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Tuesday, February 26, 2019

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US, Canada, Mexico Flags

NAFTA 2.0 Creates Freer, Fairer Economic Growth
With the support of the Consulates General of Canada of San Francisco and Los Angeles, and the Consulate General of Mexico in Sacramento, experts convened at the CalChamber for a Forum and discussion on the agreement with more than 100 attendees.
CalChamber, February 21, 2019

From left: The Hon. Zaib Shaikh, Consul General of Canada,LA;
Susanne T. Stirling, VP international Affairs, CalChamber;
The Hon. Rana Sarkar, Consul General of Canada, SF;
and Allan Zaremberg, President and CEO, CalChamber.


CalChamber Joins in Launching USMCA Coalition
CalChamber, February 26, 2019

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CalChamber Companies in the News

International Paper Named One Of The 2019 World’s Most Ethical Companies® By Ethisphere For The Thirteenth Time
International Paper, February 26, 2019

Vietnam Airlines Considers Buying Up to 100 Boeing 737 Max Jets
AJoT, February 24, 2019

United Applies to Serve Tokyo Haneda From Six Leading US Hubs Where Demand is Highest
AJoT, February 21, 2019

Lockheed Martin Announces Continued Expansion, Job Growth
Lockheed Martin, February 13, 2019

Trade Policy

From the White House

Remarks by Vice President Pence to the Lima Group | Bogota, Colombia
February 25, 2019

Remarks by President Trump at the 2019 White House Business Session with our Nation’s Governors
February 25, 2019

Remarks by President Trump Before Meeting with Vice Premier Liu He of the People’s Republic of China
February 22, 2019

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at National Governors Association & U.S. Chamber of Commerce “Invest in America! Summit”
February 26, 2019

U.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping and Countervailable Subsidization of Imports of Cast Iron Soil Pipe from China
February 25, 2019

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Determination in the Countervailing Duty Investigation of Imports of Certain Steel Wheels from China
February 21, 2019

From the U.S. Department of State

United States-Israel Diplomatic Efforts Underpin First Israeli Spacecraft Landing on the Moon
February 22, 2019

From the World Trade Organization

U.S. Farmers Fear Trump’s Assault on WTO Hurts Them
Bloomberg, February 25, 2019

WTO’s Many Faults Are On Full Display – Now It Must Improve
The Hill, February 22, 2019

DG Azevêdo: EU Leadership Vital to Strengthening Trading System
February 22, 2019

WTO Chief Sees No End In Sight to U.S. Blockage
Reuters, February 21, 2019

Trade Agreements

Japan Gov’t Approves Signing of Revised Free Trade Pact with ASEAN
The Mainichi, February 26, 2019

Mexico to Renew 15 Pct Steel Tariff on Countries Without Trade Deals
Reuters, February 25, 2019

UK and US Agree Post-Brexit Derivatives Trading Deal
The Guardian, February 25, 2019

Japan is Next on U.S. Trade Talks List After China, Likely in April or May Before Trump’s Visit
The Japan Times, February 25, 2019

Congress Should Ratify USMCA Trade Deal Now
The Hill, February 22, 2019

EU Trade Chief Malmstrom Signals Optimism About U.S. Trade Deal
Bloomberg, February 21, 2019


CFIUS and Silicon Valley:
We’re Still Trying to Find a Cure!

Center for Financial Stability, January 10, 2019

By Charles G. Schott
Former Senior Advisor, Invest in America
U.S. Department of Commerce

Officials Play Down Appearance of Rift Between Trump and Lighthizer on Trade
The Wall Street Journal, February 23, 2019

Trump Picks Envoy to Canada Kelly Craft for UN Ambassador
Reuters, February 22, 2019

The Section 232 Steel and Aluminum Tariffs Are Working
Alliance for American Manufacturing, February 22, 2019

More International Articles

EU Trade in the US - Data Tool.

New Study Highlights EU's Vital
Economic Impact in All U.S. States

Delegation of the European Union to the United States,
February 25, 2019



US-China Trade War Negotiations Continue
to Wrestle with How to Make Deal Stick

South China Morning Post, February 26, 2019

U.S. Business Lobby Says Most Firms Favor
Tariffs While China Trade Talks Underway

Reuters, February 26, 2019

2019 Is a Sensitive Year for China. Xi is Nervous.
The New York Times, February 25, 2019

Trump Suggests ‘Signing Summit’
With Xi as China Talks Advance

Bloomberg, February 24, 2019

Trump Says He’s Delaying March 1
Deadline for China Trade Deal

The Hill, February 24, 2019

U.S. and China Are Haggling Over
How to Enforce Currency Pact

Bloomberg, February 23, 2019

Trump to Meet with China’s Trade Chief Friday
Bloomberg, February 21, 2019

China to Propose $30 Billion
More U.S. Agriculture Purchases

Bloomberg, February 21, 2019

U.S., China Sketch Outlines
of Deal to End Trade War

Reuters, February 20, 2019

Trump, Xi Face Pressure at Home Over Trade
The Wall Street Journal, February 20, 2019



How Would an Extension to the
Brexit Deadline Work: Q&A

Bloomberg, February 26, 2019

Britain to Scrap Many EU Tariffs
on Unfairly Traded Goods Post-Brexit

Reuters, February 25, 2019

EU Brexit Ultimatum to May: Prove
You Have Parliament’s Backing

Politico, February 24, 2019

Saudi Arabia Appoints First Female Ambassador to the US
CNN, February 25, 2019

EU Ready to Target Caterpillar, Xerox If Trump Hits Cars, Official Says
Bloomberg, February 22, 2019

The Global Trade Slowdown Will Get Worse Before It Gets Better
The Wall Street Journal, February 21, 2019

Olives Pitting US Against EU in Global Trade Fight
BBC, February 21, 2019

European Central Bank Concerned by Economic Slowdown
AP, February 21, 2019

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





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