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Trade Update - Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Featured Headlines

Dinner Celebrates U.S.-China Trade Relations
CalChamber, April 18, 2017

CalChamber Companies in the News

30 CalChamber Member Firms Make 2017 World’s Most Ethical Companies List
CalChamber April 14, 2017

Blue Diamond Almonds Market Update
Blue Diamond, April 12, 2017

Trade Policy

From the White House

Background Briefing on Buy American,
Hire American Executive Order

April 17, 2017

Free and Fair Trade for American Workers and Businesses
April 13, 2017

From the Department of Commerce

Department of Commerce Finds Dumping of Oil Country Tubular Goods from the Republic of Korea in Groundbreaking Ruling
April 11, 2017

From the World Trade Organization

Trade Recovery Expected in 2017
and 2018, Amid Policy Uncertainty

April 12, 2017

Trade Agreements

Pence Says South Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement
to be Reviewed, Reformed

Reuters, April 18, 2017

Mercosur to Sign Trade Agreement Deal with EU
The Peninsula Qatar, April 16, 2017

Merocsur and Canada Hold Talks for a Possible Trade Agreement
MercoPress, April 14, 2017

Post-Brexit UK-GCC Free Trade Agreement Set to Enhance UAE’s Economy
CPI Financial, April 13, 2017

China, Japan, ROK Hold 12th Round of Free Trade Talks
Xinhuanet, April 13, 2017

EU-Canada Trade Deal on Winding Road to Ratification
Politico, April 12, 2017

RCEP Put On Fast Track to Fend Off US
Bangkok Post, April 12, 2017

EU Won’t Back Trade Deal if U.K. Chooses ‘Singapore-on-Thames’
American Journal of Transportation, April 12, 2017

Turkey’s EU Trade Relationship Needs Updating
American Journal of Transportation, April 12, 2017


Pence Unlikely to Raise Issues on Specific Industries
at Japan-U.S. Economic Talks

The Japan Times, April 16, 2017

IMF Warning of Protectionism ‘Rubbish’, says Trump Official
The Irish Times, April 16, 2017

Trump Picks Critic to Lead Ex-Im Bank He Once Opposed
Associated Press, April 15, 2017

U.S. Business Wary of Skin-Deep Results from Trump-Xi Trade Talks
Reuters, April 14, 2017

Russia Reset Redux? Trump Tries Where Predecessors Failed
Associated Press, April 13, 2017

Trump Rattles Saber at North Korea as Pence Dispatched to Seoul
Bloomberg, April 13, 2017

U.S. Import Prices Post Largest Drop in Seven Months in March
Reuters, April 12, 2017

Tillerson Meets with Putin During Russia Visit
The Hill, April 12, 2017

Trump Administration Moving Ahead with Ending Jones Act Exemptions
S & P Global, April 11, 2017


Federal Lawmakers Vow to Fight Any Budget Cuts to Security
at LA, Long Beach Ports

Los Angeles Daily News, April 18, 2017

More International Articles

IMF Raises China Growth Outlook But Warns
of Risk of ‘Disruptive Adjustments’

Reuters, April 18, 2017

May Chases an Early U.K. Election in Gamble for Brexit Unity
Bloomberg, April 18, 2017

Israel’s Amazing World Rankings
The Times of Israel, April 17, 2017

China Remains Africa’s Top Trading Partner
Xinhuanet, April 16, 2017

Trump’s Trade Plans Spell Uncertainty for Mexican Port
The Wall Street Journal, April 16, 2017

Singapore on Promising Trajectory as a U.S. Ally
The Press-Enterprise, April 15, 2017

Tokyo Going All Out to Secure Washington Ties
Nikkei Asian Review, April 15, 2017

Japan Looks to Revive Moribound TPP, Sans US
Nikkei Asian Review, April 15, 2017

Canada Open to Digital Trade Adds in NAFTA Renegotiation
Bloomberg BNA, April 14, 2017

Mexican Ambassador:
Our Approach to Trump is ‘Strategic Patience’

The Hill, April 13, 2017

IMF Leader Lagarde Warns Against Trade Protectionism
San Francisco Chronicle, April 12, 2017

China to Allow in More Hollywood Movies to Appease Trump
on Trade Deficit, Says Researcher

South China Morning Post, April 12, 2017

Brazil May Lose Up to $1.5 Billion in Meat Exports on Probe
American Journal of Transportation, April 12, 2017

Inside Japan’s Plan to Sidestep Trump on Trade
Bloomberg, April 11, 2017

Meeting with U.S. NAFTA Point Man Ross ‘Reassuring’: Ambrose
The Globe and Mail, April 11, 2017

APMT Lazaro Cardenas 1.2m TEU Terminal
is Officially Inaugurated

Turkey SeaNews, April 9, 2017




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