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Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Featured Headlines

Global Economies Grow in Sync
The Wall Street Journal, August 23, 2017

Stable Growth Momentum in the OECD Area
OECD, August 8, 2017

CalChamber Companies in the News

Facebook Unveils Center to Teach Brazilian Coders, Entrepreneurs
Reuters, August 28, 2017

Amazon and Whole Foods Market Announce Acquisition to Close This Monday, Will Work Together to Make High-Quality, Natural and Organic Food Affordable for Everyone
Amazon, August 24, 2017

Trade Policy

From the White House

President Donald J. Trump Announces Intent to Nominate Personnel to Key Administration Posts
August 25, 2017

Presidential Executive Order on Imposing Sanctions
with Respect to the Situation in Venezuela

August 25, 2017

Remarks by the Vice President on Latin America
August 23, 2017

From the U.S. Trade Representative

Request for Comment on the Costs and
Benefits to U.S. Industry of U.S. International Government Procurement Obligations for
Report to the President on
“Buy American and Hire American”

from President Trump’s Executive Order
on April 18, 2017.

Department of Commerce

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Announces the Postponement
of the Final Determination in the AD and CVD Investigation
of Imports of Softwood Lumber from Canada

August 28, 2017

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Countervailing Duty Determinations on Biodiesel from Argentina and Indonesia
August 22, 2017

From the World Trade Organization

Kenya Hosts First Regional Dialogue on WTO Accessions
for the Greater Horn of Africa

August 28, 2017

Trade Agreements

After the First Round of NAFTA Talks

U.S., Mexico, Canada Ink Non-Disclosure
Agreements for NAFTA Talks

Reuters, August 25, 2017

Climate Change Still a Priority
in NAFTA Talks: Environment Minister

Medicine Hat News, August 24, 2017

Mexico, Canada Dismiss Trump
Threats to Scrap NAFTA Trade Pact

Reuters, August 23, 2017

Trump Warns May Terminate NAFTA Treaty
Reuters, August 22, 2017

TPP Countries Consider Amendments to Stalled Trade Deal
Reuters, August 28, 2017

AmCham Singapore Voices Support for TPP-11
Business Insider, August 25, 2017

Revived TPP May Exclude Trade Concessions Sought by US
Nikkei Asian Review, August 24, 2017

Indonesia, Chile on Track to Conclude CEPA this Year
The Jakarta Post, August 22, 2017

(2nd LD) S. Korea Says No Agreement Reached with U.S.
on Possible FTA Amendment

Yonhap News Agency, August 22, 2017


Re-Energized Harvey to Turn Wrath on Texas, Louisiana Again
American Journal of Transportation, August 28, 2017

U.S., Argentina to ‘Work Together’ on Biodiesel Tariffs
Reuters, August 25, 2017

New Polls Show Americans View NAFTA More Pragmatic
Than Protectionist

Business Insider, August 23, 2017


Port of Oakland on Track for 2% Growth in 2017
American Journal of Transportation, August 25, 2017

Banner Quarter for Cap-And-Trade Program,
After Lawmakers Extend It

Capital Public Radio, August 22, 2017

More International Articles

Denmark Decides to Make it ‘More Attractive to Work’
Bloomberg, August 29, 2017

Mexico President to Visit China to Boost Trade Amid NAFTA Talks
Reuters, August 28, 2017

Russia’s New Washington Envoy Meets U.S. Ambassador to Russia
Reuters, August 28, 2017

Harvey Hits U.S. Fuel Supplies to Latin America
NASDAQ, August 28, 2017

The CMA CGM Theodore Roosevelt Became the Largest Ship Ever to Cross the Panama Canal
American Journal of Transportation, August 28, 2017

China’s SPIC to Participate in Brazil Dam Auctions
Reuters, August 28, 2017

Beijing Questions US Trade Probe but Hints at Concessions
Nikkei Asian Review, August 25, 2017

Singapore’s Electronics Growth Shows No Signs of Letting Up
American Journal of Transportation, August 25, 2017

China’s Anti-Dumping Probes Against US Products Legal
China Daily, August 25, 2017

Canada is Set to Sue U.S. on Lumber if Trade Negotiations Fail
Bloomberg, August 24, 2017

China Criticizes US Trade Probe as Protectionism
Associated Press, August 24, 2017

Latin America’s Top Trading Partners
Latin Trade, August 23, 2017

Wage Hikes in China Bring Some Jobs and Factories Back to Japan
American Journal of Transportation, August 22, 2017

China’s Robot Revolution May Affect the Global Economy
Bloomberg, August 22, 2017

China, Like U.S., Struggles to Revive Industrial Heartland
The New York Times, August 22, 2017




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