USTR – Geneva

U.S. Statement at the WTO Trade Policy Review of Singapore

We have looked forward to today’s discussion because of our strong partnership with Singapore, its significant contributions to the global trading system, and because Singapore is a prominent example of trade’s benefits at a time when some stakeholders in some countries are questioning the benefits that international trade and engagement can bring.

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Statement by the United States at the July 21, 2016, DSB Meeting

Statement by the United States at the Meeting of the WTO Dispute Settlement Body as delivered in Geneva on July 21, 2016.

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U.S. Statement at the Trade Policy Review of People’s Republic of China

China’s accession to the WTO in 2001 brought on dramatic changes, both for China and its trading partners. China’s agreement to be bound by the internationally agreed rules of the WTO not only led to many significant revisions to China’s trade and investment regime, but also generated a greater willingness in enterprises around the world to strengthen and expand trade and investment ties with China.

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Statement by the United States at the July 19, 2016, DSB Meeting

Statement by the United States at the Meeting of the WTO Dispute Settlement Body as delivered in Geneva on July 19, 2016.

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U.S. Statement at the Trade Policy Review of Tunisia

To say that Tunisia, and indeed the Middle East and North African (MENA) region more broadly, has become a different place since 2005 would of course be an epic understatement. The revolutions and other upheavals which have swept the MENA region in recent years got their start, after all, in Tunisia’s Jasmine Revolution of 2011.

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Statement by the United States at the June 22, 2016, DSB Meeting

Statement by the United States at the Meeting of the WTO Dispute Settlement Body as delivered in Geneva on June 22, 2016.

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U.S. Statement at the Trade Policy Review of Zambia

We appreciate the Government of Zambia and the WTO Secretariat reports. Each describes the various challenges that Zambia must overcome and the questions it must address in order to achieve more effective participation in the global trading system, and to use trade as an instrument for realizing greater economic growth and development.

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U.S. Statement at the Trade Policy Review of the United Arab Emirates

The United States and the UAE enjoy a robust trade and investment relationship, with bilateral two-way goods trade continuing to expand – reaching $25 billion in 2015 – and the stock of U.S. foreign direct investment in the UAE reaching $15 billion in 2014.

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Statement by the United States at the May 23 DSB Meeting under Item 7 (Appellate Body Reappointment)

Statement by the United States at the Meeting of the WTO Dispute Settlement Body under Item 7, as delivered in Geneva on May 23, 2016.

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Statement by the United States at the May 23, 2016, DSB Meeting

Statement by the United States at the Meeting of the WTO Dispute Settlement Body as delivered in Geneva on May 23, 2016.

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