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Trade Update - Tuesday, September 13, 2016

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Featured Headlines

White House, September 8, 2016

Summit in Vientiane, Laos

White House, September 8, 2016


CalChamber Status Update Report
on Major Legislation for Business

CalChamber Alert, September 9, 2016

CalChamber Companies in the News

Profiles in Trade: 
CalChamber Members Work Together
to Build Next Generation Container Ships

Featuring CalChamber Member
Companies General Dynamics NASSCO
and Matson Navigation Company, Inc.
CalChamber, September 13, 2016

Deloitte announces record revenue of US$36.8 billion
Deloitte, September 7, 2016

Chevron Launches Offshore Natural Gas Production In Indonesia
Oil, September 1, 2016

Toyota bets on South America recovery
Automotive News, August 29, 2016

Trade Policy

From the World Trade Organization

Peru accepts TRIPS amendment to ease poor countries’ access
to affordable medicines

WTO announces outcome of 2016 Essay Award for Young Economists

From the White House

Statement by the Press Secretary on the Visit of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi of Italy

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

The EDA Impact by the Numbers

New Commerce Department Report Shows 63 U.S. Metropolitan Areas Set Goods Export Records in 2015

From the U.S. Trade Representative

United States Challenges Excessive Chinese Support for Rice,
Wheat, and Corn

Trade Agreements

Obama tries to sell the Pacific trade pact to nations concerned about its fate
Los Angeles Times, September 6, 2016


State Dept. and Airbnb partner to send more US students to study abroad
State Department, September 12, 2016

Brady Honors International Trade Commission Centennial,
Voices Support for Freedom to Trade

Committee on Ways and Means, September 8, 2016


California senators to meet Enrique Peña Nieto on Mexico trip
The Sacramento Bee, September 12, 2016

Job Creator Bills    

More International Articles

One Hanjin ship begins
unloadinging in LongBeach, while
others are still anchored offshore

Los Angeles Times, September 10, 2016

7 questions key players in Hanjin
mess hope judge will answer

Daily News, September 8, 2016

Judge’s Ruling Aims to Rescue
Stranded Hanjin Shippers 

Los Angeles Daily News, September 6, 2016

Chinese policymakers square off as economic challenges grow
Reuters, September 12, 2016

Bailout inspectors back in Greece as reforms delayed
The Sacramento Bee, September 12, 2016

Malaysian exports to China will be tax-free by 2018,
says trade minister

The Malay Mail Online, September 10, 2016

Obama Legacy: Outreach to Asia Still a Work in Progress
Associated Press, September 9, 2016

Outside Havana, Cubans are still waiting for American visitors
Reuters, September 9, 2016

China’s Reviving the American Heartland — One Low Wage at a Time
Bloomberg, September 8, 2016

European Central Bank: Governments Must Do More for Economy
Associated Press, September 8, 2016

Chinese Exports Slow Their Decline; Imports Increase
The Wall Street Journal, September 8, 2016

East African Bloc Says Three Months Needed for EU Trade Pact
Bloomberg, September 8, 2016

Britain faces long road to post-Brexit trade deals
Reuters, September 7, 2016

Australia, Britain explore post-Brexit free trade deal
Business Standard, September 7, 2016

Tens of Thousands of Jobs Go as China’s Biggest Banks Cut Costs
Bloomberg, September 6, 2016




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