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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

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Featured Headlines

A Strong U.S. Economy Will Boost
Global Growth in 2019

Bloomberg, November 13, 2018

Trade Report: State Exports
Slow as Tariffs Begin to Bite

CalChamber, November 13, 2018


All In California:
Governor-Elect Newsom Transition Website

Tax Credits to Labor Laws. What
Everyone Wants from California’s New Governor

CalChamber, November 7, 2018

California Secretary of State Election Results

Gavin Newsom Turns to Top Hillary
Clinton Adviser to Launch Administration

The Sacramento Bee, November 9, 2018

CalChamber Companies in the News

Amazon Selects New York City and Northern Virginia for New Headquarters
Amazon, November 13, 2018

Four CalChamber Members Get Credit to Expand, Create Jobs
CalChamber, November 9, 2018

Amazon Echo and Alexa Arrive in Mexico
TechCrunch, November 7, 2018

Trade Policy

From the White House

U.S.-Japan Joint Statement on Advancing a Free and Open Indo-Pacific Through Energy, Infrastructure and Digital Connectivity Cooperation
November 13, 2018

Vice President Mike Pence to visit Japan, Singapore, Australia, and Papua New Guinea
November 8, 2018

President Donald J. Trump Announces Intent to Nominate Individuals to Key Administration Posts (Including Several International Positions)
November 7, 2018

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the U.S. Department of Commerce Veterans Day Ceremony
November 8, 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.

Federal Register Notice: Canada-U.S.
Regulatory Cooperation Council

Comment Period Open Until November 30

Fifth Meeting of the U.S.-UK Trade and Investment Working Group
November 9, 2018

From the U.S. Department of State

International Education Week Kicks Off with Record Number of Students Studying Abroad
November 13, 2018

Launch of the Humanitarian Assistance Steering Council
November 13, 2018

U.S.-China Diplomatic and Security Dialogue
November 9, 2018

From the International Trade Administration

Why Unleashing Veterans’ Entrepreneurial and Leadership Skills in Global Commerce Helps Strengthen America’s Economic and National Security
November 9, 2018

From the World Trade Organization

Japan Initiates WTO Dispute Complaint Against Korean Support for Shipbuilders
November 13, 2018

DG Azevêdo Joins President Macron in Discussions on Strengthening Multilateralism and WTO
November 12, 2018

U.S. Says India Paid Bigger Cotton Subsidies Than WTO Allows
Reuters, November 12, 2018

U.S., China, 10 Other Countries Seek Brexit Assurance at WTO
AJoT, November 12, 2018

WTO Director-General Calls Reform Proposal a ‘First Step’
Nikkei Asian Review, November 9, 2018

Trade Agreements


Signing in Buenos Aires on November 30

How U.S. Agriculture Will Fare Under
the USMCA and Retaliatory Tariffs

October 2018

Canada at Odds with U.S.
Changes to Text of Trade Deal

Reuters, November 8, 2018

Democrats House Victory Complicates
Passage of New Nafta, Trade Deals

The Wall Street Journal, November 8, 2018

New NAFTA’s Sunset Clause
is a Ticking Time Bomb

The Hill, November 7, 2018

Midterm Results Leave Canadians
War Over Fate of Trade Agreement

The New York Times, November 7, 2018

No Gala USMCA Signing Ceremony with Trump Unless U.S. Tariffs Lifted, Ambassador Says
CBC, November 7, 2018

Canada Exploring Sector-by-Sector Trade Talks with China, With Comprehensive Agreement Possible
Politico, November 12, 2018

Vietnam Ratifies Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Pact
Channel NewsAsia, November 12, 2018

SA Scraps 54-year-old Bilateral Trade Agreement with Zimbabwean
Bulawayo, November 11, 2018

RCEP Leaders to Call for Early Conclusion of Mega-Trade Pact
The Hindu Business Line, November 11, 2018

Five Things to Know About Asian Trade Megadeal RCEP
Nikkei Asia Review, November 10, 2018

Japanese Firms See U.S. Trade Talks Boosting Exports Despite Trump Rhetoric
Reuters, November 8, 2018

Singapore and China Emerge with Upgraded Free-Trade Agreement After 3 Years of Negotiations
The Independent, November 7, 2018

Japan Cabinet Approves World’s Biggest Trade Pact with EU
Nikkei Asian Review, November 6, 2018


U.S. Crop Giants are Doing More Brazil Deals Thanks to Trade War
Bloomberg, November 8, 2018

Trade Plays to Watch in Congress After Democrats Retake House
Reuters, November 8, 2018

Democrat-Led House Seen Backing Trump’s China Trade War, Scrutinizing Talks with Allies
Reuters, November 8, 2018

Even Lobsters Can’t Escape Trump’s Trade War
Bloomberg, November 7, 2018

More International Articles


Report Launch with Daniel H. Rosen – Missing Link: Corporate Governance in China’s State Sector
Asia Society, November 5, 2018

U.S., China Resume Talks to Cool Trade Tensions
The Wall Street Journal, November 12, 2018

Trump’s Trade War Could Dent China’s Domestic Consumption, Dragging Down the Rest of Asia
CNBC, November 9, 2018

Xi’s Import Fair Offers Deals
But Leaves Many Barriers Intact

AJoT, November 8, 2018

Trump’s Trade War Spurs Chinese
Export Rush to Beat Tariffs

AJoT, November 8, 2018

China’s Exports to US Tick Up
as Traders Try to Beat Tariffs

AP, November 8, 2018

China’s Xi Calls for Global
Cooperation to Create ‘Fairer’ Internet

Reuters, November 6, 2018

Coming to Papua New Guinea: World Leaders (and 40 Maseratis)
The New York Times, November 12, 2018

Calls for Open Trade to Greet Pence as Trump Skips Asia Summit
CNBC, November 10, 2018

Trump, Macron Agree on Defense After ‘Insulting’ European Army Spat
Reuters, November 9, 2018

Chinese Premier Pledges Cuban Investment to Diaz-Canel
UPI, November 8, 2018

Argentina Expands China Currency Swap as Beijing Eyes Latin America
Reuters, November 8, 2018

Here are the Asian Countries That Win and Lose From the Trade War
CNBC, November 8, 2018

Canada Says GDP Grew 3% in 2017, Pares Gains for 2015 and 2016
Bloomberg, November 8, 2018

Using Technology To Accomplish All That International Trade Promises
Forbes, November 6, 2018






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