International Trade

Statement by the United States at the July 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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Remarks by President Obama to the People of Africa

Africa and its people helped to shape America and allowed it to become the great nation that it is.

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U.S. Statement at the WTO Meeting on Kazakhstan’s Accession to the WTO

The United States’ relationship with Kazakhstan has long been a strong one across so many fronts, due in large part to your direct personal involvement, and we look forward to a future of working together in the WTO.

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U.S. Statement at the Trade Policy Review of the Dominican Republic

The United States enjoys a close and growing trade and investment relationship with the Dominican Republic.

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Statement by the United States at the July 20, 2015, DSB Meeting.

See attached the U.S. statement as delivered at the July 20, 2015 meeting of the WTO Dispute Settlement Body (DSB)

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U.S Led Effort Reaches ‘Major Breakthrough’ to Expand Information Technology Agreement

Today, U.S. negotiators announced that a major breakthrough had been reached in talks to expand the Information Technology Agreement (ITA).

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U.S. Statement at the Trade Policy Review for Madagascar

The United States recognizes the unique challenges Madagascar faces as it moves forward toward national reconciliation.

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U.S. Statement at the Trade Policy Review for New Zealand

New Zealand serves as an excellent example of how the rules-based system we have developed here in Geneva and in other fora provides opportunities for committed countries of all sizes to play critical roles in helping shape global trade policy.

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Statement of the U.S. at the EU Trade Policy Review 2015

Statement of the United States at the European Union Trade Policy Review 2015 Delivered by Ambassador Michael Punke U.S. Permanent Representative to the World Trade Organization Geneva, Switzerland June 23, 2015 Thank you, Chair.  The United States warmly welcomes Denis Redonnet and the entire delegation of the European Union to this review. Our economic relationship […]

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Gender and Trade: Ambassador Hamamoto Remarks at the WTO Future She Deserves Panel

Ambassador Hamamoto speaking at the Future She Deserves panel at the World Trade Organization

When the Fifth Global Review of Aid for Trade was first mentioned, my immediate thought was that women’s economic empowerment really must be a central theme.

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