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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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In response to criticism about the openness of the trade negotiating process, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) recently published a draft text of the nine chapters of the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) agreement.
The office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) and the White House's Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) issued a joint report in November concluding that Accelerated Tariff Liberation (ATL) in the forest products sector will have no negative environmental impact in the United States.
Among those lobbying the committee that summer, Doral Cooper, a former official of the Office of the United States Trade Representative, was to play a pivotal role.
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The Office of the United States Trade Representative today released a detailed summary of the most recent U.
From 1997 to 2001, Fisher was deputy United States Trade Representative with the rank of Ambassador.
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The report said that the United States Trade Representative (USTR) was working with Pakistan to develop action plans to address the issues discussed in the report.
Acting United States Trade Representative Demetrios Marantis welcomed in a statement the consensus of the 159 Members of the WTO in choosing Roberto Azevedo as the body's next Director-General.
Summary: BEIRUT: The International Intellectual Property Alliance, an organization representing more than 1,900 companies that produce and distribute copyright-protected materials throughout the world, has asked the United States Trade Representative to keep Lebanon on the Watch List for serious infringements of intellectual property rights and severe copyright problems
Turkish State Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan, the United States Trade Representative Ron Kirk and U.
THE UNITED States Trade Representative (USTR) office has launched a swingeing attack on the European Union's (EU) negotiating position at the World Trade Organisation's (WTO) Doha Development Round agricultural talks.

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