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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CITATION: U.S. Trade Representative press release February 2010, available at www.ustr.gov.
Their talks will focus on ways to boost trade and investment between the United States and the ASEAN nations, as well as to advance the stalled global market-opening negotiations under the World Trade Organization, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative said.
The ECC decision was dismissed outright and almost immediately by U.S. Trade Representative Rob Portman, whose press secretary told Canadian media the ruling is disappointing, but "will have no impact on the anti-dumping and countervailing duty orders."
This DFARS change also updates terminology related to international trade agreements, and updates the list of countries eligible to participate in DoD procurements covered by the trade agreements, in accordance with policy of the U.S. Trade Representative. A corresponding change to the FAR was published in Federal Acquisition Circular 2001-27 on Dec.
Japanese officials began talks in Tokyo in August with the U.S. trade representative over the sale of life insurance products by Japan Post, the country's government-run postal, banking and insurance giant.
After the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) negotiates trade agreements and before they are voted upon, advisory committees of the USTR are required to submit comments to the President and Congress on whether the agreement promotes U.S.
The EHF report found that parts of the text closely resembled statements by the ACC, and an article nearly identical to the "nonpaper" appeared under the byline of the U.S. Trade Representative in the June 2002 issue of the ACC magazine Chemistry Business.
James Murphy Jr., assistant U.S. trade representative for agricultural affairs, said that a decision on the issue--being discussed among government agencies including the State Department, Office of U.S.
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative said Wednesday it is extending its deadline for selecting more steel products to be exempted from the ''safeguard'' steel imports tariffs imposed in March.
Robert Zoellick, U.S. Trade Representative, was an Enron advisory board member.
Custom Service remedies for alledgedly infringing imports, proceedings before the U.S. Trade Representative and WTO dispute resolution.
Takebe will meet with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Zoellick and Secretary of Agriculture Ann Veneman, as well as other U.S.