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Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Trade Report: State Exports Continue
Growth Trajectory Despite Policy Turmoil

CalChamber, June 1, 2018

Economic Advisory Council Special Report:
Housing Shortage Among Top Challenges
for Long Term Health of State Economy

CalChamber, June 1, 2018

The Economic Outlook - May 2018
Focus on California and the Global Economy

Christopher Thornberg, PhD, Founding Partner, Beacon Economics, Director, UC Riverside Center for Economic Forecasting and Development



State Economy Draws Strength from Trade
CalChamber, May 11, 2018

Open Forum: Not Another Wall – Tariffs on
Canada Will Harm California by Rana Sarkar,
Consul General of Canada in SF

San Francisco Chronicle, June 11, 2018

Friends Don’t Let Friends Impose
Tariffs by Cecilia Malmstrom

The Wall Street Journal, June 7, 2018

EU Plans to Hit U.S. Imports with Duties From July
Reuters, June 6, 2018

Mexico Strikes Back Levying
Tariffs on US Pork, Steel, Whiskey

American Journal of Transportation, June 5, 2018

As US Tariffs Go Into Effect, Europe,
Canada and Mexico Strike Back

DW Akedemie, June 1, 2018

Remarks by the Prime Minister of Canada on Steel and Aluminum Tariffs Imposed by the United States
Justin Trudeau PM of Canada, May 31, 2018

Remarks by Foreign Secretary Luis Videgaray
on the U.S. Decision to Impose Tariffs
on Mexican Steel and Aluminum

Foreign Secretary of Mexico, May 31, 2018

European Commission Reacts
to the US Restrictions on Steel
and Aluminum Affecting the EU

European Commission, May 31, 2018

European Commission’s List
of American Products to Tariff

May 18, 2018

CalChamber Companies in the News

Disney Research Celebrates Zurich Jubilee
Greater Zurich Area, June 1, 2018

Boeing Business Jets Grows Order Book with New Sales
American Journal of Transportation, May 29, 2018

Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For: List Features 32 CalChamber Members
CalChamber, May 18, 2018

Trade Policy

From the White House

The Era of American Complacency on Trade Is Over
June 8, 2018

Larry Kudlow: “Trump Is Presiding Over Extraordinary Growth.
G-7 Leaders Should Notice.”

June 8, 2018

What You Need to Know About Implementing Steel
and Aluminum Tariffs on Canada, Mexico, and the European Union

May 31, 2018

President Donald J. Trump Approves Section 232 Tariff Modifications
May 31, 2018

Presidential Proclamation Adjusting Imports
of Steel into the United States

May 31, 2018

Presidential Proclamation Adjusting Imports
of Aluminum into the United States

May 31, 2018

Statement on Steps to Protect Domestic Technology and Intellectual Property from China’s Discriminatory and Burdensome Trade Practices
May 29, 2018

From the U.S. Trade Representative

Joint Statement on Trilateral Meeting of the Trade Ministers
of the United States, Japan, and the European Union

May 31, 2018

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

SelectUSA’s $30 Billion Impact on the U.S. Economy
June 7, 2018

Secretary Ross Announces $1.4 Billion ZTE Settlement; ZTE Board, Management Changes and Strictest BIS Compliance Requirements Ever
June 7, 2018

From the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

Senators Introduce Legislation to Require Congressional Approval
of National Security-Designated Tariffs

June 6, 2018

From the House Ways and Means Committee

Brady Statement on Administration’s Action on Steel
and Aluminum Tariffs

May 31, 2018

Brady Announces Updated 115th Congress Ways and Means Republican Member Subcommittee Assignments
May 18, 2018

Brady Statement on Continued NAFTA Negotiations
May 18, 2018

From the U.S. Department of State

U.S.-Australia-India-Japan Consultations
June 7, 2018

Secretary of State Pompeo To Lead U.S. Delegation
to the Organization of American States General Assembly

June 1, 2018

Colombian Accession to the Organization
for Economic Cooperation and Development

May 25, 2018

From the World Trade Organization

Business Leaders Express Support for the WTO
and Call for Action on Priority Issues

June 7, 2018

Mexico Initiates WTO Dispute Complaint Against US Steel, Aluminum Duties
June 7, 2018

EU, Canada Initiate WTO Dispute Complaints Against US Steel, Aluminum Duties
June 6, 2018

Showdown at the WTO
NPR, May 18, 2018

Trade Agreements


GOP Scolds Trump Team for Feud with Canada
Politico, June 11, 2018

President Trump Calls Rep. Marshall (R-KS), Says He’ll Bring it Home Finally For Our Farmers
US Congressman Roger Marshall, June 11, 2018

Mexico Minister Calls for ‘Flexibility’
in Reworking NAFTA

Reuters, June 10, 2018

Kudlow: Trump Won’t Quit NAFTA,
But New Deal Uncertain

Politico, June 10, 2018

First Canada Tried to Charm Trump.
Now It’s Fighting Back.

The New York Times, June 9, 2018

Memorandum of Understanding Between
the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
and the United States Office of Information and
Regulatory Affairs Regarding the Canada-U.S. Regulatory Cooperation Council

June 2018

Mexican Peso Heads for Lowest
in a Year as NAFTA Seen Delayed

American Journal of Transportation, June 5, 2018

Trump May Seek Separate Trade Deals
with Canada, Mexico: U.S. Trade Adviser

Reuters, June 5, 2018

Trudeau Takes Heat from Dairy
Farmers for Opening Door to Trump

American Journal of Transportation, June 4, 2018

Key Republican Says NAFTA
Negotiators Missed Deadline for 2018

Bloomberg, June 4, 2018

Messing with NAFTA Endangers California Exports
The Sacramento Bee, May 29, 2018

U.S. Underscores Importance
of Concluding New NAFTA Deal

Reuters, May 20, 2018

Indonesia Making Preparations to Join TPP
Nikkei Asian Review, June 12, 2018

Malaysia Just Came Out in Favor of Protectionism –
Despite Being in the Trans Pacific Trade Deal

CNBC, June 10, 2018

EU, Mercosur Trade Talks Resume with Renewed Optimism
Reuters, June 2, 2018


Larry Kudlow, White House Economic Adviser, Suffers Heart Attack
Politico, June 11, 2018

As Trade Fears Grow, US States Reach out to Companies
Associated Press, June 8, 2018

US Trade Deficit Falls for Second Straight Month in April
The Sacramento Bee, June 6, 2018

GOP Senators Push for Bill to Rein in Trump on Tariffs
The Sacramento Bee, June 5, 2018

Why Trump’s Trade War Isn’t Worrying Most Economists, Yet
Bloomberg, June 4, 2018

Abercrombie, Levi Strauss Lament Tariff Threat to Apparel Trade
American Journal of Transportation, June 1, 2018

OECD Economic Surveys United States
June 2018


Governor Brown, Legislative Leaders Reach Budget Agreement
Office of CA Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr., June 8, 2018

California Winemakers Nervous About U.S.-China Trade Talks
NPR, May 21, 2018

Southern California’s Foreign-Owned Businesses
Jump Above 10,000, Employ 428,000

The Orange County Register, May 18, 2018

More International Articles


Typhoon Trump Blows G7 Off Course
Politico, June 10, 2018

Press Conference by President
Trump After G7 Summit

White House, June 9, 2018

Trump’s Surprise G-7 Pitch:
‘We Should At Least Consider No Tariffs’

Politico, June 8, 2018

G-7 Members Condemn U.S. Trade Actions
The Wall Street Journal, June 2, 2018

G7 Finance Chiefs Kick Trade
Dispute to Leaders’ Summit in Quebec

Reuters, June 2, 2018



At Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summit, Xi Extols Free Trade as G7 Meeting Ends in Disarray
The Japan Times, June 10, 2018

US-China Trade War on Hold for Now,
but Wait Until Donald Trump Has
Finished with the G7 and Kim Jong-Un

South China Morning Post, June 9, 2018

U.S. Lawmakers Target Chinese
Interference in New Bill

Foreign Policy, June 4, 2018

How China Skirts America’s
Antidumping Tariffs on Steel

The Wall Street Journal, June 4, 2018

China Says in Principle Door is
Open to Trade Talks with U.S.

Reuters, June 4, 2018

Hollywood’s China Dreams
Get Tangled in Trade Talks

Reuters, May 19, 2018

China Buys Record Amount
of Russian Soy as It Shuns U.S. Growers

Bloomberg, May 17, 2018

Ex-Obama Ambassador to Singapore: Trump-Kim Summit is a ‘Very Good Thing’ and a ‘Unique Moment’
CNBC, June 11, 2018

Global Economy Week Ahead: Fed, ECB, and BOJ Meetings; China Business Activity
The Wall Street Journal, June 10, 2018

An Open Letter on Trade: The Facts Speak for Themselves by the 29 EU Ambassadors to the US
The Washington Post, June 8, 2018

EU Withdrawal Bill: What Challenges Await the Government?
BBC, June 7, 2018

Britain Asks to Join WTO Procurement Deal in Latest Brexit Step
Reuters, June 5, 2018

Angela Merkel Dashes Emmanuel Macron’s Eurozone Dreams
Politico, June 4, 2018

Chinese, Chilean FMs Hold Talks to Deepen Bilateral Cooperation
XinhuaNet, May 21, 2018

U.K.’s Boris Johnson Seeks to Woo Latin America for Brexit Trade
Bloomberg, May 20, 2018

U.S.-China Trade Deal Could Cost Europe: French Minister
The Straits Times, May 20, 2018

Russia Signals Counter-Sanctions Bill May Be Diluted
Reuters, May 18, 2018






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