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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

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CalChamber Luncheon Focuses
on Understanding Brexit

CalChamber, April 25, 2019

Dr. Matt Beech
Dr. Matt Beech, founding director of the Centre for
British Politics, and senior fellow at the Institute of
European Studies, UC Berkeley, speaks about Brexit.

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CalChamber Companies in the News

Amazon Expands Denver Tech Hub and Announces Plans
to Create 400 New Tech Jobs

Amazon, April 30, 2019

Uber Aims for $84 Billion Valuation in Year’s Largest IPO
Bloomberg, April 26, 2019

Anheuser-Busch Expands Emergency Drinking Water Program
Anheuser-Busch, April 24, 2019

Trade Policy

From the White House

President Donald J. Trump Is Strengthening Ties, Improving Trade, and Deepening Our Global Partnership with Japan
April 26, 2019

America Leading the World in Science and Technology
April 23, 2019

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

GDP Increases in First Quarter
April 29, 2019

Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross
on Q1 2019 GDP Growth

April 26, 2019

From the U.S. Trade Representative

2019 USTR - Special 301 Report

USTR Releases Annual Special 301 Report on
Intellectual Property Protection and Review of
Notorious Markets for Piracy and Counterfeiting

April 25, 2019

Joint Statement of the United States-Mongolia Trade
and Investment Council

April 24, 2019

From the U.S. Department of State

U.S.-Mongolia Consultations Advance Bilateral Relations
April 29, 2019

One Team, One Mission: Introducing Our Ethos
April 26, 2019

From the World Trade Organization

Azevêdo: E-Commerce Moratorium Has Long Been a Feature
of the Multilateral Trading System

April 29, 2019

Abe Says Overhauling World Trade Organization is High
on G-20 Agenda

The Wall Street Journal, April 28, 2019

Members Adopt National Security Ruling
on Russian Federation’s Transit Restrictions

April 26, 2019

Japan, EU Support WTO Reforms
NHK World – Japan, April 25, 2019

International Forum on Food Safety and Trade
April 23, 2019

Trade Agreements


WTAS: USMCA Draws Widespread
Support as an Economic Win For America

White House, April 25, 2019

New Trade Agreement Puts Auto Industry First
White House by Mike Pence, April 24, 2019

USTR Lighthizer Commends Passage
of Historic Labor Reforms in Mexico

U.S. Trade Representative, April 29, 2019

Fax for USMCA
Canadian American Business Council

NAFTA 2.0’s Long Road to Completion

Mexico Congress Passes Labor Law Tied
to USMCA Trade Agreement

Bloomberg, April 29, 2019

Senator Grassley’s Op-Ed: Trump’s
Tariffs End or His Trade Deal Dies

The Wall Street Journal, April 28, 2019

Support US Energy Trade By Approving USMCA
The Hill, April 29, 2019

Mexico is Now Top U.S. Trade Partner,
Ahead of China, Canada

Forbes, April 26, 2019

Why New Nafta’s Approval Faces Long Odds
The Wall Street Journal, April 25, 2019

The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Deal
Brings NAFTA Into the 21st Century

Newsweek, April 24, 2019

EU’s Canada Trade Deal Gets Green Light from Bloc’s Top Court
Bloomberg, April 30, 2019

Japan-U.S. Trade Deal: Three Factors Complicate an FTA
Forbes, April 30, 2019

Vietnam Expects to Sign Free Trade Pact with EU by End of June
Today Online, April 26, 2019

U.S. and Japan Push for a Trade Deal Following Failed Pacific Partnership
The New York Times, April 26, 2019

Japan’s Abe Talks Trade with EU Chiefs Ahead of US Visit
ABC News, April 25, 2019

Trump’s Withdrawal from TPP Trade Deal is Hurting U.S. Exports to Japan
Los Angeles Times, April 25, 2019


Informational Hearing: Senate Select
Committee on California-Mexico Cooperation

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 2:30pm - 4:30pm
at the State Capitol, Room 3191

CalChamber Releases 2019 Job Creator List
CalChamber, April 30, 2019

U.S.-Imposed Tariffs on Chinese Imports Threaten California’s Innovation Economy
CalMatters, April 28, 2019

More International Articles


Statement from the Press Secretary Regarding
the Administration’s Trade Talks with China

White House, April 23, 2019

U.S. Trade Negotiators Resume
Trade Talks with China

NPR, April 30, 2019

IMF’s Lagarde Expects U.S.
and China to Reach Trade Deal

Reuters, April 29, 2019

Mnuchin Says Enforcement Part
of U.S.-China Deal ‘Close to Done’

Bloomberg, April 28, 2019

Chinese President Xi Jinping Could Travel
to US to Sign Trade Deal as Early as June

South China Morning Post, April 26, 2019

China’s Xi Signals Approval for
Trump’s Trade War Demands

Bloomberg, April 25, 2019

U.S. Considers Concessions on Drug
Protections in China Talks, Sources Say

Bloomberg, April 25, 2019

U.S., China Officials to Resume
Trade Talks April 30 in Beijing

American Journal of Transportation, April 24, 2019

Panama Canal Expansion Allows More Transits of Propane
and Other Hydrocarbon Gas Liquids

American Journal of Transportation, April 29, 2019

Taking the Temperature in the Heart of Brexit Land
Los Angeles Times, April 29, 2019

Canadian Farm Exports Hit New Chinese Obstacles Amid Diplomatic Dispute
Reuters, April 28, 2019

China’s Trade War is Taiwan’s Opportunity to Bring Cash Home
American Journal of Transportation, April 28, 2019

Chile to China: Let Us Be Your Business Hub in Latin America
Reuters, April 25, 2019

China’s Xi Says Belt and Road Must Be Green, Sustainable
Reuters, April 24, 2019




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