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Trade Update - Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Featured Headlines

Report: 2015 a Difficult Year
for Export-Import Bank

CalChamber, July 11, 2016

2015 EXIM Bank Competitiveness Report 
Export-Import Bank of the United States, June 2016


California’s economy is bigger
than all but five nations, World Bank data says

Associated Press, July 6, 2016


CalChamber Companies in the News

Boeing to Manufacture 777X Components
with Composite Material Made in U.A.E.

PR Newswire, July 11, 2016

Hyatt hotels recognised as one of the best workplaces in Europe
Hospitality Net, July 6, 2016

Trade Policy

From the World Trade Organization

DG Azevêdo calls on G20 trade ministers to boost trade growth

WTO launches new World Trade Outlook Indicator

Facilitating e-commerce can stimulate growth and development –
DG Azevêdo

From the White House

FACT SHEET: U.S.-Spain Relations

Remarks by President Obama, President Tusk of the European Council, and President Juncker of the European Commission after U.S. -EU Meeting

FACT SHEET: U.S.-Poland Relations

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

New Opportunities with TPP –
Increasing U.S. Exports to Singapore

Fact Sheet: Overview of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework

Global Trends Put U.S. Building Product Exports on Solid Footing

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker to Travel to Europe

Statement from U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker
on International Trade in Goods and Services in May 2016

The United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement –
Four Years Later

From the U.S. Trade Representative

Statement by U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman on G-20 Ministerial: Key Outcomes on Environmental Goods, Excess Capacity

U.S. and WTO Partners Begin Implementation of the Expansion
of the Information Technology Agreement

Trade Agreements

EU and US negotiators gather for more TTIP talks
EU Observer, July 11, 2016

Mexico’s president defends North American, Pacific trade deals
The Hill, July 10, 2016

Sanders’ Effort To Oppose TPP Trade Deal Stalls In Platform
Associated Press, July 9, 2016

Mexico and the United States Expand Relationship Through TPP
**ITA Blog, July 5, 2016

Should Free Traders Support the Trans-Pacific Partnership?
An Assessment of the Largest-Ever U.S. Preferential Trade Agreement
Cato Institute, June 30, 2016

A New American Deal for Europe
The Wall Street Journal, June 26, 2016


Youth Optimism Powers U.S. Economy
The Wall Street Journal, July 10, 2016

New Scheduled Service to Havana Getting Ready to Take Off
U.S. Department of Transportation, July 7, 2016

Survey: US Businesses Add Decent 172,000 Jobs in June
Associated Press, July 7, 2016

U.S. services sector data underscores strong economic fundamentals
Reuters, July 6, 2016

Americans’ Spending Seen Solid Through Latest Overseas Turmoil
Bloomberg, July 6, 2016


California exports continue to battle international headwinds
Associated Press, July 6, 2016

California almond harvest likely to set record, feds say
The Sacramento Bee, July 6, 2016

Job Creator Bills    

More International Articles

IMF sees French fiscal targets at risk, trims 2017 outlook
Reuters, July 12, 2016

May to Succeed Cameron as Britain’s Prime Minister on Wednesday
Bloomberg, July 11, 2016

Cameron says UK must stay close to the EU after Brexit
Reuters, July 11, 2016

Nation That Suffered Worst Drought in Decades Is Water Exporter
American Journal of Transportation, July 11, 2016

EU at the crossroads
American Journal of Transportation, July 11, 2016

Iran Plans to Double Crude Exports to Regain Market Share
American Journal of Transportation, July 11, 2016

Trudeau signs Canada-Ukraine free trade agreement
The Star, July 11, 2016

Locking Through – New Challenges for Panama
American Journal of Transportation, July 11, 2016

Mexico’s Ambassador to the United States: Who Is Carlos Sada?
AllGov, July 9, 2016

Obama: US, Europe Will Work Together on Global Issues
Associated Press, July 8, 2016

Cambodia Can Export Travel Goods to US Duty-Free
Voice of America, July 7, 2016

Hong Kong Ranked World’s Most Competitive Economy
Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, July 2016

Canada’s Trade Deficit Falls Short of Expectations
Wall Street Journal, July 6, 2016

U.S. trade chief says China offer falls short, UK could join TPP
Reuters, July 6, 2016

U.S. oil reserves larger than those of Saudi Arabia or Russia
Los Angeles Times, July 5, 2016

Fitzgerald: A classroom in Kampala
First Generation Graduate Student at the University of the Pacific participates in international internship in Uganda., June 28, 2016

Trump and Clinton are both wrong about trade
Washington Post, June 30, 2016

North America is the strongest economy in the world.
Let’s keep it that way.

The Washington Post, June 29, 2016

Yuan more Coffee? China’s lucrative caffeine craze
BBC News, June 29, 2016



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