International Trade / WTO

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

Since Honduras’ last review in 2010, we recognize the economy suffered the challenges of the global financial crisis and the slump in both demand and price for bananas and coffee, key Honduran export products.

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

Malawi has made noteworthy progress since its last trade policy review in 2010. It has continued to witness economic growth – averaging 5.9 percent since 2010 despite a marked slowdown in 2012.

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Statement by the United States at the April 22, 2016, DSB Meeting

Statement by the United States at the Meeting of the WTO Dispute Settlement Body as delivered in Geneva on April 22, 2016.

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Ambassador Punke: Protecting our Oceans through Trade Policy

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The United States is including first-ever reforms of harmful fisheries subsides in its regional trade agreements, like the recently concluded Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement.

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

Since its accession, Ukraine has faced a number of major challenges, including an economic crisis, armed aggression from combined separatist forces in eastern Ukraine, and geopolitical pressures. As a direct result, Ukraine’s economy and its population continue to struggle. Nevertheless, the spirit that inspired the Revolution of Dignity remains strong in Ukraine and the U.S. government is committed to helping Ukraine recover and return to a path of steady and robust growth.

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U.S. Statement at the Trade Policy Review of Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia’s economy currently faces many challenges, and the United States is proud to support Saudi Arabia’s economic growth and reform efforts to overcome them. The United States and Saudi Arabia enjoy a broad, deep and robust friendship and partnership, with cooperation spanning a range of the economic and security issues confronting the Middle East region and the world.

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Statement by the United States at the March 23, 2016, DSB Meeting

Statement by the United States at the Meeting of the WTO Dispute Settlement Body as delivered in Geneva on March 23, 2016.

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

Maldives has a small, yet growing market that is statutorily receptive to foreign investment and trade in goods and services, and despite political challenges, the Maldives have experience a sustained, albeit irregular and relatively slower, growth rate.

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

Turkey has remained a source of impressive economic growth in its region during the review period, despite the political, security, social and economic turmoil many of its neighbors have faced in recent years.

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Statement by the United States at the February 26, 2016, DSB Meeting

Statement by the United States at the Meeting of the WTO Dispute Settlement Body as delivered in Geneva on February 26, 2016. Read the Statement (pdf)

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