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Trade Update - Tuesday, June 13, 2017

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CalChamber Comments on NAFTA Negotiations

On June 12, 2017 the California Chamber of Commerce submitted comments on "Negotiating Objectives Regarding Modernization of the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico" to the U.S. Trade Representative – with a copy to the California Congressional Delegation. The full text of the CalChamber's submission can be found here.

Enhancing North American
Competitiveness, Together
U.S. Chamber, June 7, 2017


Trade Report:
California Exports Continue Strong Run

CalChamber, June 13, 2017

CalChamber Economic Advisory
Council Quarterly Report

CalChamber, June 12, 2017

CalChamber Companies in the News

Almond Market Update – Strong Shipment Numbers Continue
Blue Diamond Growers, June 9, 2017

Amazon Loans More Than $3 Billion to Over 20,000 Small Businesses
Amazon, June 8, 2017

White House: Intends to Nominate Banker Joseph Otting
to Top Bank Oversight Post

Fox Business, June 5, 2017

Trade Policy

From the White House

Statement by the Press Secretary on President Donald J. Trump’s Upcoming Foreign Travel
June 9, 2017

President Trump’s Plan to Rebuild America’s Infrastructure
June 8, 2017

Seventeen Nominations Sent to the Senate Today
(Including 2 for the Dept of Commerce)

June 6, 2017

President Trump Announces U.S. Withdrawal From the Paris Climate Accord
June 1, 2017

Joint Statement for Enhancing the Comprehensive Partnership between the United States of America and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam
May 31, 2017

From the Department of Commerce

Foreign Direct Investment: Driving Global Competitiveness and Innovation
June 9, 2017

Secretary of Commerce Announces Interim Leadership
for U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

June 7, 2017

U.S. and Mexico Strike Deal on Sugar to Protect U.S. Growers
and Refiners, Ensure Supply to Consumers

June 6, 2017

Trade with China Continues Trend While Comprehensive Economic Dialogue Hopes to Balance Deficits
June 2, 2017

From the U.S. Trade Representative

U.S., China Finalize Details to Send U.S. Beef to China
June 12, 2017

United States Statement on Trade for the OECD Ministerial Council Meeting
June 8, 2017

Readout of USTR Robert Lighthizer’s Meeting with the WTO Director General
June 1, 2017

Remarks By U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer
at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Gala Dinner

May 30, 2017

From the Department of State

Global Peace Operations Initiative Promotes International Peacekeeping
June 12, 2017

From the International Trade Administration

Where do Thousands of U.S. Exporters Look for Advice?
May 31, 2017

From the World Trade Organization

Azevêdo Briefs Ministers on MC11 Outlook;
Says Flexibility is Key to Success

June 9, 2017

New Publication Shares Best Practices for National Committees
on Trade Facilitation

June 9, 2017

Agriculture Committee Reviews WTO Members’ Export Support Policies
June 7, 2017

From Vision to Reality:
Event Celebrates Success of the Trade Facilitation Agreement

June 2, 2017

Trade Agreements

Pacific Trade Agreement Set for Signing
Radio NZ, June 13, 2017

Mexico to Merkel: We Want ‘Significant Increase’ in Trade
Yahoo, June 9, 2017

Merkel in Argentina Hopes for Mercosur Trade Deal
Euractiv, June 8, 2017

Asean-Hong Kong Free Trade Agreement on Track to Be Inked This Year
Straits Times, June 8, 2017

Canada, Chile Modernize Trade Agreement
Tax-News, June 7, 2017


Trump to Host South Korea President June 29-30: White House
Reuters, June 13, 2017

Ross Confident Administration Can Negotiate Better Trade Terms
The Wall Street Journal, June 12, 2017

U.S. Steel Association Urges Better Coordinator Under New NAFTA
Reuters, June 12, 2017

Trump Considers Revising Historic Obama-Era Opening with Cuba
Los Angeles Times, June 11, 2017

Trump Offers Up Tillerson to Mediate Solution to Qatar Crisis
American Journal of Transportation, June 8, 2017

U.S. Chamber Hosts 8th U.S.-Mexico CEO Dialogue,
Launches U.S.-Mexico Economic Council

U.S. Chamber of Commerce, June 6, 2017


Governor Brown in China

Photo Release: China Day 5:
Governor Brown Closes California-China Climate Mission with Call to Action: “It’s Not a Time for Inertia, It’s a Time for Radical Change”

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

Photo Release: China Day 4:
Governor Brown Opens Under2 Clean
Energy Forum, Welcomes New Under2
Coalition Global Ambassador Christiana Figueres

Office of Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr., June 7, 2017

Photo Release: China Day 3:
Governor Brown Meets with President Xi of the People’s Republic of China, Signs Agreement with National Government to Boost Green Technology

Office of Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr., June 6, 2017

Photo Release: China Day 2:
Governor Brown Strengthens Climate Alliance
with California’s Sister State, Jiangsu Province

Office of Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr., June 5, 2017

Photo Release: China Day 1:
Governor Brown Kicks Off Trip to China with California-Sichuan Clean Energy Pact

Office of Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr., June 4, 2017


Governor Brown Heads Back to
California After China Visit

Capitol Public Radio, June 9, 2017

California, China Sign Climate
Deal After Trump’s Paris Exit

Associated Press, June 6, 2017

California Center Hosts Governor Brown and U.S. Consul General Greene for Business Engagement During Governor’s Historic Visit to Chengdu, China
California Center, June 5, 2017

Brown’s First Stops in China are
Cities that Look A Lot Like California

Los Angeles Times, June 4, 2017

Governor Brown, Legislative Leaders Issue Statements on Budget Agreement
Office of Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., June 13, 2017

Trade Jobs in Southern California Have Jumped,
But Policy and Labor Challenges Loom

Los Angeles Times, June 12, 2017

Made in California – but Not the USA?
The Wall Street Journal, June 7, 2017

More International Articles

Panama to Establish Ties with China in Latest Blow to Taiwan
American Journal of Transportation, June 13, 2017

China, ASEAN to Enhance Infrastructure Cooperation
China Daily, June 13, 2017

Statistics Show Close U.S.-China Trade Ties: Chinese Senior Diplomat
Xinhuanet, June 13, 2017

(New Zealand) Trade Minister Gets an Early Appointment
with the New US Trade Representative

NZ Herald, June 13, 2017

Canada and U.S. Remain ‘Quite Far Apart’ on Softwood Lumber, Freeland Says
Journal of Commerce, June 12, 2017

Mexico Shopping for New Pork Suppliers
National Hog Farmer, June 12, 2017

Mexico City’s Mayor Calls For Carlos Slim,
Other Mexican Billionaires To Influence NAFTA Talks

Forbes, June 12, 2017

May Apologizes to Fellow Tories, Tries to Keep Her Team Intact
Bloomberg, June 9, 2017

China Wins From Global Trade Outlook as Imports Signal Strength
American Journal of Transportation, June 8, 2017

WTO Expects UK to Become a Leader of Globalistion After Brexit, Says Think Tank Boss
U.K. Express, June 8, 2017

Japan’s Parliament Passes Law Allowing Emperor to Abdicate
The New York Times, June 8, 2017

World Economy Seen Picking Up, Political Uncertainty a Risk
Associated Press, June 7, 2017

Global Growth Headed for Six-Year High: OECD
Reuters, June 7, 2017

As China Eyes Trade Growth, Europe Moves to Calm Wary Industries
Bloomberg, June 4, 2017

This Time, Trump is Right About Trade
The Wall Street Journal, May 31, 2017




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