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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Featured Headlines

CalChamber Releases List of New
Employment Laws Affecting Businesses in 2018

CalChamber, November 15, 2017


Another Holiday Season, Another Delay at the Airport. Take Air Traffic Control Away from the FAA
Allan Zaremberg in The Sacramento Bee, November 20, 2017

CalChamber Companies in the News

UPS Dramatically Increases Use of Renewable Natural Gas
UPS, November 20, 2017

AT&T Reiterates Commitment to Step Up U.S. Investment
if Competitive Tax Rate Enacted

AT&T, November 17, 2017

Ford Reconfirms its Commitment to Spain; $870 Million Investment
to Build the Next Generation Kuga in Valencia

Ford, November 16, 2017

Trade Policy

From the U.S. Department of Commerce

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determinations on Cold-Drawn Mechanical Tubing from Germany, China, Switzerland, India, Italy and Korea
November 16, 2017

From the U.S. Trade Representative

USTR Releases Updated NAFTA Negotiating Objectives
November 17, 2017

Trilateral Statement on the 5th Round of NAFTA Negotiations
in Mexico City

November 15, 2017

Joint Statement on the Second Meeting of the U.S.-UK Trade
and Investment Working Group

November 15, 2017

From the Department of State

U.S. Department of State Announces Partners
for Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017

November 17, 2017

Secretary Tillerson Hosts the Ministerial on Trade, Security,
and Governance in Africa

November 16, 2017

From the World Trade Organization

At Upcoming WTO Meet, India and Other Developing Countries
to Try and Keep Focus on Doha Agenda

The Wire, November 20, 2017

PHL to Raise Concerns of Banana Exporters
at WTO Meet in Argentina

Business Mirror, November 20, 2017

Trade Agreements


NAFTA Negotiations Will Head to Montreal
Global News, November 20, 2017

NAFTA Nations Lock Horns
on U.S. Auto Demands as Fifth Round Ends

Reuters, November 20, 2017

Modernization of the North American Free Trade Agreement – Subcommittee Field Hearing
U.S. Senate Committee on Finance, November 20, 2017
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Canada Warns U.S. Businesses
to Speak Up or Lose NAFTA

Bloomberg, November 20, 2017

Former Mexican President Warns
Trudeau Not to Be ‘Judas’ in NAFTA Talks

CBC, November 19, 2017

At NAFTA Talks, Canada Delivers
a Lecture on Autos, Not a Counter-Offer

Sudbury, November 19, 2017

Trump Administration Updates
Demands as NAFTA Talks Continue

Los Angeles Times, November 18, 2017

Which States Would Be Hit Hardest
By Withdrawing from NAFTA?

U.S. Chamber, November 17, 2017

Ongoing NAFTA Talks Could Lead to ‘Devastating’ Economic Fallout, Ex-Commerce Secretary Says
CNBC, November 16, 2017

Mexico to Propose NAFTA Review
Mechanism to Counter U.S. Sunset Clause

Reuters, November 15, 2017

Mexico Bristles at U.S. Proposal
That Would Benefit AT&T in NAFTA

Reuters, November 15, 2017

Business Groups Pessimistic
That New Talks Can Save NAFTA

The Chicago Tribune, November 15, 2017

House Members Oppose Trump
Administration Auto Trade Rules Proposal

Reuters, November 15, 2017

U.S. Agri-Food Starts Pro-NAFTA Letter Campaign
The Western Producer, November 15, 2017

As NAFTA Renegotiations Move Forward,
U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin Leads
Letter to Trump Administration
Calling for Strong Protections for Workers

U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, November 15, 2017

NAFTA Bickering Begins Again Today
Bloomberg, November 15, 2017

Yes, Nafta is Good for My Children
The Wall Street Journal, November 14, 2017

Mexico to Respond to Tough
U.S. Proposals at Fifth NAFTA Round

Reuters, November 14, 2017

Perdue Clarifies NAFTA Contingency Comments
Ag Web, November 14, 2017

U.S. Energy Chief Expresses
Confidence in NAFTA Talks

Reuters, November 14, 2017

Trudeau Replaces Trump as Biggest Obstacle to Pacific Trade Pact
Bloomberg, November 21, 2017

Japan Urges TPP-11 Partners to Sign Pact Before Elections Arrive
American Journal of Transportation, November 17, 2017

The TPP 11 Rekindle Multilateral Trade Hopes as Trump Looks On
Nikkei Asian Review, November 16, 2017

Japan, EU Agree to Increase Effort to Conclude Free Trade Talks Soon
The Japan Times, November 15, 2017

India, EU Hold Discussion on Proposed Free Trade Agreement
The Economic Times, November 15, 2017

Upgrading China-Chile FTA to Boost Both Economies:
Former ECLAC Official

China Daily, November 15, 2017


Under Trump, U.S. Companies Face a Rough Road on Trade
Politico, November 21, 2017

China Hawk Lighthizer Increasingly Influential in White House
Axios, November 19, 2017

Trump Discussed Free Trade Pact with Japan’s Abe, U.S. Envoy Says
Reuters, November 16, 2017

America Must Not Turn Its Back on Trade
American Journal of Transportation, November 16, 2017

On Transatlantic Trade, Trump is All Bluster, No Bite – So Far
Politico, November 15, 2017


Chinese Innovation: China’s Technology Future
and What It Means for Silicon Valley

November 2017

More International Articles

Do Trade Restrictions Work? Lessons from Trade with Japan
in the 1980s

PBS, November 20, 2017

Japan’s Best Export Performance Since 2008 Crisis Rolls On
American Journal of Transportation, November 19, 2017

Trudeau Mulling China Trip in December, Free Trade Talks Possible
Times Colonist, November 19, 2017

World Trade in State of ‘Managed Chaos’
The Straits Times, November 18, 2017

When it Comes to Trade, Africa Really Should be a Country
Quartz, November 16, 2017




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