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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Featured Headline

CalChamber Launches #RespectWorks Campaign;
Employers Embrace Effort
to Promote Inclusiveness
and Ensure Harassment-Free Workplaces

CalChamber, April 11, 2019

CalChamber Companies in the News

Amazon to Crunch Data for Chilean Stargazers Amid Latam Push
Reuters, April 16, 2019

Harris Ranch, Buyer Quiet on Details
but Stress Family-Owned Roots in Wake of Sale

The Fresno Bee, April 15, 2019

Stratolaunch, Plane Dreamed Up By Paul Allen,
Just Became the World’s Largest Airplane Ever to Fly

The Washington Post, April 13, 2019

Disney Jumps the Most in Nearly 10 Years
After Unveiling Streaming Service Cheaper Than Netflix

CNBC, April 12, 2019

Trade Policy

From the White House

President Donald J. Trump Is Taking Action
to Ensure that America Wins the Race to 5G

April 12, 2019

Remarks by President Trump and President Moon Jae-in
of the Republic of Korea Before Bilateral Meeting

April 11, 2019

President Donald J. Trump Is Working Closely with Our Ally
and Friend the Republic of Korea

April 11, 2019

President Donald J. Trump Remains Committed to Egypt
and Middle East Stability

April 9, 2019

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross
at the U.S.-Mexico CEO Dialogue Leadership Dinner

April 11, 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


Joint Statement on the UK-U.S. Marine Technology Small
and Medium-Sized Enterprise (SME) Best Practice Exchange

April 15, 2019

Statement on the United States – Egypt Trade and Investment Council Meeting
April 12, 2019

Second Joint Committee Meeting Under The Bilateral Agreement Between The United States Of America And The European Union On Prudential Measures Regarding Insurance And Reinsurance
April 12, 2019

USTR Successfully Resolves Concerns Raised in First-Ever Environment Consultations Under the U.S.-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement (PTPA)
April 9, 2019

From the U.S. Department of State

Ministerial for the “U.S.-Caribbean Resilience Partnership”
April 13, 2019

Secretary Pompeo’s Remarks at the Casa Piedra:
“Seizing the Opportunity for Freedom in the Americas”

April 12, 2019

Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With President Piñera of Chile
April 12, 2019

Joint Statement on U.S.-Vietnam Energy Security Dialogue
April 12, 2019

From the World Trade Organization

Report Sheds Light on Impact of Digital Technologies
on Global Value Chains

April 15, 2019

Canada to Fight ‘Unfair’ U.S. Lumber Duties, Appeal WTO Ruling
Reuters, April 15, 2019

Azevêdo Urges Finance Ministers to Take Coordinated Steps
to Address Economic Imbalances

April 13, 2019

DG Azevêdo: Rules-Based Trading System is ‘Irreplaceable”
But Must Be Ready to Evolve

April 11, 2019

WTO, IMF and World Bank Leaders Stress Vital Role of Trade
in Reducing Poverty

April 10, 2019

Trade Agreements


Will the U.S. Crash Out of NAFTA?
Los Angeles Times, April 15, 2019

Labour Reform Passes Mexican Congress,
Making USMCA Closer to Reality

Automotive News Canada, April 12, 2019

USMCA: The Great Ratification Challenge
(in Spanish) by former Mexican NAFTA Negotiator Kenneth Smith Ramos

EL Financiero, April 10, 2019

U.S.- Japan

Japan and U.S. Kick Off First Day of Trade Talks
with Focus on Cutting Tariffs on Goods

The Japan Times, April 16, 2019

'We Can't Fall Behind on Trade:' Trump Must Strike
a Deal with Japan Now, Says US Chamber CEO

CNBC, April 16, 2019

The U.S. Doesn’t Need a New Trade Deal with Japan: The White House Should Instead Rethink its Withdrawal from TPP
Bloomberg, April 14, 2019

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue Seeking ‘Very Quick’ Deal on Tariff Reductions with Japan
The Japan Times, April 12, 2019

Japan Wants Better Access to US
in Return for Free Trade Deal

Financial Times, April 11, 2019


Brussels Links US Trade Talks to Demands on Steel, Car Tariffs
Politico, April 15, 2019

EU to Begin Trade Talks with US as Tariff Threats Escalate
American Journal of Transportation, April 15, 2019

Republicans Renew Calls for U.S.-UK Trade Deal Amid Brexit Delay
Fox News, April 13, 2019

African Continental Free Trade Agreement Poised to Take Effect
Leaders League, April 12, 2019

EU Clears way for Start of Formal Trade Talks with U.S.
Reuters, April 11, 2019


Trump’s Trade War is Hurting Farmers,
But They Still Think He Can Win It

Bloomberg, April 11, 2019

Retired General Confirmed as U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia
Associated Press, April 10, 2019

Proposed US Auto Tariffs Would Have a Significant Negative Impact on Key East-West Trade Routes
American Journal of Transportation, April 10, 2019

Trump Has a Message for the World:
My Trade Wars Aren’t Over Yet

Bloomberg, April 9, 2019

New Report Urges U.S. to Expand Trade Work
with More Countries

Asia Society, April 9, 2019


Jock O’Connell’s Commentary:
An Oblique Ode to Baseball

American Journal of Transportation, April 12, 2019

Port of Oakland Adds New Shipping Service
to Vietnam

American Journal of Transportation, April 15, 2019

Port of Los Angeles March Volumes Increase 12.7%
American Journal of Transportation, April 12, 2019


California Wineries Shut Out From China Amid Trade War
San Francisco Chronicle, April 15, 2019

Jose Marin’s Wings of the City in Sacramento.
Contest by the Consulate General of Mexico in Sacramento

Pay Your Taxes? Take a Breath, More May Be On the Way
CalChamber, April 15, 2019

‘They Go on the State Dime.’
Gavin Newsom Wants to Get a Grip on State Agency Travel

The Sacramento Bee, April 12, 2019

More International Articles


China Considers U.S. Request
to Shift Tariffs on Farm Goods

Bloomberg, April 15, 2019

Trade Deal Nears, But Tensions are Rising Over China's Inroads Into America's Backyard
South China Morning Post, April 15, 2019

U.S. Farmers Fear China Trade Deal
Will Leave Them Worse Off

Bloomberg, April 15, 2019

U.S. Waters Down Demand China Ax Subsidies
in Push for Trade Deal

Reuters, April 14, 2019

China-US Trade Deal Could Threaten Beijing’s Other Trading Partners, IMF Says
South China Morning Post, April 13, 2019

China Sweetens Its Cloud-Computing Offer
in U.S. Trade Talks

The Wall Street Journal, April 11, 2019

U.S., China Agree to Establish Trade Deal Enforcement Offices
Reuters, April 10, 2019

U.S. Goes on Offensive Against
China’s Empire-Building Plan

The Wall Street Journal, April 9, 2019

EU Scores at China Summit with Assist from Trump
Politico, April 9, 2019


Everyone 'Exhausted' by Brexit as talks Drag, EU's Tusk Says
American Journal of Transportation, April 16, 2019

Global Trade Talks Consume Plans of Four Biggest Growth Engines
Bloomberg, April 15, 2019

Where are Shinzo Abe’s New Market Opportunities?
CGTN, April 14, 2019

EU Leaders Agree to Delay Brexit Deadline to October 31
Politico, April 11, 2019

IMF Chief: Trade Conflicts Threaten Fragile World Economy
Associated Press, April 11, 2019

Air Freight Decline Adds to Warning Lights for Europe’s Economy
American Journal of Transportation, April 10, 2019




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