Economy & Trade

USAID Announces Global Public-Private Trade Alliance

The formation of the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation “the Alliance” was announced at a meeting of Aid for Trade in Geneva, Switzerland today.

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

The United States and Chile are long-term partners, with our bilateral trade agreement as the foundation of our partnership.

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Statement by the United States at the June 19, 2015, DSB Meeting

See attached below the U.S. statement as delivered at the June 19, 2015 meeting of the WTO Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) Read More (PDF)

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Statement by the United States at the June 17, 2015, DSB Meeting

See attached below the U.S. statement as delivered at the June 17, 2015 meeting of the WTO Dispute Settlement Body (DSB)

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

As a neighbor and top trading partner, Canada’s trade regime continues to be of deep interest to the United States. The foundation of our long-standing relationship is the North American Free Trade Agreement, preceded by the U.S.-Canada Free Trade Agreement.

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2015 World Day Against Child Labor: Education not Exploitation

2015 World Day Against Child Labor: Education not Exploitation Press Statement John Kirby Department Spokesperson Washington, DC June 12, 2015     On this World Day Against Child Labor, there is a growing consensus and commitment to ending exploitative child labor around the world. More children are in schools today than ever before, because the […]

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Remarks by Deputy Secretary of Labor Chris Lu at the 2015 International Labor Conference

The nature of work is changing in fundamental ways for many Americans and workers around the globe.

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Why Multilateralism Matters: Ambassador Hamamoto Remarks to Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce

Ambassador Hamamoto

The complexity of the challenges facing us is too great for governments alone to overcome. Now, more than ever, the private sector has a central role to play in creating practical and sustainable solutions to global problems.

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

India is an increasingly important trading partner for the United States with two-way trade recently crossing the 100 billion dollar threshold and an important expansion of two-way investment.

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Statement by the United States at the May 29, 2015, DSB Meeting

See attached below the U.S. statement as delivered at the  May 29, 2015 meeting of the WTO Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) READ MORE (PDF)

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