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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Featured Headlines

Trade Report: California Exports Edge Upwards
CalChamber, November 9, 2017

CalChamber Companies in the News

Volkswagen AG Says to Invest $650 Million in Argentina Plant
Reuters, November 10, 2017

Boeing, China Announce Airplane Sales During Presidential Trade Mission
Boeing, November 9, 2017

Trade Policy

From the White House

Remarks by President Trump, Prime Minister Turnbull of Australia,
and Prime Minister Abe of Japan Before Trilateral Meeting | Manila,

November 13, 2017

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Announces Hundreds
of Billions in Deals Between U.S. Companies and Chinese Entities

November 9, 2017

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Final Countervailing Duty Determinations on Biodiesel from Argentina and Indonesia
November 9, 2017

From the U.S. Trade Representative

USTR Lighthizer Statement on the President’s New Paradigm
for US-Indo-Pacific Trade

November 10, 2017

U.S. Wins WTO Dispute on Indonesia’s Agricultural Restrictions
November 9, 2017

From the Department of State

International Education Week Kicks Off With Record Number
of Students Studying Abroad

November 13, 2017

From the World Trade Organization

Latest Trade Indicator Suggests Trade Growth Will Moderate
in Fourth Quarter of 2017

November 13, 2017

WTO Members Review Three Regional Trade Agreements
November 10, 2017

G20 Countries Show Restraint in New Trade Restrictions,
Despite Economic Uncertainties

November 9, 2017

DG Azev√™do Calls for APEC’s Support for a Successful MC11
November 8, 2017

U.S. Block of WTO Appeals Body Compromises System,
Director Says

Bloomberg, November 8, 2017

Trade Agreements


Mexico Readying Economic
Response If U.S. Exits NAFTA

Reuters, November 13, 2017

Nafta Negotiators Set to Look
for Small Wins After U.S. Threats

American Journal of Transportation, November 13, 2017

NAFTA Struck El Paso Hard,
An Exit By Trump Could Hurt More

Reuters, November 12, 2017

Forecasters Predict Nafta
Withdrawal Would Slow U.S. Growth

The Wall Street Journal, November 9, 2017

U.S. Seeks Restrictions
on Mexican Trucking Under Nafta

Bloomberg, November 9, 2017

Got Milk? Ending NAFTA Could Sour
California’s Booming Dairy Industry

The Sacramento Bee, November 7, 2017

Cruz, O’Rourke Are Bitter Rivals –
But Not on NAFTA

The Sacramento Bee, November 7, 2017

PH Wants Free Trade Agreement with U.S.
Rappler, November 13, 2017

RCEP Trade Agreement Delayed Till 2018
Nikkei Asian Review, November 12, 2017

ASEAN Signs Free Trade Agreement with Hong Kong
Bangkok Post, November 12, 2017

TPP Partners Reach Agreement on ‘Core Elements’
of Pacific Trade Deal, Canada Says

CBC News, November 10, 2017

EU-Mexico Free Trade Agreement Renegotiation Moving Forward as NAFTA Talks Sputter
Lexology, November 9, 2017

Peru-Australia Free Trade Deal to Boost Sugar, Beef,
Rice and Wine for Exporters, November 9, 2017

Japan Hails Progress in TPP Trade Talks,
But Discord Raises Doubts

Reuters, November 8, 2017

India-US Trade Volume at an All-Time High: Consul General
The Hindu Business Line, November 7, 2017


America Really Doesn’t Need Trade as Much as Other Countries Do
American Journal of Transportation, November 13, 2017

The Gaping US Trade Gap: A Sign of Weakness? Not Necessarily
ABC News, November 10, 2017


Governor Brown Rallies State and Regional Leaders Around Climate Action at COP23
Office of Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., November 12, 2017

Port of Long Beach Sets Record for October Cargo
American Journal of Transportation, November 10, 2017

More Than 1.5 Million Women-Owned Businesses in California,
Report Says

The Sacramento Bee, November 8, 2017

More International Articles

APEC and President Trump’s Asia Visit

Philippines - Vietnam - China -
The Republic of Korea - Japan

Remarks by President Trump
at 5th U.S.-ASEAN Summit

White House, November 13, 2017

The 25th APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting
APEC, November 11, 2017

Remarks by President Trump
at APEC CEO Summit | Da Nang, Vietnam

White House, November 10, 2017

Trump Offers Trade to Asian Nations
But Only If They Play Fair

American Journal of Transportation, November 10, 2017

APEC Ministers Vow to Fight
Protectionism as Trump Slams WTO

Bloomberg, November 10, 2017

Trump Talks Tough on Trade at Summit in Vietnam
NPR, November 10, 2017

AP Fact Check: US-China Trade
Package Mostly About Symbolism

The Washington Post, November 10, 2017

Trump Pushes ‘America First’ Trade
Message at APEC Summit in Vietnam

Los Angeles Times, November 10, 2017

Trump, Aiming to Coax Xi Jinping, Bets on Flattery
The New York Times, November 9, 2017

Trump Makes Strong Statement
on Chinese Trade: ‘It Just Doesn’t Work’

Los Angeles Times, November 8, 2017

In Beijing, Trump Presses China
on North Korea and Trade

Reuters, November 8, 2017

Factbox: Commercial, Trade Issues
Between China, United States

Reuters, November 8, 2017

Shaky U.S.-China Trade Relationship
Will Top Trump’s Agenda in Beijing

NPR, November 8, 2017

Upgrade U.S. Relations with Allies in Asia
Business Roundtable, November 7, 2017

Euro Zone Growth, Eclipsing U.S. Economy,
Set to Be Best in Decade

Reuters, November 14, 2017

Belt and Road Initiative Yields Great Achievements
in ASEA Countries: Chinese Ambassador

China Daily, November 13, 2017

May to Host Talks with European Business Chiefs on Brexit
Reuters, November 9, 2017

Moscow Supports Idea of Free Trade Area in Asia and Pacific,
Says Putin

TASS, November 8, 2017

How is Latin America Beating the U.S., China and Europe in FDI?
Latin Trade, November 7, 2017

China’s Technology Ambitions Could Upset the Global Trade Order
The New York Times, November 7, 2017

U.S.-China Trade War Still Biggest Global Risk, NAB’s Oster Says
Bloomberg, November 7, 2017




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