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Trade Update - Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Featured Headlines

Leading on Trade to Secure Our Economic Future
Secretary Kerry Speaks About Pacific Trade Policy Before the Pacific Council on International Policy in Los Angeles.
April 12, 2016

CalChamber Companies in the News

Southwest Airlines Connects Los Angeles Travelers To Costa Rica’s Golden Beaches
PR Newswire, April 12, 2016

Blue Diamond Almonds Market Update
Blue Diamond Growers, April 13, 2016

Trade Policy

From the World Trade Organization

DG Azevêdo: LDC issues remain a clear priority

DG Azevêdo: WTO can help Viet Nam build on its ‘phenomenal’ progress in recent years

DG Azevêdo: A healthy trading system requires progress and engagement at all levels

DG Azevêdo: WTO agreements can help Indonesia secure further growth

LDCs urge rapid implementation of Nairobi package amid volatile commodity prices

From the White House

Statement by the Press Secretary on the President’s Travel to the United Kingdom

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Statement by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman Following the Conclusion of the High-level Meeting on Excess Capacity and Structural Adjustment in the Steel Sector

Hannover Messe and U.S. Manufacturing in a New Industrial Age

Statement by U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker on the Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity

Commerce Department’s New Investment Advisory Council Seeks Membership Applicants

From the U.S. Trade Representative 

Chinese Export Subsidies Under the “Demonstration Bases-Common Service Platform” Program Terminated Thanks to U.S.-China Agreement

Remarks by Ambassador Michael Froman at the Hearing on Global Excess Capacity and the Impact on U.S. Industry

Trade Agreements

California should capitalize on global trade with TPP
Sacramento Bee, April 16, 2016


Banking Chairman Defies McConnell, Obama, Boeing on Ex-Im Bank
American Journal of Transportation, April 14, 2016

Five myths about trade
Washington Post, April 8, 2016


GO-Biz Launches California-China Trade Network
GO-Biz, April 13, 2016

California-China Office of Trade and Investment 2015 Annual Report
GO-Biz, December 2015

CalChamber Identifies 13th Job Creator Bill

More International Articles

Spain targets slower deficit cut to preserve growth
Reuters, April 19, 2016

Puerto Rico’s Bondholders Divided in Fight Over Federal Rescue
Bloomberg, April 19, 2016

German Investor Optimism Rises to 2016 High as China Risk Abates
Bloomberg, April 19, 2016

Indonesia-EU free trade talks take big step forward 
Bankok Post, April 18, 2016

The Trucker’s Nightmare That Could Flatten Europe’s Economy
Bloomberg, April 17, 2016

Japan earthquakes breach walls of 400-year-old Kumamoto castle
ABC News, April 16, 2016

‘My Friends Call Me Czechia’: Czech Republic Aims To Rebrand With Shorter Name
Capital Public Radio, April 15, 2016

Brazilians Hope an End to Political Crisis Will Improve Battered Economy
Bloomberg, April 14, 2016

Virtual Tour: A Vessel’s Transit Through the Expanded Panama Canal
American Journal of Transportation, April 14, 2016

With plenty of punch, central bankers wait in vain for the world to drink
Reuters, April 14, 2016

Singapore Adopts 2008 Crisis Policy as Growth Grinds to Halt
Bloomberg, April 13, 2016

With Abenomics Withering, Japan Hears Calls for Fresh Action
Bloomberg, April 13, 2016

IMF says financial stability risks rising, urges bank asset repair
Reuters, April 13, 2016




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