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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

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Boeing Debuts First 737 Max 7
American Journal of Transportation, February 5, 2018

Customers Rate Verizon Network Experience #1 For a Record 20th Time in a Row
Verizon, February 1, 2018

Shell Sweeps Nine of 19 Blocks Awarded in Mexico Oil Auction
Reuters, January 31, 2018

Trade Policy

From the White House

President Donald J. Trump’s State of the Union Address
January 30, 2018

Tracking How Many Key Positions Trump has Filled So Far
The Washington Post, February 5, 2018

President Donald J. Trump Announces Intent to Appoint Kenneth Johnson and Intent to Nominate Jeffrey Nadaner
February 5, 2018

President Donald J. Trump Is Promoting Free, Fair,
and Reciprocal Trade

January 30, 2018

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross
on President Trump’s State of the Union Address

January 30, 2018

From the U.S. Trade Representative

USTR Lighthizer’s Statement on President Trump’s State of the Union Address
February 1, 2018

Statement on the Conclusion of US-Korea (Korus) FTA Meetings
in Seoul

January 30, 2018

From the World Trade Organization

India Invites Over 40 WTO Members for Mini-Ministerial Meet
The Hindu Business Line, February 5, 2018

Trade Agreements


Next Round: February 26 in Mexico City

NAFTA Deal Possible By End of March,
Says Canadian Envoy MacNaughton

Info News, February 5, 2018

Mexican NAFTA Negotiator:
“No” to Seasonality, Wages Not on the Table

San Antonio Express-News, February 5, 2018

Canada Moves to Forefront of NAFTA Talks
Automotive News, February 5, 2018

Dairy Trade Sours NAFTA Negotiations with Canada
PBS, February 3, 2018

Tillerson Tries to Ease Mexican Worries
About NAFTA, Immigration – and Trump

Los Angeles Times, February 2, 2018

Trudeau Threatens to Leave NAFTA
Rather Than ‘ Take Any Old Deal’

Bloomberg, February 2, 2018

Lopez Obrador’s NAFTA Chief Intends
to Keep Mexico in Agreement

Bloomberg, February 1, 2018

Cars Block the Road to a Renegotiated NAFTA
The Economist, February 1, 2018

NAFTA Renegotiations are ‘Far From Being Completed,’ Says Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross
CNBC, January 31, 2018

Trudeau Says Canada is Ready if Trump Nixes NAFTA
CBC News, January 31, 2018

Regular Reviews Could Have Avoided
NAFTA’s Uncertain Future, Says Trade Lawyer

XinhuaNet, January 31, 2018

Mexico’s Voters Have Bigger Problems Than Trump
American Journal of Transportation, January 31, 2018

Mexico Says Open to Changes on Rules
of Origin for Autos in NAFTA Talks

NASDAQ, January 30, 2018

NAFTA Uncertainty Remains for Ag
Capital Press, January 30, 2018

RCEP Talks in Indonesia Focus on Concessions,
Crafting of Sensitive List

Business Mirror, February 5, 2018

Sri Lanka Eyeing Longer Talks with China on Free Trade Agreement
US News, February 4, 2018

U.S.-Korea Free Trade Meetings Conclude
CalChamber, February 2, 2018

With TPP Agreed, RCEP Members Look to Catch Up
Nikkei Asian Review, February 2, 2018

S. Korea Complains About Strict U.S. Tariffs During 2nd FTA Talk With U.S.
Yonhap News, February 1, 2018

India Needs to Be Extra Cautious in RCEP Trade Deal
Live Mint, February 1, 2018

UK’s May Wants Free Trade with China. Beijing Has its Own Goals
CNBC, January 31, 2018

US Trade Deal Could Be Unusable, UK Car Industry Warns
The Telegraph, January 31, 2018

Is the US Heading Back to the TPP? Not So Fast
Nikkei Asian Review, January 30, 2018

Fixing the KORUS FTA – Without Fireworks
PIIE, January 26, 2018


U.S. Trade Deficit Rises to Nine-Year High on Robust Imports
Reuters, February 6, 2018

U.S.-China Trade Duel Heading for Trouble
Nikkei Asian Review, February 5, 2018

Trump Pick K.T. McFarland Withdraws Nomination as Envoy
to Singapore

Reuters, February 2, 2018

A Conversation with Under Secretary David Malpass
Council for Strategic and International Studies, February 2, 2018

GOP Pressures Trump on Taiwan as China Issues Threats
Politico, February 2, 2018

Before South America Trip, Tillerson Warns Against Trade with China
The New York Times, February 1, 2018

Flake Lifts Hold on Trump Trade Nominee
The Hill, February 1, 2018

U.S. Factory Activity Slows; Labor Market Tightening
Reuters, February 1, 2018

Amid Global Turmoil, Trump Leaves Ambassador Posts Empty
CNN, January 31, 2018

U.S. Pork Demands Strong, But Trade Disputes Could Hit Exports
Reuters, January 31, 2018

Commentary Former Deputy Assistant USTR:
On Trade, America Can’t Be First If It Doesn’t Compete

Reuters, January 31, 2018

President Trump’s Remarkably Tame Take on Trade
Forbes, January 31, 2018

Republicans Seek to Tame Trump on Trade
Politico, January 30, 2018

Trump Vows to Protect U.S. Intellectual Property,
Without Directly Blaming China

Reuters, January 30, 2018

U.S. Firms Want Trump Administration to Press China for More Level Playing Field
The Washington Post, January 30, 2018


Colombia on the Mend, but SoCal Can’t Do Much to Help
Daily Bulletin, February 2, 2018

California Has Bigger Stake Than Other States in Immigration Reform Debate
CalChamber, February 2, 2018

Port of Oakland Director Seeks First Pacific Coast Port of Call
American Journal of Transportation, January 31, 2018

More International Articles

Optimizing Connectivity: Updated Recommendations
to Improve China’s Information Technology Environment

The U.S.-China Business Council, February 2018

China Surpassed the United States as the World’s Largest Crude Oil Importer in 2017
American Journal of Transportation, February 5, 2018

China Launches Probe Over U.S. Sorghum Imports
The Wall Street Journal, February 4, 2018

Britain’s Transition Phase Out of EU Will Likely Look Like Status Quo
The Wall Street Journal, February 2, 2018

Keeping the Promise of the Digital Economy
Nikkei Asian Review, February 2, 2018

Key Dates in Brexit Process
Reuters, February 2, 2018

Are you OK, Aunty May? China Warms to UK Prime Minister
Reuters, February 1, 2018

Trump’s State of the Union Address Eases Protectionist Fears in Asia
CNBC, January 31, 2018

Europe’s New Data Protection Rules Export Privacy Standards Worldwide
Politico, January 31, 2018

On China Visit, Britain’s May Focused on Post-Brexit Future
The Sacramento Bee, January 31, 2018

Britain Worse Off in Three Brexit Scenarios, Leaked Analysis Says
Reuters, January 29, 2018





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