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11/29/2007
China To End Subsidies Challenged by the United States in WTO Dispute
08/13/2007
United States Requests WTO Panel in Case Challenging Deficiencies in China’s Intellectual Property Rights Laws
07/12/2007
United States Requests WTO Panel in Challenge to China's Prohibited Subsidies
06/29/2007
United States Requests WTO Panel to Review European Union’s Banana Import Regime
06/04/2007
U.S. Proposes to Address “Zeroing” in World Trade Organization Negotiations
06/04/2007
U.S. Proposes Strengthened Subsidy Rules to World Trade Organization
03/30/2007
United States Requests Consultations with Canada under the 2006 Softwood Lumber Agreement
02/02/2007
United States Files WTO Case Against China Over Prohibited Subsidies
01/05/2007
Statement by US Trade Representative Susan C. Schwab on Mexico's Repeal of Discriminatory Beverage Tax
11/13/2006
WTO Appellate Body Finds Against EU Customs Law Administration
10/12/2006
U.S. Trade Representative Susan C. Schwab Announces Entry into Force of U.S.-Canada Softwood Lumber Agreement
09/29/2006
U.S. Trade Representative Susan Schwab and U.S. Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns Announce Favorable Ruling in WTO Case on Agricultural Biotechnology
09/20/2006
WTO Panel Finds for United States in "Zeroing" Dispute with Japan
09/19/2006
Schwab Pleased by Canadian Action taken on Softwood Lumber Agreement
Canadian House of Commons Adopts Ways and Means Motion
09/15/2006
United States Requests WTO Panel in Challenge of China’s Treatment of U.S. Auto Parts
09/14/2006
Mexico Revokes Antidumping Duties on U.S. Long Grain White Rice
09/12/2006
Schwab Announces Plans for Disposition of Funds for Meritorious Initiatives under the United States-Canada Softwood Lumber Agreement
09/11/2006
U.S. Trade Representative Susan C. Schwab Announces Signing of U.S.-Canada Softwood Lumber Agreement
08/03/2006
USTR Announces Revised FY 2006 Tariff-Rate Quota Sugar Allocations, Agreement with Mexico on Market Access on Sweeteners
06/16/2006
WTO Panel Finds Against EC Customs Law Administration
04/27/2006
US, Canada Reach Agreement on Lumber Dispute
04/27/2006
Statement by USTR Spokesperson Neena Moorjani Regarding Tentative Agreement with Canada on Softwood Lumber
04/21/2006
Statements by Ambassador Peter Allgeier, U.S. Representative to the WTO, at the meeting of the WTO Dispute Settlement Body (DSB).
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04/21/2006
Statements by the United States at the meeting of the WTO DSB
03/30/2006
United States Files WTO Case Against China Over Treatment of U.S. Auto Parts
03/06/2006
U.S. Wins Mexico Beverage Tax Dispute
02/07/2006
US Trade Representative Rob Portman and U.S. Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns on Agricultural Biotechnology and the WTO
02/06/2006
United States Requests Establishment of WTO Panel on Turkey’s Restrictions on Imports of U.S. Rice
02/02/2006
United States Files Additional Consultation Request in Airbus WTO Litigation
11/24/2005
United States Government Critical of New Canadian Government Lumber
11/15/2005
WTO Panel Report Affirms US Determination Regarding Canadian Lumber
08/12/2005
Information on Open Panel Meetings in WTO Hormones Dispute
07/20/2005
USTR Portman and Canadian Trade Minister Peterson Statements on Current Lumber Talks
07/01/2005
Statement of USTR Rob Portman Regarding Today's Extension of Trade Promotion Authority and the U.S. Trade Agenda
06/27/2005
United States Wins WTO Semiconductor Case
In Far Reaching Report, WTO Appellate Body Reverses Prior Panel Decision
06/23/2005
United States Wins WTO Challenge Against Japanese Restrictions on U.S. Apples
06/07/2005
United States Wins WTO Challenge Against Mexican Rice Duties
04/08/2005
April 8, 2005 USTR Spokesman Richard Mills Statement On the Status of U.S.-EU Large Civil Aircraft Subsidy/Litigation Talks
Contact: Richard Mills or Neena Moorjani, 202-395-3230
04/07/2005
U.S. Internet Gambling Restrictions Can Stand as U.S. Wins Key Issues in WTO Dispute
03/19/2005
March 19, 2005 Statement from USTR Spokesman Richard Mills on the Status of U.S.-EU Large Civil Aircraft Subsidy/Litigation Talks
Contact: Richard Mills or Neena Moorjani, 202-395-3230
03/18/2005
March 18, 2005 Statement from USTR Spokesman Richard Mills on the Status of U.S.-EU LCA Subsidy/Litigation Talks
Contact: Richard Mills or Neena Moorjani, 202-395-3230
03/15/2005
United States Wins "Food Name" Case in WTO Against EU
WTO Says EU System Discriminates Against U.S. Producers and Products
02/28/2005
United States and Europe Reach Agreement on U.S. Rice Exports: Expanding U.S. Access to European Markets
01/28/2005
Unfair EU Restrictions on U.S. Rice Force U.S. to Notify WTO of Intent to Raise Tariffs
01/13/2005
U.S. Requests WTO Panel Against EU Over European Customs System
01/11/2005
January 11, 2005 Statement of U.S. Trade Representative Robert B. Zoellick Regarding U.S.-EU Agreement on Terms for Negotiation to End Subsidies for Large Civil Aircraft
12/21/2004
United States Wins WTO Case Against EU Over Food Names
10/06/2004
U.S. Files WTO Case Against EU Over Unfair Airbus Subsidies
09/21/2004
US Files WTO Case Against EU Over European Customs System
09/08/2004
WTO Panel Issues Mixed Verdict in Cotton Case
United States Successfully Defends Decoupled Payments from "Serious Prejudice" Claims
07/19/2004
Product Categories for Potential Suspension of Trade Concessions with Japan
U.S. proposal to increase tariffs on Japanese products with an annual trade value of up to $143.4 million, which is the approximate amount of annual harm to the U.S. economy caused by Japan’s measure on U.S. apples.
07/19/2004
U.S. Dissatisfied with Japan over Apple Dispute
United States moves for WTO Review of Japanese restrictions and seeks $143.4 Million in sanctions.
07/08/2004
U.S. and China Resolve WTO Dispute Regarding China's Tax on Semiconductors
06/22/2004
U.S. Requests WTO Panel Against Mexico Over Beverage Taxes
06/01/2004
U.S. and Mexico Reach Agreement to Resolve Telecom Dispute
Contact: Richard Mills, Neena Moorjani: (202) 395-3230
04/23/2004
U.S. and Korea Resolve Major Trade Dispute in Telecom Sector
04/06/2004
U.S. Wins Key Issues in WTO Wheat Dispute With Canada
03/18/2004
U.S. Files WTO Case Against China Over Discriminatory Taxes That Hurt U.S. Exports
03/16/2004
United States Files WTO Case Against Mexico Over Two Discriminatory Beverage Taxes
03/12/2004
U.S. Wins Telecommunications Case against Mexico in WTO
Decision Hands American Families Real Savings: Industry Estimates Consumers Overcharged More than $1 Billion since 2000
01/19/2004
US Wins Key Issues in WTO Softwood Lumber Appeal
12/23/2003
U.S. Requests Consultations on Egypt’s Import Duties
Contact: Richard Mills/Ricardo Reyes (202) 395-3230
05/09/2003
U.S. & Canada Reach Agreement on Dairy Exports to U.S.
Contact: Richard Mills, Ricardo Reyes | (202) 395-3230
05/01/2003
"Special 301" Report Finds Some Progress, But Improvement Needed
Contact: Richard Mills, Ricardo Reyes | (202) 395-3230
12/20/2002
U.S. Wins in WTO Challenge to Canadian Dairy Subsidies
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
12/17/2002
United States Files WTO Case on Monopolistic Canadian Wheat Board
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
12/16/2002
United States Proposes Flexibility Reforms in WTO Dispute Settlement
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
11/07/2002
U.S. Seeks WTO Consultations with Venezuela in Dispute over Rules Restricting U.S. Agricultural Imports
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
11/01/2002
WTO Adopts Report Upholding U.S. Position on Canadian Lumber Subsidies
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
09/27/2002
WTO Panel Upholds Key Parts of U.S. Actions on Softwood Lumber
Contact: Ricardo Reyes (202) 395-3230
08/30/2002
WTO Panel Sets Amount of FSC Sanctions
Contact: Ricardo Reyes (202) 395-3230
08/09/2002
United States Proposes Greater Openness for WTO Disputes
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
07/29/2002
United States and Korea Resolve WTO Dispute on Line Pipe
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
06/28/2002
WTO Panel Upholds Key Sections of U.S. Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Laws
Contact: Rich Mills (202) 395-3230
06/28/2002
Canadian Trade Tribunal Terminates Dumping Investigation on U.S. Tomatoes
Contact: Rich Mills (202) 395-3230
06/25/2002
WTO Panel Affirms Canada Continuing Illegal Dairy Subsidies
Contact: Rich Mills (202) 395-3230
06/12/2002
WTO Panel Rejects Canadian Challenge to U.S. Law
Ricardo Reyes (202) 395-3230
05/10/02
United States Files WTO Case Against Japan Over Unfair Restrictions on American Apples
04/29/2002
USTR Says Retaliation against U.S. Safeguard Measure Would be Unprecedented
Contact: Ricardo Reyes (202) 395-3230
04/19/2002
USTR and Argentine Negotiators Resolve Long-Standing Intellectual Property Rights Issues
Contact: Ricardo Reyes (202) 395-3230
03/28/2002
USTR Chief Ag Negotiator To Go To North Dakota to Hear Concerns of Wheat Farmers Regarding Monopolistic Canadian Wheat Board
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
02/15/2002
United States to Pursue Action Against Monopolistic Canadian Wheat Board
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
02/14/2002
U.S. Continues Challenge to EU's FSC Trade Sanctions Claim by Offering Alternative Amount
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
02/08/2002
U.S. Challenges EU Claim on FSC Trade Sanction Amount
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
01/14/2002
WTO Upholds Adverse Ruling on Foreign Sales Corporation (FSC) Tax
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
12/21/2001
U.S. Wins WTO Case on Indian Auto Restrictions
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
12/10/2001
WTO Panel Says More Facts Needed to Decide Canada Dairy Case
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
11/30/2001
U.S. Favorably Resolves Agricultural Dispute with Belgium on Rice Imports
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
11/12/2001
10 Ways Global Trade Negotiations Would Benefit Developing Nations
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
10/22/2001
U.S. Wins WTO Antidumping Case on High Fructose Corn Syrup
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
10/22/2001
U.S. Wins WTO Case on Sea Turtle Conservation
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
10/10/2001
United States to Appeal WTO Ruling on FSC/ETI Tax Law
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
09/26/2001
USTR Applauds Korea's Measures to Open Beef Market
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
08/31/2001
Bush Administration Settles Lamb Safeguard Issue with Australia & New Zealand
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
07/11/2001
United States Wins WTO Case Challenging New Canadian Dairy Export Subsidies
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
07/01/2001
U.S. Trade Representative Announces the Lifting of Sanctions on European Products as EU Opens Market to U.S. Banana Distributors
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
06/25/2001
United States and Brazil agree to use newly created Consultative Mechanism to promote cooperation on HIV/AIDS and address WTO patent dispute
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
06/22/2001
U.S. Wins WTO Case on High Fructose Corn Syrup
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
06/15/2001
U.S. Wins WTO Case on Sea Turtle Conservation
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
04/11/2001
The U.S.-EU Banana Agreement
04/11/2001
Joint United States - European Union Release -- U.S Government and European Commission Reach Agreement to Resolve Long Standing Banana Dispute
Contact: Amy Stilwell (202) 395-3230
04/09/2001
U.S., Australia, Canada and New Zealand initial Agreement on Mutual Acceptance of Oenological Practices
Contact: Amy Stilwell (202) 395-3230




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