USTR - Monitoring and Enforcement Press Releases
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Monitoring and Enforcement Press Releases
08/07/2007
United States to Request Arbitration Challenging Canada’s Implementation of the 2006 Softwood Lumber Agreement
08/06/2007
Schwab Decision on the ITC Investigation of Certain Processor Chips
02/15/2007
Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Bhatia Reports on Trade with China
02/02/2007
United States Files WTO Case Against China Over Prohibited Subsidies
02/01/2007
USTR and Commerce Submit Subsidies Enforcement Report to Congress
01/08/2007
Schwab Announces Results of Chile IPR Review, Cites Deteriorating Performance
01/05/2007
Statement by US Trade Representative Susan C. Schwab on Mexico's Repeal of Discriminatory Beverage Tax
12/11/2006
Annual USTR Report to Congress Finds Mixed Record by China in Implementing World Trade Organization Obligations
11/13/2006
WTO Appellate Body Finds Against EU Customs Law Administration
11/06/2006
U.S. Government Recognizes Indonesia’s Enhanced IPR Enforcement Ranking on Annual Report Improved
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
USTR Susan C. Schwab Welcomes Strategic Economic Dialogue with China
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
08/02/2006
Schwab Applauds Formal Repeal of "Step 2" Cotton Program
06/23/2006
USTR Schwab Announces New Office Focused on Intellectual Property
06/23/2006
Schwab Announces Appointment of Chief Counsel for China Trade Enforcement
02/14/2006
USTR to Strengthen Enforcement in Readjustment of U.S.-China Trade Policy
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
01/10/2006
China Terminates Antidumping Duty Order on Kraft Linerboard
US Negotiation Delivers Positive Results for American Producers
11/29/2005
United States Wins WTO Challenge Against Mexican Rice Duties and Trade Laws
11/24/2005
United States Government Critical of New Canadian Government Lumber
11/16/2005
Joint Statement By U.S. Trade Representative Rob Portman and Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns Regarding Canada’s Preliminary Decision on U.S. Corn Imports
11/15/2005
WTO Panel Report Affirms US Determination Regarding Canadian Lumber
11/02/2005
United States Files WTO Case Against Turkey Over Rice Restrictions
11/02/2005
United States Wins WTO Sunset Appeal
08/31/2005
USTR Lifts Tariff Sanctions Against Ukraine, Announces Out-of-Cycle Review
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
02/28/2005
United States and Europe Reach Agreement on U.S. Rice Exports: Expanding U.S. Access to European Markets
11/19/2004
USTR Zoellick Thanks Congress For Repealing the 1916 Act
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
06/01/2004
U.S. and Mexico Reach Agreement to Resolve Telecom Dispute
Contact: Richard Mills, Neena Moorjani: (202) 395-3230
04/06/2004
U.S. Wins Key Issues in WTO Wheat Dispute With Canada
04/01/2004
Veneman-Zoellick Statement on Beef Trade with Japan
04/01/2004
USTR Releases 2004 Inventory of Foreign Trade Barriers
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
04/01/2003
USTR Releases 2003 Inventory of Trade Barriers
Contact: Richard Mills, Ricardo Reyes | (202) 395-3230
01/31/2003
Administration Submits 2002 Subsidies Enforcement Report to Congress
Contact: Richard Mills, Ricardo ReyesContact: Richard Mills, Ricardo Reyes | (202) 395-3230
10/17/2002
U.S. Presents Views to Help Guide Ongoing Negotiations on Global Trade Rules
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
04/19/2002
USTR Chief Ag Negotiator Tells Senate the Administration Will Aggressively Pursue Reform of Canadian Wheat Board
Contact: Ricardo Reyes (202) 395-3230
03/05/2002
USTR Zoellick Pleased Mexico Exempts High Fructose Corn Syrup from Protectionist Tax
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
02/12/2002
USTR Announces Results of January 2002 Special 301 "Out- Of-Cycle" Reviews of Intellectual Property Protection in the Bahamas and Slovenia
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
01/23/2002
United States Today Imposes $75 Million in Tariffs on Ukraine Due to Continued Failure to Protect American Copyright Holders
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
01/18/2002
USTR Extends Section 301 Investigation on Canadian Wheat
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
12/20/2001
United States Imposes $75 Million in Tariffs on Ukraine for Continued Piracy of Sound Recordings and Optical Media
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
10/31/2001
USTR Announces Results of October 2001 "Special 301 Out-Of-Cycle" Reviews on Intellectual Property Protection
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
10/25/2001
USTR Announces Schedule for Next Phase of Section 201 Proceeding on Certain Steel Imports
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
10/16/2001
USTR Extends Section 301 Investigation on Canadian Wheat
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
10/16/2001
USTR Zoellick & Commerce Secretary Evans Announce Appointment of Governor Racicot as Special Representative for U.S.-Canada Softwood Lumber Issues
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
03/30/2001
USTR Releases 2001 Inventory of Trade Barriers
Contact: Amy Stilwell (202) 395-3230
01/19/2001
USTR Announces Results of December 2000 Special 301 Out-of-Cycle Reviews
Contact: Amy Stilwell (202) 395-3230