USTR - Europe and Middle East Press Releases
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Europe and Middle East Press Releases
11/19/2006
United States, Russia Sign Bilateral WTO Market Access Agreement: Negotiations on WTO Membership Now Move to the Multilateral Phase
11/13/2006
WTO Appellate Body Finds Against EU Customs Law Administration
11/10/2006
US and Russia Work to Finalize Bilateral Negotiations
09/30/2006
USTR Schwab Praises Senate for Confirmation of Veroneau
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
09/26/2006
Statement of U.S. Trade Representative Susan C. Schwab on President George W. Bush’s Signing of Legislation to Implement the U.S. – Oman Free Trade Agreement
09/25/2006
USTR Announces U.S. – EU Agreement on Services
09/19/2006
U.S. Senate Approves Oman Free Trade Agreement
09/05/2006
USTR Hosts Second Meeting of the U.S.-Kuwait Trade and Investment Framework Agreement Council
07/27/2006
Statement of USTR Susan C. Schwab Regarding Entry Into Force of the U.S. -Bahrain Free Trade Agreement
05/25/2006
United States and Switzerland Sign “Trade and Investment Cooperation Forum” Agreement
03/06/2006
United States and Ukraine Sign Bilateral WTO Accession Agreement on Market Access
01/28/2006
Joint Statement by the United States Trade Representative Rob Portman and Federal Councillor Joseph Deiss
Davos, Switzerland
01/25/2006
The United States and Turkey Meet Under Trade and Investment Framework Agreement
01/23/2006
USTR Reinstates Generalized System of Preferences Benefits for Ukraine
01/11/2006
Statement by U.S. Trade Representative Rob Portman on the signing of legislation to implement the U.S.-Bahrain Free Trade Agreement
12/19/2005
Statement of Christin Baker, USTR Spokesperson Regarding the Implementation of the US–Morocco Free Trade Agreement
11/18/2005
Trade Advisory Committees Support U.S.-Oman FTA
11/17/2005
USTR Round the World Tour Lays Groundwork for Consensus in Doha Talks and Bilateral Relationships
10/17/2005
United States Signs Agreement with Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein to Facilitate Trade
09/15/2005
United States and European Community Reach Agreement on Trade in Wine
08/31/2005
USTR Lifts Tariff Sanctions Against Ukraine, Announces Out-of-Cycle Review
06/06/2005
U.S. Expands Outreach in Campaign to STOP! Trade in Fakes
05/30/2005
Joint Statement of USTR Rob Portman and EU Trade Commissioner Peter Mandelson Regarding the dispute over Airbus/Boeing and the WTO
05/30/2005
United States Takes Next Step in Airbus WTO Litigation
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
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
03/08/2005
United States to Begin Free Trade Negotiations This Week with the United Arab Emirates and Oman
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
01/27/2005
USTR Zoellick to Attend World Economic Forum and Informal WTO Meetings in Davos January 28-30
January 31 Zoellick to Meet With Russian Minister Gref in Zurich on WTO Accession
01/18/2005
U.S. Annuonces Results of IPR Out-of-Cycle Reviews for Poland and Taiwan
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
11/15/2004
U.S. Announces Intent to Negotiate FTAs with UAE and Oman
10/13/2004
Zoellick to Visit United Arab Emirates and Oman October 13 - 15
10/06/2004
U.S. Files WTO Case Against EU Over Unfair Airbus Subsidies
09/21/2004
United States and Afghanistan Sign Trade and Investment Framework Agreement
Contact: Richard Mills/Neena Moorjani (202) 395-3230
09/21/2004
US Files WTO Case Against EU Over European Customs System
07/22/2004
Statement of U.S. Trade Representative Robert B. Zoellick Following House Approval of Morocco Free Trade Agreement
07/22/2004
Statement of U.S. Trade Representative Robert B. Zoellick Following Senate Approval of Morocco Free Trade Agreement
07/07/2004
United States and Oman Sign Trade and Investment Framework Agreement
06/15/2004
United States and Morocco Sign Historic Free Trade Agreement
06/01/2004
United States and Central Asian Countries Sign Regional Trade and Investment Framework Agreement
05/27/2004
U.S. and Bahrain Conclude Free Trade Agreement
04/08/2004
Trade Advisory Groups Report on U.S. - Morocco FTA
03/19/2004
United States and Qatar Sign Trade and Investment Framework Agreement
03/15/2004
United States and United Arab Emirates Sign TIFA
03/03/2004
Zoellick Joins Launching of U.S.-Bahrain FTA Congressional Caucus
03/02/2004
U.S. and Morocco Conclude Free Trade Agreement
02/27/2004
United States and European Community Sign Mutual Recognition Agreement
02/07/2004
United States and Yemen Sign Trade and Investment Framework Agreement
02/06/2004
United States and Kuwait Sign Trade and Investment Framework Agreement
01/26/2004
United States and Bahrain to Launch Free Trade Negotiations January 26
09/29/2003
U.S.-Russia Reach Agreement on Poultry, Pork and Beef Market Access
Contact: Richard Mills/Ricardo Reyes | (202) 395-3230
08/04/2003
USTR Notifies Congress of Intent to Initiate Free Trade Talks with Bahrain
Contact: Richard Mills / Ricardo Reyes | (202) 395-3230
06/26/2003
Zoellick/Veneman Statement on EU CAP Policy
Contact: Aaron Lukas / Marci Hilt | (202) 395-3230
05/21/2003
U.S. and Bahrain Announce Intention to Negotiate a Free Trade Agreement
Contact: Richard Mills, Ricardo Reyes | (202) 395-3230
04/25/2003
Zoellick to Attend Trade Meetings in Paris April 28-May 1
Contact: Richard Mills, Ricardo Reyes | (202) 395-3230
04/10/2003
United States and Bahrain Discuss Strengthening Trade, Economic Relationship
Contact: Richard Mills, Ricardo Reyes | (202) 395-3230
04/03/2003
U.S. Announces Further Consultations in WTO Dispute with EU over Geographic Indications
Contact: Richard Mills, Ricardo Reyes | (202) 395-3230
11/28/2002
WTO Appellate Body Upholds Key Provisions of U.S. Anti-Subsidy Law Involving Steel Case
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
11/12/2002
U.S.-E.C. Reach Agreement to Keep U.S. Grain Exports Flowing
Contact: Ricardo Reyes (202) 395-3230
10/02/2002
United States and Egypt Hold Trade Forum to Reinvigorate Trade
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
08/30/2002
WTO Panel Sets Amount of FSC Sanctions
Contact: Ricardo Reyes (202) 395-3230
08/23/2002
Poultry Discussions Successfully Concluded, U.S. Exports to Russia to Resume
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
06/28/2002
USTR Zoellick and U.S. Agriculture Secretary Veneman Declare Opposition to European Proposal to Restrict Market Access of Grains and Rice
Contact: Rich Mills (202) 395-3230
04/12/2002
United States and European Commission Agree on Guidelines for Increased Regulatory Cooperation and Transparency
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 USTR Robert B. Zoellick Press Availability at the Ministry of Finance Brasilia, Brazil
March 11, 2002
02/14/2002
U.S. Continues Challenge to EU's FSC Trade Sanctions Claim by Offering Alternative Amount
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
02/12/2002
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
02/08/2002
U.S. Challenges EU Claim on FSC Trade Sanction Amount
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
01/31/2002
United States and Hungary Sign Comprehensive Trade Package
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
01/21/2002
U.S. Trade Representative Robert B. Zoellick in Geneva and Morocco, January 21-24
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
01/02/2002
WTO Issues Report Upholding Key Aspects of U.S. Law in Trademark Dispute
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
12/17/2001
U.S. Trade Representative Robert B. Zoellick in Europe, December 17-19
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
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
10/10/2001
United States to Appeal WTO Ruling on FSC/ETI Tax Law
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
08/07/2001
Continued Recording Piracy, U.S. Suspends Ukraine's Special Duty-Free Status and Issues Preliminary Sanctions List
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230
07/17/2001
Statement of U.S. Trade Representative Robert B. Zoellick on U.S.-E.U. Efforts to Launch a Global Round of Trade Negotiations
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
06/01/2001
Bush Administration Helps Wheat Gluten Industry Restore Its Competitiveness
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
04/03/2001
Joint U.S.-Egypt Paper on Economics
Contact: Amy Stilwell (202) 395-3230
04/03/2001
U.S. and Egypt Agree on Measures to Strengthen Bilateral Economic Cooperation
Contact: Amy Stilwell (202) 395-3230
04/02/2001
Background on the 2001 Section 1377 Review
03/13/2001
Ukraine Designated as Priority Foreign Country Under Special 301
Contact: Amy Stilwell (202) 395-3230
01/17/2001
U.S. and EU Implement Agreement to Reduce Barriers on Transatlantic Trade of Telecommunications and Electronics Products
06/13/97
U.S., EU Reach Agreement on Mutual Recognition of Product Testing or Approval Requirements
USTR Zoellick Outlines U.S. Efforts to Promote Growth and Development by Launching New Trade Round
Contact: Richard Mills (202) 395-3230