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Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Featured Headlines

Trade Promotion Authority Quietly Renewed
CalChamber, July 10, 2018


U.S. Chamber Analysis: $5.6 Billion
in California Exports Target in Trade Retaliation

CalChamber, July 3, 2018

Impact of Tariffs / Send Message to Congress
A new analysis by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce outlines the state-by-state impact of retaliatory tariffs from China, the European Union, Mexico, and Canada, which have been imposed in response to new U.S. tariffs on imported goods.


U.S. and China Slap Big Tariffs on Each Other,
Escalating Trade Fight

Los Angeles Times, July 6, 2018

CalChamber Companies in the News

Four CalChamber Members Creating Jobs
with Help from Tax Credit

CalChamber, July 6, 2018

Almond Market Update:
NASS Objective Estimate Totals 2.45 Billion Pounds

Blue Diamond Growers, July 5, 2018

Trade Policy

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

U.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping and Subsidization
of Imports of Cast Iron Soil Pipe Fittings from China

July 6, 2018

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross,
President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa,
Announce $1 Billion in Deals during Africa Mission

July 6, 2018

Africa Matters: Why the U.S. Should Bolster
its Trading Relationships with African Countries

July 5, 2018

From the U.S. Trade Representative

USTR Releases Product Exclusion Process
for Chinese Products Subject to Section 301 Tariffs

July 6, 2018

USTR Lighthizer Welcomes Extension
of Trade Promotion Authority

July 2, 2018

Trump Administration Looks Toward the Future U.S.-African Trade
and Investment Relationship

June 29, 2018

2018 Biennial Report on the Implementation of the African Growth
and Opportunity Act

June 2018

From the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

Statement of Gordon D. Sondland Nominee to be U.S. Ambassador
to The European Union Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

June 21, 2018

Written Statement of Harry B. Harris, Jr.,
Nominee to be U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea
Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

June 14, 2018

From the World Trade Organization

DDG Wolff: “A Crisis Can Bring Good Results”
July 6, 2018

WTO Sees Signs of Trade Tensions Starting
to Affect Global Economy

Reuters, July 4, 2018

Trade Agreements


Presidential Elections in Mexico
U.S. Department of State, July 2, 2018

Mexico President-Elect Wants to Remain in NAFTA,
Friendly U.S. Ties

Reuters, July 2, 2018

A President of Paradox for Mexico
The New York Times, July 2, 2018

Mexico’s New President is a Nationalist,
But He’s Not Anti-American

The Washington Post, July 2, 2018

Trump Delaying NAFTA Deal
Until After Midterm Elections

Associated Press, July 1, 2018

Free Trade Pact With US Being Considered
Manila Bulletin, July 9, 2018

UK-U.S. Trade Deal a ‘Major Priority’ for Trump,
Says U.S. Ambassador

Reuters, July 6, 2018

Chile President Wants Free-Trade Agreement with CARICOM
Jamaica Observer, July 6, 2018

EU-Japan: Council Adopts Decision to Sign Trade Agreement
European Council, July 6, 2018

Auto Tariffs to Dominate New US-Japan Trade Talks
Nikkei Asian Review, July 6, 2018

Japan Becomes Second Country After Mexico
to Ratify TPP-11 Trade Deal

The Straits Times, July 6, 2018

India, US Likely to Mend Trade Ties by Mid-July
The Hindu, July 5, 2018

Free Trade Agreement Between Canada
and the Mercosur Member States

Mondaq, July 4, 2018

South Africa Signs African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Agreement
Zuzuland Observer, July 2, 2018


BMW: Tariffs Mean Higher Prices in China for US-Made SUVs
Associated Press, July 9, 2018

Ambassador: Trade Wars Not Spilling Over Into NATO
Politico, July 8, 2018

The Roiled Solar Power Market Shows How Trump’s Tariffs
Can Disrupt an Industry

Los Angeles Times, July 7, 2018

The Fed’s Tariff Warning
The Wall Street Journal, July 5, 2018

Trade War Hangs Over U.S. Job Market Set for More Gains in June
Bloomberg, July 3, 2018

Factory Activity Heats Up as Manufacturers Position for Tariffs
The Wall Street Journal, July 2, 2018

‘A Little Premature’ to Discuss U.S. Exit from WTO, Ross Says
Bloomberg, July 2, 2018

Putin, Trump to Have Summit in Helsinki on July 16
Associated Press, June 28, 2018

U.S. Ports Say Tariff Battle Could Hit Shipping Volumes
The Wall Street Journal, June 27, 2018

While Iconic Brands Feel Tariff Pain, Corporate America Braces
for More

American Journal of Transportation, June 26, 2018


A Record 2.45 Billion-Pound Almond Harvest Could Be Hurt
with Chinese Tariffs

The Sacramento Bee, July 6, 2018

Hollywood on the Edge of Its Seat Waiting
for China Deal Amid Trade Row

Politico, July 5, 2018

Port of Oakland, a Center for China Trade,
Expects Growth Amid Turmoil

San Francisco Chronicle, June 29, 2018

Millions of Jobs, Billions of Dollars –
Don’t Sacrifice California Farms to Trade War

The Sacramento Bee, June 28, 2018

Port of L.A. Estimates 15% of Cargo Could Be Subject to U.S.,
Chinese Tariffs

Los Angeles Times, June 27, 2018

Canada Dreams of Oil Exports to Asia, But California Beckons
Reuters, June 26, 2018

More International Articles


Chinese Customs Clears Some U.S. Goods
as New Tariffs Take Effect

Reuters, July 9, 2018

China’s ‘Firefighter’ Vice President Avoids Flames
of U.S. Trade War

Reuters, July 8, 2018

A U.S. Cargo Ship is Racing to China
to Beat the Clock on Tariffs

Bloomberg, July 5, 2018

China Won’t Weaponize the Yuan in Trade War,
PBOC Official Says

Bloomberg, July 2, 2018

China’s Economy Faces Deeper Risks
Than Trade War

Financial Times, June 28, 2018

China Opens Up More of Its Economy
to Foreign Investors

Bloomberg, June 28, 2018

UAE and Chile Bolster Relations, Will Build New Facilities,
Rep Offices

Khaleej Times, July 8, 2018

Foreign Direct Investment in Latin America and the Caribbean Falls for the Third Straight Year in 2017, Totaling $161.673 Billion Dollars
ECLAC, July 5, 2018

The World’s Biggest Importers in 2017
American Journal of Transportation, July 3, 2018

EU Warns U.S. of Boomerang Effect if Trump Imposes Car Levies
Reuters, July 2, 2018

Canada Slaps Tariffs on $13 Billion Worth of US Goods
The Hill, July 1, 2018

Canada to Aid Steel, Aluminum Industries Hit By U.S. Tariffs
Reuters, June 28, 2018

Latin America: The Next Frontier in Warehousing?
Supply Chain Dive, June 28, 2018






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