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Tuesday, June 26, 2018

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US, Japan, California Flags

Japanese Business Leaders, CalChamber 
Share Concerns at Annual Luncheon

CalChamber, June 22, 2018

Japanese Chamber of Commerce of Northern California Japanese Business Association of Southern California

Japanese Business Leaders, CalChamber Share Concerns at Annual Luncheon
At the annual luncheon gathering of Japanese and California
business leaders in Sacramento on June 20, 2018.

CalChamber Companies in the News

Boeing Says Export-Import Bank Vital to U.S. Growth
Reuters, June 20, 2018

Joseph E. Gallo Named Glassdoor Top CEO in 2018
E&J Gallo, Winery, June 20, 2018

FedEx Orders Boeing Freighters for $6.6 Billion
Reuters, June 19, 2018

Trade Policy

From the White House

Donald Trump Will Protect American Farmers
from China’s Trade Retaliation

June 25, 2018

President Donald J. Trump Announces His Intent to Nominate Personnel to Key Administration Posts (including President of the Ex/Im Bank)
June 20, 2018

President Donald J. Trump is Promoting America’s Ocean Economy
June 19, 2018

How China’s Economic Aggression Threatens the Technologies
and Intellectual Property of the United States and the World

White House Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy, June 19, 2018

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Secretary Wilbur Ross Concludes SelectUSA Investment Summit
with $600 Million Announced in New Deals, Supporting 650 U.S. Jobs

June 22, 2018

Welcome Remarks by Secretary Wilbur L. Ross
at the 2018 SelectUSA Investment Summit

June 21, 2018

Department of Commerce Grants First Product Exclusion Requests
from Section 232 Tariffs on Steel Imports

June 20, 2018

Opening Statement by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross
at the Senate Committee on Finance

June 20, 2018

From the U.S. Department of State

Joint Press Statement of the Fourth U.S.-Republic of Korea
Information and Communication Technology Policy Forum

June 25, 2018

Remarks at the 2018 SelectUSA Investment Summit
June 22, 2018

From the International Trade Administration

Invest, Grow, and Succeed in the United States
June 22, 2018

From the World Trade Organization

WTO Members Take Stock of Progress on Implementing Trade Facilitation Agreement
June 26, 2018

U.S. Unveils New Veto Threat Against WTO Rulings
Reuters, June 22, 2018

WTO Members Review Requests for Panels
on Canadian Wine Sale Measures, US Fish Duties

June 22, 2018

Japan Initiates WTO Dispute Complaint Against Korean Duties
on Steel

June 21, 2018

Trade Agreements

U.S.-Colombia FTA Tops List of Latin American Deals USTR Hopes
to Modernize

World Trade Online, June 25, 2018

India, Australia Agreed for Balanced Free Trade Agreement
The Times of India, June 25, 2018

South Korea, Russia to Begin Preparations for FTA Negotiations: Moon
The Straits Times, June 22, 2018

New Zealand, EU Launch Free Trade Talks
XinhuaNet, June 21, 2018

Agreement on EU/Mercosur Trade Deal ‘Edges Closer’
Agriland, June 21, 2018

Japan and EU to Ink Free Trade Pact July 11
Nikkei Asian Review, June 21, 2018

Cometh the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement
Lexology, June 19, 2018

American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore Urges US
to Rejoin Trans-Pacific Trade Pact

The Business Times, June 19, 2018

Trump Says ‘ Getting There’ in NAFTA Talks with Canada, Mexico
Reuters, June 19, 2018


Harley-Davidson Moves Some Production Out of U.S. After Tariffs
American Journal of Transportation, June 25, 2018

Trump’s Trade War Could Shut Cheesemakers Out
f Foreign Markets

The New York Times, June 24, 2018

From Boat Makers to Farmers, US-led Tariff War Inflicts Pain
The Sacramento Bee, June 23, 2018

Trump’s Metal Tariffs Have Yielded More Than $775 Million So Far
American Journal of Transportation, June 21, 2018

US Ambassador Says Trump to Meet Queen Elizabeth on UK Visit
CNBC, June 20, 2018

Trump’s Ace in the Hole in Trade War: A Strong Economy
The New York Times, June 20, 2018

Trump’s New Round of Tariffs Likely Will Hit Consumers Directly
The Wall Street Journal, June 19, 2018


To Ease U.S. Concerns, Chinese Shipper Cosco Offers
to Put California Terminal in a Trust

The Wall Street Journal, June 20, 2018

Tariffs on Chinese Goods Will Hurt Southern California’s Economy
The Orange County Register, June 20, 2018

Tariffs on Chinese Goods Threaten Southern California Ports
and Could Ripple Through to Consumers

Los Angeles Times, June 20, 2018

More International Articles


Mnuchin Suffers Setback in U.S. Plan
to Limit China Investments

Bloomberg, June 25, 2018

Facing US Blowback, Beijing Softens
its ‘Made in China 2025’ Message

CNBC, June 25, 2018

China Begins to Question Whether It’s Ready
for a Trade War

Bloomberg, June 25, 2018

Trump Plans New Curbs on Chinese Investment,
Tech Exports to China

The Wall Street Journal, June 24, 2018

U.S., China to See Who Blinks First
in Economic Game of ‘Chicken’

Bloomberg, June 24, 2018

Confronting China’s Threat to Open Trade
Progressive Policy Institute, June 20, 2018

Arrested Development:
Chinese FDI in the US in 1H 2018

Rhodium Group, June 19, 2018

China, EU Form Group to Modernize Global Trade Rules
Associated Press, June 25, 2018

Trade War Could Trigger Global Recession,
China and Europe Warn

Bloomberg, June 24, 2018

U.K. Businesses ‘Deeply Concerned’ at Pace of Brexit Talks
Bloomberg, June 24, 2018

Global Shares Rise, Oil Prices Jump on OPEC News
Reuters, June 21, 2018

Turkey Hits U.S. with Tariffs on $1.8 Billion of Goods
Bloomberg, June 21, 2018

Europe Retaliates Against Trump Tariffs
The New York Times, June 21, 2018

Germany’s Largest Auto Makers Back Abolition
of EU-U.S. Car Import Tariffs

The Wall Street Journal, June 20, 2018

India Requests US to Maintain GSP Beneficiary Status
The Economic Times, June 19, 2018

Xi, Morales Hold Talks, Agree to Establish China-Bolivia Strategic Partnership
XinhuaNet, June 19, 2018




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