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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Featured Headlines

Governor Brown Proposes 2018-19 State Budget
Office of Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., January 10, 2018

State Finance Director: California
Must Spend Cautiously, Fill Rainy Day Fund

CalChamber, January 12, 2018

Governor Calls for Fiscal Prudence
 with 2018-19 Budget Plan

CalChamber, January 11, 2018


Governor Brown to Deliver the State
of the State Address – January 25, 2018

CalChamber Companies in the News

Almond Market Update: Global Consumption Continues to Increase
January 11, 2018

Amazon is Said to Pit Argentina Versus Chile in Data-Center Race
Bloomberg, January 10, 2018

Toyota, Mazda to Build $1.6 Billion Plant in Alabama
Reuters, January 9, 2018

Trade Policy

From the White House

President Trump Announces Presidential Delegation to Switzerland to attend the World Economic Forum
January 11, 2018

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Statement from the Department of Commerce on Submission of Steel Section 232 Report to the President
January 11, 2018

U.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping of Imports of Carbon and Alloy Steel Wire Rod from South Africa and Ukraine
January 10, 2018

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Countervailing Duty Determination on Uncoated Groundwood Paper from Canada
January 9, 2018

From the U.S. Trade Representative

2017 Notorious Markets List Spotlights Global Piracy and Counterfeiting, Defends American Products and Workers
January 12, 2018

USTR Robert Lighthizer Statement on the Canadian WTO Challenge to Trade Remedies
January 10, 2018

From the House Ways and Means Committee

Why America’s Manufacturers Need the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill
January 13, 2018

From the World Trade Organization and the 11th Ministerial Conference

Australia Initiates WTO Complaint Targeting Canadian Restrictions on Sale of Wine
January 16, 2018

Viet Nam Files WTO Complaint Over US Anti-Dumping Duties on Fish
January 12, 2018

Canada Files WTO Complaint Over US Trade Remedy Measures
January 10, 2018

Canada Takes U.S. to WTO, U.S. Says Case Helps China
Reuters, January 10, 2018

Trade Agreements


NAFTA Trio to Gather in Davos
as Negotiations Resume in Canada

AJoT, January 15, 2018

The Trump-GOP Tax Plan is Going
to Hurt Mexico, Says BlackRock CEO Larry Fink

CNBC, January 12, 2018

Auto-Parts Rules to Comprise Key
Canadian Pitch at Upcoming NAFTA Round

Vancouver Sun, January 11, 2018

NAFTA Negotiations Are On the Ropes
The Hill, January 11, 2018

Trump Claims Mexico Will ‘Indirectly’
Pay For a Wall Through NAFTA

CNBC, January 11, 2018

NAFTA’s Dead. Long Live NAFTA.
A Look At Most Likely Outcomes

Bloomberg, January 10, 2018

Mexico Will Leave NAFTA Talks
if Trump Triggers Process to Withdraw

Reuters, January 10, 2018

Decisions on Trio of Trade Partners
Loom Large for US in 2018

The Hill, January 10, 2018

Mexican Peso, Canadian Dollar
Decline On U.S. Nafta Exit Risk

Bloomberg, January 10, 2018

US Dollar Will Get Slammed If NAFTA Dies,
Analyst Jens Nordvig Says

CNBC, January 10, 2018

Mexico Nafta Chief Signals Room
for Deal on U.S. Cars Goal

Bloomberg, January 9, 2018

Netanyahu Pushes for India-Israel Free Trade Agreement
The Week, January 15, 2018

Asian Countries Open To, But Baffled By UK TPP Interest
Global Trade Review, January 11, 2018

US Looking at Free Trade Agreement with India
The Hindu Business Line, January 11, 2018

EU Companies Often Don’t Make Use of Trade Deals
Politico, January 10, 2018


Transcript of Donald Trump Interview with the Wall Street Journal
Wall Street Journal, January 12, 2018

As Trump Begins His Second Year, Analysts See Rising Risks of a U.S. Trade War with China
Los Angeles Times, January 10, 2018

2018 State of American Business Address
U.S. Chamber, January 10, 2018

U.S. Import Prices Barely Rise; Wholesale Inventories Rebound
Reuters, January 10, 2018

U.S. House Backs Greater Ties with Taiwan, Risking China’s Ire
AJoT, January 9, 2018

Coming Soon to Davos: A Trump Stink Bomb
Politico, January 9, 2018


Port of Los Angeles Breaks All-Time Cargo Volume Record in 2017
AJoT, January 15, 2018

More International Articles

African Leaders to Sign Continental Free Trade Agreement by March
Joy Online, January 16, 2018

America Last? EU Says Trump is Losing on Trade
Reuters, January 15, 2018

China is Working on a New Index to Put a Different Spin on Trade Gap with US
South China Morning Post, January 14, 2018

South Korea Seeks Trade Sanctions on U.S. As Disputes Pile Up
Reuters, January 12, 2018

China Reports Biggest-Ever Annual Trade Surplus With U.S.
The Wall Street Journal, January 12, 2018

Booming Global Trade Helped China Exports Surge Last Year
Bloomberg, January 11, 2018

China’s Weak Hand in Potential Trade War With U.S.
The New York Times, January 10, 2018

China’s U.S. Debt Holdings May Be an Ace Card in Trade Dispute
Bloomberg, January 10, 2018

Counter-Terror, Security, Trade to Top Agenda at India-ASEAN Summit
Times of India, January 10, 2018

WORLD BANK: Global Growth Will Peak This Year and Then Decline
Business Insider, January 10, 2018

EU May Allow U.K. Banks Limited Post-Brexit Access, Barnier Says
Bloomberg, January 9, 2018




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