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Trade Update - Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Featured Headlines

Trade Report: Impressive Run
Continues for California Exports

CalChamber, May 9, 2017


Multiple Mexico-California 
Connections in Spotlight at Luncheon

CalChamber, May 3, 2017

CalChamber Companies in the News

New Partnership to Galvanize Workplace Mental Health Efforts
Sutter Health, May 9, 2017

EPA Names Clorox Safer Choice Partner of the Year for Promotion of Safer Chemistry, Products
The Clorox Company, May 5, 2017

Trade Policy

From the White House

Readout of the Meeting Between President Donald J. Trump and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull of Australia
May 5, 2017

Statement from the Press Secretary on President Donald J. Trump’s Upcoming Foreign Travel
May 4, 2017

From the Department of Commerce

Trade Deficit with Mexico and Japan Continues to Grow at Unsustainable Rate
May 4, 2017

From the Department of State

Secretary Tillerson Meets With the Foreign Ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations
May 4, 2017

From the U.S. Trade Representative

Agriculture Secretary Perdue and Acting U.S. Trade Representative Vaughn Announce Major EU Trade Breakthrough for U.S. Citrus Producers
May 3, 2017

From the International Trade Administration

National Travel and Tourism Week
May 8, 2017

U.S. Commercial Service Expertise can Help US Firms Succeed in the Global Medical Device Market
May 8, 2017

From the World Trade Organization

Azevêdo: Trade Can Help Energize Economic Recovery
May 3, 2017

Trade Agreements

Mexico and EU Closing in on Trade Deal
Euronews, May 9, 2017

Trade Ministers in Key Manila Meeting on RCEP
Business World Online, May 9, 2017

UAE, China Agree to Complete “Free Trade” with Gulf States
Asharq Al-Awsat, May 4, 2017

A Big Deal or a Fast Deal? Fork in the Road for NAFTA Negotiations
CTV News, May 4, 2017

Ross Says TPP Could Form Starting Point for U.S. on Nafta Talks
Bloomberg, May 3, 2017

Talks Kick Off on ‘TPP 11’ Pact Minus US
Nikkei Asian Review, May 3, 2017

What It’ll Take to Renegotiate NAFTA
The Washington Post, May 3, 2017


Perdue Talks Trade, Future of USA in Nevada Speech
Ames Tribune, May 5, 2017

U.S. Trade Deficit Improves Slightly in March
Reuters, May 4, 2017

U.S. Trade Gap Narrower Than Forecast as Service Exports Rise
Bloomberg, May 4, 2017

Virginia Doubles Down on Mexico Trade Push After TPP Withdrawal
Bloomberg, May 4, 2017

Trump Nominee for China Ambassador Promises Firm Line on Beijing
Reuters, May 3, 2017

Trump (Hearts) Truckers and on the Border They are Closely Watching What He Does with NAFTA
The Washington Post, May 2, 2017

Trump Trade Chief: Our Trade Policy is Already Working
CNN, May 2, 2017

Why and How Mandatory COOL Should be Reinstated Through the NAFTA Renegotiations
R-Calf USA, May 2, 2017


Governor Brown to Release Revised
Budget Plan on Thursday in Sacramento

Office of Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., May 8, 2017


California Travel Impacts by County, 1992-2016
Visit California, May 2017

 Golden State Tourism Industry Commemorates
Visit California’s Silver Anniversary

Visit California, May 8, 2017

It’s Time to Make the San Diego-Tijuana Border More Efficient
The San Diego Union-Tribune, May 5, 2017

California Governor Brown, 11 U.S. Governors Call on President Trump to Keep America in Paris Climate Agreement
Office of Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., May 3, 2017

U.S. Ends Ban on Importing Argentine Lemons, Angering California Citrus Growers
Los Angeles Times, May 2, 2017

Legislation to Make California More Attractive to Businesses
The Sacramento Bee, May 2, 2017

More International Articles

Canada Political Pressures Force PM’s Hand on U.S. Trade Disputes
Reuters, May 8, 2017

Move to Levy Post-GST Import Duties on Mobile Phones Sparks WTO Protest
The Hidu Business Line, May 8, 2017

Top Mexican Trade Official to Hold Sugar Talks Next Week in U.S.
Reuters, May 8, 2017

China Beckoning Canada and Mexico as Unknowns Swirl Around Trump White House
Metro News, May 7, 2017

OMG! TTP, JEFTA, CEPA are DOA: Brussels Wants to Avoid ‘Toxic’ Names that Make Trade Deals Unpalatable
Politico, May 4, 2017

North Korea Sanctions Would Get Tougher Under U.S. House Measure
AJoT, May 4, 2017

U.S. Coaxes Mexico into Trump Plan to Overhaul Central America
Bloomberg, May 4, 2017

US, Australian Leaders Try to Put Rocky Start Behind Them
AP, May 4, 2017

Argentina Promotes Sales to China Through E-Commerce Alibaba
MercoPress, May 3, 2017

U.K. Farms Need EU Deal to Avoid Risk of ‘Disastrous’ WTO Terms
AJoT, May 2, 2017

Ambassador Lu Shaye: Why Canada-China Free Trade is a Win-Win for Both Countries
Financial Post, May 2, 2017

In Tense Encounter, Merkel Tells Putin Sanctions Must Remain
AJoT, May 2, 2017

Give Trade Paranoia the Heave-Ho
The Wall Street Journal, May 2, 2017

Congress Keeps US Vow on $450M ‘Peace Colombia’ Aid Package
Colombia Reports, May 1 2017

Thai-China Belt and Road Link on Track
HKTDC, April 25, 2017




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