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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Featured Headlines

Major Free Trade Agreements Pending
CalChamber, January 18, 2019



Davos 2019 Is All About ‘Globalization 4.0.’
So What is That?

AJoT, January 22, 2019

Jair Bolsonaro says Brazil is open for business
CNN, January 22, 2019

Pompeo Sends Davos a Trump-Style
Message from Shutdown in DC

Bloomberg, January 22, 2019

The World Economic Forum in Davos Opens with U.S.-China Contest as ‘The Key Problem of Our Time’
CNBC, January 21, 2019

IMF, CEOs Warn of Slowing World
Economy on Eve of Davos Summit

Bloomberg, January 21, 2019

World Economic Forum Annual Meeting:
List of Public Figures Attending

WEForum, January 15, 2019

CalChamber Companies in the News

Schwab Charitable Reports Record Grants in 2018
Charles Schwab, January 22, 2019

PepsiCo And The Global FoodBanking Network Partnership Delivers More Than 85 Million Servings Of Fresh Food To Communities In Need In 2018
PepsiCo, January 18, 2019

Trade Policy

From the White House

The Historic Results of President Donald J. Trump’s First Two Years in Office
January 20, 2019

Nominations Sent to the Senate
January 16, 2019

From the House Ways and Means Committee

Neal Responds to Possibility of Trump Administration Easing China Tariffs
January 18, 2019

From the World Trade Organization

General Council Chair Appoints Facilitator to Address Disagreement on Appellate Body
January 18, 2019

DDG Wolff Urges Members to Increase Engagement, Flexibility in Farm Trade Talks
January 18, 2019

U.S. Criticizes WTO Policy That Gives China Preferred Treatment
Bloomberg, January 16, 2019

Trade Agreements

UK Pledges Trade Continuity with NZ After Brexit
Radio NZ, January 22, 2019

Australian Trade Minister Pours Cold Water on Britain’s Post-Brexit TPP Plan
The Sydney Morning Herald, January 22, 2019

Ukraine and Israel Sign Massive Free Trade Agreement
The Jerusalem Post, January 21, 2019

TPP-11 Opens Doors to New Members
Nikkei Asian Review, January 19, 2019

U.S. Government Shutdown Delays Start of Trade Talks with Japan
The Asahi Shimbun, January 19, 2019

EU Outlines Trade Goal With U.S. in Bid to Bolster Truce
Bloomberg, January 18, 2019

Japan Increases Investment in Israel, In Midst of Negotiating Free-Trade Agreement
Jewish News Syndicate, January 17, 2019

Turkish Business Group Urges Free Trade Deal with US
YeniSafak, January 17, 2019

Brexit Vote Ups Pressure on U.K., Canada to Strike Bilateral Trade Deal
Financial Post, January 16, 2019

How Vietnam Will Ship Tariff-Free This Year to Countries Covering 45% of World GDP
VOA, January 16, 2019


Trump Would Get Expanded Tariff
Powers Under New Draft Bill

Industry Week, January 11, 2019

U.S. Is Winning Globalization’s Next Wave Without the Trade Wars
Bloomberg, January 16, 2019

White House Considering Former PepsiCo CEO, Treasury Official to Lead World Bank
Reuters, January 16, 2019

U.S. Import Prices Fall; Year-on-Year Drop Largest Since 2016
Reuters, January 16, 2019


Port of Oakland Plans for Mega-Ships
AJoT, January 17, 2019

More International Articles


The Trade Deal China Wants Isn't
Just Bad, It May Be Illegal

Bloomberg, January 21, 2019

Pessimism Looms Over Prospect
of a Sweeping China Trade Deal

The New York Times, January 21, 2019

China’s Economy By the Numbers,
Is Worse Than it Looks

The New York Times, January 20, 2019

China Slump Squeezes Workers,
Hammers Consumer Spending

AP, January 18, 2019

China Offers a Path to Eliminate
U.S. Trade Imbalance, Sources Say

Bloomberg, January 18, 2019

U.S. Debates Lifting China Tariffs
to Hasten Trade Deal, Calm Markets

The Wall Street Journal, January 17, 2019

The U.S. and China Are Hatching
a Plan to Reopen Chicken Trade

The Wall Street Journal, January 17, 2019

When It Comes to Soy, China Is Getting
More Out of the Trade Truce

Bloomberg, January 17, 2019

China Says Economy Czar to
Visit Washington for Trade Talks

AP, January 17, 2019

Trump’s Trade War Tariffs Send Firms to
Hong Kong for a Little-Known Legal Loophole

South China Morning Post, January 16, 2019

USTR Pledges Exclusions From
Higher China Tariffs If Talks Fail

Bloomberg, January 15, 2019

U.S. Trade Chief Saw No Progress
on Key Issues in China Talks

Reuters, January 15, 2019

Smaller EU States Block Pre-Brexit Reform of Finance Supervisors
Reuters, January 22, 2019

Vietnam’s Leader Pledges a U.S. Buying Spree to Help Placate Trump
Bloomberg, January 17, 2019

Airport, Customs, Trade: Europe Preps for a Chaotic Brexit
AP, January 17, 2019

Germany Pushes China to Open its Financial Sector
Reuters, January 17, 2019

Trade War Tops Global Risks for Business Leaders
The Wall Street Journal, January 16, 2019





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