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12/06/2007
Fourth U.S.-Chile Free Trade Commission Joint Statement
12/05/2007
United States and Paraguay Conclude Eighth Meeting of the Joint Committee on Trade and Investment
12/04/2007
Statement by USTR Schwab on Senate Passage of the Peru Trade Promotion Agreement
10/19/2007
Statement from Gretchen Hamel, Deputy Assistant USTR for Public and Media Affairs, regarding a Section 301 Petition on Canadian Film Subsidies:
08/17/2007
USTR Announces FY 2008 Tariff-Rate Quota Allocations for Raw Cane Sugar
07/02/2007
USTR Expresses Appreciation for Extension of ATPA Preferences
06/28/2007
Schwab statement on amendments to U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement
06/28/2007
United States and Panama Sign Trade Promotion Agreement
06/28/2007
Ambassador Schwab statement on Peruvian Legislature approving amendments to U.S.-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement
06/25/2007
Schwab statement on amendments to U.S.-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement
03/01/2007
Statement of U.S. Trade Representative Susan C. Schwab Regarding Entry into Force of the CAFTA – DR for the Dominican Republic
01/26/2007
Schwab Signs Textile Customs Cooperation Agreement with Mexico
01/25/2007
Uruguay-United States Joint Statement on Signing the Trade and Investment Framework Agreement
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
12/20/2006
U.S. Trade Representative Schwab Applauds Trade Bill Signing
12/19/2006
U.S. and Panama Complete Trade Promotion Agreement Negotiations
12/09/2006
U.S. Trade Representative Schwab Welcomes Bipartisan Senate Vote Approving Key Trade Legislation
12/08/2006
U.S. Trade Representative Schwab Applauds Strong Bipartisan House Action on Critical Trade Bill
12/05/2006
United States and Costa Rica Sign Agreement on Pocketing Fabric
11/22/2006
United States and Colombia Sign Trade Promotion Agreement
11/03/2006
U.S. Officials Announce Opening of Beef Markets in Peru and Colombia
11/01/2006
U.S.-Uruguay Bilateral Investment Treaty Enters into Force
10/12/2006
U.S. Trade Representative Susan C. Schwab Announces Entry into Force of U.S.-Canada Softwood Lumber Agreement
09/30/2006
USTR Schwab Praises Senate for Confirmation of Veroneau
09/19/2006
Schwab Pleased by Canadian Action taken on Softwood Lumber Agreement
Canadian House of Commons Adopts Ways and Means Motion
09/14/2006
United State Senate Approves U.S. - Uruguay Bilateral Investment Treaty
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
08/24/2006
Presidential Notice: Intention to Enter Into a Free Trade Agreement with Colombia
08/22/2006
U.S. Trade Representative Susan C. Schwab Welcomes Announcement of Canadian Industry Support for the Softwood Lumber Agreement
08/01/2006
U.S. Trade Representative Schwab Applauds Senate Panel Action on Peru, Vietnam Trade Measures
04/12/2006
United States and Peru Sign Trade Promotion Agreement
02/24/2006
Statement of USTR Rob Portman Regarding Entry Into Force of the U.S. - Central America - Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR) for El Salvador
01/17/2006
United States and Mexico Reach Agreement on Tequila
01/10/2006
USTR Portman Announces New USTR Staff
12/30/2005
Statement of USTR Spokesman Stephen Norton Regarding CAFTA-DR Implementation
12/19/2005
Statement of Christin Baker, USTR Spokesperson Regarding the Implementation of the U.S., Central American, Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement
12/07/2005
United States and Peru Conclude Free Trade Agreement
12/05/2005
Joint Statement of the Second Meeting of the US-Chile Trade Commission
09/16/2005
Joint Statement By Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns and U.S. Trade Representative Rob Portman Regarding Canada’s Decision to Proceed with Investigation of Imports of U.S. Corn
09/16/2005
U.S Trade Representative Rob Portman Statement at the Port of New Orleans
09/06/2005
U.S Trade Representative Rob Portman Statement Regarding Dominican Republic’s Passage of CAFTA-DR
08/02/2005
Statement of USTR Rob Portman on Signing of U.S.-Central American-Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement
07/27/2005
Statement of USTR Rob Portman On House Passage of CAFTA-DR
07/25/2005
Portman Praises Textile Members For Supporting CAFTA-DR
07/20/2005
USTR Portman and Canadian Trade Minister Peterson Statements on Current Lumber Talks
06/30/2005
Statement of USTR Rob Portman regarding Senate passage of CAFTA-DR and House Ways and Means Approval
06/29/2005
USTR Rob Portman statement regarding Senate Finance Committee approval of CAFTA-DR
06/23/2005
Administration Sends CAFTA-DR Bill to Congress; Portman Says Momentum Building
06/23/2005
NAFTA Environment Ministers Adopt Trade and Environment Strategic Plan
06/09/2005
Portman Thanks Former President Jimmy Carter For Supporting CAFTA-DR
06/07/2005
United States Wins WTO Challenge Against Mexican Rice Duties
05/20/2005
United States Approves $215 Million Investment in Honduras To Increase Trade Capacity and Assist Rural Poor
05/09/2005
Statement of USTR Rob Portman regarding the support for the Central American – Dominican Republic Free Trade Agreement by a leading textile organization
05/02/2005
President to Welcome Presidents from Central American and Dominican Republic
04/28/2005
U.S. and CAFTA-DR Countries Hold Meetings to Expand Efforts to Implement the Agreement, Level the Playing Field and Promote Economic Growth
04/04/2005
USTR Announces Continued Review of Brazil GSP Benefits
02/24/2005
FTAA Trade Negotiations Committee Joint Communique of Co-Chairs
02/18/2005
U.S., CAFTA-DR Countries Sign Two Supplemental Agreements to Facilitate Implementing the FTA’s Environmental Provisions
Signing Includes Environmental Cooperation Agreement and Designates Secretariat to Implement CAFTA-DR Public Submissions Process
12/06/2004
Brazil Generalized System of Preferences Intellectual Property Rights Review Extended
11/08/2004
U.S. Calls NAFTA Environmental Report “Flawed, Unscientific”
10/25/2004
United States, Uruguay Sign Bilateral Investment Treaty
09/07/2004
United States, Uruguay Conclude Bilateral Investment Treaty
08/18/2004
Comunicado de Prensa Conjunto de la Republica de Panama y Los Estados Unidos de America Cuarta Ronda de Negociaciones del Tratado de Libre Comercio Panama-Estados Unidos
08/18/2004
Joint Statement by Panama and the United States on the Fourth Round of US-Panama Free Trade Negotiations
08/05/2004
USTR Zoellick Statement at Signing of U.S.-D.R.-Central America FTA
08/05/2004
Dominican Republic Joins Five Central American Countries in Historic FTA with U.S.
07/16/2004
U.S. and Canada Agree to Assist Poor Countries Access to Medicine
07/16/2004
Memorandum of Understanding with Canada on Access to Medicines
07/16/2004
NAFTA Free Trade Commission Joint Statement - “A Decade of Achievement”
06/22/2004
U.S. Requests WTO Panel Against Mexico Over Beverage Taxes
06/04/2004
Zoellick to Visit Peru and Ecuador June 7 - 9
06/03/2004
USTR Zoellick & Chilean Foreign Minister Alvear Conduct First U.S.-Chile Free Trade Commission Meeting
06/01/2004
U.S. and Mexico Reach Agreement to Resolve Telecom Dispute
Contact: Richard Mills, Neena Moorjani: (202) 395-3230
05/28/2004
United States and Central America Sign Historic Free Trade Agreement
05/28/2004
Centroamérica y los Estados Unidos firman histórico Tratado de Libre Comerico
05/13/2004
U.S., Central American Nations to Sign Free Trade Agreement
05/03/2004
Peru and Ecuador to Join With Colombia in May 18-19 Launch of FTA Negotiations with the United States
04/23/2004
Trade Advisory Groups Support Adding Dominican Republic to CAFTA
04/06/2004
U.S. Wins Key Issues in WTO Wheat Dispute With Canada
03/26/2004
U.S. and Panama to Begin FTA Negotiations on April 26
03/23/2004
U.S. and Colombia to Begin FTA Negotiations on May 18
03/22/2004
Trade Advisory Groups Report on U.S.-Central America FTA
03/16/2004
United States Files WTO Case Against Mexico Over Two Discriminatory Beverage Taxes
03/15/2004
U.S. & Dominican Republic Conclude Trade Talks Integrating the Dominican Rebublic into CAFTA
01/25/2004
U.S. and Costa Rica Reach Agreement on Free Trade
01/19/2004
US Wins Key Issues in WTO Softwood Lumber Appeal
01/13/2004
Zoellick to Visit the Dominican Republic January 14 as Free Trade Negotiations Begin
11/21/2003
U.S.-Uruguay Announce Bilateral Investment Treaty
Contact: Richard Mills/Ricardo Reyes | (USTR press office Miami) (305) 379-9827 (305) 379-9814 (305) 379-9817
11/18/2003
USTR Notifies Congress of Intent to Initiate FTA Talks with Panama
11/18/2003
USTR Announces Free Trade Talks Will Begin with Domincan Republic
Contact: Richard Mills/Ricardo Reyes | (305) 379-9827 (305) 379-9814 (305) 379-9817 (USTR press office Miami)
11/12/2003
USTR Zoellick Hosts Latino Coalition for Trade
Contact: Richard Mills/Ricardo Reyes (202) 395-3230
08/07/2003
Zoellick to Visit Colombia, Meet with President Uribe on August 8
Contact: Richard Mills / Ricardo Reyes | (202) 395-3230
08/04/2003
USTR Notifies Congress of Intent to Initiate Free Trade Talks with the Dominican Republic
Contact: Richard Mills / Ricardo Reyes | (202) 395-3230
06/30/2003
Zoellick to Meet with Caribbean Trade Ministers
Contact: Aaron Lukas / Marci Hilt | (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
03/07/2003
Joint Statement of the U.S. and the Dominican Republic
Contact: Richard Mills, Ricardo Reyes | (202) 395-3230
01/23/2003
U.S. Works to Secure Poultry Exports to Mexico
Contact: Richard Mills | (202) 395-3230 Alisa Harrison, USDA | (202) 720-4623
01/08/2003
United States and Central American Nations Launch Free Trade Negotiations
Contact: Richard Mills | Ricardo Reyes (202) 395-3230
11/08/2002
USTR Officials to Participate in Trade and Development Conference in Caribbean
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
10/30/2002
Zoellick to Join FTAA Ministers in Building Momentum for Crucial Phase of Talks
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
10/24/2002
United States and Dominican Republic Hold Trade and Investment Council Meeting
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
07/17/2002
Statement by U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Robert B. Zoellick
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
06/07/2002
United States-Uruguay Joint Statement on the Work Program for 2002 of the Joint Commission on Trade and Investment Washington, D.C.
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
04/19/2002
USTR and Argentine Negotiators Resolve Long-Standing Intellectual Property Rights Issues
Contact: Ricardo Reyes (202) 395-3230
04/02/2002
USTR Releases 2002 Inventory of Trade Barriers
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
03/11/2002
Transcript of Remarks of USTR Robert B. Zoellick Inauguration of "September 11: We Will Never Forget" Casa Thomas Jefferson, Brasília, Brazil
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
03/11/2002
Transcript of USTR Robert B. Zoellick Press Availability at the Ministry of Finance Brasilia, Brazil
March 11, 2002
03/08/2002
U.S. Trade Representative Robert B. Zoellick in Brazil, March 11-14
March 8, 2002
03/05/2002
USTR Zoellick Pleased Mexico Exempts High Fructose Corn Syrup from Protectionist Tax
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
02/22/2002
United States-Argentina Bilateral Council on Trade and Investment Meeting, February 20, 2002
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
02/15/2002
Statement Regarding Recent Meeting between U.S. Trade Representative Robert B. Zoellick and the President of Uruguay, Jorge Batlle
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
01/22/2002
USTR Expresses Strong Concern with Mexican Tax on Soft Drinks Containing High Fructose Corn Syrup
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
12/31/2001
U.S. Trade Representative Submits Report to Congress on the Caribbean Basin Initiative
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
12/19/2001
U.S., Australia, Canada, Chile and New Zealand Sign Agreement to Promote Wine Trade
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
12/07/2001
Four Plus One Joint Statement, Meeting of Coordinators, December 6-7. 2001, Montevideo, Uruguay
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
11/09/2001
Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) Negotiators Announce Public Comment Process
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
10/22/2001
U.S. Wins WTO Antidumping Case on High Fructose Corn Syrup
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
09/24/2001
United States Hosts "Four-Plus-One" Meetings With Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay & Uruguay on Expanding World & Regional Trade (
September 24, 2001
09/24/2001
Statement: Economic Growth Through Increased Trade
September 24, 2001
09/24/2001
Joint Statement Released from Meeting of Senior Trade Policy Officials of Central America and the United States
08/30/2001
U.S. Trade Representative Robert B. Zoellick to Participate in an Informal Meeting With Trade Ministers in Mexico, August 31-Sept. 1
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
08/21/2001
Statement from USTR Robert Zoellick on Trade Ministerial Meeting with Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay
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
USTR Zoellick Announces Staff Appointment
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
05/31/2001
USTR Concludes Review of Guatemala's Labor Practices and Trade Preferences Under U.S. Law
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
04/11/2001
The U.S.-EU Banana Agreement
04/02/2001
Background on the 2001 Section 1377 Review
04/02/2001
Annual Review of Telecommunications Trade Agreements Highlights Concerns in Colombia, Mexico, South Africa, and Taiwan
Contact: Amy Stilwell (202) 395-3230
02/16/2001
U.S. Requests WTO Panel to Review Canada's Dairy Export Subsidy Regime
Contact: Amy Stilwell (202) 395-3230
Mercosur Council Joint Statement 2002 - en espanol




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