USTR - Press Releasehttp://www.ustr.gov/node/64/205,110/10en-usU.S. Trade Representative Froman Announces FY 2015 WTO Tariff-Rate Quota Allocations for Raw Cane Sugar, Refined and Specialty Sugar and Sugar-Containing ProductsWashington, D.C. – United States Trade Representative Michael Froman today announced the country-specific and first-come, first-served in-quota allocations under the tariff-rate quotas (TRQs) on imported raw cane sugar, refined and specialty sugar and sugar-containing products for Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 (October 1, 2014 through September 30, 2015). TRQs allow countries to export specified quantities of a product to the United States at a relatively low tariff, but subject all imports of the product above a pre-determined threshold to a higher tariff.http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2014/September/USTR-Froman-Announces-FY-2015-WTO-Tariff-Rate-Quota-Allocations-for-Raw-Cane2014-09-03T04:00:00Ambassador Ron Kirk Announces United-States Mauritius Trade Principles for Information and Communication Technology Services06/18/2012http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2012/june/kirk-announces-u.s.-mauritius-trade-principles-ict2012-06-18T04:00:00United States and Mauritius Launch Investment Treaty Talks Nairobi, Kenya - U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced today that the United States and Mauritius will begin formal negotiations toward a Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) that would strengthen investor protections and encourage the continuation of market-oriented economic reforms in Mauritius. Ambassador Kirk and Secretary Clinton announced the launch of the BIT negotiations during the African Growth and Opportunity Act Forum in Nairobi, Kenya.http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2009/august/united-states-and-mauritius-launch-investment-treat2009-08-05T04:00:00United States and Mauritius Strengthen Cooperation on Trade and Investment Pointe Aux Piments, Mauritius - U.S. and Mauritian officials met in this Indian Ocean island nation today to review progress in implementing a workplan developed under the United States-Mauritius Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA). This was the third meeting of the high-level TIFA Council created under the 2006 agreement.http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2009/april/united-states-and-mauritius-strengthen-cooperation-t2009-04-21T04:00:00