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Statement by the United States at the August 29, 2014, DSB Meeting

Statement by the United States at the meeting of the World Trade Organization dispute settlement body, Geneva, August 29, 2014

Ambassador Michael Punke’s Statement at the WTO General Council

The United States stands behind its word. We have followed through in good faith on every commitment we made, and we’re ready to continue to do so. We believe that the vast majority of WTO Members take their obligations seriously.

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

As Panama approaches the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Panama Canal next month (August 15) we are reminded that a large part of Panama’s economy is predicated on the importance of moving goods more efficiently and providing related services to support that activity.

Statement by the United States at the July 22, 2014, DSB Meeting

See attached the U.S. statement as delivered at the July 22 DSB meeting.