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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Featured Headlines

CalChamber Urges Congressional
Action on NAFTA Agreement

CalChamber, May 15, 2018

Ryan Sets May 17 Deadline for NAFTA Deal,
Mexico Sees Time Running Short

Reuters, May 10, 2018


Remembering Governor George Deukmejian
CalChamber, May 9, 2018

CalChamber President Statement on
Passing of Governor George Deukmejian

CalChamber, May 8, 2018


California Now World’s Fifth Largest
Economy, Bigger Than Britain

The Sacramento Bee, May 4, 2018

CalChamber Companies in the News

From LED Factory to Nut Trees: California Businesswomen
Concern About U.S.-China Trade Disputes
(Featuring CalChamber Board Member Margaret Wong)

XinhuaNet, May 13, 2018

Almond Market Update: Industry Facing Historically Tight Supply
Blue Diamond Growers, May 11, 2018

How Trump’s Steel Tariffs Kick the Can Business
(Featuring CalChamber Member Company Pacific Coast Producers)

Reuters, May 9, 2018

Trade Policy

From the White House

President Donald J. Trump Announces Intent to Nominate and Appoint Personnel to Key Administration Posts
(Including Ambassador to the EU)

May 10, 2018

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Prominent Business and Government Leaders to Address
2018 SelectUSA Investment Summit Participants

May 14, 2018

Remarks by Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the
National Press Club Headliners Luncheon

May 14, 2018

Six Years in a Row: U.S. Seen as the
World’s Top Business Destination

May 7, 2018

From the U.S. Trade Representative

USTR Robert Lighthizer Issues Statement
on Status of NAFTA Renegotiation

May 14, 2018

Public Hearings on the Proposed Section 301 Tariffs Schedule here.
May 14, 2018

USTR Robert Lighthizer Applauds the President’s
Blueprint on Drug Prices

May 11, 2018

United States Issues First-Ever WTO Counter
Notification Against India’s Market Price Support

May 9, 2018

From the U.S. Department of State

U.S.-Brazil Bilateral Cooperation on Cyber and Internet Policy
May 14, 2018

Remarks at the Department of State’s Foreign Affairs Day
May 4, 2018

From the World Trade Organization

China Accuses EU of Taking WTO Back
to ‘Law of Jungle’

Reuters, May 15, 2018

South Korea Takes Dispute on U.S. Tariffs
on Washing Machines, Solar Panels to WTO

Reuters, May 14, 2018

U.S. Issues First-Ever WTO Counter Notification
Against India’s Market Price Support

American Journal of Transportation, May 10, 2018

Members Voice Corners Over Rising Trade Tensions,
Underline Support for WTO

May 8, 2018

U.S.-China Trade Brawl Set for Geneva as World Tensions Rise
American Journal of Transportation, May 8, 2018

Azevêdo Urges Members to Seek Urgent Solutions
on Systemic Challenges

May 7, 2018

Trade Agreements


Mexico Says NAFTA Deal Unlikely
This Week, Signing Possible This Year

Reuters, May 15, 2018

Bevy of Issues Continues
to Complicate NAFTA Negotiations

The Wall Street Journal, May 14, 2018

Why Trump is Looking to Seal
a New NAFTA Deal Soon

Bloomberg, May 14, 2018

Wake Up Congress, Our NAFTA Partners are
Ramping Up Trade in Europe and the Pacific Rim

USA Today, May 14, 2018

Canada’s Trudeau Remains Optimistic
on Trade Deal with U.S.

Reuters, May 13, 2018

As NAFTA Deadline Nears, Hopes
for Deal Focus on Autos

The Wall Street Journal, May 10, 2018

Don’t Try to Blackmail Us on NAFTA,
Mr. President by Senator Pat Toomey

The Wall Street Journal, May 10, 2018

NAFTA Talks Enter Critical Week
with U.S. Pushing Hard Line

Reuters, May 6, 2018

Feds Issued NAFTA Talking Points to Provinces
The Hamilton Spectator, May 4, 2018

China to Sign Free Trade Agreement
with Eurasian Economic Union on May 17

China Briefing, May 15, 2018

U.S., Japan to ‘More Rapidly’ on Trade Deal
Reuters, May 14, 2018

China, Norway Start New Round of Free Trade Negotiations
XinhuaNet, May 14, 2018

Ethiopia Ready to Ratify Africa Free Trade Deal
After Kenya, Ghana – PM

Africa News, May 14, 2018


In a Trade War, It’s Hard to Get a Head
The Wall Street Journal, May 14, 2018

Kudlow Brings Kill’em With Kindness Approach to White House
Politico, May 13, 2018

Disarray Plagues U.S. Companies’ Efforts to Win Tariff Exemptions
The New York Times, May 13, 2018

Trump Targets Foreign Auto Makers for Not Building Enough in U.S.
The Wall Street Journal, May 11, 2018

U.S. Import Prices, Surveys Point to Moderate Inflation
Reuters, May 11, 2018

Trump’s Trade Threats Are Hurting Growth
The Wall Street Journal, May 9, 2018


Governor Brown Releases
Revised 2018-19 State Budget

Office of Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., May 11, 208

Visit California’s Travel Impacts 2017 Report
Visit California, May 2018

How California Regained Title of World’s 5th Largest Economy
The Mercury News, May 10, 2018

The District Export Council of Southern California (DECSC)
is the Recipient of the Prestigious
“2018 World Trade Week Bob Kleist Leadership Award”

Southern California District Export Council, May 4, 2018

Southern California Jobs Could Be Collateral Damage
in Trump’s Trade War with China

The Orange County Register, May 3, 2018

California Governor Warns Against Trade War with China
Associated Press, May 3, 2018

More International Articles


U.S. ‘Looking For a Deal’
with China on Trade

Reuters, May 14, 2018

U.S., China Discussing Deal
on ZTE, Agricultural Tariffs

The Wall Street Journal, May 14, 2018

China Cutting US Soybean Purchases
in Face of Tariffs Threat

Associated Press, May 9, 2018

Trump to Discuss Trade
with China’s Xi as Talks Continue

Reuters, May 8, 2018

China April Exports Bounce Back
More Than Expected Despite U.S. Trade Brawl

Reuters, May 7, 2018

U.S.-China Trade Talks End with
Strong Demands, but Few Signs of a Deal

The New York Times, May 4, 2018

Mnuchin Says Having Good Conversations in China
CNBC, May 3, 2018

Next Steps, Deadlines in U.S.-China Trade Fight
Reuters, May 3, 2018

Israel Celebrates Opening of U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem
CBS Miami, May 14, 2018

Indian Vice President Visit to Help Improve Bilateral Trade with Latin America
Times of India, May 14, 2018

Buffet: No US-China Trade War
The Globalist, May 7, 2018

ECB Warns on Trade Tensions as Euro-Area Economy Falters
Bloomberg, May 6, 2018

Tipping the Balance – Container Ship Subsidies
American Journal of Transportation, May 3, 2018





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