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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Featured Headlines

Brady, Reichert Statements on USTR’s Intent
to Enter Negotiations with EU, Japan, UK

House Ways and Means Committee, October 16, 2018


Rush to Beat Tariffs Fuels Record
China Trade Surplus With U.S.

Bloomberg, October 12, 2018

U.S. and China Jockey for Global
Support as Trade War Ramps Up

Bloomberg, October 10, 2018


Statement of U.S. Secretary of Commerce
Wilbur Ross on FIRRMA Pilot Program

U.S. Department of Commerce, October 12, 2018

Amid China Trade War, US Moves to
Broaden Review of Foreign Investment

CNBC, October 11, 2018

Treasury Releases Interim Regulation
for FIRRMA Pilot Program

U.S. Department of Treasury, October 10, 2018

CalChamber Companies in the News

Northrop Grumman and Airbus Finalize Agreement
on “Wing of Tomorrow” Program

American Journal of Transportation, October 16, 2018

For Third Consecutive Month, Port of Los Angeles Moves
More Than 800,000 TEUs

American Journal of Transportation, October 15, 2018

Walmart, Walmart Foundation, Sam’s Club and Foundation
For The Carolinas Announce $2.5 Million to Assist
with Hurricane Michael Relief and Recovery

Walmart, October 11, 2018

Trade Policy

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping
and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports
of Aluminum Wire and Cable from China

October 12, 2018

U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty Investigations of Imports of Refillable Stainless Steel Kegs
From China, Germany, and Mexico, and Countervailing Duty Investigation of Imports of Refillable Stainless Steel Kegs from China

October 12, 2018

U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty Investigation of Imports of Mattresses from China
October 12, 2018

Remarks by Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the U.S. Travel
and Tourism Advisory Board

October 11, 2018

From the U.S. Department of State

EU-U.S. Cyber Dialogue Joint Elements Statement
October 16, 2018

United States and Mexico To Co-Host Second Prosperity
and Security Conference in Central America

October 10, 2018

From the World Trade Organization

Canada Launches Safeguard Investigation
on Certain Steel Products

October 15, 2018

Trump’s Threat to Leave the WTO Could Be A Saving Grace
Bloomberg, October 15, 2018

WTO, IMF, World Bank and OECD Heads Call for New Focus
on Trade as Driver of Growth

October 10, 2018

Members Exchange Experiences With Implementing
the Trade Facilitation Agreement

October 9, 2018

Trade Agreements


Full Text of USMCA

Working People Need Answers
on Latest North American Trade Deal

The Hill, October 12, 2018

Democrats Could Control Trade Deal’s Fate
Politico, October 12, 2018

Canada Sees Little Chance
of Quick End to U.S. Metals Tariffs

Reuters, October 11, 2018

Lighthizer, Freeland Meet Tuesday
to Discuss Trade Deal

Bloomberg, October 9, 2018

The Coming North American Digital Trade Zone
Council on Foreign Relations, October 9, 2018

Mexico’s Incoming President is Running
a Twitter Poll to Let People Help Name
the US-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement

Business Insider, October 9, 2018

US Chamber, October 8, 2018

11-Member Trade Pact Should Take Effect Early 2019:
Japanese Minister

Nikkei Asian Review, October 16, 2018

Mexico Seeks to Assure China New US Trade Deal Won’t Block Other Economic Relations
South China Morning Post, October 14, 2018

China Wants a Free-Trade Deal with Canada,
But the Risks are Man
The Globe and Mail, October 14, 2018

U.S. to Seek Currency Chapters in Trade Talks with Japan
Reuters, October 13, 2018

UK to Lose Dozens of Trade Deals in Event of ‘No-Deal’ Brexit
Politico, October 12, 2018

Taiwan Seeks to Join New TPP, Expand Indo-Pacific Trade Ties
Asia Times, October 12, 2018

Beijing ‘Looking Into Joining Trans-Pacific Trade Pact’ To Hedge Against US
South China Morning Post, October 11, 2018

A Brexit Trade Deal with Asia Isn’t So Outlandish
Bloomberg, October 10, 2018


Tariffs Hit Those Trump Wants to Help: U.S. Factories
The Wall Street Journal, October 15, 2018

Tariffs are Like a Knife in a Gunfight
The Wall Street Journal, October 14, 2018

U.S. Agriculture’s Perdue Says Farmer Aid Could Be Less Than First Estimated
Reuters, October 9, 2018


Freeland Announces New Canadian Consul General Posts
for Detroit, Los Angeles

CBC, October 12, 2018

California Receives Federal Grant for Global Trade Expansion Program
CalChamber, October 11, 2018

Downturn Looms as Leadership Test for California,
World’s 5th Largest Economy

The New York Times, October 10, 2018

More International Articles


China May Have $5.8 Trillion
in Hidden Debt with ‘Titanic’ Risks

Bloomberg, October 16, 2018

Chinese Consumers Feel More
Pain Than Official Data Suggests

The Wall Street Journal, October 16, 2018

Another Victim of the Trade Spat: U.S. Oil to China
The Wall Street Journal, October 15, 2018

Trump Embraces Foreign Aid
to Counter China’s Global Influence

The New York Times, October 14, 2018

China’s Central Bank Still Has Plenty of
Tools to Counter Detrimental Effects of Trade War

CNBC, October 14, 2018

China Echoes IMF Pledge to Avoid
Using Currency as a Trade Tool

CNBC, October 13, 2018

China State Media Calls on U.S.
to Avert ‘Full-Scale Face-Off’

AJoT, October 12, 2018

Trump and Xi Plan to Meet Amid Trade Tension
The Wall Street Journal, October 11, 2018

Trump Says He Could Do ‘A Lot More’
on China Trade

Reuters, October 11, 2018

U.S. Companies File Thousands
of China Tariff Exclusion Requests

Politico, October 10, 2018

Top White House Economist
‘Hopeful’ China’s Woes Lead to Trade Deal

The Hill, October 10, 2018

Chinese Finance Ministry Official Says
‘Optimistic’ on Trade War Breakthrough

Reuters, October 10, 2018

US-China Trade War Weaponizes
Liquefied Natural Gas

Nikkei Asian Review, October 9, 2018

China Lures Taiwan’s Latin America Allies
NPR, October 13, 2018

G-20 Finance Chiefs Are Optimistic About Settling Trade Disputes
The Wall Street Journal, October 12, 2018

Why Germany is Betting on Trade with China
Bloomberg, October 11, 2018

‘Winter is Coming’: Indonesia Warns World Finance Leaders Over Trade War
Reuters, October 11, 2018

France Sounds Cautious Note on China’s Belt and Road Initiative
American Journal of Transportation, October 11, 2018

The Future of EU International Investment Policy –
What Clues to Take from NAFTA 2.0

London School of Economics and Political Science, October 11, 2018

Unique Business Initiative to Support Reform Process
of Multilateral Rules-Based System Launched

International Chamber of Commerce, October 10, 2018

World Leaders Must Tackle Subsidy-Driven Trade Biases
Reuters, October 9, 2018







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