USTR - Press Releasehttp://www.ustr.gov/node/64/205,315/10en-usActing U.S. Trade Representative Marantis Lauds Progress in APEC and Trans-Pacific Partnership, Notes Shared Concerns on World Trade Organization Talks 04/21/2013United States Advances Job-Supporting Trade and Investment Priorities for Asia-Pacific Regionhttp://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2013/april/amb-marantis-apec-tpp2013-04-21T04:00:00U.S. Trade Representative Kirk Concludes Successful Visit to Vietnam, Trans-Pacific Partnership, Bilateral Issues on Agenda09/03/2012http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2012/september/kirk-concludes-successful-visit-to-vietnam2012-09-03T04:00:00United States Trade Representative Ron Kirk to Visit Vietnam8/30/2012President Obama’s Chief Trade Advisor Seeks to Strengthen Bilateral Ties, Advance Trans-Pacific Partnership and Regional Economic IntegrationWashington, D.C. – United States Trade Representative Ron Kirk will visit Vietnam on Sunday, September 2 and Monday, September 3 for meetings with senior Vietnamese government officials.http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2012/august/ustr-ron-kirk-to-visit-vietnam2012-08-30T04:00:00Statement of United States Trade Representative Ron Kirk at the Close of the APEC Meeting of Ministers Related to TradeKazan, Russia - United States Trade Representative Ron Kirk issued a statement today at the close of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum's annual Meeting of Ministers Responsible for Trade. The meetings took place on June 4 and 5 in Kazan, Russia in the Republic of Tatarstan.From Ambassador Kirk:http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2012/june/ron-kirk-statement-close-apec2012-06-05T04:00:00U.S. Trade Officials Speak as APEC Trade Meetings Continue06/05/2012Kazan, Russia - United States Trade Representative Ron Kirk spoke today at the second day of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum's Ministers Responsible for Trade meetings regarding efforts in APEC to foster innovative growth.http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2012/june/trade-officials-speak-apec-continues2012-06-05T04:00:00Readout of the Meeting of Trans-Pacific Partnership Ministers in Kazan, Russia06/05/2012Today in Kazan, Russia, trade ministers from the nine Trans-Pacific Partnership countries - Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Chile, Malaysia, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States, and Vietnam - gathered on the margins of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum's meeting of Ministers Responsible for Trade (MRT). All of the TPP partners are also APEC economies.http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2012/june/meeting-tpp-kazan-russia2012-06-05T04:00:00U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk Lays Out Priorities at APEC Meeting of Ministers Responsible for Trade06/04/2012Kazan, Russia - United States Trade Representative Ron Kirk today shared U.S. assessments and goals for Asia-Pacific trade as meetings of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum's Ministers Responsible for Trade continued in Kazan, Russia. Following are key excerpts of Ambassador Kirk's prepared comments on APEC priorities:Regional Economic Integrationhttp://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2012/june/kirk-priorities-apec-ministers-meeting2012-06-04T04:00:00Joint Statement From Trans-Pacific Partnership Ministers Meeting on Margins of APEC in Big Sky, MontanaBig Sky, MT – Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) ministers met today on the margins of the APEC Ministers Responsible for Trade meeting to take stock of progress made so far and to consider the path forward as they seek to conclude a high-standard, regional trade agreement. Joining the meeting were Australian Minister for Trade Craig Emerson, Bruneian Second Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Pehin Lim Jock Seng, Chilean Vice Minister of Trade Jorge Bunster, Malaysian Secretary General for International Trade and Industry Rebecca Fatima Sta.http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2011/may/joint-statement-trans-pacific-partnership-ministers-me2011-05-19T04:00:00USTR and FDA Welcome Collaboration by APEC and the World Bank to Enhance Food Safety and Facilitate Food TradeMemorandum of Understanding Aims to Prevent Safety Incidents in Food Supply Chainshttp://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2011/may/ustr-and-fda-welcome-collaboration-apec-and-world-bank2011-05-18T04:00:00United States Trade Representative Ron Kirk Meets Japanese Trade Minister Akihiro Ohata At Apec ForumYokohama, Japan – United States Trade Representative Ron Kirk met today with Japanese Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Akihiro Ohata during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum Leaders Meeting. Ambassador Kirk and Minister Ohata discussed an array of bilateral, regional and multilateral issues.http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2010/november/united-states-trade-representative-ron-kirk-meets2010-11-13T05:00:00