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Tuesday, October 30, 2018

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CalChamber Hosts U.S.
Department of Commerce Official

CalChamber, October 26, 2018

CalChamber Hosts U.S. Department of Commerce Official

From left: The Hon. David Haubert – Mayor of Dublin, CA; Rod Hirsch, Director, Oakland EAC, USDOC; Ian Steff, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Manufacturing, USDOC; Susanne Stirling, VP International Affairs, CalChamber; David Socher, and John Lee with the Export Council.


United States, Chile and Argentina
Meet to Discuss Free Trade

CalChamber, October 30, 2018

CalChamber Companies in the News

F-35 (Lockheed) Officially Wins Belgian Fighter Contest
Defense News, October 25, 2018

Trade Policy

From the White House

Presidential Proclamation to Modify the List of Products Eligible for Duty-Free Treatment Under the Generalized System of Preferences
October 30, 2018

America Will Win the Global Race to 5G
October 25, 2018

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

U.S. Department of Commerce Releases Third Quarter Gross Domestic Product
October 26, 2018

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determination on Certain Steel Wheels from China
October 24, 2018

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Executive Business Development Mission in Astana, Kazakhstan
October 24, 2018

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the American-Uzbek Chamber of Commerce Business Forum in Tashkent, Uzbekistan
October 23, 2018

From the U.S. Trade Representative

Request for Comments on Negotiating
Objectives for a U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement

November 26, 2018 Deadline for Submission of Written Comments Public Hearing Will Be Held on December 10

Joint Statement on the United States-Ukraine Trade
and Investment Council

October 24, 2018

From the U.S. Department of State

Secretary Pompeo’s Call With Brazilian President-Elect Jair Bolsonaro
October 29, 2018

Joint Press Release of the Japan-United States Strategic Energy Partnership
October 29, 2018

U.S. Delegation to Our Ocean 2018
October 26, 2018

From the House Ways and Means Committee

Brady Calls for Serious WTO Reform
October 25, 2018

From the World Trade Organization

WTO Dispute Over Metal Tariffs Delayed
with Countries Blocking Action

Bloomberg, October 29, 2018

WTO Sets Up Panel for Japan-South Korea Dispute
Over Steel Bar Duties

Nikkei Asian Review, October 29, 2018

Joint Communiqué of the Ottawa Ministerial on WTO Reform
Government of Canada, October 25, 2018

UK Signals Failure of Bid for Quick Brexit Transition at WTO
Reuters, October 25, 2018

Trade Chiefs Discuss WTO Reform, Without China and the U.S.
Bloomberg, October 24, 2018

WTO Members Work to Overhaul Trade Watchdog Amid Trump’s Criticism
The Wall Street Journal, October 23, 2018

China’s Entrance Into WTO Cost U.S. 3.4 Million Jobs,
New Study Finds

MarketWatch, October 23, 2018

Trade Agreements


No NAFTA 2.0 Signing Before
Steel Tariffs End, Mexico Says

CBC, October 26, 2018

How USMCA Trade Deal Helps Avert Crisis
for Mexico

The San Diego Union-Tribune, October 30, 2018

Trade Retaliations Against
the U.S. Hit Canada Farmers, Too

Reuters, October 26, 2018

U.S. Dairy Farmers Get Little
Help From Canada Trade Deal

Reuters, October 25, 2018

Mexican Couriers Seek Changes
to Trade Deal to Access U.S. Market

Reuters, October 25, 2018

Canada’s Sprint to Ratify Sets Up Trans-Pacific Trade Deal
to Take Effect This Year

CBC, October 29, 2018

Canada Prepared to Stall Trade Deal with China Until Its Behaviour is ‘More Reasonable’
CBC, October 26, 2018

Will Trump Push for an ‘America First’ Trade Agreement
in Asia Modelled on His New Nafta Deal?

South China Morning Post, October 25, 2018

India Plans Trade Deal Talks to Boost Exports to China
Bloomberg, October 24, 2018

New Zealand Approves TPP-11
Nikkei Asian Review, October 24, 2018

China Inks Free Trade Agreement MOU with Palestine
Reuters, October 23, 2018


Tariffs May Crown Corn King Again
The Wall Street Journal, October 28, 2018

Auto Execs Hope for Regulatory Focus in U.S., EU Talks
American Shipper, October 24, 2018

U.S. Manufacturers See Signs of New Risks
The Wall Street Journal, October 23, 2018


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Jerry Brown Named Chair of Doomsday Clock Group
San Francisco Chronicle, October 25, 2018

You’ll Get a Deal on Walnuts This Year. Farmers Won’t.
The Sacramento Bee, October 25, 2018

More International Articles


U.S. Plans More China Tariffs
If Trump-Xi Meeting Fails

Bloomberg, October 29, 2018

China Has a Big Weapon That It Hasn’t
Used in the Trade War – Yet. Tourists.

The Washington Post, October 29, 2018

Many U.S. Firms in China Eyeing
Relocation as Trade War Bites

Reuters, October 29, 2018

China’s Military Sends More Scholars Abroad,
at Times Without Schools’ Knowledge

The Wall Street Journal, October 29, 2018

How China’s Rampant Intellectual Property Theft, Long Overlooked by U.S., Sparked Trade War
South China Morning Post, October 28, 2018

China Tariff Effects Started Showing Up
in Shipping Data Months Ago

CNBC, October 28, 2018

U.S. Won’t Resume Trade Talks Without
Firm Proposal From a Wary China

The Wall Street Journal, October 25, 2018

China Says ‘Hard to Understand’
U.S. Skipping Import Fair

Reuters, October 25, 2018

When Trump Phones Friends, the Chinese
and the Russians Listen and Learn

The New York Times, October 24, 2018

Trump, China’s Xi to Meet at G-20
to Talk Trade, Kudlow Says

Bloomberg, October 23, 2018

China Tags Top Court to Tackle Intellectual
Property Rights as US Trade War Rages

South China Morning Post, October 23, 2018

China Pushing to Control US Rail Industry
The Epoch Times, June 11, 2018

European Tech Leaders Warn Against EU Digital Services Tax
US News, October 30, 2018

Mexico President-Elect Halts Partly Built Airport
BBC, October 29, 2018

Jair Bolsonaro: Far-Right Candidate Wins Brazil Poll
BBC, October 29, 2018

Angela Merkel Won’t Seek 5th Term as German Chancellor
Associated Press, October 29, 2018

Hog Industry Worldwide Getting Slaughtered in Trade War
Reuters, October 26, 2018

Canada Prepared to Stall Trade Deal with China Until Its Behaviour is ‘More Reasonable’
CBC, October 26, 2018

China, Japan Show United Front on ‘Free and Fair’ Trade
Associated Press, October 26, 2018

U.K.’s May Invites 120 Business Leaders to Discuss Brexit
Bloomberg, October 25, 2018

European Businesses Hit the Brakes as Trade War Stalls Growth
Reuters, October 24, 2018

Australia Abandoned Plans for Taiwanese Free Trade Agreement After Warning From China
The Sydney Morning Herald, October 24, 2018

The Growing Role Of Latin America In The Technology Industry
Forbes, October 23, 2018

China Opens Mega-Bridge Linking Hong Kong to Mainland
Associated Press, October 23, 2018

Investors Should Look to Latin America or Southeast Asia
Over the Next Decade

CNBC, October 22, 2018





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