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Trade Update - Tuesday, October 18, 2016

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World Trade Report 2016
World Trade Organization, October 2016

CalChamber Companies in the News

Boeing wins $3.2 billion Dreamliner order from China Southern
American Journal of Transportation, October 12, 2016

Blue Diamond and Velvet Ice Cream Expand Facilities
Featuring CalChamber Member Company Blue Diamond Growers
Quality Assurance Magazine, October 11, 2016

Trade Policy

From the World Trade Organization

Intermediate course for least-developed countries gets under way

From the White House

FACT SHEET: United States-Italy Cooperation

Statement by the President on the Presidential Policy Directive on Cuba

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Secretary Pritzker Stresses Public-Private Partnerships in Keeping Up with the Fourth Industrial Revolution

From the U.S. Trade Representative

China Ends Hidden, Discriminatory Tax Exemptions for Certain Chinese-Produced Aircraft

Remarks by Ambassador Michael Froman at the Graduate Institute in Geneva

United States Requests Dispute Settlement Panel on China’s Unfair Export Restraints on Key Raw Materials

Trade Agreements

Japan Makes Early Push in Asia to Ratify TPP Trade Deal
Wall Street Journal, October 14, 2016

John Kasich: Refusing to ratify TPP risks America’s role as the world leader
By John Kasich, Featured in Washington Post, October 12, 2016

South Korea warming to TPP
Nikkei Asian Review, October 12, 2016

How TPP Would Help Small Business
American Action Forum, October 12, 2016


It’s Congress’s Turn to Act on Cuba
Bloomberg Editorial, October 17, 2016


Small Businesses Eligible for Federal Grant
for Trade and Export Initiative

CalChamber, October 14, 2016

Container volumes inch up at Port of Los Angeles despite Hanjin collapse
Press Telegram, October 13, 2016

Job Creator Bills    

More International Articles

Vietnam gives thumbs-up to U.S. regional role as pivot stumbles
Reuters, October 18, 2016

Obama hails Renzi’s Italian reforms, criticizes EU austerity
Reuters, October 18, 2016

Americans Work 25% More Than Europeans, Study Finds
Bloomberg, October 17, 2016

Germany’s Merkel willing to meet Putin on Ukraine but needs progress
Reuters, October 17, 2016

UK-U.S. trade talks impossible until Brexit clarified: U.S. Trade Representative Froman
Reuters, October 17, 2016

Bangladesh, China firms sign $13.6bn trade, investment deals 
Daily Times, October 16, 2016

Big Winner From London’s Brexit Exodus Isn’t Even in Europe
Bloomberg, October 16, 2016

Taiwan, US agree to promote innovation, growth
Taipei Times, October 15, 2016

Obama eases restrictions on Cuba, lifts limits on rum and cigars
Reuters, October 14, 2016

New EU-UNCTAD agreement to help Central Africa cut its trade costs
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, October 14, 2016

U.K. Said to Direct Aid to Win Support for WTO Brexit Talks
Bloomberg, October 13, 2016

China Vice Minister lauds Sri Lanka free trade moves; says FDI needed for exports
Economy Next, October 13, 2016

Australia, Singapore to sign updated free trade deal
Global Times, October 13, 2016

China issues details of rules to tackle online financial risk
Reuters, October 13, 2016

China’s Trade Struggles Add to Worries Over Economic Outlook
Wall Street Journal, October 13, 2016




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