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Trade Update - Tuesday, May 31, 2016

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Featured Headlines

California Poised for Economic Growth,
Housing Affordability Challenge Emerges

Economic Advisory Council Report
CalChamber Alert, May 27, 2016


Business Can Help Shape
the Future of Global Trade

Roberto Azevedo and Sunil Bharti Mittal
in The Wall Street Journal, May 26, 2016

CalChamber Companies in the News

Europe’s first Hyatt House hotel to open in January
Travel Daily, May 31, 2016

Boeing Deals an $11.3 Billion Blow to Airbus in Hot Asia Market
American Journal of Transportation, May 23, 2016

Trade Policy

From the World Trade Organization

WTO issues 2016 Annual Report

Business leaders call for WTO to address pressing business issues

WTO/World Bank Forum discusses how to ensure the poor gain from trade

Aid for Trade continues to attract funding but commitments down

From the White House

FACT SHEET: The G-7 Summit at Ise-Shima Japan

Remarks by President Obama and Prime Minister Abe after Bilateral Meeting

FACT SHEET: United States-Vietnam Education Cooperation

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

World Trade Month May be Coming to an End, but our Work Continues

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Bruce Andrews Delivers Remarks at First-Ever National Asian-American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Business Summit

2016 Sector-Specific Reports Provide U.S. Companies with Latest Assessment of Export Opportunities

New Opportunities with TPP – Increasing U.S. Exports to Australia

Commerce Department Releases Reports Ranking Top Export Markets

From the U.S. Trade Representative

Ambassador Froman Announces Revised Fiscal Year 2016
Tariff-Rate Quota Allocations for Raw Cane Sugar

Trade Agreements

Obama races to cement the big Pacific Rim trade deal that all his potential successors oppose
Los Angeles Times, May 25, 2016

TTIP negotiations and global trade
The Irish Times, May 25, 2016


Port of Long Beach Maintains Strong Bond Rating
American Journal of Transportation, May 27, 2016

Port of Oakland terminal: appointments mandatory for imports
American Journal of Transportation, May 27, 2016

CalChamber Identifies 13th Job Creator Bill    

More International Articles

India’s Economy Grew 7.6 Percent in Last Fiscal Year
Associated Press, May 31, 2016

South Africa’s Vehicle Production May Climb Almost 50% by 2020
American Journal of Transportation, May 27, 2016

G-7 Leaders Vow to Tackle Steel Glut and Industrial Excess
American Journal of Transportation, May 27, 2016

World Leaders Tangle Over Growth Recipe Amid Rising Risk
Bloomberg, May 27, 2016

Europe steps up North Korea sanctions with oil, finance bans
Reuters, May 27, 2016

Singapore, Eurasian nations to study feasibility of free trade agreement
Business Times, May 26, 2016

New US Ambassador to Mexico Arrives to Take up Post
ABC News, May 26, 2016

Puerto Rico Raises Stakes in Legal Standoff With Budget Proposal
Bloomberg, May 26, 2016

London ‘Garden Bridge’ Cheaper to Build Than Cancel, Khan Says
American Journal of Transportation, May 25, 2016

China Wants to Set Prices for the World's Commodities
Bloomberg, May 24, 2016

Africa: Trade Course Strengthens Africa Capacity
All Africa, May 24, 2016

Israel, South Korea to Begin Free Trade Negotiations
The Tower, May 24, 2016

Panama Canal Fever Sweeps Globe Again as New Era in Trade Nears
American Journal of Transportation, May 24, 2016





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