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Tuesday, September 11, 2018

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Featured Headlines

Mr. John Murphy, SVP International Policy, U.S. Chamber
Mr. John Murphy, SVP International Policy, U.S. Chamber

U.S. Policy Expert: Trade Talks
to Open Markets Work Better
than Tariff Wars to Boost Economy, Jobs

CalChamber, September 11, 2018

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Tariffs are Bad Economics
National Retail Federation

CalChamber Companies in the News

IEnova Continues Dynamic Growth in Mexico
Sempra Energy, September 5, 2018

Amazon Eyes Chilean Skies as it Seeks to Datamine the Stars
Reuters, September 4, 2018

Trade Policy

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Introduces a New Tool
to Deliver Access to Global Steel Trade Statistics

September 10, 2018

From the U.S. Trade Representative

Deputy USTR Gerrish Statement on US-UK Trade Meeting
September 11, 2018

USTR Statement on US-EU Trade Meeting
September 10, 2018

Joint Media Statement on the AEM-USTR Consultations
September 1, 2018

From the U.S. Department of State

Joint Statement on the Inaugural U.S.-India 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue
September 6, 2018

From the House Ways and Means Committee

Brady Statement on House Passage of Miscellaneous Tariff Bill Act
September 4, 2018

From the International Trade Administration

ITA’s South Korea/U.S. Power Working Group:
Bringing Together Major Decision Makers

September 6, 2018

From the World Trade Organization

China Seeks WTO Backing for $7 Billion Sanctions
on U.S. Over Dumping Duties

Reuters, September 11, 2018

Azevêdo Urges Commonwealth to Play Full Part in Strengthening the Multilateral System
September 11, 2018

Trade Agreements



USTR, South Korea Publish
Modifications and Amendments to KORUS

CalChamber, September 11, 2018

USTR Publishes Agreed Outcomes from US-Korea FTA Amendment and Modification Negotiations
U.S. Trade Representative, September 3, 2018

KORUS Amendments




U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Talks Continue
CalChamber Alert, September 7, 2018


Mexico Open to Signing Bilateral Trade Deal with US
Financial Times, September 10, 2018

Canada’s Freeland Sees ‘Very Good
Progress’ in NAFTA Trade Talks

Reuters, September 7, 2018

Mexico Has ‘Positive Expectations’
for Three-Way NAFTA

Yahoo, September 6, 2018

Trudeau Digs In on Core Issues
as NAFTA Talks Poised to Restart

AJoT, September 4, 2018

NAFTA Talks Make Progress;
U.S., Canadian Officials to Work Into Night

Reuters, September 4, 2018

U.S, EU Negotiators Meet in Bid to Ease Trans-Atlantic Trade Tensions
The Wall Street Journal, September 10, 2018

India Wants Trade Deal With US
The Economic Times, September 10, 2018

S. Korea and Mercosur to Hold Trade Pact Talks on Sept 11 -15
Pulse, September 10, 2018

Ecuador President Shows Interest in Joining TPP
NHK, September 6, 2018

Trump Says He May Sign New South Korea Trade Deal this Month
Bloomberg, September 5, 2018

TPP-11 Trade Pact Will ‘Modestly’ Lift Incomes
The Australian Financial Review, September 4, 2018


Small Business Optimism Surges to Highest Level Ever,
Topping Previous Record Under Reagan

CNBC, September 11, 2018

ILA Locals Overwhelmingly Approve Contract Extension
American Shipper, September 7, 2018

Things Are Not Going to Plan in Trump’s U.S. Trade Deficit Wars
Bloomberg, September 5, 2018

U.S. Factory Gauge Jumps to 14-Year High as Orders Pick Up
American Journal of Transportation, September 4, 2018

U.S. Trade Deficit Widened to $50.1 billion in July
The Sacramento Bee, September 5, 2018


CalChamber Status Update Report
on Major Legislation for Business

CalChamber Alert, September 7, 2018

Once Again, Most ‘Job Killer’ Bills Rejected
CalMatters, September 10, 2018

Tariffs Glower Over Almond Harvest
Chico Enterprise Record, September 10, 2018

Port of Oakland Receives $1.35 Million in Security Grants
American Journal of Transportation, September 5, 2018

More International Articles


Markets Believe China-U.S. Will
Reach Trade Agreement: Strategist

CNBC, September 10, 2018

China Vows to Respond if U.S.
Takes New Steps on Trade

Reuters, September 10, 2018

Why Beijing Will Sacrifice Its Middle Class
in Trade War with Donald Trump

South China Morning Post, September 10, 2018

Beijing Summons Top Wall Street
Bankers for Tariff Talks

Financial Times, September 9, 2018

Chances Fade for U.S.-China Trade Deal
The Wall Street Journal, September 7, 2018

We Must Face China Together,
New U.S. Envoy to Brussels Tells EU

Reuters, September 7, 2018

As Next Round of U.S. Tariffs
on China Looms, Both Sides Dig In

Reuters, September 6, 2018

Trade War’s Next Salvo to Hit U.S.
Shoppers Harder Than Chinese

Bloomberg, September 5, 2018

On Front Line of Trade, EU Ports Fear Overnight Brexit Chaos
AP, September 10, 2018

Brazil Farmers Vie for Soy Contract During U.S.-China Trade War
Reuters, September 10, 2018

Ecuador Looks to Boost Japan Biz Ties
The Japan News, September 7, 2018

The Global Illicit Trade Environment Index
TRACIT, September 2018

EU, U.S. Trade Chiefs to Mend Ties After Trump Tariff Detente
Reuters, September 5, 2018

The Seventh AEM-Canada Consultations
ASEAN, September 1, 2018




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