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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Featured Headlines

CalChamber Status Update Report
on Major Legislation for Business

CalChamber, July 13, 2018


Japan, EU Sign Trade Deal
to Eliminate Nearly All Tariffs

Associated Press, July 17, 2018


New Foreign Direct Investment
in the United States, 2017, July 11, 2018

World Economic Outlook Update:
Less Expansion, Rising Trade Tensions

International Monetary Fund, July 2018

CalChamber Companies in the News

United Airlines Announces $1 Million Grant
to Help California Foster Youth Succeed

United, July 13, 2018

Rio Tinto Achieves First Delivery of Iron Ore
with World’s Largest Robot

Rio Tinto, July 13, 2018

Almond Market Update: Shipments Exceed Last Year
Blue Diamond Growers, July 12, 2018

Trade Policy

From the White House

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims July 17, 2018,
as Made in America Day and this week, July 15 through July 21, 2018, as Made in America Week

July 13, 2018

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Commerce Department Lifts Ban After ZTE Deposits Final Tranche
of $1.4 Billion Penalty

July 13, 2018

U.S. Department of Commerce to Host Public Hearing
on the Section 232 National Security Investigation of Imports
of Automobiles and Automotive Parts

July 12, 2018

U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty
and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Steel Racks
from China

July 11, 2018

From the U.S. Trade Representative

USTR Announces FY 2019 WTO Tariff-Rate Quota Allocations
for Raw Cane Sugar

July 17, 2018

United States Challenges Five WTO Members Imposing Illegal Tariffs Against U.S. Products
July 16, 2018

Fourth Meeting of the U.S.-UK Trade and Investment Working Group
July 13, 2018

Statement of USTR Robert Lighthizer at the Opening Plenary
of the 2018 U.S.-Sub-Saharan Africa Trade and Economic Cooperation Forum (AGOA Forum)

July 11, 2018

From the U.S. Department of State

Pompeo Heads High-Level U.S. Delegation to Meet Mexico’s Next Leader
Reuters, July 12, 2018

The European Union and the United States of America
Hold Their Eighth Energy Council Meeting

July 12, 2018

From the World Trade Organization

DG Azev√™do Receives Experts’ Report on Future
of Global Trade Governance

July 17, 2018

U.S. Launches Five WTO Challenges to Retaliatory Tariffs
Reuters, July 16, 2018

EU’s Tusk Says the WTO Needs New Rules
on Forced Tech Transfers, Subsidies

Reuters, July 15, 2018

Switzerland Initiates WTO Dispute Complaint Against US Steel,
Aluminium Duties

July 12, 2018

Trade Agreements

Italy Says It Won’t Ratify EU-Canada Trade Deal;
Canada Plays Down Threat

Reuters, July 13, 2018

Ratification of EU-Singapore Free Trade Deal In Its Final Stages
Channel News Asia, July 12, 2018

Panama, China Open Talks on Free Trade Agreement
The Seattle Times, July 9, 2018

Nigeria Now Ready to Sign Africa Free Trade Deal –
Chief Trade Negotiator

All Africa, July 9, 2018


How Much Will the Trade War Cost a Typical American Family?
Around $60 (So Far)

The New York Times, July 12, 2018

Ryan Urges Trump to Pursue Trade Deals, Not Tariffs
Politico, July 12, 2018

America Needs the WTO
The Wall Street Journal, July 12, 2018

U.S. Senators Blast Trump on Trade,
Vow to Press for Change in Policy

Reuters, July 12, 2018

How Trump’s Trade War Went from 18 Products to 10,000
The New York Times, July 11, 2018

Soaring Cost of Trucking Threatens to Stoke US Inflation
American Journal of Transportation, July 11, 2018

Traders Debate How a Trade War Will Affect the Stock Market
CNBC, July 11, 2018

U.S. Wheat Farmers Say They Need Trade Agreements
XinhuaNet, July 11, 2018

From Bedroom to Garage, Trade War About to Invade Your Home
Bloomberg, July 11, 2018

U.S. Exporters Will Be A Surprise Loser From Tariff Fight
The Wall Street Journal, July 9, 2018


Tariffs Put a Frown on Pistachio Growers
The Wall Street Journal, July 16, 2018

Port of Long Beach Sees Busiest Month Ever
American Journal of Transportation, July 16, 2018

More International Articles


China Files WTO Complaint Over U.S. Tariffs
on $200 Billion of Imports

NPR, July 16, 2018

China’s Economy Slows as Expected
with Trade War Dimming Outlook

Bloomberg, July 15, 2018

Don’t Mention the Trade War: What China Doesn’t Want People to Know In Its Dispute With the U.S.
Politico, July 15, 2018

Beijing Urges U.S. Firms in China to Lobby Washington Over Trade War
Reuters, July 12, 2018

Trump’s Trade War Sinks China’s Yuan Most
Since 2015 Devaluation

Bloomberg, July 11, 2018

U.S. Says the ‘Reckoning’ Over China Trade
is Too Big for WTO

Reuters, July 11, 2018


Brexit / EU

Trump Suggests US and UK Could Strike
a ‘Tremendous Deal’ on Trade After Brexit

CNBC, July 15, 2018

Britain's May Wins Parliament Vote
After Bowing to Brexit Pressure

Reuters, July 15, 2018

Trumps Brexit Blast: Donald Trump Told
Theresa May How to Do Brexit ‘But She Wrecked It’
– And Says the US Trade Deal is Off

The Sun, July 13, 2018

Trump Says May’s Brexit Plan
Likely to Kill U.S. Trade Deal

Bloomberg, July 12, 2018

Brexit White Paper Dismays UK Financial Industry
Politico, July 12, 2018

Policy Paper: The Future Relationship Between
the United Kingdom and the European Union

UK Government, July 12, 2018

Canada Eyes New Quotas, Tariffs to Halt Flood of Diverted Steel
Bloomberg, July 16, 2018

‘Absolute Risk of Collateral Damage’:
Canada Hit By Escalating U.S.-China Tariff Wars

National Post, July 15, 2018

Southeast Asia’s Growth Could Be the Trade War’s Next Casualty
Bloomberg, July 15, 2018

Foreign Investment in Chile Surges Due to New Law
NASDAQ, July 11, 2018

Moon Views to Increase Trade with Singapore, Southeast Asia
Associated Press, July 12, 2018

With Raft of Deals, China and Germany Swear to Keep Trade Free
Reuters, July 9, 2018






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