Ambassador Kirk at the Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade
Today U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk gave brief remarks at a lunch meeting with Chinese Governor Lu Zushan, U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke, and US Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman. Ambassador Kirk arrived in Hangzhou, China yesterday for the 20th session of the U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT). Ambassador Kirk and Commerce Secretary Locke serve as co-chairs of the JCCT as well as Chinese Vice Premier Wang Qishan. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is also attending JCCT to address key U.S. trade and economic priorities.
After the lunch, Ambassador Kirk, Secretary Locke and Secretary Vilsack participated in a joint television interview with China Central Television, the leading television network in China.