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Trade Update - Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Featured Headlines

Statement by the President on the UK Referendum
White House, June 24, 2016

CalChamber Issues Statement on Brexit Vote
CalChamber, June 24, 2016

News Coverage

EU leaders tell Britain to exit swiftly,
market rout halts

Reuters, June 28, 2016

Brexit and California Business & Politics
Fox and Hounds, June 27, 2016

‘Brexit’ could halt the growth
of California trade with Britain

Los Angeles Times, June 25, 2016

Latin America Has Much to
Lose from Brexit, Says Ceal

Latin Trade, June 25, 2016

British EU exit could sting California,
but the price of Scotch might fall

The Sacramento Bee, June 24, 2016

Fed says ready to provide dollar
liquidity after British vote

Reuters, June 24, 2016

What’s next now that Britain
has voted to leave the EU?

The Sacramento Bee, June 24, 2016

A tragic split
The Economist, June 24, 2016


Expanded Panama Canal Opens to Transit
CalChamber, June 28, 2016

Why local ports aren’t sweating
Panama Canal expansion

The Orange County Register, June 27, 2016

Dr. Jill Biden Travels to Panama City,
Republic of Panama to Attend the Inauguration
of the Expansion of the Panama Canal

White House, June 26, 2016

A look at the Panama Canal
and its newly expanded locks

The Sacramento Bee, June 26, 2016

Will the expanded Panama Canal hurt
Los Angeles, Long Beach ports?

Press Telegram, June 24, 2016

California lawmakers headed to
Panama for canal launch

Associated Press, June 23, 2016


Japan-California Trade/Investment Ties: Annual Meeting Keeps Connections Strong
CalChamber, June 24, 2016



CalChamber Companies in the News

Siemens and Spain’s Gamesa merge to create global wind energy giant
Featuring CalChamber Board Member Company Siemens
Merco Press, June 20, 2016

U.S. Smart Cities Alliance Members Engage World Leaders & Build Strategic Corporate Partnerships, During Successful 2016 Trade Mission to China
Featuring CalChamber Board Member Margaret Wong, President of McWong International and the California Center
California Center, June 20, 2016

Trade Policy

From the World Trade Organization

WTO hosts UN session on helping landlocked developing countries to benefit from trade

DG Azevêdo updates ‘Geneva Week’ participants on current WTO work

DG Azevêdo: Denmark an ‘important partner’ in strengthening global trading system

WTO dispute settlement reaches landmark with selection of 100th woman panelist

From the White House

Third Estimate of Gross Domestic Product for the First Quarter of 2016

FACT SHEET: As part of the First Lady’s Visit to Morocco, the U.S. Government Announces New Programming to Help Address the Barriers that Prevent Adolescent Girls from Attaining an Education

Remarks by the President at Global Entrepreneurship Summit and Conversation with Mark Zuckerberg and Entrepreneurs

Readout of the President’s Call with Prime Minister David Cameron of the United Kingdom

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

FACT SHEET: Global Entrepreneurship Summit

SelectUSA: What’s your Next Step?

Japan- Your Next Export Market

U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Bruce Andrews Delivers Remarks at FDI Frontlines Coalition Event

From the U.S. Trade Representative

Statement by Ambassador Froman on the UK Referendum

Trade Agreements

Doing Business in Peru—TPP Offers Expanded U.S. Export Opportunities
ITA Blog, June 28, 2016


U.S. fleet gets long-term deal in tuna-rich Pacific
Associated Press, June 27, 2016

U.S. banks’ stress tests may offer comfort in Brexit tumult
Reuters, June 27, 2016


Governor Brown Signs 2016-2017 State Budget
Governor’s Office, June 27, 2016

CalChamber Identifies 13th Job Creator Bill    

More International Articles

Treasury’s Lew urges Senate to act on Puerto Rico debt
Reuters, June 27, 2016

Adios, Three Amigos: Obama heads to last summit with Canada, Mexico
Reuters, June 27, 2016

China touts new bank’s greater understanding of developing world
Reuters, June 26, 2016

Africa: Trade and Climate Policies Must Go Hand in Hand
All Africa, June 23, 2016

China, US, EU Pledge to Tighten Product Safety in E-Commerce
Associated Press, June 22, 2016

Asia-Pacific Wealth Exceeds North America’s for First Time
Bloomberg, June 22, 2016

South Korea, India To Enhance Free Trade Deal
Tax News, June 22, 2016

EU trade agreement to boost Western Cape wine exports
Engineering News, June 21, 2016



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