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Tuesday, January 29, 2019

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US, UK, California Flags

U.S Holds Public Hearing on Negotiating Objectives for U.S.-U.K. Trade Agreement
CalChamber, January 29, 2019


Canada Advocacy Day
NAFTA 2.0: A Trade Deal for the 21st Century

Wednesday, February 20
12:00pm – 1:30pm
at the CalChamber Offices in Sacramento


CalChamber Companies in the News

Sempra Energy Announces Planned Sale Of Businesses In Peru And Chile
Latin Trade, January 28, 2019

Wells Fargo Donating $3.25 Million to Wildfire Victims in Northern California
KTLA, January 25, 2019

Boeing’s Flying Car Has Taken Off
AJoT, January 23, 2019

VW Goes Electric in Chattanooga: $800M Electric Vehicle Project to Bring 1,000 Jobs to Tennessee
Tennessean, January 15, 2019

Trade Policy

From the White House

Remarks by President Trump in a Meeting with Republican Members of Congress on the United States Reciprocal Trade Act
January 24, 2019

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Department of Justice Announcement on National Security Related Criminal Charges Against Chinese Telecommunications Conglomerate Huawei
January 28, 2019

From the U.S. Trade Representative

USTR Robert Lighthizer on the Joint Statement on Electronic Commerce
January 25, 2019

From the U.S. Department of State

Under Secretary Hale’s Travel to Canada for U.S.-Canada High-Level Policy Review Group
January 29, 2018

Remarks at the Organization of American States
January 24, 2019

From the World Trade Organization

Panels Established to Rule on US, Turkish Tariff Measures
January 28, 2019

China Brings U.S. Tariff Dispute to WTO, Berates Washington for Blocking Judges
Reuters, January 28, 2019

DG Azevêdo Meets Ministers in Davos: Discussions Focus on Reform; Progress on E-Commerce
January 25, 2019

China and U.S. Among 76 WTO Members Pushing for New E-Commerce Rules
Reuters, January 25, 2019

DDG Yi Stresses Importance of WTO-APEC Cooperation in Crucial Period for Global Trade
January 24, 2019

Trade Agreements

According to Advocate General Bot, the Mechanism for the Settlement of Disputes Between Investors and States Provided for by the Free Trade Agreement Between the EU and Canada is Compatible with EU Law
Court of Justice of the European Union, January 29, 2019

U.S.-Japan Trade Talks Face Delay as Trump Focuses on China
Nikkei Asian Review, January 25, 2019

EU Wants to Seal Trade Deal with New Zealand This Year
Reuters, January 25, 2019

U.S. May Offer Free Trade Agreement to Pakistan to Assist in Ending Afghan War
Times of India, January 24, 2019

Mexico Senate Has Concerns About New NAFTA, Majority Leader Says
AJoT, January 24, 2019

U.K. Agrees to Free Trade Deal with Israel
Hamodia, January 23, 2019

U.S.-Japan Trade Talks: What to Expect
Center for Strategic & International Studies, January 23, 2019

Rebranded Trade Deal Gives Member Countries An Edge Over The U.S
NPR, January 22, 2019

U.S. Democrats Seek Changes to Revamped NAFTA Deal
Financial Times, January 22, 2019


Six Elements of Effective Economic/Commercial Diplomacy: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Has Made Commercial Diplomacy a Foreign Policy Priority. Here’s How to Get it Right.
American Foreign Service Association, January 2019

Corporate Chiefs Look Past Economic Risks and Pin Hopes on Trump for Trade Deal
The New York Times, January 23, 2019

Trump Tariffs and NAFTA RE-DO Prompt Increase in Trade Lobbying
AJoT, January 22,2 019


Port of Oakland Terminal Expands, Expects More Cargo
San Francisco Chronicle, January 26, 2019

Port of LA’s Seroka Says 2018 Set Another Record
AJoT, January 25, 2019

Port of Long Beach’s Cordero – $4 Billion Investment “Paying Off”
AJoT, January 24, 2019

More International Articles


China Trade Negotiations Will Be Led By Robert Lighthizer and Include Trade Hawk Peter Navarro
CNBC, January 28, 2019

Big Divides Remain as U.S.-China
Trade Talks Resume

The Wall Street Journal, January 28, 2019

Explainer: Key Issues, Implications
of U.S.-China Trade Talks

Reuters, January 27, 2019

China Sends Vice Ministers to Washington
to Pave Way for U.S. Talks

Bloomberg, January 24, 2019

U.S. Commerce Chief: ‘Miles and Miles’
to Go on China Trade

Reuters, January 24, 2019

China Is Said to Consider Buying
Up to 7M Tons of U.S. Wheat

Bloomberg, January 22, 2019

By the Consul General of China in
San Francisco, Wang Donghua: Trade
War Puts Boeing and U.S. Economy at Risk

The Seattle Times, January 17, 2019



Davos: Africa Boosts Free Trade
While Global Barriers Go Up

Ghana Web, January 25, 2019

Remarks at the World Economic
Forum by George Soros Regarding China

Politico, January 24, 2019

Davos: Liam Fox Agrees Future Trade
Deal with Israel as UK Seeks to Maintain
Existing EU Agreements After Brexit

City AM, January 23, 2019

At Davos, Battle Lines are Drawn
Over Trade and Cooperation

AP, January 23, 2019

PM Abe of Japan Speech: The Reshaping
of the World Vision from Japan

World Economic Forum, January 22, 2019

May Rips Up Divorce Plan to Keep Party United: Brexit Update
Bloomberg, January 29, 2019

Mexico Posts Record-High Trade Surplus Even After Nafta Redo
Bloomberg, January 28, 2019

Trudeau Fires Canada’s Ambassador to China Amid Huawei Controversy
BBC, January 27, 2019

As Questions are Raised About ‘Belt and Road’, Projects Slow in Southeast Asia
South China Morning Post, January 27, 2019

Most EU Trade Deals to Be Replicated By Brexit Deadlines, Says UK Minister
Business Day, January 24, 2019

ECB Keeps Policy Unchanged to Battle Economic Slowdown
Bloomberg, January 24, 2019

EU Warns Trump of Potential Tariffs on $23 Billion of U.S. Goods
AJoT, January 23, 2019

Once the World’s Greatest Port, Hong Kong Sinks in Global Ranking
AJoT, January 23, 2019

India to Remain Fastest-Growing Economy in 2019, 2020: UN Report
Times of India, January 23, 2019






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