International Trade

Statement by the United States at the March 25, 2015, DSB Meeting.

See attached below the U.S. statement as delivered at the March 25, 2015 meeting of the WTO Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) in Geneva. READ MORE (PDF)

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

The United States welcomes Pakistan’s continued support and commitment to the WTO’s work and to trade liberalization through the rules-based multilateral trading system.

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Statement by the United States at the March 10, 2015, DSB Meeting

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

Japan is a vital strategic and economic partner to the United States, and a key figure in the global trading system. We welcome Japan’s commitment to pursuing ambitious, high standard international trade rules, as exemplified more prominently in its participation in Trans-Pacific Partnership talks.

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Statement by the United States at the February 23, 2015, DSB Meeting

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Ambassador Punke’s Statement at the WTO General Council Meeting under the Agenda Item “Report by the Chairman of the Trade Negotiations Committee”

The past few weeks have, in our view, been a relatively productive period in our development of a post-Bali work program for the DDA.

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U.S. Statement at the WTO Trade Policy Review of Brunei Darussalam

The United States and Brunei have continued to work closely on a wide range of bilateral and regional issues, thanks in large part to our efforts to conclude the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement.

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

Barbados is a valued hemispheric partner of the United States, and the commercial relationship between our countries is vibrant and growing.

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Statement by the United States at the January 26, 2015, DSB Meeting

See attached below the U.S. statement as delivered at the January 26th meeting of the WTO Dispute Settlement Body (DSB).

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USTR Michael Froman: Twenty years in and bogged down, what’s the way forward for the WTO?

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Having marked its 20th anniversary earlier this month, the World Trade Organization must move quickly from celebrating to soul-searching when some of its members convene in Switzerland this week.

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