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Trade Update - Tuesday, August 16, 2016

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California wine has $114 billion impact in U.S.
Napa Valley Register, August 11, 2016

Highlights of 2015 California Wine Report
The report was published by CalChamber member companies Wine Institute and California Association of Winegrape Growers in August 2016.


Capitol Weekly’s Top 100
#8 Allan Zaremberg: The 13,000-member
California Chamber of Commerce, headed
by President and CEO Allan Zaremberg, is
a deep-pockets political force in Sacramento.
Capitol Weekly, August 10, 2016


Coalition Seeks Feedback
on Generalized System of Preferences Renewal

CalChamber Alert, August 12, 2016

CalChamber Companies in the News

Amazon’s new UK distribution center to create 500 jobs in 2017
Reuters, August 12, 2016

Sacramento’s Blue Diamond bets on Rio Olympics
The Sacramento Bee, August 10, 2016

Trade Policy

From the World Trade Organization

WTO issues panel report regarding Russian duties on imported agricultural and manufactured goods

From the White House

Vice President Joe Biden to Travel to Latvia, Turkey and Sweden

Statement by the Press Secretary on the President’s Participation in the Second U.S.-Africa Business Forum

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Building Peace: Colombian Peace Presents New U.S. Business Opportunities

Deputy Secretary Bruce Andrews Leads Inaugural DOC-METI Commercial Dialogue

2015: A Banner Year for #FDIintheUSA

Trade Agreements

Support for TPP Grows as Americans Become More Familiar With Trade Deal
Morning Consult, August 11, 2016


U.S. import prices unexpectedly rise in July
Reuters, August 11, 2016


Long Beach Airport looks into adding international flights
Los Angeles Times, August 13, 2016

Job Creator Bills    

More International Articles

China Working on Growth Initiative for Economy Summit
Associated Press, August 15, 2016

N. Korea-China trade showing signs of revival
Korea Times, August 14, 2016

Rob Byers: South Koreans wary of US political attitudes on free trade
Charleston Gazette-Mail, August 13, 2016

Russia to lower tariffs on EU’s paper, fridges after WTO ruling
Reuters, August 12, 2016

Peru’s trade minister aims to double exports and tourism
Peru Reports, August 12, 2016

PMA/ILWU Will Discuss Contract Extension
American Journal of Transportation, August 12, 2016

Modest euro zone economic growth masks diverging performance around bloc
Reuters, August 12, 2016

Pacific Alliance members invite Uruguay to sign free trade agreements
MercoPress, August 11, 2016

More Old Than Young: A Demographic Shock Sweeps the Globe
Bloomberg, August 11, 2016

Venezuela and Colombia to partially reopen border
BBC News, August 11, 2016

China’s $15 Billion Energy Ambitions Crushed Within Two Weeks
Bloomberg, August 11, 2016

South Africa regains Africa’s ‘biggest economy’ title from Nigeria
BBC News, August 11, 2016

China and Germany: A new special relationship?
CNBC, August 10, 2016

BOE Finds Its Brexit Warnings Coming True in Company Plans
Bloomberg, August 10, 2016

BOJ review likely to defend massive stimulus program
Reuters, August 10, 2016

A New Trade Route for Natural Gas Opens in Panama
Bloomberg, August 9, 2016

Puerto Rico readies fiscal plan, awaits oversight board: governor
Reuters, August 9, 2016







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