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Press Week Ahead: March 31 - April 4

Monday, March 31

Ambassador Froman and Secretary Vilsack will meet with the members of the Agricultural Policy Advisory Committee (APAC) and the Agricultural Technical Advisory Committee.
Washington, D.C.
Closed Press

 

On March 31-April 1, Acting Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Wendy Cutler will meet with Ambassador Takeo Mori of Japan for Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)-linked U.S.-Japan parallel negotiations, focusing on motor vehicle trade.
Washington, D.C.
Closed Press (pool photos to be released)

 

Assistant USTR for African Affairs Florie Liser will chair a roundtable discussion on U.S.-Africa services trade and investment as part of the Obama Administration’s review of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA).
Washington, D.C.
Closed Press


Tuesday, April 1

Ambassador Froman will hold a bilateral meeting with the Angolan Trade Minister, Dr. Rosa Pacavira.
Washington, D.C.
Closed Press


Ambassador Froman and Minister Pacavira will hold a U.S.-Angola Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) Council Meeting.
Washington, D.C.
Open Press
For press inquiries, please contact Andrew Bates at ABates@ustr.eop.gov

 

Deputy Assistant USTR for Small Business Christina Sevilla will participate in the Representative for German Industry and Trade Conference, “Different Paths to a Shared Goal: Fostering Transatlantic Trade and Manufacturing in the 21st Century.”
Washington, D.C.
Open Press
For press inquiries, please contact Roya Stephens at RStephens@ustr.eop.gov
For logistical questions, please contact Elizabeth Livengood at ELivengood@rgit-usa.com 

 

Wednesday, April 2

No public events.

 

Thursday, April 3

Ambassador Froman will testify before the House Committee on Ways & Means on the Administration’s 2014 Trade Agenda.
Washington, D.C.
Open Press
For press inquiries, please contact Andrew Bates at ABates@ustr.eop.gov

 

Ambassador Froman will testify before the Senate Committee on Finance on the Administration’s 2014 Trade Agenda.
Washington, D.C.
Open Press
For press inquiries, please contact Andrew Bates at ABates@ustr.eop.gov

 

Ambassador Froman will meet with the Tunisian Minister of Economy and Finance Hakim Ben Hammouda.
Washington, D.C.
Closed Press

 

Assistant USTR for Environment and Natural Resources Jennifer Prescott will participate in the public session of the eighth meeting of the Environmental Affairs Council under the Environment Chapter of the U.S. – Central America – Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement.  
New Orleans, LA
Open Press
For press inquiries, please contact Andrew Bates at ABates@ustr.eop.gov

 

Friday, April 4

Ambassador Froman will meet with Colombian Minister of Trade, Industry and Tourism Santiago Rojas.
Washington, D.C.
Closed Press

 

Acting Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Wendy Cutler will participate in the Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) Council meeting between the American Institute in Taiwan and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office.
Washington, D.C.
Closed Press – Official photos to be released
For press inquiries, please contact Andrew Bates at ABates@ustr.eop.gov