USTR – Geneva

Statement by the United States at the January 25, 2016, DSB Meeting

Statement by the United States at the Meeting of the WTO Dispute Settlement Body as delivered in Geneva on January 25, 2016. Read the Statement (pdf)

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

The United States and Georgia enjoy a close friendship and partnership across a range of issues based on shared values and principles.

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Statement by the United States at the December 21, 2015, DSB Meeting

Statement by the United States at the Meeting of the WTO Dispute Settlement Body as delivered in Geneva on December 21, 2015.

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

The United States is Haiti’s number one export destination, receiving 83% percent of Haiti’s exports in 2014. The United States renewed and extended preferential access for Haitian goods earlier this year.

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U.S. Statement at Trade Policy Review of Thailand

Our relationship dates back to 1833, when we concluded our first Treaty of Amity and Commerce. Last year trade between us reached $45 billion, supported in part by our GSP program, of which Thailand is one of the largest beneficiaries.

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U.S. Statement at the WTO Trade Policy Review of Cabo Verde

While Cabo Verde is not among the larger African countries, it sets a positive example in many ways, including its history of political stability and democratic governance, its high ranking on anti-corruption indices, and its efforts over the past ten years to pursue a market-orientated economic model that mainstreams international trade as part of its development strategy.

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Statement by the United States at the September 28, 2015, DSB Meeting

See attached below the U.S. statement as delivered at the September 28, 2015 meeting of the WTO Dispute Settlement Body (DSB)

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

The United States has a strong trade relationship with Angola, one that – like Angola’s economy – is dominated by energy and energy-related industrial products such as oil machinery and mining equipment.

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Statement of Michael Punke U.S. Ambassador to the WTO regarding Nairobi

As was the case at the end of July, the overarching objective of the United States remains the pursuit of consensus on a collection of meaningful outcomes that can contribute to success in Nairobi.

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Statement by the United States at the August 31, 2015, DSB Meeting

See attached below the U.S. statement as delivered at the July 31, 2015 meeting of the WTO Dispute Settlement Body (DSB).

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