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U.S. Statement at the WTO DSB’s First Dedicated Session on the Issue of Reappointments of Appellate Body Members

Statement by the United States at the WTO Dispute Settlement Body’s First ‘Dedicated Session’ on the Issue of Reappointments of Appellate Body Members.

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

Statement by the United States at the Meeting of the WTO Dispute Settlement Body as delivered in Geneva on September 26, 2016.

Obama Administration Undertaking Global Initiative to Prohibit Harmful Fishing Subsidies

The United States and 12 other World Trade Organization (WTO) members today announced a new initiative to prohibit harmful fisheries subsidies, particularly those that contribute to overfishing and overcapacity or are linked to illegal fishing.

U.S. Statement at the WTO Trade Policy Review of El Salvador

The United States and El Salvador continue to enjoy a strong trade and economic relationship. The United States is El Salvador’s leading partner in both exports and imports. Our bilateral trade in goods was $5.8 billion in total (two-way) goods trade in 2015.

Statement by the United States at the September 5, 2016, DSB Meeting

Statement by the United States at the Meeting of the WTO Dispute Settlement Body as delivered in Geneva on September 5, 2016.

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

We have looked forward to today’s discussion because of our strong partnership with Singapore, its significant contributions to the global trading system, and because Singapore is a prominent example of trade’s benefits at a time when some stakeholders in some countries are questioning the benefits that international trade and engagement can bring.