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10/14/2014

United States Wins WTO Trade Enforcement Dispute for American Farmers

10/01/2014

United States and Brazil Reach Agreement to End WTO Cotton Dispute

09/03/2014

U.S. Trade Representative Froman Announces FY 2015 WTO Tariff-Rate Quota Allocations for Raw Cane Sugar, Refined and Specialty Sugar and Sugar-Containing Products

08/11/2014

U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman and U.S. Representative Ron Kind Emphasize Economic Benefits of Exporting and President Obama’s Trade Agenda

08/10/2014

U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman Highlights Growing Minnesota Internet Exporter, What President Obama’s Trade Agenda Means for Minnesotans

08/09/2014

U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman Promotes the Benefits of Exporting and President Obama’s Historic Trade Agenda in Des Moines, Iowa

08/08/2014

U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman Leads White House “Made in Rural America Regional Forum” at Cornell College

08/06/2014

Readout of Meeting Between United States and Japanese Trade Negotiators Regarding TPP and Agriculture

07/16/2014

Readout of Meeting Between Acting Deputy USTR Wendy Cutler and Ambassador Hiroshi Oe on TPP and Agriculture

07/09/2014

Ambassador Froman Welcomes Senate Confirmation of Darci Vetter as Chief Agricultural Negotiator

07/03/2014

USTR Announces Reallocation of Unused FY 2014 World Trade Organization Tariff-Rate Quota Volume for Raw Cane Sugar

07/01/2014

United States and Korea Streamline Organic Trade

06/26/2014

USDA and USTR Name New Members To Agricultural Trade Advisory Committees

06/16/2014

Combating Illegal Wildlife Trafficking Incorporated in Trade Agenda

05/08/2014

United States Challenges Indonesia’s Ongoing Import Restrictions on Horticultural Products, Animals, and Animal Products

12/12/2013

U.S. Trade Representative Froman Announces Departure of Chief Agricultural Negotiator Siddiqui

09/26/2013

United States and Japan Streamline Organic Trade Across the Pacific

09/17/2013

U.S. Trade Representative Froman Announces FY 2014 WTO Tariff-Rate Quota Allocations for Raw Cane Sugar, Refined and Specialty Sugar and Sugar-Containing Products

08/01/2013

U.S. Trade Representative Froman, Secretary of Agriculture Vilsack Announce Continued EU Market Access for American Producers of High-Quality Beef

04/01/2013

Acting United States Trade Representative Demetrios Marantis Announces Obama Administration Accomplishments in 2012 in Reducing Trade Barriers

03/01/2013

President’s 2013 Trade Policy Agenda Calls for Continued Progress and Bold Steps to Support Greater Economic Growth and Jobs

02/11/2013

Statement by U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk and U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Russia’s Suspension of U.S. Meat Imports

01/28/2013

U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Announce Agreement to Further Open Japan’s Market to U.S. Beef

12/08/2012

United States Trade Representative Ron Kirk and United States Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Call on Russia to Suspend its New Testing Requirements for U.S. Meat Exports to Russia

09/12/2012

United States Trade Representative Ron Kirk Announces FY 2013 Tariff-Rate Quota Allocations for Raw Cane Sugar, Refined and Specialty Sugar and Sugar-Containing Products

07/17/2012

U.S. Concludes Meeting with Indonesia under Trade and Investment Framework Agreement

06/28/2012

USDA and USTR Name New Members to Agricultural Trade Advisory Committees

05/11/2012

United States Seeks to Eliminate India’s Restrictions on Various U.S. Agricultural Exports

04/20/2012

USTR Announces Revised Fiscal Year 2012 Tariff-Rate Quota Allocations for Raw Cane Sugar

12/08/2011

To Protect American Jobs, United States Announces Next Step in Dispute Against China

11/12/2011

USTR Applauds $1 Million Pledged At APEC For Innovative Global Food Safety Public-Private Partnership

10/21/2011

Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Punke, Chief Agricultural Negotiator Siddiqui Confirmed By United States Senate

09/30/2011

USTR Announces FY 2011 Tariff-Rate Quota Allocation for Refined Sugar

09/27/2011

Forum to Address Coffee Trade Challenges Convenes

09/20/2011

United States Files WTO Case Against China to Protect American Jobs

09/08/2011

Members Named to Seven Agricultural Trade Advisory Committees

08/15/2011

Ambassador Ron Kirk Announces U.S. Win in WTO Dispute Challenging Philippine Excise Taxes on Distilled Spirits

08/05/2011

U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk Announces FY 2012 Tariff-Rate Quota Allocations for Sugars

07/11/2011

USTR Updates Additional FY 2011 Tariff-Rate Quota Allocations for Raw Cane Sugar

07/06/2011

Statement from USTR Chief Agricultural Negotiator Siddiqui and USDA Acting Under Secretary Scuse on Codex Commission Decision on Ractopamine Standards

06/21/2011

USTR Announces Additional FY 2011 Tariff-Rate Quota Allocations for Raw Cane Sugar

04/11/2011

USTR Announces Revised FY 2011 Tariff-Rate Quota Allocations for Raw Cane Sugar

03/31/2011

U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk Selects Sharon Bomer Lauritsen as Agricultural Affairs AUSTR

03/23/2011

USTR and USDA Announce U.S. Beef and Beef Products Gain Greater Access to Chile

01/21/2011

United States Wins Softwood Lumber Arbitration

01/18/2011

United States Requests Arbitration with Canada Under Softwood Lumber Agreement

10/08/2010

United States Requests Consultations with Canada under Softwood Lumber Agreement

09/24/2010

United States Requests Dispute Settlement Panel in Tuna Dolphin NAFTA Choice of Forum Dispute

09/16/2010

USTR, USDA Statement on Conclusion of Technical Working-Level Meeting between United States, Japan Regarding U.S. Beef, Beef Products

08/12/2010

USTR Announces FY 2011 Tariff-Rate Quota Allocations for Raw Cane Sugar, Refined and Specialty Sugar and Sugar-Containing Products

07/06/2010

USTR Announces Allocation of Second Increase to the FY 2010 Tariff-Rate Quota for Raw Cane Sugar

06/25/2010

Kirk Comments on Signing of Framework Regarding WTO Cotton Dispute

06/24/2010

United States, Russia Reach Agreement to Resume Poultry Exports to Russia

06/17/2010

U.S., Brazil Agree on Framework Regarding WTO Cotton Dispute

06/08/2010

U.S., EU Sign Agreement Designed to Settle Bananas Dispute

05/05/2010

USTR Announces FY 2010 Tariff-Rate Quota Allocations for Additional Raw Cane Sugar

04/20/2010

U.S., Brazil Agree on Memorandum of Understanding As Part of Path Forward Toward Resolution of Cotton Dispute

04/06/2010

U.S., Brazil Agree Upon Path Toward Negotiated Solution of Cotton Dispute

03/22/2010

USTR Announces Reallocation of Unused FY 2010 Tariff-Rate Quota Volume for Raw Cane Sugar

03/18/2010

U.S. And China Agree On Reopening Chinese Pork Market To U.S.

03/08/2010

USTR Statement on Awards in Brazil Cotton Dispute

01/05/2010

Joint Statement from USTR, USDA on Taiwan’s Actions to Unjustifiably Restrict U.S. Beef Imports in Violation of Our Bilateral Agreement

12/29/2009

Joint Statement From USTR, USDA On The Proposed Passage Of An Amendment To Taiwan's Food Sanitation Act

12/15/2009

USTR Ron Kirk Announces U.S.-EU Agreement On Longstanding Bananas Dispute

11/05/2009

United States Initiates NAFTA Dispute with Mexico over Mexico's Failure to Move Its Tuna-Dolphin Dispute from the WTO to the NAFTA

11/02/2009

Joint Statement from USTR and USDA Spokeswomen Regarding Expanded Market Access for U.S. beef in Taiwan

10/29/2009

USTR Kirk and Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announce China's Intent to Re-Open the Chinese Market to U.S. Pork Products

10/08/2009

United States Requests WTO Panel in Challenge of EU Restrictions on U.S. Poultry Exports

10/08/2009

Ambassador Kirk Meets Japanese Agriculture Minister Hirotaka Akamatsu

09/28/2009

Tribunal Finds Canada Failed to Cure Breach of the Softwood Lumber Agreement

09/25/2009

USDA, USTR Applaud Agreement by Congressional Appropriators on Poultry Imports from China

09/25/2009

USTR Announces FY 2010 Tariff-Rate Quota Allocations for Raw Cane Sugar, Refined and Specialty Sugar and Sugar-Containing Products

08/31/2009

USTR Statement on Awards in Brazil Cotton Dispute

07/31/2009

U.S. Statement on Panel Request by China / Poultry Imports

07/21/2009

The United States and Peru Hold First Meeting of the Forest Sector Sub Committee Under the United States - Peru Trade Promotion Agreement

06/17/2009

Statement by U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk on U.S. - Canada Decisions to Recognize Organic Equivalence

06/07/2009

United States Trade Representative Ron Kirk Arrives in Bali, Indonesia for the 33rd Cairns Group Ministerial Meeting

05/13/2009

USTR Announces Agreement With European Union In Beef Hormones Dispute

05/08/2009

USTR Announces Delay of Trade Action in Beef Hormones Dispute to Implement Provisional Agreement

05/07/2009

Statement by Trade Ministers of the United States, Canada and Mexico

05/06/2009

United States and European Union Reach Provisional Agreement in Beef Dispute

04/28/2009

USTR and USDA Caution Trading Partners to Base Food Safety Measures on Science During Human Swine Influenza Outbreak

04/22/2009

United States Trade Representative Ron Kirk Announces Delay of Trade Action in Beef Hormones Dispute

04/07/2009

United States Imposes Tariffs On Softwood Lumber From Four Canadian Provinces Due To Canada's Failure To Comply With The Softwood Lumber Agreement

04/03/2009

U.S. Responds to Canadian Failure to Cure Breach of the Softwood Lumber Agreement

03/27/2009

Agreement Between Chile and United States Allows Resumption of Beef Shipments to Chile

02/26/2009

Tribunal Orders Canada to Cure Breach of the Softwood Lumber Agreement

01/16/2009

U.S. Files WTO Case Challenging EU Restrictions on U.S. Poultry Exports

01/13/2008

Statement on EC-Biotech Dispute

11/01/2007

United States and Canada Announce an Arrangement concerning trade in potatoes

10/02/2007

USTR Susan C. Schwab Welcomes Conclusion of a New International Coffee Agreement

08/16/2007

USTR Announces FY 2008 Tariff-Rate Quota Allocations for Raw Cane Sugar

07/17/2007

Statement from Gretchen Hamel, USTR spokeswoman, regarding draft texts released today:

06/29/2007

United States Requests WTO Panel to Review European Union's Banana Import Regime

06/21/2007

Statement from USTR Ambassador Susan C. Schwab and USDA Secretary Mike Johanns on Doha Round

05/25/2007

United States Requests WTO Panel in Challenge of India's Duties on Wine and Spirits and Other Imports from the United States

05/11/2007

Schwab Praises Chief Agriculture Negotiator Crowder's Service, Announces Appointment of Special Doha Agricultural Envoy

05/08/2007

U.S., MEXICAN OFFICIALS DISCUSS TRADE ISSUES IN CONSULTATIVE COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE

05/01/2007

U.S.-India Agreement Brings Indian Mangoes into United States

11/03/2006

U.S. Officials Announce Opening of Beef Markets in Peru and Colombia

02/13/2006

Statement of Amb. Richard T. Crowder, Chief Agricultural Negotiator, Regarding the Panama Free Trade Agreement Negotiations

04/03/2002

Secretary Veneman and Ambassador Zoellick Announce Formation of U.S.-Mexico Consultative Committee on Agriculture

02/15/2002

United States to Pursue Action Against Monopolistic Canadian Wheat Board

04/20/2001

USTR Reaffirms Environmental Review of Trade Agreements -- Environmental Review of World Trade Organization Negotiations on Agriculture and Services Initiated

10/25/2014

United States And Canada Sign A Two-Year Extension Of The 2006 U.S.-Canada Softwood Lumber Agreement