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Trade Update - Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Featured Headlines

CalChamber Urging Congress to Act
on Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement

CalChamber, September 6, 2016

Send your TPP Support Letter to Congress

Killing the TPP:
Not a long-term win for U.S. labor

Los Angeles Times Editorial Board, September 5, 2016

Obama on Trans-Pacific trade deal:
‘I remain confident that we can get TPP passed’

Los Angeles Times, September 4, 2016

T.P.P. Faces Rough Road in Congress
The New York Times, September 1, 2016


Fact Sheet:
The 2016 G-20 Summit in Hangzhou, China

White House, September 5, 2016

Remarks by President Obama
on the United States Formally Entering
into the Paris Agreement

White House, September 3, 2016


U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Arrives
in Cuba on First Scheduled Flight in Over 50 Years

U.S. Department of Transportation, September 1, 2016

The First Scheduled Flight from
the U.S. Arrives in Cuba

White House, August 31, 2016

CalChamber Companies in the News

Germany – Deloitte expects more Chinese investments,
driving jobs and promoting growth

Staffing Industry Analysts, September 5, 2016

Southwest Airlines To Fly Nonstop Between Los Angeles (LAX) And Cancun, Los Cabos, And Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
PR Newswire, August 18, 2016

Trade Policy

From the World Trade Organization

DG Azevêdo: We must deliver a vision of more inclusive trade

DG Azevêdo calls on G20 leaders to make the credible case for trade

From the White House

FACT SHEET: U.S.-Laos relations

Remarks by President Obama and President Park of the Republic of Korea After Bilateral Meeting

Remarks by President Obama and Prime Minister May
of the United Kingdom After Bilateral Meeting at the G20 Summit

Fact Sheet: U.S.-China Economic Relations

President Obama Announces the Appointment of Seven Individuals to the Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Statement From U.S. Secretary Of Commerce Penny Pritzker
on International Trade in Goods and Services in July 2016

Readout of Meeting between Secretary Kerry,
Secretary Pritzker and Indian Prime Minister Modi

21st Century U.S. Port Competitiveness Initiative:
Launching A National Challenge To Promote Development of Port Community Information Technology Systems

Brazil: A Brilliant Opportunity for U.S. Exporters

Trade Agreements

TTIP is tough but governments shouldn’t give up, OECD and WTO officials say
CNBC, September 3, 2016

EU commissioner calls for renewed US-EU trade talks
RFI, September 2, 2016

Finland fights to keep TTIP talks alive
Financial Times, September 1, 2016


US Trade Gap Shrinks; Exports Hit 10-Month High
Voice of America, September 2, 2016

U.S. private sector adds 177,000 jobs in August: ADP
Reuters, August 31, 2016

Legislation would restrict H-1B visas
San Diego Union Tribune, August 30, 2016


California exports continue to lag year-ago numbers
The Sacramento Bee, September 2, 2016

Two years and thousands of bills later, here are the California Legislature’s wins and losses
Los Angeles Times, September 1, 2016

CalChamber Stops 19 Job Killer Bills
CalChamber, September 1, 2016

Job Creator Bills    

More International Articles

Federal officials plea for intervention in Hanjin bankruptcy to save jobs
Los Angeles Daily News, September 4, 2016

Hanjin Bankruptcy Will Have Global Impact
American Journal of Transporation, September 2, 2016

Statement Regarding Status of Hanjin Shipping
Federal Maritime Commission, September 1, 2016

OECD warns on global trade growth amid TTIP criticism by Trump, Clinton
CNBC, September 5, 2016

Park, Putin agree to seek free trade between Korea-Eurasian Economic Union
Korea Times, September 3, 2016

African nations endorse trade partnerships to boost growth
Daily Nation, September 3, 2016

Theresa May: UK will be ‘global leader in free trade’
BBC News, September 3, 2016

Hailing cooperation, US and China join global climate deal
The Sacramento Bee, September 3, 2016

China Growth Playbook on Display to G-20 in City Transformed
Bloomberg, September 1, 2016

How U.S. Businesses In Europe Are Already Planning For Brexit
NPR, September 1, 2016

Brazil’s Rousseff ousted by Senate, Temer sworn in
Reuters, September 1, 2016

President Obama’s historic visit to Laos comes at the perfect time
The Modesto Bee, August 31, 2016

China and Canada consider free trade zone, August 31, 2016

Malaysia’s bilateral trade with Nigeria hits $766.8m in 2015 
Premium Times, August 31, 2016

Weak Eurozone Inflation Bolsters Case for More Stimulus
Associated Press, August 31, 2016




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