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Tuesday, July 24, 2018

In Memoriam David Kenny 1945 - 2018
Past Chair, California Council of International Trade

Featured Headlines

U.S., New Zealand Conclude Talks for
Trade and Investment Framework Agreement

CalChamber, July 24, 2018


Trade Tensions Threaten Global
Economic Growth, G-20 Cautions

Bloomberg, July 22, 2018

Trump Threatens Tariffs on All
$500 Billion Worth of Chinese Imports

Politico, July 20, 2018

CalChamber Companies in the News

Boeing Dominates, Beats Airbus in Orders as Farnborough Airshow
Fox Business, July 19, 2018

Microsoft Sales Top Estimates with More Clients Signing Up for Cloud
AJoT, July 19, 2018

Uber Says it Has Invested $500 mln in Mexico Since 2013
NASDAQ, July 18, 2018

18 CalChamber Member Companies Among Best Workplaces in San Francisco Bay Area
July 18, 2018

Trade Policy

From the White House

Executive Order Establishing the President’s National Council for the American Worker
July 19, 2018

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Opening Remarks at the Section 232 Hearing on Automobile and Automotive Parts Imports
July 19, 2018

U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Section 232 Investigation into Uranium Imports
July 18, 2018

U.S. Department of Commerce Congratulates Dr. Steven Dillingham, White House Pick to Lead the U.S. Census Bureau
July 18, 2018

From the U.S. Trade Representative

Public Hearings on the Proposed Section 301 Tariff List
July 23, 2018

From the U.S. Department of State

U.S. Department of State

Direct impacts of State Department
programs in American communities

Joint Statement on the Fifth Meeting of the U.S.-Japan Comprehensive Dialogue on Space
July 23, 2018

Remarks With Permanent Representative to the United Nations Nikki Haley
July 20, 2018

From the World Trade Organization

United States Initiates Dispute Complaints Against Five Members Over Duties on US Products
July 19, 2018

DDG Wolff: “Every Effort Must Be Expended” to Improve the Current Trading System
July 18, 2018

Leaked: WTO – EU’s Proposals on WTO Modernisation
Council of the European Union, July 2018

Trade Agreements


Emerging Markets – Mexico Peso
Strengthens After Trump NAFTA Comments

Reuters, July 23, 2018

Trump, Mexico Expect Progress
in Stalled NAFTA Talks

Reuters, July 23, 2018

Mexican Leftist Appeals to
‘Anti-Establishment’ Trump, Seeks NAFTA Deal

Reuters, July 22, 2018

Freeland, Carr Headed to Mexico Next Week
iPolitics, July 19, 2018

Canada Plays Down Trump Comments
on NAFTA, Sees Trilateral Deal

Reuters, July 19, 2018

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross:
We’ve Seen ‘Positive Developments’
in Trade Talks with Mexico

CNBC, July 19, 2018

Trump Says U.S. May Have
Separate Trade Deal with Mexico

Bloomberg, July 18, 2018

Mexico Says U.S., Mexico Aim to
Reach NAFTA Deal by Late August

The Wall Street Journal, July 18, 2018

Japan to Resist Bilateral Trade Deal with US and Push for TPP
The Straits Times, July 24, 2018

Mexico Says South Korea Seeking Associate Membership of Pacific Alliance
Reuters, July 23, 2018

EU-Mercosur Trade Talks Targeting September Finale: Argentina
Reuters, July 19, 2018

TPP Countries to Start Accession Talks for New Members in 2019
The Japan Times, July 19, 2018

India, European Union May Announce End of Free Trade Agreement Talks as Key Differences Remain Unresolved
First Post, July 19, 2018

US-UK Free Trade Agreement Would Only Deepen the ‘Special Relationship’
The Hill, July 19, 2018


Trump to Offer Farmers $12B in Trade Aid
Politico, July 24, 2018

We’re Gonna Need a Bigger Freezer. Trump’s Trade War is Creating a Pileup of Unsold Meat
The Los Angeles Times, July 24, 2018

U.S. Sets Hearing Dates for Proposed New Tariffs on Chinese Goods
Reuters, July 23, 2018

Trump Isolated in His Push for Tariffs on Foreign Cars
Politico, July 22, 2018

Congress to Toughen Foreign Investment Reviews Amid Trade Fight With China
The Wall Street Journal, July 19, 2018

Tariffs Aren’t the Greatest for Harley, Whirlpool, Dozens More
Bloomberg, July 17, 2018


UC and Israel: The Signing of an MOU Promoting Cooperation and Joint Research in Agriculture
UC ANR, July 19, 2018

California Almond Growers Struggle Amid U.S.-China Tariff Battle
Capital Public Radio, July 18, 2018

More International Articles


China Unveils New Measures
to Aid Growth Amid Trade Uncertainty

Bloomberg, July 23, 2018

China Investigating European, Korean Steel Imports
AP, July 23, 2018

China Using Russian Strategy
in Trade War with America

Axios, July 22, 2018

Chinese Companies Absent
from DC Lobbying on Trade War

South China Morning Post, July 19, 2018

Trump’s Trade War May Spark a Chinese Debt Crisis
Bloomberg, July 17, 2018



United Kingdom Submits Draft Schedule to WTO Outlining Post-Brexit Goods Commitments
World Trade Organization, July 24, 2018

Britain Warns EU: We Face ‘Brexit No-Deal
By Accident’ Unless You Change Course

Reuters, July 23, 2018

No-Deal Brexit Would Cost European
Union 1.5 Percent of GDP: IMF

Reuters, July 19, 2018

Liam Fox: At the Crossroads:
Britain and Global Trade

Gov.UK, July 18, 2018

U.S. Increasingly Large Driver of Global Trade Deficits, IMF Reports
The Wall Street Journal, July 24, 2018

Canada to Respond to U.S. Tax Reform Challenge in Fiscal Update
AJoT, July 23, 2018

G20 Calls for Stepped-Up Trade Dialogue; No Agreement on Path Forward
Reuters, July 22, 2018

EU, Latin America to Boost Civil Aviation Partnership
Air Transport World, July 20, 2018

EU, Mexico Automakers Blast Trump Auto Tariff Plan
Reuters, July 19, 2018

S.Korea, Canada Discuss Joint Response to US Auto Tariffs
The Korea Herald, July 19, 2018

Transatlantic Trade in Turbulent Times РSpeech by Cecilia Malmstr̦m, European Commissioner for Trade
European Commission, July 19, 2018

Japan’s June Trade Surplus Jumps, While US Dealings Slip
AP, July 19, 2018

EU Readies New Trade Retaliation List Before Trump Visit
Reuters, July 19, 2018




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