Extensions
Past Inauguration Day

The New York Times, January 5, 2017

The Strong Dollar Could Bash the Economy- 
and it’s Just Getting Started

Bloomberg, January 5, 2017

Trump to Choose Businessman Hagerty
as Next U.S. Envoy to Japan

Reuters, January 5, 2017

Artisanal Marabu Charcoal to Become 1st Cuban Export to US
ABC News, January 5, 2017

Forging Links: How Consul General Can Help Your Business
Utah Business, January 5, 2017

Darrell Issa Takes Another Shot at Changing the Rules
for the Skilled Worker Visa Program

Los Angeles Times, January 4, 2017

Sir Tim Barrow Will Succeed Sir Ivan Rogers
as Britain’s Ambassador to the EU

The Telegraph, January 4, 2017

Mexican Peso Hits Record Low vs. Dollar
as Trump Trade Worries Heat Up

CNBC, January 4, 2017

Japan Must Respond Firmly to Excessive Currency Moves:
Government Spokesman

Reuters, January 4, 2017

Trump Tariff on GM Would Violate NAFTA. That May Not Stop Him
Bloomberg, January 4, 2017

Global Trade is the Path to Security and Prosperity
Miami Herald, January 4, 2017

British Consumers Borrow at Fastest Rate in 11 Years
as Inflation Threat Rises

Reuters, January 4, 2017

Historic First as Poland Plans Consular Office in Northern Ireland
NewsLetter, January 3, 2017

WTO Urges Small Companies to Join Int’l Trade
Via Global Value Chains

The Manila Times, January 2, 2017



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