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Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Featured Headlines

Theresa May Loses Brexit Deal
Vote By Majority of 230

The Guardian, January 15, 2019

Trade Trends 2019, with European
Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström

Atlantic Council, January 10, 2019


Finance Director on State Budget:
Extraordinary Times Punctuated by Uncertainty

CalChamber, January 15, 2019

Governor Newsom Proposes 2019-20
“California For All” State Budget

Office of CA Governor Newsom, January 10, 2019


2019 State of American Business Address
US Chamber, January 10, 2019

CalChamber Companies in the News

UPS Gives U.S. Exporters A Helping Hand With Saturday Pick-Up Of International Shipments
AP, January 14, 2019

Almond Market Update: U.S. Market Continues to Grow
Blue Diamond Almonds, January 14, 2019

Brazil Approves Boeing-Embraer Tie-Up with New Commitment to Keep Local Jobs
Reuters, January 10, 2019

Former CalChamber Chair Joseph Otting Steps In As Acting Director of FHFA
MPA, January 8, 2019

Trade Policy

From the White House

Remarks by President Trump at the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 100th Annual Convention | New Orleans, Louisiana
January 15, 2019

The White House Announces Updated Presidential Delegation to Switzerland to attend the World Economic Forum
January 15, 2019

From the U.S. Trade Representative

USTR Operating Status
January 14, 2019

Statements by the United States at the January 11, 2019, DSB Meeting
January 11, 2019

Statement on the United States Trade Delegation’s Meetings in Beijing
January 9, 2019

United States-European Union Negotiation Objectives
January 2019

From the U.S. Department of State

Joint Statement of the Second United States-Qatar Strategic Dialogue: Forward Together
January 13, 2019

Joint Statement on the Ministerial to Promote a Future of Peace and Security in the Middle East
January 11, 2019

A Force for Good: America Reinvigorated in the Middle East
January 10, 2019

Strengthening the U.S.-Egypt Partnership
January 9, 2019

From the World Trade Organization

Dispute Settlement Body: Members Review US Request for Panel on Turkish Duties, Adopt Rulings on Brazil Tax, US Tuna
January 11, 2019

Trade Agreements

Argentina and Chile Agree to Free Trade Agreement
Panam Post, January 14, 2019

Australia to Push TPP Expansion in Japan
Australian Financial Review, January 14, 2019

CPTPP To Continue Attracting More Members, RCEP Unlikely To Be Concluded This Year
The Straits Times, January 11, 2019

Environment, Labour Concerns Delaying China-Backed Free Trade Pact
France 24, January 11, 2019

UK Interested in Both TPP and Japan FTA After Brexit, Says Hunt
Nikkei Asian Review, January 10, 2019

The EU Is Taking an Important Step Toward a New U.S. Trade Deal
Bloomberg, January 9, 2019

A U.S.-Japan Bilateral Trade Agreement is Urgently Needed
Food Business News, January 8, 2019


Amid Trade War That’s Hurting Their Bottom Line, Many Farmers Are Conflicted About Trump
The Los Angeles Times, January 14, 2019

Trump Would Get Expanded Tariff Powers Under New Draft Bill
Bloomberg, January 10, 2019

Trump Administration Downgrades EU Mission to US
DW, January 8, 2019

After NAFTA Fight, Trump Threatens Another Trade Battle with Central America
The Sacramento Bee, January 8, 2019


Tourism Industry Jobs Form Big Piece of California’s Economic Foundation
CalChamber, January 14, 2019

Why This California Garlic Farmer Loves Tariffs: Trump’s Tariffs Help Gilroy Garlic But Hurt Other Crops
The Mercury News, January 12, 2019

California’s Reliance on International Trade
Fox and Hounds, January 11, 2019

As China’s Economy Gets the Chills, Some California Firms Catch a Cold
The Los Angeles Times, January 10, 2019

Governor Newsom Appoints Secretaries for California Environmental Protection Agency and California Department of Food and Agriculture
Office of CA Governor Newsom, January 8, 2019

More International Articles


Trump Bullish on China Trade Deal
Ahead of Speech to U.S. Farmers

The Wall Street Journal, January 15, 2019

How Japan May Offer China Road Map
Towards a Trade Deal with the US

South China Morning Post, January 15, 2019

China Asks State Firms to Avoid
Travel to U.S. and Its Allies

Bloomberg, January 14, 2019

China Is a Dangerous Rival, and
America Should Treat It Like One

The New York Times, January 14, 2019

China’s Slumping Trade Adds Pressure
for Settlement With Trump

Bloomberg, January 13, 2019

China’s Annual Trade Surplus With U.S.
Hits Record Despite Trump’s Tariff Offensive

The Wall Street Journal, January 13, 2019

Chinese FDI Into North America,
Europe Falls 73 Percent in 2018

Reuters, January 13, 2019

China’s Liu Said to Visit U.S.
on Jan. 30 to 31 for Trade Talks

Bloomberg, January 10, 2018

China’s Vice President Urges Deeper
U.S. Cooperation After Talks

Bloomberg, January 9, 2019

China Rolls Out Further $29 Billion
in Tax Cuts Amid Slowdown

Bloomberg, January 9, 2019

U.S.-China Trade Deal Must Involve
Compromise: State Media

CNBC, January 8, 2019

With Kim’s Visit, China Shows U.S.
It Has Leverage on Trade

The New York Times, January 8, 2019

In Beijing Talks, U.S. Seeks Details on
Chinese Goods Purchases, Trade Promises

Reuters, January 8, 2019

The World’s Biggest Economies Are Moving Deeper Into a Slowdown
Bloomberg, January 14, 2019

Farm Losses Surge in Mexico as Fuel Crunch Likely to Hit Economy
Reuters, January 14, 2019

Brazil President Says He Wants Free Trade With ‘The Entire World’
Reuters, January 12, 2019

ECB Says Cutting Economic Outlook Kept Growth Risks Balanced
Bloomberg, January 10, 2019

These Could Be the World’s Biggest Economies by 2030
Bloomberg, January 8, 2019

China Becomes Chile’s Largest Importer of Agroforestry Goods
XinhuaNet, January 9, 2019





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