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Trade Update - Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Featured Headlines

Remembering Kirk West
California Chamber of Commerce
President from 1986 - 1997
CalChamber Alert, June 3, 2016

Kirk West, longtime business advocate
in the California Capitol, dies at 79

The Sacramento Bee, June 3, 2016

Remembering Kirk West
Fox and Hounds, June 3, 2016

Kirk West Obituary
The Sacramento Bee, June 12, 2016


CalChamber Companies in the News

Microsoft to buy LinkedIn for $26bn
Featuring CalChamber Member Company Microsoft
BBC News, June 13, 2016

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Announces
New Travel and Tourism Advisory Board Members

Featuring CalChamber Member Companies Enterprise Holdings, United Airlines, and Board Member Ted Balestreri, President and CEO of Cannery Row Company
U.S. Department of Commerce, June 10, 2016

Bezos says Amazon to up India investment to $5 billion
Reuters, June 7, 2016

Trade Policy

From the World Trade Organization

WTO members urged to signal timeframes/needs
for implementing Trade Facilitation Agreement

Azevêdo welcomes ideas on future negotiating work
at T20 ‘Trade Dialogues’ event

WTO members share experiences, best practices
on setting up trade facilitation committees

WTO opens online registration for the 2016 Public Forum

Azevêdo addresses World Trade Symposium in London
on the state of global trade

From the White House

Weekly Address: Addressing Puerto Rico’s Economic Crisis

Video - "Slow Jam the News" with President Obama
Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, June 9, 2016

FACT SHEET: U.S.-India Economic Cooperation
and People-to-People Ties

Statement by the Press Secretary on the President's Travel
to Poland and Spain

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

International Economic Development Council Partners with SelectUSA

SelectUSA Investment Summit Spotlight:
U.S. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) & Economic Data and Statistics

Chile – Your Next Export Market

From the U.S. Trade Representative

Statement on the WTO Environmental Goods Agreement (EGA) Negotiations

Trade Agreements

U.S. Chamber of Commerce TPP Fact Sheet
U.S. Chamber of Commerce, June 2016

Small Business TPP Testimonials 
U.S. Chamber of Commerce, June 2016

Small Businesses Carry TPP Message to Washington
Above the Fold, Stephanie Holland, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, June 10, 2016

Q&A with Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker:
Why Trade Agreements are Vital for U.S. Economic Growth

U.S. Department of Commerce, June 8, 2016

Trans-Pacific trade deal will be great for Southern California:
Guest commentary

Press Telegram, June 3, 2016

TPP: Doing Business in Canada
ITA Blog, June 2, 2016


U.S. trade deficit increases less than expected in April
Reuters, June 3, 2016


California Grows An Educational Approach
that Links Student Aspirations to Workforce Needs

CalChamber, June 13, 2016

Bay Area economy at full employment, California is close
East Bay Times, June 8, 2016

AP News Guide: California primary highlights
Associated Press, June 8, 2016

GO-Biz and India State of Telangana Sign Agreement
to Partner on Technology and Innovation

GO-Biz, June 3, 2016

CalChamber Identifies 13th Job Creator Bill    

More International Articles

Building a Peaceful and Prosperous Future Through the Power of Women
Women Empowerment and Insight
of Japan's First Lady
By Akie Abe, Spouse of the Prime Minister of Japan, Featured in the Huffington Post, May 17, 2016

S. Korea to launch official FTA talks with Israel
Yonhap News, June 13, 2016

European Union Signs Trade Agreement with Six African Countries
Footprint to Africa, June 13, 2016

India's May retail inflation hits near 2-year high on surging food prices
Reuters, June 13, 2016

Osborne Urges Businesses to Speak Out Over Brexit Concerns
Bloomberg, June 13, 2016

China’s Economy Steadies Even as Investment Growth Slows
Bloomberg, June 12, 2016

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Approves U.S. Airlines
to Begin Scheduled Service to Cuba

U.S. Department of Transportation, June 10, 2016

Cuba’s First American-Owned Manufacturer Will Make Tractors
Bloomberg, June 9, 2016

Eurozone’s Top Banker: Governments Must Act to Help Economy
Associated Press, June 9, 2016

Former PMs Blair and Major warn Brexit would threaten UK unity
Reuters, June 9, 2016

China will not build L.A.-to-Vegas rail line —
U.S. company calls the deal off

Los Angeles Times, June 8, 2016

Frustrated in China, U.S. industry hopes for post-election reset
to annual talks

Reuters, June 8, 2016

UK industry surges at fastest pace since 2012, economists cautious
Reuters, June 8, 2016

U.S. presses China to reduce barriers for foreign business
Reuters, June 7, 2016

If T.P.P. Crumbles, China Wins
The New York Times, June 2, 2016

China and U.S. should increase policy coordination,
cooperation - China vice finance minister

Reuters, June 2, 2016

Chile Has So Much Solar Energy It’s Giving It Away for Free
Bloomberg, June 1, 2016

Brazil Is Unraveling. Here’s What’s Happening
Bloomberg, June 1, 2016

Gotthard tunnel: World's longest and deepest rail tunnel opens
in Switzerland

BBC News, June 1, 2016





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