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Trade Update - Tuesday, March 29, 2016

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CalChamber International Luncheon Highlights U.S./California-Irish Trade
CalChamber, March 17, 2016

Remarks by President Obama
and Prime Minister Kenny of Ireland
After Bilateral Meeting

White House, March 15, 2016

Deadlocked in Dublin
The Wall Street Journal, March 16, 2016

The Sisterhood of the Easter Rising
The New York Times, March 16, 2016


Remarks by President Obama
and President Raul Castro of Cuba
in a Joint Press Conference

White House, March 21, 2016

FACT SHEET: United States-Cuba Relationship
White House, March 21, 2016

Remarks by President Obama
to the People of Cuba

White House, March 22, 2016

Remarks by President Obama at U.S. Embassy Meet and Greet -- Havana, Cuba
White House, March 20, 2016

President Obama's Cuba Blog
By President Obama, Published in the Medium, March 2016

CalChamber Companies in the News

Retiring community colleges chancellor discusses challenges
Featuring CalChamber Board Member Los Rios Community College
Ed Source, March 27, 2016

Boeing, Pegasus Airlines Announce Order for Five Next-Generation 737-800s
Featuring CalChamber Member Company Boeing
American Journal of Transportation, March 22, 2016

UPS pledges to strengthen capacity & drive multi-sector humanitarian relief partnerships
American Journal of Transportation, March 22, 2016

FedEx Introduces Global E-Commerce Solutions Under FedEx CrossBorder
American Journal of Transportation, March 22, 2016

Google Set To Expand Internet Access in Cuba, Obama Says
Time Magazine, March 21, 2016

Cubic Recognized by Transport for London for its Support
of the London Transport Museum

American Journal of Transportation, March 17, 2016

Trade Policy

Why trade matters
Stefan M. Selig, U.S. Undersecretary of Commerce for International Trade, in The Hill, March 23, 2016

Making the Case for Trade
The Wall Street Journal, March 15, 2016

From the World Trade Organization

DG Azevêdo: Nairobi agriculture decision a boost
for Argentina’s farmers

Brazil’s commitments on financial services come into effect

Nepal, Tanzania and Ukraine accept protocol amending the TRIPS Agreement

DG Azevêdo: South Africa’s leadership vital for future trade talks

From the White House

Statement by the Press Secretary on Trilateral Meeting
with President Park Geun-hye of the Republic of Korea
and Prime Minister

Statement by the Press Secretary on Bilateral Meeting
with President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China

Remarks by President Obama and President Macri of Argentina
at Parque de la Memoria

FACT SHEET: United States – Argentina Relationship

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Secretary Pritzker meets with Argentine President Macri
to Increase Cooperation Between Two Governments

U.S. Census Bureau Releases Population Estimates
for Nation's Cities and Counties

Sailing Into the Wind: Three Tips to Export Success
While Facing Strong Economic Headwinds

Fact Sheet: Economic development in the wake of President Obama’s regulatory changes on exports and travel to Cuba

From the U.S. Trade Representative

United States and Philippines Strengthen Engagement on Trade

Trade Agreements

Bringing American-Made High-Tech Instruments to TPP Countries
**ITA Blog, March 24, 2016

US-Nafta Freight Value Falls, Truck Shipments Off the Least
Transport Topics, March 24, 2016

United States and Argentina Sign Trade and Investment Framework Agreement
USTR, March 23, 2016

Trade Agreements Benefit Consumers and Producers
The New York Times, March 17, 2016


Historic Agreement for US-Cuba Agriculture sectors
California Department of Food and Agriculture, March 21, 2016

What the US exports to the rest of the world
American Journal of Transportation, March 21, 2016

What Trump and Sanders Get Wrong About Free Trade
The New York Times, March 16, 2016


CalChamber Releases 2016 Job Killer List
CalChamber, March 29, 2016


State of California
Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

State of California, March 2016

Labor Dispute Shuts Down Port of Oakland’s Largest Terminal
KQED News, March 28, 2016

Florida strawberry fields are not forever as production moves
to California

Southern California Public Radio, March 21, 2016

California lawmakers again headed to Australia
The Sacramento Bee, March 17, 2016

Folsom call center blossoming as Silicon Valley seeks
high-quality service

The Sacramento Bee, March 15, 2016

Silicon Valley’s Elite Tech Firms Look to Irish Outsourcer Voxpro
to Deliver Beautiful Customer Experience

Business Wire, March 15, 2016

More International Articles

Travel and tourism added 7.2 million jobs worldwide in 2015
Los Angeles Times, March 21, 2016

Chinese leader inks deals with Czechs amid protests, honors 
The Sacramento Bee, March 29, 2016

Japan's negative rates a looming headache for central bank
Reuters, March 27, 2016

China-backed bank says more than 30 countries await membership
Reuters, March 25, 2016

Peace and freedom through commerce, not sanctions
The Orange County Register, March 24, 2016

Panama to Open $5.3B Canal Expansion June 26 or `Lose Face’
American Journal of Transportation, March 23, 2016

Brazil’s Boom-Era Missteps Now Haunt Economy
The Wall Street Journal, March 23, 2016

Obama praises Argentina's 'man in a hurry' Macri for reforms
Reuters, March 23, 2016

Switzerland Dodges Effects of Strong Franc as Trade Jumps
The Wall Street Journal, March 22, 2016

China's challenges: A bumpy road ahead
BBC News, March 22, 2016

Baltic reboot: Is Baltic 2.0 around the corner?
American Journal of Transportation, March 21, 2016

Global Oil Power Venezuela Suddenly Has a Thirst for U.S. Crude Bloomberg, March 21, 2016

New Market for U.S. Shale Gas Opens in Europe
The Wall Street Journal, March 21, 2016

The Cuba Thaw Will Be Big for America's Frozen Chickens
Bloomberg, March 21, 2016

Obama to host summit with Nordic leaders in May: White House
Reuters, March 18, 2016

IMF's Lagarde Says Negative Rates Have Helped Global Economy Bloomberg, March 18, 2016

Made in China isn’t so much cheaper than made in the US
American Journal of Transportation, March 16, 2016





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