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Trade Update - Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Featured Headlines

H-1B Filing Season Opens April 3;
Premium Processing Suspended

CalChamber, March 22, 2017


A Trade War is Brewing Inside the
White House Between Rival Camps

The Los Angeles Times, March 28, 2017

Trump Preparing Orders to Review
Trade Deals, Procurement: Officials

Reuters, March 23, 2017

CalChamber Companies in the News

30 CalChamber Member Firms Make 2017 World’s Most Ethical Companies List
CalChamber, March 24, 2017

Huawei Wins Global Product Leadership Award from Frost & Sullivan with Revolutionary Telecom Energy Products
Huawei, March 23, 2017

Morgan Stanley Strategy Challenge to Benefit 14 Nonprofit Organizations in U.S. and UK
Morgan Stanley, March 22, 2017

Trade Policy

From the White House

William Francis Hagerty IV of Tennessee to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Japan
March 23, 2017

Department of Commerce

Department of Commerce Finalizes Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Investigation Determinations Against Chinese Chemical Companies
March 21, 2017

From the U.S. Department of State

Issuance of Presidential Permit
to TransCanada for Keystone XL Pipeline

March 24, 2017

From the U.S. Trade Representative

United States and Vietnam Renew Trade Dialogue During Trade
and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) Meetings

March 28, 2017

United States and Laos Hold Inaugural Meeting Under the U.S.-Laos Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA)
March 23, 2017

From the World Trade Organization

These are the Six Biggest WTO
DisputesYou Need to Care About

AJoT, March 14, 2017

Trade and Investment are Increasingly Important Development Issues РDG Azevêdo
March 20, 2017

Trade Agreements

China, New Zealand to Expand Free Trade Agreement,
Cooperate on ‘One Belt, One Road’ Initiative

The Straits Times, March 27, 2017

Gulf Arab States Push for UK Free Trade Deal After Brexit
The Star, March 27, 2017

(New Zealand) Government Wants Free Trade Agreements
to Cover 90 percent of Exports

Stuff, March 24, 2017

Singapore Will Ratify Trans-Pacific Partnership: PM Lee
Yahoo, March 24, 2017

Head of Asia Trade Talks Warns Against Adding Elements
of Trump-Derailed TPP into New Pact

The Japan Times, March 23, 2017

USDA Warns Canada-EU Trade Agreement Could Impact US Alcohol Beverage Exports
The National Law Review, March 22, 2017

Negotiations on EU-MERCOSUR Trade Agreement Down Same Negative Path as TTIP & TTP
New Europe, March 21, 2017

Trump’s Pick for Trade Envoy Open to Continued EU Trade Talks
Politico, March 21, 2017

TPP Can Still Shape Global Trade, Says Ex-US Trade Chief
Nikkei Asian Review, March 21, 2017

EU, Japan Speed Up Trade Talks to Counter Threat of U.S. Protectionism
The Wall Street Journal, March 21, 2017


America Wins Often with Trade Referee that Trump Wants to Avoid
Bloomberg, March 26, 2017

Friedman Confirmed as U.S. Ambassador to Israel
Politico, March 23, 2017

Peter Navarro Responds to His Trade Critics
The Wall Street Journal, March 22, 2017

U.S. Farm Heartland Lobbies to Steer Trump Away from Mexico Trade War
Reuters, March 22, 2017

Trump Sets Stage for Nafta Talks as Ross Meets with Lawmakers
Bloomberg, March 22, 2017

US Ranchers Saddle Up for Trade Battle with Washington
BBC, March 22, 2017

Border Adjustment Tax Could Crush Millions of Businesses,
Retailers Fear

CNBC, March 21, 2017

Trump’s Diplomat: How Rex Tillerson is Translating ‘America First’ into Foreign Policy
Independent Journal Review, March 21, 2017


NAFTA, Border Crossings, Border Tax Broached
at SD Chamber Mexico City Meetings

The San Diego Union-Tribune, March 27, 2017

Inland Empire Economic Forecast Comes with a Warning on Trade
Southern California Public Radio, March 24, 2017

UC is Moving Forward with Mexican Initiative,
Regardless of Trump Actions

The Sacramento Bee, March 23, 2017

Gov. Jerry Brown Promotes His California Agenda in Washington
with a Bit of Shuttle Diplomacy

Los Angeles Times, March 21, 2017

More International Articles

Changes: Five Ways Brexit Will Transform the EU
Reuters, March 28, 2017

Brexit Question Draws U.S., Russian, Chines Interest at WTO
Reuters, March 27, 2017

China State Firms Eye Land Around Panama Canal:
Waterway Authority

Reuters, March 27, 2017

EU Leaders Mark 60th Anniversary with New Declaration of Unity
CNN, March 25, 2017

China Vice Premier Sees ‘Unstoppable Momentum’ of Globalization
Bloomberg, March 24, 2017

Brazil GDP Could Fall Lower on Meat Scandal
Forbes, March 23, 2017

BOJ Chief Kuroda Says ‘No Reason’ to Withdraw Stimulus Now
Reuters, March 24, 2017

A Bad Brexit Deal May Be Better Than No Deal After All
Bloomberg, March 24, 2017

Canada Gets Green Light to Join Controversial China-Led Infrastructure Bank
Yahoo, March 23, 2017

Japan’s February Exports Up, Driven by Autos
The Straits Times, March 22, 2017

China Debt Risks Go Global Amid Record Junk Sales Abroad
Bloomberg, March 22, 2017

Peru Ranks Highest in New Latin America Consumer Confidence Survey
Latin Trade, March 22, 2017

Protectionism May Raise, Not Cut, Trade Deficits: ECB
Reuters, March 22, 2017

Canada, Europe ‘Not Building Walls’, Says EU Trade Chief
CBC News, March 21, 2017




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