Economy & Trade

Secretary Kerry: Remarks at the Syria Donors Conference

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Today the United States is announcing our latest contribution, which is over $925 million.

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Statement by President Obama on the Signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership

For more than five years, a group of 12 countries have negotiated a forward-looking trade deal that sets new, high standards for trade and investment in one of the world’s fastest growing and most important regions. Today, these countries signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership – a new type of trade deal that puts American workers first.

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

The United States has been pleased to work with Morocco for over a decade to advance Morocco’s economic development through an enhanced bilateral trade and investment relationship.

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U.S. Statement on Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA) Ministers Meeting in Davos

Launched in 2013, twenty-three parties are negotiating TISA, an agreement that will encompass state-of-the-art rules to promote fair and open trade across the full spectrum of service sectors – from telecommunications and technology to distribution and delivery services.

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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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The Global Connect Initiative: Making the Internet a Development Priority 

Earlier this month, the World Bank released its annual World Development Report — “Digital Dividends” — which unequivocally shows that Internet connectivity can boost economic growth across the developing world when accompanied by good Internet policies.

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Senior State Department Officials Previewing Secretary Kerry’s Trip to Davos

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Special Briefing Senior State Department Officials Washington, DC January 20, 2016  MODERATOR: Hi, you guys. Thank you for coming. Apologies – well, actually, we’re almost on time for Matt. We will start this backgrounder. As you guys know, we will be posting this. This is a background to senior State Department officials. Each of our speakers […]

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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. and WTO Partners Announce Final Agreement on Landmark Expansion of Information Technology Agreement (ITA)

Today’s announcement demonstrates that the WTO can deliver real, commercially significant results, and will eliminate tariffs on hundreds of Made-In-America information technology products. A major win for the World Trade Organization, producers of technology products, and consumers around the world

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