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Tuesday, April 23, 2019

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US, Canada, Mexico Flags

U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement:
Likely Impact on the U.S. Economy
and on Specific Industry Sectors

International Trade Commission Report, April 2019

USMCA Will Boost Economic
Growth and Create Jobs

White House, April 23, 2019

Statement from U.S. Trade Representative
Robert Lighthizer on the ITC Report

U.S. Trade Representative, April 18, 2019


US, Canada, Mexico Flags

Hemispheric Partners: Trade, Technology, and Innovation Ties Between the Bay Area and Canada
BAC, April 17, 2019

CalChamber Companies in the News

The Walt Disney Company Pledges $5 Million to Support Rebuilding of Notre-Dame Cathedral
The Walt Disney Company, April 17, 2019

Northrop Grumman’s Out of this World Cargo Mission
AJoT, April 17, 2019

United Air Climbs as Cost Cuts Push Earnings Ahead of Estimates
AJoT, April 16, 2019

Trade Policy

From the White House

Statement from the Press Secretary on the Visit of the Prime Minister of Japan and the President and First Lady’s Upcoming Travel to Japan
April 18, 2019

Remarks by President Trump at the Opportunity Zone Conference with State, Local, Tribal, and Community Leaders
April 17, 2019

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Creates Opportunity Zones to Spur Investment in Underserved Areas
April 16, 2019

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the American Turkish Council (ATC)
April 16, 2019

From the U.S. Trade Representative

Statement from USTR Robert Lighthizer (on New General Counsel to Replace Departing Vaughn)
April 22, 2019

United States Wins Dispute Finding China’s Administration of Grain Tariff-Rate Quotas Breaches WTO Commitments
April 18, 2019

USMCA Estimated to Support 76,000 Additional American Auto Jobs, Billions in New Auto Manufacturing Investments
April 18, 2019

U.S. Beef, Poultry and Egg Products Gain New Market Access in Tunisia
April 17, 2019

Statement from USTR on Meetings to Discuss the United States-Japan Trade Agreement
April 16, 2019

From the U.S. Department of State

The Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Celebrates Earth Day With LEED® Gold Certification of the New U.S. Embassy in The Hague, Netherlands
April 22, 2019

U.S.-Japan Security Consultative Committee 2019 Fact Sheet
April 19, 2019

From the World Trade Organization

WTO Forum Looks at Addressing Food Safety Concerns Through Trade and Cooperation
April 23, 2019

WTO Issues Panel Report Regarding Chinese Tariff Rate Quotas on Agricultural Imports
April 18, 2019

Marrakesh Milestone – 25th Anniversary of the WTO’s Founding Agreements
April 15, 2019

Trade Agreements


Mexico Flags U.S. Border Delays
as Harmful to Both Countries

Reuters, April 22, 2019

U.S. Plastics Trade Surplus
with Mexico Grows in 2018

Plastics News, April 22, 2019

Independent Report Finds Trump’s
New Nafta Would Hit Auto Sector

Bloomberg, April 18, 2019

Why NAFTA is Critical for Mexico
America’s Quarterly, April 15, 2019

Japan’s Motegi to Visit US on April 25 to Meet USTR Lighthizer
FX Street, April 23, 2019

Japan Pushes the Speed Limit on Trade Talks
Foreign Policy, April 22, 2019

Coalition Letter to Ambassador Lighthizer Urging Swift Action on U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement
NASDA, April 22, 2019

Turkey, U.S. Establishing Trade Working Group
Hurriyet Daily News, April 20, 2019

Agrifood Lobby May Derail EU-US Trade Talks
Irish Examiner, April 19, 2019


Trump to Make State Visit to Britain in June
Reuters, April 23, 2019

Major Automakers Fear Trump ‘Grenade’ – Imposing U.S. Auto Tariffs
Reuters, April 17, 2019


Job Killer Update:CalChamber Identifies Four Additional Bills
CalChamber, April 23, 2019

A California for Everyone by Lenny Mendonca, Director of GO-Biz and Chief Business and Economic Adviser to Gov. Newsom
Fox and Hounds, April 19, 2019

Underneath the Asphalt: Howard Terminal’s Industrial Past Poses Challenges for Oakland A’s Planned Stadium
San Francisco Chronicle, February 15, 2019

More International Articles


Why Trump’s Tariffs Are One of the Last
Big Obstacles in U.S.-China Trade Talks

The Los Angeles Times, April 23, 2019

Trump-China Trade Deal Seen Boosting
Grain Container Shipments

Bloomberg, April 22, 2019

Trade Deal Alone Won’t Fix
Strained U.S.-China Business Relations

The Wall Street Journal, April 21, 2019

China’s Exporters Fear Heyday is Over Amid Sour Mood at Canton Fair as US-China Trade War Lingers
South China Morning Post, April 19, 2019

U.S. Wins WTO Ruling Against
China Grain Import Quotas

Nikkei Asian Review, April 19, 2019

China Locked in a Power Game with the U.S.
Asia Times, April 19, 2019

China Downplays Political Impact
of Global Development Push

AP, April 18, 2019

U.S, China Aim for Early-May
Announcement on Trade Deal

Bloomberg, April 17, 2019

China, Latin America Establish First Multilateral Financial Cooperation Mechanism
XinhuaNet, April 23, 2019

In Nod to Debt Concerns, China Belt and Road Summit to Urge Sustainable Financing
Reuters, April 20, 2019

BOJ to Consider Trimming Economic Growth Forecasts
Bloomberg, April 19, 2019

Mexico to Launch New Tourism Campaign Aimed at Chinese Travelers
China Daily, April 17, 2019




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