USTR - Press Releasehttp://www.ustr.gov/node/64/205,32/10en-usU.S and Myanmar Agree to Develop New Initiative to Promote Labor RightsYangon, Myanmar –Today the United States and Myanmar issued the following Joint Statement regarding the development of a new initiative to promote fundamental labor rights and practices in Myanmar. Ambassador Michael Froman, the first U.S. Trade Representative to visit Myanmar, is in the country in conjunction with the ASEAN Economic Ministers meetings.Joint Statementhttp://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2014/August/US-and-Myanmar-Agree-to-Develop-New-Initiative-to-Promote-Labor-Rights2014-08-28T04:00:00United States Maintains Labor Case Against GuatemalaWashington, D.C. – United States Trade Representative Michael Froman today announced that the dispute settlement process in the 2011 labor enforcement case brought under the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR) will remain suspended for an additional four weeks as the United States reviews information provided by Guatemala concerning  legal reforms and actions to strengthen labor law enforcement in Guatemala and whether the reforms are leading to concrete improvements in Guatemalan workers’ rights.  http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2014/August/United-States-Maintains-Labor-Case-Against-Guatemala2014-08-25T04:00:00United States Prevails in WTO Trade Enforcement Dispute Against Argentina’s Import Licensing Restrictions United States Prevails in WTO Trade Enforcement Dispute Against Argentina’s Import Licensing RestrictionsFACT SHEET: Trade Enforcement – Leveling the Playing Field for U.S. Workers and Employers http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2014/August/US-Prevails-in-WTO-Dispute-Against-Argentinas-Import-Licensing-Restrictions 2014-08-22T04:00:00U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman Announces U.S. Victory in Challenge to China’s Rare Earth Export RestraintsWashington - U.S.http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2014/August/USTR-Froman-US-Victory-in-Challenge-to-China-Rare-Earth-Export-Restraints2014-08-07T04:00:00Ambassador Froman Travels to Guatemala to Continue Push for Enforcement of Worker RightsGuatemala City, Guatemala – As part of USTR’s efforts to ensure the full implementation of the labor provisions under  the Dominican Republic-Central America Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR), U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman today traveled to Guatemala to meet with government ministers and congressional, labor and business leaders after meeting with Guatemalan President Otto Pérez Molina in Washington, D.C. last week.http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2014/August/Ambassador-Froman-Travels-Guatemala-Continue-Push-for-Enforcement-Worker-Rights2014-08-01T04:00:00Statement by Ambassador Michael Froman on the World Trade Organization Trade Facilitation Agreement Protocol FailureWashington, DC – In Bali, seven months ago, the United States worked closely with the World Trade Organization (WTO) Director General Roberto Azevedo and numerous other WTO Members to reach a landmark package of agreements that breathed new life into the WTO. http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2014/July/Statement-by-Amb-Froman-on-WTO-Trade-Facilitation-Agreement-Protocol-Failure2014-07-31T04:00:00WTO Rejects the Majority of India’s Challenges to U.S. Countervailing Duties Taken to Address India’s Unfair Steel Subsidies Washington, D.C. – United States Trade Representative Michael Froman announced today that a World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement panel issued a mixed result, rejecting numerous claims brought by India in a challenge against U.S. trade remedy laws and determinations issued by the Department of Commerce regarding imports of certain steel products from India.http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2014/July/WTO-Rejects-Indias-Challenges-to-US-CVDuties-Address-India-Unfair-Steel-Subsidies2014-07-14T04:00:00WTO Panel Issues a Mixed Result in China’s Challenge to U.S. Countervailing Duties Washington, D.C. – United States Trade Representative Michael Froman announced today that a World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement panel issued a mixed result in a broad challenge brought by China against various aspects of 17 separate countervailing duty investigations conducted by the U.S. Department of Commerce.http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2014/JulyWTO-Panel-Issues-Mixed-Result-in-Chinas-Challenge-to-US-Countervailing-Duties2014-07-14T04:00:00Trade Policy and Our Oceans: Ambassador Froman’s Statement on President Obama’s Executive Actions to Preserve and Protect Oceans Froman highlights ongoing USTR objectives in major trade agreements that will promote ocean sustainability Washington, D.C. – U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman issued the following statement following the President’s announcement of new executive action to combat illegal fishing and support trade in legal, sustainable seafood.  http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2014/June/Trade-Policy-Our-Oceans-Statement-on-Executive-Actions-to-Preserve-Protect-Oceans2014-06-17T04:00:00Combating Illegal Wildlife Trafficking Incorporated in Trade Agenda New York, NY – U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman and Rep. Gregory Meeks (NY-5) today toured facilities at John F. Kennedy International Airport that serve to keep trade safe and help combat illegal trafficking in wildlife.http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2014/June/USTR-Froman-Congressman-Meeks-Highlight-JFK-Airport-Hub-for-International-Trade2014-06-16T04:00:00