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Trade Update - Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Next Trade Update: November 2016

Featured Headlines

Following Latest Round of Negotiations, CalChamber Urges State Congressional Delegation to Support Transatlantic
Economic Partnership

CalChamber, October 26, 2016


“We have to work harder to
explain why trade matters”

World Trade Organization, October 21, 2016

CalChamber Companies in the News

Tanzania: Toyota Tanzania Unveils New Modern Showroom
All Africa, October 24, 2016

A First Look at Grand Hyatt Hong Kong’s Stunning New Renovation
Robb Report, October 18, 2016

Trade Policy

From the World Trade Organization

DG Azevêdo highlights how WTO can help to meet challenge
of antimicrobial resistance

DG Azevêdo welcomes ministerial call for concrete results at MC11

Sweden donates over CHF 1 million to increase trade capacity
of developing countries

WTO issues panel report regarding US anti-dumping duties
on Chinese imports

Continuing solid progress on pending accessions
to government procurement pact

From the White House

Statement by the Press Secretary on the President’s Travel
to Greece, Germany, and Peru

Toast Remarks by President Obama and Prime Minister Renzi
of Italy at State Dinner

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Getting Ahead with GetGlobal

Secretary Pritzker Makes First Official Visit to Bogota, Colombia

From the U.S. Trade Representative

India and United States Joint Statement on the Trade Policy Forum

Trade Agreements

Must see TV: why gutting NAFTA unlikely to create U.S. jobs
Reuters, October 25, 2016

How a trade deal made avocado a food star
The Orange County Register, October 23, 2016

A post-debate defense of the North American Free Trade Area
The Hill, October 21, 2016

NAFTA creates more jobs than are lost: Guest Commentary
Long Beach Press-Telegram, October 21, 2016


CalChamber Issues Vote Record
on Major Business Bills 2016

CalChamber, October 24, 2016

Job Creator Bills    

California actually benefits a lot from trade with China
Los Angeles Times, October 24, 2016

Report: community colleges contribute $8 billion to region
The San Diego Union Tribune, October 24, 2016

More International Articles

Socialist to Head Latin America’s Most Trusted Central Bank
Bloomberg, October 25, 2016

China’s Fuzhou sees stable property prices despite fall in sales
Reuters, October 25, 2016

Global shares up on strong Japan data, China property moves
USA Today, October 24, 2016

Japan Posts Trade Surplus in Sept; Exports Down 7 Percent
Associated Press, October 24, 2016

At odds over Brexit, UK nations hold ‘frustrating’ talks on common stance
Reuters, October 24, 2016

EU Prepares New Talks to Break EU-Canada Trade Impasse
Bloomberg, October 24, 2016

Brexit Puts Britain in Need of Trade Expertise
The Wall Street Journal, October 22, 2016

At her first summit since Brexit vote, UK’s May vows to work closely with EU
Reuters, October 20, 2016

Kremlin says Berlin talks on Ukraine crisis were positive
Reuters, October 20, 2016

ECB Leaves Stimulus Unchanged as Decision Deadline for QE Looms
Bloomberg, October 20, 2016

China third quarter GDP grows 6.7 percent as expected
as construction booms, debt rises

Reuters, October 19, 2016

EU believes free trade deal with U.S. won’t be completed this year
Reuters, October 19, 2016

China Holdings of U.S. Treasuries Drop to Almost Four-Year Low
Bloomberg, October 18, 2016




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