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Tuesday, October 27, 2015

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Ex-Im Bank supporters force House vote
The Hill, October 26, 2015

CalChamber Letter to CA Congress
October 15, 2015

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CalChamber Hosts Vietnamese Ambassador
CalChamber, October 21, 2015

Vietnamese ambassador seeks help
from UC Davis to preserve country’s rice crop
Sacramento Bee, October 20, 2015

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Report: Trade Facilitation Agreement Will Reduce Trade Costs, Increase Global Trade, Output
CalChamber, October 27, 2015

CalChamber Companies in the News

Foon Rhee: Betting big on almond boom
Featuring CalChamber Member Blue Diamond Growers
Sacramento Bee, October 26, 2015

Deloitte Acquires Asset Performance Group in Canada
Deloitte, October 19, 2015

Ford Motor to invest $1.8bn in China; to roll out smart cars
Venture Capital Post, October 12, 2015

Trade Policy

From the World Trade Organization

Launch of the World Trade Report 2015

Full and swift implementation of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement can deliver large trade dividends to developing and least-developed countries

DG Azevêdo: Nairobi ministerial will be a milestone
for the future of the WTO

ACP trade ministers meeting

From the White House

Statement by the Press Secretary on the President’s Trip
to Turkey, the Philippines, and Malaysia

Joint Statement by the United States of America
and the Republic of Indonesia

FACT SHEET: U.S.-Pakistan Augmented Joint Action Plan
for Trade and Investment

Readout of the President's Call with Prime Minister Stephen Harper
of Canada

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

United States, APEC Economies Endorse Privacy Recognition
in Support of Processors in Global Data Value Chain

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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker to Visit Ukraine
and Germany

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Receives Commercial Diplomat of the Year Award

From the U.S. Trade Representative

Remarks by Ambassador Michael Froman
to the U.S.-Indonesia Investment Summit

Trade Agreements

Indonesia's leader says his country to join Asia trade pact
The Sacramento Bee, October 26, 2015

U.S. Department of Commerce Report Highlights Positive Impact
of Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement on Services Sector Exports

U.S. Department of Commerce, October 22, 2015

Picking Up the Pace in the Transatlantic Trade Talks
U.S. Chamber of Commerce, October 23, 2015

U.S., Europe step up efforts on trade deal with new offers
Reuters, October 23, 2015

The Strategic Opportunity and Strategic Imperative
of TTIP’s Success

Cato Institute, October 22, 2015


WTO sees up to $3.6 trillion boost
to trade from deal to cut red tape

Reuters, October 26, 2015

U.S. ports matter to American economy
The San Diego Union-Tribune, October 22, 2015

More International Articles

“Japan’s Legislation for Peace and Security- Seamless Responses
for Peace and Security of Japan and the International Community”

On September 19th, 2015, Japanese National Diet approved the legislation.
Government of Japan, October 2015

Chinese Leaders Drawing Up New Long-Range Growth Plan
Associated Press, October 26, 2015

China, Japan, South Korea to Discuss Trade Deal at Seoul Summit
Bloomberg, October 26, 2015

India hosts biggest Africa summit; plays catchup with China
Reuters, October 26, 2015

China communist party paper says country should join U.S.-led trade pact
Reuters, October 24, 2015

Four Ways To Improve Existing U.S. Resources for Doing Business in Africa
National Law Review, October 23, 2015

German Manufacturing Takes a China Hit
Bloomberg, October 23, 2015

China cuts rates again as growth engine stalls
Reuters, October 23, 2015

French Economy Picks Up as Services, Manufacturing Strengthen
Bloomberg, October 23, 2015

Japan trade deficit narrows but exports fall short
Associated Press, October 21, 2015

Fires in Southeast Asia may be emitting more greenhouse gases
than the entire U.S.

Los AngelesTimes, October 21, 2015



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