U.S. Trade Representative

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U.S. Trade Representative

An official in the United States with ambassadorial rank who is responsible for conducting trade negotiations and recommending policy to the president. The trade representative reports annually on countries that do not protect intellectual property or that pursue other policies that make trades difficult. The office of the trade representative is based in Washington, D.C., with satellite offices in Geneva and Brussels.
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and that's what we are doing in WTO and that's what we are doing in our bilateral trade and investment relationship as well -- MICHAEL FROMAN, US TRADE REPRESENTATIVE ' '
Deputy US trade representative John Veroneau said that "US federal and state laws have banned interstate gambling for decades".
This, said the US Trade Representative office, would "provide our governments with the information necessary to stop textiles and apparel transhipments".
ITACs advise the US Trade Representative on trade policies affecting public health.