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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Featured Headlines

Everything You Need to Know About
NAFTA Ahead of Wednesday’s Talks

My San Antonio, August 14, 2017

These are Trump’s Nafta Deal Makers –
and the A Team Across the Table

Bloomberg, August 13, 2017

CalChamber Companies in the News

UPS Enhances Driver Safety Training with Virtual Reality
AJoT, August 15, 2017

Port of Los Angeles Records Busiest July in its History
AJoT, August 11, 2017

Boeing Board Elects Caroline Kennedy as New Director
AJoT, August 10, 2017

Trade Policy

From the White House

Presidential Memorandum for the United States Trade Representative
August 14, 2017

Remarks by Vice President Pence and President Santos of Colombia in Joint Press Conference
August 13, 2017

Press Briefing Call on the Vice President’s Trip to Latin America
August 11, 2017

Department of Commerce

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Countervailing Duty Determination on Aluminum Foil From the People’s Republic of China
August 8, 2017

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Countervailing Duty Determinations of Silicon Metal from Australia, Brazil, and Kazakhstan
August 8, 2017

U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission - U.S. Exposure to Forced Labor Exports from China
August 8, 2017

From the U.S. Trade Representative

USTR Robert Lighthizer Statement on the Presidential Memo on China
August 14, 2017

Opening Statement of USTR Robert Lighthizer at 2017 AGOA Forum
August 9, 2017

Department of State

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson With Press
August 9, 2017

From the International Trade Administration

New UN Report Highlights United States Lead in Global FDI and Digital Economy
August 15, 2017

Trade Agreements

NAFTA Update

Canada Wants a New Nafta to Include
Gender and Indigenous Rights

New York Times, August 14, 2017

What U.S. Wants from NAFTA Talks
The Wall Street Journal, August 13, 2017

NAFTA, Trump and the Cloud: What
the Negotiations Mean for Your Personal Data

Global News, August 10, 2017

U.S. Push for Freer NAFTA
E-Commerce Meets Growing Resistance

Reuters, August 9, 2017

North American Energy Trade –
NAFTA is Key to Closing the Trade Gap

The Hill, August 9, 2017

Reuters Summit – Mexico’s Guajardo Sees
60% Chance of Ending NAFTA Talks this Year

NASDAQ, August 8, 2017

‘EEA Deal Should Be Terminated’ Demands Grow for Norway to Wuit ‘Weak’ EY Trade Agreement
Express, August 14, 2017

Agriculture Groups Push for Australia-UK Free Trade Agreement After Brexit
The Sydney Morning Herald, August 14, 2017


USTR Confronts Competing Interest Groups Regarding Revision of KORUS-FTA
The Hankyoreh, August 14, 2017

Trump Seeks Probe by His Trade Office of China’s Practices
AP, August 14, 2017

Trump’s China Trade Sally
The Wall Street Journal, August 14, 2017

Pence Visits South America as White House Struggles to Resolve Crisis in Venezuela
Los Angeles Times, August 14, 2017

United States Expected to Become a Net Exporter of Natural Gas this Year
AJoT, August 9, 2017

Trump Might Start Trade War with Brazil Over Ethanol
AJoT, August 9, 2017

U.S. Envoy Told to Be Coy on Re-Engaging in Paris Climate Deal
Reuters, August 8, 2017


A Tale of Two Regions: In California’s Economy, North Trumps South – for now
CalMatters, August 13, 2017

More International Articles

Britain May Have to Bribe the EU Bureaucracy on Trade Transition Post-Brexit
Forbes, August 15, 2017

Interview: U.S. Should Resort to WTO Rules, Not Unilateral Tools, to Settle Trade Disputes with China
XinhuaNet, August 13, 2017

China Warns U.S. Over Aluminum Dispute
CNN, August 10, 2017

China Economy has ‘Bottomed Out’ to Enter Stable Stage, Government Adviser Says
Reuters, August 10, 2017

Philippine President Duterte Takes Swipe at Washington’s Retreat from TPP Free Trade Deal
Straits Times, August 8, 2017

The ‘Belt and Road’ Projects China Doesn’t Want Anyone Talking About
South China Morning post, August 8, 2017




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