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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Featured Headlines

US, Canada, Mexico Flags

CalChamber Urges Members to
Support Modernizing NAFTA

CalChamber, October 13, 2017

CalChamber, Nationwide Chamber Coalition
Call on President to Modernize NAFTA

CalChamber, October 12, 2017

CalChamber Companies in the News

GM, Suppliers to Invest $500 mln in Argentina to Produce New Model
NASDAQ, October 12, 2017

Facebook, Google to Donate $1.5 Million to Wine Country Fire Relief
SF Gate, October 10, 2017

Trade Policy

From the White House

Statement from the Press Secretary on President Donald J. Trump’s Upcoming Travel to Asia
October 16, 2017

Joint Press Release from Vice President Mike Pence and Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso on the Second Round of the U.S.-Japan Economic Dialogue
Japanese Government, October 16, 2017

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Foreign Direct Investment Strengthens America’s High-Tech Competitiveness
October 12, 2017

Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on President Trump’s Tax Reform Plan
October 11, 2017

From the Department of State

The United States Withdraws From UNESCO
October 12, 2017

From the World Trade Organization

China Seeks Special Consideration for SMEs in Anti-Dumping, Countervailing Probes
October 11, 2017

Trade Agreements


USTR Lighthizer Welcomes Start of NAFTA Round 4, Announces New Developments
U.S. Trade Representative, October 11, 2017

NAFTA Talks Left Reeling After Aggressive U.S. Proposals Land
Bloomberg, October 16, 2017

NAFTA Talks Set to Be Extended As Time Runs Out
CNBC, October 15, 2017

Trump’s Nafta Threat
The Wall Street Journal, October 15, 2017

Donald Trump may Find Scrapping NAFTA Harder Than He Thinks: Congressman
Global News, October 15, 2017

U.S. Demands Regional Steel, Aluminum in NAFTA Auto Rules
Reuters, October 13, 2017

How Trump’s Trade Agenda Would Send Auto Jobs to China
Politico, October 13, 2017

Pena Nieto, Trudeau Pledge Trade Unity as Trump Threatens Nafta
AJoT, October 13, 2017

Trump’s Tough Talk on Nafta Raises Prospects of Pact’s Demise
The New York Times, October 11, 2017

Trump Sets NAFTA Goals: Dilute Pact’s Force, Loosen Regional Bonds
The Wall Street Journal, October 11, 2017

Trump Says Open to Bilateral Canada, Mexico Pacts if NAFTA Talks Fail
Reuters, October 10, 2017

Mexico Warns that Abandoning Nafta Could End Broader Cooperation with US
The Guardian, October 10, 2017

Hundreds of Business Leaders Call on Trump to Stick with NAFTA
The Sacramento Bee, October 10, 2017

Auto Dealers Warn Trump’s Nafta Proposal May Raise Car Prices
Bloomberg, October 10, 2017

Details of a Massive Trade Deal Among 11 Heavyweight Economies May Be Announced Next Month
CNBC, October 17, 2017

U.S. Tells Japan it Wants to Start FTA Talks
Nikkei Asian Review, October 17, 2017

Fearing an End to NAFTA Mexico Looks to Middle East for New Trade Partners
Panam Post, October 13, 2017

Joining Nafta Could Be One of the Biggest Post-Brexit Trade Deals We Do
The Telegraph, October 10, 2017


The U.S. Free-Trade Agreement with Central America is Next in Line for a Makeover
Apparel News, October 12, 2017

Secretary Perdue to Travel to Europe
AJoT, October 11, 2017


Trade and Prosperity in the States:
The Case of
The Heritage Foundation, September 29, 2017

Why the World Needs California’s Farm Exports
The Sacramento Bee, October 11, 2017

More International Articles

Panama Canal Sets Record Annual Cargo Tonnage in Fiscal Year 2017
AJoT, October 17, 2017

China Tries to Reassure Foreign Companies, Promises Openness
AP, October 17, 2017

China Becomes Focus at IMF/WB Annual Meetings
XinhuaNet, October 16, 2017

Commodities Rise as Oil and Copper Gain; Euro Down: Markets Wrap
AJoT, October 16, 2017

Japan Exasperated By Trump’s Trade Policies
Politico, October 15, 2017

Brexit: EU ‘to Prepare’ for Future Trade Talks with UK
BBC News, October 13, 2017

Taking India-US Trade to $500 bn Not a Distant Dream
News Nation, October 13, 2017

China’s Trade with North Korea Slumps as Nuclear Sanctions Bite
AJoT, October 13, 2017

Paris Plans to Banish All But Electric Cars by 2030
Reuters, October 12, 2017

Report: China Catching Up to US in Foreign Aid Flow
AP News, October 11, 2017

Erdogan: Turkey Does Not Recognize US Ambassador After Visa Spat
CNN, October 10, 2017




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