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Press Week Ahead: September 30- October 5

Monday, September 30

Ambassador Froman will travel to Brussels for meetings with European Union Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht, European Commission Secretary General Catherine Day, European Commission Director General for Enterprise and Industry Daniel Calleja Crespo, Members of the European Parliament, and representatives of EU member states.

Brussels, Belgium

For press inquiries, please contact Andrea Mead at amead@ustr.eop.gov.

 

Ambassador Froman will deliver remarks entitled: “Enhancing Transatlantic Trade and Investment” at the German Marshall Fund in Brussels.

3 pm CET/9 am EDT

Brussels, Belgium

Open Press

Live stream available at https://new.livestream.com/accounts/3198283/events/2429009?help=true.

 

On September 30-October 1, Acting Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Wendy Cutler will lead the U.S. delegation at the second round of U.S.-Japan Parallel Negotiations on Motor Vehicles, Insurance and other Non-tariff Measures.

Tokyo, Japan

Closed Press

 

Tuesday, October 1

Ambassador Froman will travel to Geneva, where he and Ambassador Punke will meet with World Trade Organization (WTO) Director General Roberto Azevedo and WTO partner officials.

Geneva, Switzerland

Closed Press

 

Ambassador Froman will deliver opening remarks at the WTO’s annual Public Forum.

9:30 am CET/3:30 am EDT

Geneva, Switzerland

Open Press

For press inquiries, please contact Kate Villarreal at kvillarreal@ustr.eop.gov.

 

Ambassador Sapiro will meet with CEO of United Kingdom-based consumer organization Which? Peter Vicary-Smith.

Washington, D.C.

Closed Press

 

On October 1-2, Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Chief Negotiators will meet in Bali, Indonesia.

Bali, Indonesia

Closed Press

 

Wednesday, October 2

Ambassador Sapiro will meet with Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco to the United States Rachad Bouhlal.

Washington, D.C.

Closed Press

 

Thursday, October 3

Ambassador Froman will participate in a TPP Ministers meeting and bilateral meetings.

Bali, Indonesia

Closed Press

 

Ambassador Siddiqui will deliver remarks on global food security and agricultural trade at an event hosted by the Global Harvest Initiative.

Washington, D.C.

Open Press

For press inquiries, please contact Roya Stephens at rstephens@ustr.eop.gov.

 

Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for African Affairs Florie Liser will give remarks on “U.S.-Africa Trade Relations - What's Next?” at the Washington International Trade Association (WITA).

Washington, D.C.

Open Press

For press inquiries, please contact Roya Stephens at rstephens@ustr.eop.gov.

 

Friday, October 4

Ambassador Froman will participate in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Ministers’ Meeting.

Bali, Indonesia

Open Press Events

For press inquiries, please contact Kate Villarreal at kvillarreal@ustr.eop.gov.

 

Ambassador Froman will participate in a TPP Ministers meeting and bilateral meetings on the margins of the APEC Ministers’ Meeting.

Bali, Indonesia

Closed Press

 

Saturday, October 5

Ambassador Froman will continue participation in the APEC Ministers’ Meeting.

Bali, Indonesia

Closed Press

 

Ambassador Froman will participate in the APEC Ministers press conference.

Bali, Indonesia

Open Press

 

Ambassador Froman will give remarks at the National Center for APEC (NCAPEC) Dinner.

Bali, Indonesia

Open Press (remarks only)

 

Ambassador Froman will co-chair, together with Korean Trade Minister Yoon Sang-jick, the second meeting of the Joint Committee of the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement.

Bali, Indonesia

Closed Press

 

** Additional events may be announced throughout the week.