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Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Featured Headlines

CalChamber Releases 2019 Job Killer List
CalChamber, April 3, 2019


Trump Touts Tariffs on $11B of EU Products
The Hill, April 9, 2019

Europe Slams ‘Exaggerated’ US
Tariff Threat and Prepares to Retaliate

CNBC, April 9, 201

CalChamber Companies in the News

Constellation Selling Lower-End Wine Brands to E&J Gallo in $1.7B Deal: Why It’s A Win-Win
Forbes, April 4, 2019

Trade Policy

From the White House

Statement from the Press Secretary Regarding the Administration’s Trade Talks with China
April 5, 2019

U.S. Job Growth Remains Strong, Adding 196,000 Jobs in March and Surpassing Market Expectations
April 5, 2019

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at 35th National Space Symposium
April 9, 2019

Secretary Ross Addresses White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council
April 5, 2019

Department of Commerce Bureau Leaders Offer to Testify at House Appropriations Hearing on FY 2020 Budget
April 3, 2019

From the U.S. Trade Representative

2019 Generalized System of Preferences (GSP): Notice of Annual GSP Product and Country Review; Deadline for Filing Petitions is April 18
March 25, 2019

United States Prevails on “Zeroing” Again: WTO Panel Rejects Flawed Appellate Body Findings
April 9, 2019

USTR Proposes Products for Tariff Countermeasures in Response to Harm Caused by EU Aircraft Subsidies
April 8, 2019

Inaugural Meeting of the U.S.-Kenya Trade and Investment Working Group
April 8, 2019

From the U.S. Department of State

U.S. Departments of State and Commerce To Co-Host Space Enterprise Summit
April 9, 2019

Secretary Pompeo’s Travel to Chile, Paraguay, Peru, and Cucuta, Colombia
April 8, 2019

Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland
April 4, 2019

Remarks at the Reception to Celebrate NATO’s 70th Anniversary
April 3, 2019

From the World Trade Organization

WTO Issues Panel Report Regarding US Dumping Duties on Canadian Lumber
April 9, 2019

Australia Ratifies WTO Procurement Pact
April 5, 2019

Russia Wins WTO ‘National Security’ Case in Potential Boost for Trump
CNBC, April 5, 2019

Members Advance Work on New Import Licensing Website and Database
April 4, 2019

DG Azev√™do Praises Mexico’s Support for a Strong and Effective Rules-Based System
April 4, 2019

EU, Russia, Costa Rica Seeks to Join Consultations in WTO Dispute Over India’s Sugar Subsidies
Business Standard, April 3, 2019

Trade Agreements


Ratification of New NAFTA in 2019
Looking Unlikely Amid Trade Tensions

CBC, April 8, 2019

Democrats Try to Smooth Trade
Deal Passage with Labor Proposal

Bloomberg, April 8, 2019

New NAFTA Deal ‘In Trouble’,
Bruised By Elections, Tariff Rows

Reuters, April 7, 2019

Mexico Official Says Auto Trade
Pact with U.S., Canada Not Under Threat

Reuters, April 4, 2019

Mexico President Pushes Congress to
Pass Labor Law After Pelosi Trade Warning

Reuters, April 4, 2019

Canada Won’t Ratify New NAFTA Deal
If Metals Tariffs Remain in Place

Bloomberg, April 4, 2019

New NAFTA Deal at Risk as U.S.
Democrats Want Negotiations Reopened

CTV News, April 3, 2019

Lawmakers Pressed to Support
the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Deal

NPR, April 3, 2019


U.S.- EU

U.S. Tariffs Proposed in EU Trade Battle Could
Drive Up Costs of Fish, Cheese and Other Goods

CBS, April 9, 2019

EU-U.S. Trade War Escalates
Over Disputed Aviation Subsidies

Bloomberg, April 8, 2019

EU Delays Start to U.S. Trade Talks,
Risking Trump Escalation

AJoT, April 3, 2019

GSP Letter to Congress
Renew GSP Today, April 4, 2019

Chile Lawmakers Delay Vote Again on Pacific Trade Deal
Bloomberg, April 2, 2019

Trump’s Plan to Bypass Congress on Trade with Japan
Politico, April 2, 2019


Delays at U.S.-Mexico Border Crossing Hits Autos, Trucks Still Lining Up
Reuters, April 8, 2019

As Trump Eyes China Trade Deal, Asia’s Importance to U.S. is Clear
The San Diego Union-Tribune, April 4, 2019

Few Winners, Many Losers from Trade Tariffs, IMF Study Finds
The Wall Street Journal, April 3, 2019

Trump Steps Back from Mexico Border Threat As Companies Warn of Economic Fallout
Reuters, April 2, 2019


Through ‘Inclusive Capitalism,’ California Leads from the Front by Lenny Mendonca, Director of GoBiz and Chief Economic and Business Advisor to Governor Newsom
The Hill, April 2, 2019

The Governor Goes to Central America: A Slew of Firsts in Gov. Newsom’s Weekend Trip to El Salvador
CalMatters, April 4, 2019

A Year Into Trump’s Trade Turmoil, an Iconic California Industry Struggles to Resist
CalMatters, April 4, 2019

Denmark Tech Ambassador Think Silicon Valley Could Learn a Few Things from His County
The Mercury News, April 4, 2019

More International Articles


China Pledges to Remove ‘Unreasonable Barriers and Restrictions’ to Help SMEs Amid Trade War
South China Morning Post, April 8, 2019

China’s Foreign Reserves Grew
for Fifth Straight Month in March

The Wall Street Journal, April 7, 2019

U.S., China Tout Progress, Vow
to Continue Trade Talks

The Wall Street Journal, April 5, 2019

U.S.-China Trade Deal May
Risk Sparking WTO Challenges

Bloomberg, April 4, 2019

Trump Says U.S.-China Trade Deal
May Be Reached in Four Weeks

Reuters, April 4, 2019

Trump to Meet China’s Liu as Trade
Talks Appear to Near End Stage

Bloomberg, April 3, 2019

IMF Cuts 2019 Global Growth Outlook
The Wall Street Journal, April 9, 2019

EU Calls for Long Delay as Labour Talks Pause: Brexit Update
Bloomberg, April 9, 2019

EU and China Rescue Plan to Present United Front to Trump
Bloomberg, April 9, 2019

May to Meet Merkel, Macron Ahead of Key EU Summit: Brexit Update
AJoT, April 8, 2019

A Key Role for Japan in the Indo-Pacific
The Japan Times, April 7, 2019

Dubai Chamber Opens Argentina Office Amid Latin America Push
Arabian Business, April 7, 2019

Latin America: A Region Caught in Trading Crossfire
Public Finance International, April 5, 2019




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