Trade Update - Tuesday, April 26, 2016
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Chile-California Council Meeting
Ambassador Jamal Khokhar, (far left) President of the Insitute of the Americas (who spoke to the CalChamber on March 4, 2016) moderates a panel including the topic of the proposed Trans Pacific Partnership. Chile already has signed free trade agreements with all the nations of the TPP. Speakers include from left to right: Juan Gabriel Valdes, Ambassador of Chile to the US; Michael Hammer, Ambassador of the US in Chile; and, Ambassador Gabriel Rodriquez of the Chilean Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
On April 21 and 22, the Chile-California Council met in San Francisco for their annual meeting. The Council is an international non-profit organization that promotes mutually beneficial relationships and knowledge sharing between Chile and California in both the private and public sectors. See CalChamber.com/Chile - Chile-California Council and Chile-CA Council website.
The organization works in the realm of relational public diplomacy. The Council unites advocates from both the public and private realms to support bi-lateral cooperation among individuals, groups, organizations, corporations, world class universities, and governmental agencies to promote scientific research, entrepreneurship, social innovation and public leadership. The California Chamber of Commerce has been a member since its inception.
The San Francisco annual meeting focused on a number of issues including climate change, innovation hubs and regional advantages, economic development challenges and opportunities, and the Trans Pacific Partnership.
CalChamber Companies in the News
Deloitte on unlocking the automotive market in Africa
Biz Community, April 25, 2016
Ford will expand green-car lineup in China
Automotive News, April 25, 2016
We must better explain trade deals: US Commerce Secretary
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker in CNBC News, April 25, 2016
Five Big Truths About Trade
Wall Street Journal, April 21, 2016
From the World Trade Organization
Russian Federation ratifies Trade Facilitation Agreement
India ratifies Trade Facilitation Agreement
From the White House
Remarks by President Obama and Chancellor Merkel
Remarks by President Obama in Address to the People of Europe
Remarks by President Obama in Town Hall with Young Leaders of the UK
FACT SHEET: Investing $90 Million through ApprenticeshipUSA to Expand Proven Pathways into the Middle Class
Readout of the President's Call with President Rafael Correa of Ecuador
From the U.S. Department of Commerce
Promoting Professional Development and Thought Leadership Throughout the Department of Commerce
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Discusses Importance of Advanced Manufacturing at 2016 Hannover Messe Economic Forum
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Delivers Remarks at the 2016 U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Legislative Summit
“Survey Says…Foreign Market Research is Tops”
From the U.S. Trade Representative
United States and Thailand Reaffirm Commitment to Expand Trade and Investment Ties
Obama Confident Trans-Pacific Partnership Will Pass After Political Primaries
Breitbart News, April 24, 2016
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Discusses Importance of T-TIP at 2016 Hannover Messe
U.S. Department of Commerce, April 25, 2016
Opening Ceremony of the United Nations Signing Ceremony of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change
State Department, April 22, 2016
Senior State Department Official on the Paris Agreement Signing Ceremony
State Department, April 20, 2016
Governor Brown to Participate in Paris Agreement Signing Ceremony Events at United Nations Headquarters on Friday in New York
Governor's Office, April 20, 2016
More International Articles
Obama, Merkel push for trade deal as foreign crises weigh
Reuters, April 25, 2016
Saudi prince unveils sweeping plans to end 'addiction' to oil
Reuters, April 25, 2016
Puerto Rico Economy Worsens With Crisis, Most Anywhere You Look
Bloomberg, April 25, 2016
Lenders ask Greece to prepare contingency package of extra reforms
Reuters, April 22, 2016
Indonesia and EU built first step into free trade agreement
News Europe, April 22, 2016
Thailand, Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement talks begin
Daily News, April 22, 2016
Mexico Ratifies, Swears in New Ambassador to US Carlos Sada
Associated Press, April 21, 2016
Irish May Sway Brexit Vote as U.K. Mulls With or Without EU
Bloomberg, April 21, 2016
China unveils steps to support exports to help economy
Reuters, April 20, 2016
Senior U.S. lawmakers want India PM Modi to address U.S. Congress
Reuters, April 19, 2016
Brazil's President-in-Waiting, a Political Insider, Is Preparing
Bloomberg, April 19, 2016
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