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Press Office Week Ahead: May 12 - 19

Monday, May 12

Ambassador Froman will meet with Joe Hansen, President of the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW). 
Washington, D.C.
Closed press 

Assistant USTR for Southeast Asia and the Pacific Barbara Weisel will travel to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam for a TPP chief negotiators meeting.
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Closed Press
For press inquiries, please contact Trevor Kincaid at TKincaid@ustr.eop.gov
 

Tuesday, May 13

Ambassador Froman will host a Trade and Investment Framework Agreement Council Meeting with Pakistani Minister of Commerce Dastgar Khan. During the meeting both countries will sign the U.S.-Pakistan Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Joint Efforts to Enable the Economic Empowerment of Women and To Promote Women’s Entrepreneurship.
Washington, D.C.
Open press
For press inquiries, please contact Andrew Bates at ABates@ustr.eop.gov 


Ambassador Froman will deliver remarks at the Steel Manufacturers Association (SMA) Annual Members Conference. 
Washington, D.C.
Open press
For press inquiries, please contact Andrew Bates at ABates@ustr.eop.gov
 

Wednesday, May 14

Ambassador Froman and Turkish Minister of Economy Nihat Zeybekci will convene the U.S.-Turkey High Level Committee (HLC) in Washington, D.C.   Directly afterwards, Ambassador Froman and Minister Zeybekci will join Secretary Pritzker and Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan to host a Framework for Strategic Economic and Commercial Cooperation (FSECC) meeting, which will be followed by a press conference.
Washington, D.C.
Open press (press conference)
For press inquiries, please contact Anne Eisenhower at AEisenhower@ustr.eop.gov


Ambassador Froman will speak at Bloomberg Government’s Policy Trade Event: "The Emerging Global Trade Agenda: TPP, T-TIP, TPA and the Politics of Trade" in New York. 
New York City
Open press
For press inquiries, please contact Trevor Kincaid at TKincaid@ustr.eop.gov
 

Thursday, May 15

Ambassador Froman will travel to Beijing, China to meet with government officials.
Beijing, China
Open press opportunities
For press inquiries, please contact Trevor Kincaid at TKincaid@ustr.eop.gov

 



Friday, May 16

May 16-18, Ambassador Froman will travel to Qingdao, China to participate in the APEC Ministers Responsible for Trade (MRT) meeting.
Qingdao, China
Open press opportunities
For press inquiries, please contact Trevor Kincaid at TKincaid@ustr.eop.gov
 

Saturday, May 17

Ambassador Froman will participate in APEC events.
Qingdao, China
Open press opportunities
For press inquiries, please contact Trevor Kincaid at TKincaid@ustr.eop.gov
 

Sunday, May 18

Ambassador Froman will participate in APEC events.
Qingdao, China
Open press opportunities
For press inquiries, please contact Trevor Kincaid at TKincaid@ustr.eop.gov
 

Monday, May 19

May 19-20, Ambassador Froman will travel to Singapore for a check-in with TPP ministers.
Singapore
Open press opportunities
For press inquiries, please contact Trevor Kincaid at TKincaid@ustr.eop.gov

 

** Additional events may be announced throughout the week.