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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Featured Headlines

Trump Threatens Tariffs On
$200 Billion Of Chinese Goods

NPR, June 18, 2018

Xi to Counter Trump Blow
for Blow in Unwanted Trade War

Bloomberg, June 17, 2018

Trump to Slap 25% Tariffs On Up To
$50 Billion of Chinese Goods; China Retaliates

CNBC, June 15, 2018

CalChamber Companies in the News

Amazon to Tap Brazil Beauty Obsession with Cosmetics Partners
NASDAQ, June 14, 2018

Google Ploughs Money into Brazil
ZDNet, June 13, 2018

Trade Policy

From the White House

Statement from the President Regarding Trade with China
June 18, 2018

Statement by the President Regarding Trade with China
June 15, 2018

From the U.S. Trade Representative

USTR Robert Lighthizer Statement on the President’s Additional China Trade Action
June 18, 2018

USTR Issues Tariffs on Chinese Products in Response to Unfair Trade Practices
June 15, 2018

List 1. List 2.

Notice of Determination and Request for Public Comment Concerning Proposed Determination of Action Pursuant to Section 301: China’s Acts, Policies, and Practices Related to Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property, and Innovation
April 2018

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Space Policy Directive 3 Brings Space Traffic Coordination to Commerce
June 18, 2018

Modernizing America’s Infrastructure with Foreign Direct Investment
June 15, 2018

From the House Ways and Means Committee

Brady Statement on USTR’s Chinese Imports Tariffs
June 15, 2018

From the U.S.Department of State

Remarks on America’s Economic Revival
June 18, 2018

Opening Remarks With Chinese President Xi Jinping
June 14, 2018

From the World Trade Organization

EU Pushes for a Revamp of the World Trade Organization
Bloomberg, June 19, 2018

Norway Initiates WTO Dispute Complaint Against US Steel, Aluminum Duties
June 19, 2018

G20 Leaders Must Seize the Opportunity for WTO Reform, Says ICC Secretary General
International Chamber of Commerce, June 14, 2018

DDG Wolff: WTO Can Contribute to a More Resilient, Inclusive Agricultural Trading System
June 13, 2018

Trade Agreements


Trudeau Has Billions of Reasons
to Dig In Against Trump on Dairy

American Journal of Transportation, June 19, 2018

Conflicting Forces Pull at Trump on NAFTA
The Wall Street Journal, June 17, 2018

Perdue Talks China, NAFTA From Canada
The Fence Post, June 15, 2018

Mexico Studies Tariffs on Billions
of Dollars of U.S. Corn, Soy

Reuters, June 14, 2018

Nafta Talks Will Extend Into
Summer, Canadian Official Says

The Wall Street Journal, June 14, 2018

Canada Warns US Against ‘Mano-A-Mano’
Mantra on Foreign Policy

American Journal of Transportation, June 13, 2018

EU and Australia Launch Talks for a Broad Trade Agreement
European Commission, June 18, 2018

Colombia Has Made Request to Join Pacific Trade Pact: Mexico
US News and World Report, June 15, 2018

(Canada) Liberals Table Legislation to Ratify Trans-Pacific Free Trade Deal
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, June 15, 2018

Italy Won’t Ratify EU Free-Trade Deal with Canada: Farm Minister
Reuters, June 14, 2018

India, US Agree to Hold Comprehensive
Talks Over Trade, Economic Issues

Business-Standard, June 13, 2018

Tokyo Approves Bill in Next Step Toward Enactment of New Trans-Pacific Partnership
The Japan Times, June 13, 2018


David S. Johanson Becomes Chairman of U.S. International Trade Commission
United States International Trade Commission, June 18, 2018

People Aren’t Rational, and That’s Why We Need Free Trade
The Wall Street Journal, June 15, 2018

White House, In Shift, Pushes to Revive U.S. Export-Import Bank
The Wall Street Journal, June 14, 2018

Economic Growth in U.S. Leaves World Behind
The Wall Street Journal, June 14, 2018

Trump Renews Twitter Assault on OPEC, Pushing to Cut Oil Prices
Bloomberg, June 13, 2018

GOP Senators’ Frustration with Trump – And Each Other – Boils Over
Politico, June 13, 2018


Why Trade Wars Over Tariffs Are Not the Answer for Tech
The San Jose Mercury News, June 19, 2018

In China Trade War, Apple Worries it Will Be Collateral Damage
The New York Times, June 18, 2018

California Farmers, Politicians Won’t Feel Full Impact of Trump Tariff Wars Until Fall
The Sacramento Bee, June 15, 2018

Governor Brown Welcomes Portugal to Under2 Climate Coalition
Office of CA Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr., June 14, 2018

More International Articles


What Can Beijing Do If China-U.S.
Trade Row Worsens?

Reuters, June 19, 2018

USTR to End Public Comment on
Second China Tariff List July 31

Reuters, June 18, 2018

How the U.S.-China Trade War Could Play Out
Politico, June 15, 2018

Trump Amps Up China Trade War
With Tariffs on High-Tech Imports

Politico, June 15, 2018

China Ambassador Urges Australia Against ‘Bias and Bigotry’
The Sacramento Bee, June 19, 2018

India Moves Ahead with Tariffs on US Goods
WTVA, June 18, 2018

Japan’s Exports Continue Strength Amid Trade-War
American Journal of Transportation, June 17, 2018

Germany’s Merkel Floats Tougher Stance in Trade Row with U.S.
Reuters, June 15, 2018

EU’s Fastest-Shrinking Nation Finally Gets First Glimmer of Hope
Bloomberg, June 13, 2018

Ecuador Meeting Multilaterals and Investors in US
NASDAQ, June 12, 2018






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