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Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Featured Headlines

CalChamber Urges U.S. Senators to Unleash Full Potential of Bipartisan-Supported Ex-Im Bank
CalChamber, October 4, 2018

The U.S. Senate should confirm Ex-Im Bank President/Chair nominee Kimberly Reed
and continue the process to restore the quorum
and full authority to the Ex-Im Bank before any more harm is done to U.S. exporters and the workers
they employ. Please write or call your members.
Tell them to vote in support of the Ex-Im Bank.

CalChamber Fax to California’s Two Senators


CalChamber Releases Final Status
Report on Major Business Bills

CalChamber, October 5, 2018



2018 National Export Council Meeting Report

CalChamber Companies in the News

Northrop Notches $3 Billion in “Mini-AWACS” Sales
The Motley Fool, October 5, 2018

Local Governments to Modernize Community Development with Oracle Cloud
Oracle, October 4, 2018

Boeing CEO Says Air-Taxi Prototype Will Be Ready for Takeoff Next Year
AJoT, October 3, 2018

Trade Policy

From the White House

America’s Unemployment Rate Falls to Its Lowest Level in Almost 50 Years
October 5, 2018

Remarks by Vice President Pence on the Administration’s Policy Toward China
October 4, 2018

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Celebrating Manufacturing’s Contributions to the American Economy
October 5, 2018

Leveling the Playing Field for American Workers by Secretary Wilbur Ross
October 5, 2018

From the U.S. Department of State

Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Mexican Foreign Secretary Videgaray
October 4, 2018

First Annual U.S.-Australia Energy Security Dialogue
October 2, 2018

From the World Trade Organization

DG Azevêdo Welcomes B20 Support for the WTO
October 5, 2018

High-Level Panel Highlights Potential of E-Commerce as Driver for Growth and Inclusion
October 4, 2018

U.S. Not Invited to Canada’s Save-the-WTO Summit of 13 ‘Like-Minded’ Countries
Financial Post, October 4, 2018

Qatar Requests WTO Consultations with Saudi Arabia on Intellectual Property Rights Protection
October 4, 2018

U.S. Says It Cannot Support Some of EU’s Ideas for WTO Reform
Reuters, October 4, 2018

Isolate Trump at WTO, Says Former Top Trade Judge Bacchus
Reuters, October 3, 2018

WTO Sees Tech Adding One Third to Annual Trade by 2030
Reuters, October 3, 2018

Trade Agreements


‘Our Government Sold Us Out’: Critics
at Ontario Agricultural Fair Fearful of USMCA

CBC, October 6, 2018

Renaming NAFTA Just Might Work
AJoT, October 4, 2018

New NAFTA Shows Limits of ‘America First’
The Wall Street Journal, October 3, 2018

Republicans Push for Vote on New
NFATA this Year if Democrats Win House

Bloomberg, October 2, 2018

Why Trade Deal with U.S., Mexico
and Canada May Be A Key Turning Point

The San Diego Union-Tribune, October 2, 2018

UK Welcome to Join Pacific Trade Pact After Brexit, Says Japanese PM
The Guardian, October 7, 2018

EU Ready to Offer U.K. ‘Super-Charged’ Free-Trade Deal
Bloomberg, October 5, 2018


Nikki Haley Resigns as Trump’s UN Ambassador
Politico, October 9, 2018

America’s Military-Industrial Base Is at Risk by Peter Navarro
The New York Times, October 4, 2018

Record Imports Push US Trade Gap to $53.2 Billion in August
AP, October 5, 2018

U.S. Says it Cannot Support Some of EU’s Ideas for WTO Reform
Reuters, October 4, 2018

Trump Aims to Model New Trade Deals on Revised NAFTA
The Wall Street Journal, October 4, 2018

Trade War is Making the Grain Glut Worse
AJoT, October 4, 2018


Trade Report: California Exports Rise Despite Tariff Wars
CalChamber, October 9, 2018

Trump’s NAFTA Deal Solves a Small Issue for California Dairy Farmers, But This Major Problem Remains
The Sacramento Bee, October 4, 2018

The California Wine Industry is a Big Winner in Trump’s New Trade Deal with Canada and Mexico
CNBC, October 2, 2018

More International Articles


China Promises Not to Weaken Yuan,
Criticizes US Concern

AP, October 9, 2018

The U.S.-China Trade Battle Spawns
a New Era of Tariff Dodges

The Wall Street Journal, October 8, 2018

As U.S. Tariffs Bite, China Moves
Again to Spur Its Economy

The Wall Street Journal, October 7, 2018

The Big Hack: How China Used
a Tiny Chip to Infiltrate U.S. Companies

Bloomberg, October 4, 2018

Beijing Stays Silent on New U.S.
Trade Deal with Mexico and Canada

Politico, October 4, 2018

Epic Airbus-Boeing Fight Signals
Long U.S.-China Trade War Ahead

Bloomberg, October 3, 2018

Interview with China’s Ambassador to the U.S.
NPR, October 3, 2018

Private Businesses Built Modern China.
Now the Government is Pushing Back.

The New York Times, October 3, 2018

Chinese Investments in the US Shrink
92 Percent as Deals Come Under
Greater Scrutiny Amid Trade War

South China Morning Post, October 3, 2018

Vice President Pence Accuses
China of Meddling in US

The Sacramento Bee, October 3, 2018

Trump is Right About China Trade
The Wall Street Journal, October 2, 2018

Brexit Deal Possible in Weeks, Says Northern Irish Party That Props Up May
Reuters, October 9, 2018

IMF Cuts World Economic Growth Forecasts on Tariff War, Emerging Market Strains
Reuters, October 8, 2018

Macron Wants to Make Privatization Great Again
October 8, 2018

Turkey Puts Import Quotas on Steel: WTO Filing
Reuters, October 8, 2018

Tariff Deal with U.S. Not Even in ‘Pre-Work’ Stage: EU Trade Chief
Reuters, October 5, 2018

Australia’s Exports Surge on Record China Trade
The Wall Street Journal, October 4, 2018

Trade Peace Turns Trudeau’s Attention to Deeper Economic Woes
AJoT, October 4, 2018

End Divisions or Put Brexit at Risk, Britain’s May Tells Party
Reuters, October 2, 2018







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