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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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The Politico media outlet had reported citing a government official that Trump was going to instruct US trade representatives to open a probe into the alleged theft under Section 301 of the 1974 US Trade Act, which would allow Washington to take unilateral action against foreign governments that violate international trade agreements or damage US trade interests.
Deputy US trade representative John Veroneau said that "US federal and state laws have banned interstate gambling for decades".
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E[acute accent]"David is extremely well regarded in China by the US business community and among WTO members, and we are delighted that he has decided to join us," said Charlene Barshefsky, Senior International Partner at the firm and the former US Trade Representative.
Holwill currently serves as Co-Chair of the Asia Task Force at the US Chamber of Commerce and as a trade advisor to the US Trade Representative and US Department of Commerce.