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Trade Update - Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Featured Headlines

Trans-Pacific, Transatlantic Pacts Top CalChamber Trade Priorities for 2016
CalChamber, January 19, 2016

Potential Macroeconomic Implications
of the Trans-Pacific Partnership

World Bank, January 2016

USDA Undersecretary Michael Scuse
urges quick action on TPP

Delta Farm Press, January 15, 2016

CalChamber Companies in the News

Ford’s Focus RS begins production in Germany
Detroit News, January 18, 2016

Southwest Airlines to Fly on Costa Rica’s Skies
Business Finance News, January 13, 2016

Trade Policy

From the World Trade Organization

Azevêdo: Build on historic success of Nairobi
to tackle urgent challenges facing the WTO

Trade Policy Review: Georgia

From the White House

Remarks of President Barack Obama –
State of the Union Address As Delivered

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

U.S. Exporter Finds “Lofty” Niche in Light Lift Technology
**ITA Blog

2015: A Year of Achievement for Trade and Investment

From the U.S. Trade Representative

Remarks by Michael Froman at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Trade Agreements

Kantor: TPP should include China, rest of Asia-Pacific
Chicago Tribune, January 16, 2016

U.S. Trade Representative Brings President Obama’s
State of the Union Call for Asia Trade Agreement to the Bronx

USTR, January 15, 2016

U.S. Transportation Equipment – Emerging Opportunities
With TPP Countries

**ITA Blog, January 15, 2016

How Obama Can Revive His Stalling Trade Pacts
The Wall Street Journal, January 15, 2016

Trans-Pacific Partnership promotes opportunity
San Francisco Chronicle, January 13, 2016


Export Import Bank 2015 Annual Report

U.S. freight volume falls for first time in almost three years
American Journal of Transportation, January 15, 2016

U.S. import prices plunge on lower petroleum costs
Reuters, January 14, 2016

Remarks on the United States Foreign Policy Agenda for 2016
U.S. Department of State, January 13, 2016

International visitors to the U.S. up 4% in first half of 2015
Los Angeles Times, January 12, 2016


California Must Address Our Uneven Recovery
Allan Zaremberg in The Sacramento Bee, January 19, 2016

Finance Director Provides CalChamber Members with Overview
of Governor’s Proposed 2016-17 Budget

CalChamber, January 13, 2016

More International Articles

IMF Cuts Global Growth Forecast to 3.4%
in Year of ‘Great Challenges’

Bloomberg, January 19, 2016

China's growth hits quarter-century low,
raising hopes of more stimulus

Reuters, January 19, 2016

EU, Vietnam Sign Free Trade Agreement
Global Trade Magazine, January 18, 2016

India, European Union officials to meet tomorrow
on free trade agreement

DNA, January 17, 2016

Chinese GDP to worry central banks at home and abroad
Reuters, January 15, 2016

As elections near, Taiwan voters mainly worry about money
and jobs

Los Angeles Times, January 15, 2016

World Economic Forum Outlines Global Risks Ahead of Davos
Bloomberg, January 14, 2016

China Export Data Better Thanks To Another Record
U.S. Trade Deficit

Forbes, January 13, 2016

Puerto Rico creditors holding their own restructuring talks:

Reuters, January 12, 2016




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