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Trade Update - Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Featured Headlines

CalChamber Urging Congress to Act on
Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

CalChamber Alert, August 26, 2016

Send your TPP Support Letter to Congress

Why it Matters: Trade
Associated Press, August 25, 2016

Obama Readies One Last Push
for Trans-Pacific Partnership

The New York Times, August 21, 2016

U.S. Faces Setback in Asia
if TPP Trade Deal Doesn’t Pass

The Wall Street Journal, August 21, 2016


GSP Renewal Survey
Deadline: September 5, 2016

Coalition Seeks Feedback on Generalized
System of Preferences Renewal

CalChamber, August 6, 2016


Brazil Beyond The Olympics: Good News For Emerging Market Investors
Forbes, August 23, 2016

Super Abe was a taste of
Tokyo’s 2020 Olympic campaign

CNBC, August 22, 2016

CalChamber Companies in the News

General Dynamics NASSCO to Build Two Container Ships for Matson
Featuring CalChamber Member Companies General Dynamics NASSCO and Matson Navigation Company
General Dynamics NASSCO, August 27, 2016

L.A. area should lead the fight for trade deal: Guest commentary
Written by CalChamber Member Company Pepperdine University
By Jean Jasso, Pepperdine University, Featured in Daily News, August 26, 2016

Cubic to Demonstrate the Future of Ticketing and Payment Technologies at 2016 Australian Transport Summit
Featuring CalChamber Board Member Company Cubic Transportation Systems
Cubic Transportation Systems, August 25, 2016

In Their Own Words: Americans Share How Trade Gives Them A Competitive Edge
Featuring CalChamber Member Company IBM
U.S. House Committee on Ways and Means, August 18, 2016

UPS Chairman, Mayor Reed Call for Focused Push to Pass TPP 
Featuring CalChamber Member Company United Postal Service
Global Atlanta, August 17, 2016

There’s a decent chance the sugar on your table came from C&H Sugar
San Francisco Business Times, August 4, 2016

Trade Policy

From the World Trade Organization

Public Forum to look at how to make trade more inclusive

From the White House

Second Estimate of Gross Domestic Product for the Second Quarter of 2016

Statement by the President on the Colombia Peace Agreement

Statement by the President on the 25th Anniversary of Ukrainian Independence

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Delivers Remarks
at U.S.-India Business Council Dinner in New Delhi

Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker
on Proposed Visa Rule for International Entrepreneurs

It Is Up to Congress to Make Sure That SelectUSA Continues
to Benefit Communities Across America

Trade Winds: A Special Opportunity for U.S. and Latin American Business

Trade Agreements

For a US Trade Deal, UK Should Secure Its Spot in TTIP After Brexit
Chatham House, August 25, 2016


LA restaurants cook up pasta dishes to help Central Italy earthquake victims 
My News Los Angeles, August 27, 2016

California wine country says goodbye to crop-threatening moth
Los Angeles Times, August 18, 2016

Job Creator Bills    

More International Articles

China’s Xi urges boost to economic reforms
Reuters, August 30, 2016

Greek economy grows in second quarter but strong rebound elusive
Reuters, August 29, 2016

European Commission says ‘ball still rolling’ on trade deal
with U.S. after German comments

Reuters, August 29, 2016

Japan, ROK pact could be turnaround / Cooperation
for free trade agreement confirmed

The Yomiuri Shimbun, August 28, 2016

Flights between U.S. and Mexico to soar under bilateral agreement
Los Angeles Times, August 27, 2016

China, U.S. still in talks on trade pact despite challenges:
Chinese commerce official

Reuters, August 26, 2016

Why Is Spain’s Economy Expanding So Robustly Without a Government?
Wall Street Journal, August 25, 2016

Obama Administration Taps Kim for Second Term at World Bank
Associated Press, August 25, 2016

Lumber Trade War Brewing as Hope of New Canada-U.S. Deal Fades
American Journal of Transportation, August 25, 2016

Japan caps debt costs at four year low for FY2017 budget requests
Reuters, August 25, 2016

New trade deal with Britain may take time, Norwegian minister says
Reuters, August 24, 2016

Norway Will Build a Fence at Its Arctic Border With Russia
Reuters, August 24, 2016

Iceland Fights Carry Trade Threat With First Rate Cut Since 2014
Bloomberg, August 24, 2016

Despite fears, Mexico’s manufacturing boom is lifting U.S. workers
Los Angeles Times, August 21, 2016

The Hunt Is On for a New Way to Measure the World’s Economies
Reuters, August 19, 2016

Britain not to trigger EU divorce before end of year:
Downing Street

Reuters, August 19, 2016

US Exports to Morocco More Than Triple in Ten Years Since US-Morocco Free Trade Agreement
Moroccan American Center for Policy, August 17, 2016







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