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USTR Press Week Ahead: March 4-8

03/04/2013

Monday, March 4

USTR officials will participate in the 16th Round of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations in Singapore March 4th-13th.

Singapore
Open Press Events

Ambassador Sapiro will meet with Executive Director Annette Heuser of the Bertelsmann Foundation’s Washington, D.C. office. They will discuss transatlantic trade and investment relations.

Washington, D.C.
Closed Press

Ambassador Sapiro will meet with European Parliamentarian Hannes Swoboda to discuss the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership.

Washington, D.C.
Closed Press

Ambassador Siddiqui will meet with the California Agricultural Commissioners and Sealers Association to discuss agricultural trade issues of importance to California.

Washington, D.C.
Closed Press

Tuesday, March 5

Ambassador Marantis will deliver remarks to the Congressional Study Group on Japan at a roundtable discussion entitled: “Opportunities and Challenges for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).”

Washington, D.C.
Closed Press

Ambassador Sapiro will meet with Executive Director Ronit Benbasat Rom from the American Chamber of Commerce in Israel to discuss bilateral and regional trade matters.

Washington, D.C.
Closed Press

Ambassador Siddiqui will meet with agricultural producers and members from the Washington Farm Bureau. They will discuss agricultural trade issues, including the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations.

Washington, D.C.
Closed Press

Wednesday, March 6

No public events.

Thursday, March 7

Ambassador Punke will participate in a Washington International Trade Association (WITA) discussion entitled: “What’s Next at the WTO?”

Washington, D.C.
Open Press
For more information, contact Kate Villarreal at kvillarreal@ustr.eop.gov.

Ambassador Siddiqui will deliver remarks on USTR’s 2013 agricultural trade agenda at the Virginia Governor’s Conference on Agricultural Trade in Richmond.

Richmond, VA
Open Press
For more information, contact Andrea Mead at amead@ustr.eop.gov.

Friday, March 8

No public events.

** Additional events may be announced throughout the week.