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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Featured Headlines

New Round of U.S.-China Trade Talks
to Begin in Washington on Tuesday

Reuters, February 18, 2019

CalChamber Companies in the News

Almond Market Update: U.S. Shipments of CA Almonds Up 3.5%
Blue Diamond Growers, February 15, 2019

Trade Optimism Continues, Cisco Posts Strong Quarter
Forbes, February 15, 2019

Chevron CEO Vows to Work With U.S. to Remain in Venezuela
Yahoo Finance, February 12, 2019

Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus Spacecraft Departs International Space Station
Northrop Grumman, February 8, 2019

Trade Policy

From the White House

Remarks by Vice President Pence at the 2019 Munich Security Conference – Munich, Germany
February 16, 2019

Statement by the Press Secretary Regarding China Talks
February 15, 2019

President Donald J. Trump Announces Intent to Nominate Individuals to Key Administration Posts (Including Ambassador to Turkey)
February 15, 2019

High-Speed Broadband Unlocks Opportunities for Americans
February 13, 2019

Remarks by President Trump and President Duque of Colombia Before Bilateral Meeting
February 13, 2019

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the U.S.-India Commercial Dialogue
February 14, 2019

Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump Announce the Members of the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board
February 13, 2019

Department of Commerce Joins Government-Wide Initiative to Facilitate Broadband Deployment
February 13, 2019

From the U.S. Trade Representative

United States Issues WTO Counter Notification Concerning India’s Market Price Support for Various Pulses
February 15, 2019

USTR Signs Mutual Recognition Agreements with the United Kingdom
February 14, 2019

From the U.S. Department of State

U.S. Sanctions on Venezuelan Individuals and Entities
February 15, 2019

Egypt Assumes African Union Presidency
February 13, 2019

From the International Trade Administration

International Trade Administration: Helping to Win the Fight Against Trade Barriers
February 14, 2019

U.S. Commercial Service: Connecting Exporters with Resources Necessary for Global Success
February 13, 2019

From the World Trade Organization

WTO Warns of Global Trade Slowdown as Indicator Hits Nine-Year Low
Reuters, February 19, 2019

Belarus Sets Out Ambitious Target of WTO Accession by Next Ministerial Conference
February 15, 2019

Members Discuss Progress and Assistance on Trade Facilitation Agreement’s 2nd Year
February 12, 2019

Trade Agreements

UK and Israel Sign Trade Continuity Agreement
Gov.UK, February 18, 2019

UK, East and Southern Africa Sign Trade Deal
Vanguard, February 17, 2019

Australia to Fast-Track U.K. Trade Pact on No-Deal Brexit
Bloomberg, February 16, 2019

Australia-Indonesia Free Trade Agreement to Be Signed Before Election
Australian Financial Review, February 15, 2019

U.S., India Hold Talks to Calm Trade Tensions, Ross Joins By Video
Reuters, February 14, 2019

Japan and Europe’s Triple Partnership
The Diplomat, February 14, 2019

Japan Open to Taiwan’s CPTPP Bid, Urges It to Solicit More Support
Focus Taiwan, February 14, 2019

EU Parliament Approves EU-Singapore Trade Deal
AP, February 13, 2019


Hundreds of Companies Excused from Steel Tariff
AP, February 15, 2019

Six Out of Ten U.S. CEOs See Trump’s Tariffs Helping
Bloomberg, February 13, 2019

Big Steel, a Tariff Winner, Steps Up Its Spending in Washington
The Wall Street Journal, February 12, 2019


Port of Oakland Getting Three New Cranes, Could Be Tallest in U.S.
AJoT, February 19, 2019

San Pedro Bay Ports at Center of Regional Jobs, Global Trade
OC Register, February 18, 2019

As Trump and His Wall Push Mexico Away, California Aims to Pull it Closer
The Los Angeles Times, February 17, 2019

More International Articles


US Chamber of Commerce: China Trade Deal ‘Fails’
If Washington Doesn’t Win Enforcement Measures

CNBC, February 18, 2019

Trump, Xi Hails Progress in Trade
Talks as Tariff Deadline Nears

Bloomberg, February 15, 2019

Former Coke Scientist Accused of
Stealing Trade Secrets for Chinese Venture

The Wall Street Journal, February 14, 2019

U.S. Bolstering Pacific Military Forces
to Counter ‘Massive’ Beijing Buildup

The Washington Free Beacon, February 13, 2019

Trump Considers 60-Day Extension
for China Tariff Deadline

Bloomberg, February 13, 2019

The U.S. Reportedly Wants to Put Automatic Tariffs
in Place to Keep China In Line With Any Trade Deal

CNBC, February 13, 2019

Chinese President Xi Jinping to Meet Top US Delegation on Friday in Pursuit of Trade War Deal
South China Morning Post, February 13, 2019

Trump Says He Could Let China Trade
Deal Deadline Slip, ‘Not Inclined To’

Reuters, February 12, 2019

Trump: China Trade Talks Going
'Very Well' Before High-Level Parley

Reuters, February 12, 2019

Here’s a Blueprint for Investors Trading
the Different China-US Trade War Outcomes

CNBC, February 12, 2019

EU, UK to Have More Brexit Talks But Key Disagreement Intact
AP, February 19, 2019

Mexico to Inject $3.9 Billion in Pemex, Seeks to Prevent Credit Downgrade
Reuters, February 15, 2019

More Brexit Embarrassment for May as Parliament Defeats Her Again
Reuters, February 14, 2019

Japan’s Economy Rebounds in 4Q, Growth for 2018 at 0.7 pct
AP, February 13, 2019

Mexico City Airport Group Agrees to Pay $1.77 Billion to Investors
Reuters, February 12, 2019

Europe Looks Like the Real Weak Link in the Global Economy
Bloomberg, February 12, 2019





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