International 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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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

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

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All WIPO Members Should Be Able to Participate Equally in Lisbon Agreement Diplomatic Conference

This is about more than the legitimacy of the Lisbon Agreement itself. This issue has alarming implications for the future of WIPO as an organization.

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U.S. Statement Delivered by Ambassador Michael Punke at the WTO Trade Negotiations Committee Meeting (TNC)

Like others, the United States is deeply disappointed that its original aspirations for the Round have not been realized. We have consistently believed that we had a real opportunity, from 2001 forward, to bring about significant, new liberalization that would advance the economic development prospects of all Members, particularly developing Members.

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