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Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Featured Headlines

US, Canada, Mexico Flags

President Donald J. Trump Secures
A Modern, Rebalanced Trade
Agreement with Canada and Mexico

White House, October 1, 2018

U.S.-Canada Reach NAFTA Agreement
Before Deadline, Branding New
Pact the U.S.-Mexico-Canada-Agreement

CalChamber, October 2, 2018

USTR Fact Sheets on the United
States-Mexico-Canada Agreement:

Modernizing NAFTA into a
21st Century Trade Agreement

Rebalancing Trade to Support Manufacturing

Strengthening North American Trade in Agriculture

Agriculture: Market Access and Dairy
Outcomes of the USMC Agreement

US, Japan, California Flags

U.S., Japan Agree to Negotiations on a Trade Deal
The Wall Street Journal, September 26, 2018


Visit from South African Consul Shares Sister
State Ties and Push for Economic Development

CalChamber, September 28, 2018

CalChamber Companies in the News

Amazon Raises Minimum Wage to $15 for All US Employees
CNBC, October 2, 2018

Crop Year Success Against All Odds
Blue Diamond Growers, October 1, 2018

Boeing Wins $9.2 Billion to Build Air Force’s Next Trainer Aircraft
CNBC, September 27, 2018

Chile Government Approves Construction of Walmart Distribution Center
Reuters, September 26, 2018

Trade Policy

From the White House

WTAS: Support for President Donald J. Trump’s Successful Trade Negotiations with Mexico and Canada
October 2, 2018

Remarks by President Trump on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement
October 1, 2018

President Donald J. Trump is Securing Fair and Balanced Trade for the American People
September 28, 2018

President Donald J. Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Are Working Together to Maintain a Free and Open Indo-Pacific
September 28, 2018

Joint Statement of the United States and Chile
September 28, 2018

Joint Statement of the United States and Japan
September 26, 2018

Remarks by President Trump to the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly | New York, NY
September 25, 2018

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Manufacturing Leads as Top Sector for Foreign Direct Investment in the United States
September 28, 2018

Fact Sheet: What they are Saying: The Department of Commerce Spearheads a New Approach to Consumer Privacy
September 27, 2018

From the U.S. Trade Representative

Joint Statement from United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland
October 1, 2018

Joint Statement on Trilateral Meeting of the Trade Ministers of the United States, Japan, and the European Union
September 25, 2018

From the U.S. Department of State

Ten-Year Memorandum of Understanding Between the United States and Israel
October 1, 2018

GCC+2 Ministerial
September 28, 2018

From the House Ways and Means Committee

Brady Statement on New US-Mexico-Canada Agreement
October 1, 2018

Brady Statement on U.S.-Japan Trade Announcement
September 27, 2018

From the World Trade Organization

DG Azev√™do: “We Can’t Put Progress on Hold Until We’re Ready”
October 2, 2018

Reinvigorating Trade and Inclusive Growth from the WTO, IMF & World Bank
September 30, 2018

WTO Cuts World Merchandise Trade Forecasts for 2018 and 2019
Reuters, September 27, 2018

The Latest: WTO Says it Will Try to Minimize Any Brexit Pain
The Sacramento Bee, September 25, 2018

Trade Agreements


Factbox: Details of the New
North American Free Trade Deal

Reuters, October 1, 2018

Trump Hails NAFTA Revamp,
Trudeau Calls it ‘Win-Win-Win’

AP, October 1, 2018

North American Trade Pact
Soothes Investors, Businesses

The Wall Street Journal, October 1, 2018

The New Trade Deal Provides
Relief for American Farmers

AJoT, October 1, 2018

Trump Clinches Rebranded Nafta
as Canada Joins Pact With Mexico

Bloomberg, October 1, 2018

Congress Uneasy as Trump
Moves to Revise NAFTA Without Canada

The New York Times, September 27, 2018

US-Mexico Trade Deal to Be Released as Early
as Friday Will Allow Canada to Join Later

CNBC, September 26, 2018

Lighthizer Says U.S. Won’t Wait
for Canada on New NAFTA Pact

The Los Angeles Times, September 25, 2018

Britain Keen to Join Australia in Trans-Pacific Partnership
The Sydney Morning Herald, September 27, 2018

US and Japan Enter 2-Way Trade Talks, But Differ on Goal
Nikkei Asian Review, September 27, 2018

Updated Peru-China Trade Deal May Be Ready By 2020
Reuters, September 25, 2018


Rep. Darrell Issa Officially Nominated by President Trump to Lead the United States Trade and Development Agency
USTDA, September 28, 2018

U.S. Capital Goods Orders, Trade Date Temper Third-Quarter Growth Forecasts
Reuters, September 27, 2018

More US Corporate Giants Warn Tariffs Will Mean Price Hikes
AP, September 27, 2018

Trump Metals Tariffs Will Cost Ford $1 Billion in Profits, CEO Says
Reuters, September 26, 2018


Governor Brown Meets with Spain’s Prime Minister in Sacramento
Office of Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr., September 28, 2018

More International Articles


Trump Clears Deck for China
Trade War With New NAFTA Deal

Bloomberg, October 1, 2018

U.S. Ambassador Accuses China
of ‘Bullying’ With ‘Propaganda Ads’

US News, September 30, 2018

China Cancels Security Talks with United States
Reuters, September 30, 2018

Trade War: Why US and China Remain
So Far Apart on Intellectual Property Rights

South China Morning Post, September 30, 2018

China’s Manufacturers Slow in
September as Trade War Worsens

Bloomberg, September 29, 2018

China-U.S. Tensions Are Over Far More Than Trade
Bloomberg, September 27, 2018

Trump at U.N. Accuses China
of Meddling in U.S. Elections

Politico, September 26, 2018

China Cuts Some Tariffs – But Does
Not Address US Complaints

The Sacramento Bee, September 26, 2018

Chile to Build Largest Desalination Plant in Latin America
Xinhua Net, September 28, 2018

S. Korea, Cuba Hold Foreign Ministerial Talks in New York
Yonhap News, September 28, 2018

Brexit News: Economist Says UK Can Keep EU Links And Seal a Free Trade Deal With the US
Express UK, September 27, 2018

EU Accepts No-Deal Brexit Would Still Include Some Deals
Reuters, September 27, 2018




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