USTR - Press Releasehttp://www.ustr.gov/node/64/205,32/10en-usStatement 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-Trade2014-06-16T04:00:00United States Wins Trade Enforcement Case Against China On AutosWTO Panel: Duties on American-made autos unjustified; findings will helplevel the playing field for U.S. auto workers and manufacturers http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2014/May/US-Wins-Trade-Enforcement-Case-Against-China-On-Autos2014-05-23T04:00:00United States Challenges Indonesia’s Ongoing Import Restrictions on Horticultural Products, Animals, and Animal ProductsWashington, D.C.http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2014/May/US-Challenges-Indonesia-Ongoing-Import-Restrictions-Horticulture-Animal-Products2014-05-08T04:00:00USTR Releases Annual Special 301 Report on Intellectual Property RightsWashington, D.C. – The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) has released its annual “Special 301” Report on the adequacy and effectiveness of U.S. trading partners’ protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights (IPR).  Significant elements of the 2014 Special 301 Report include the following:http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2014/April/USTR-Releases-Annual-Special-301-Report-on-Intellectual-Property-Rights2014-04-30T04:00:00USTR Removes Italy from the Special 301 Watch ListWashington, DC. – The Office of the United States Trade Representative announced today that it removes Italy from the Special 301 Watch List. http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2014/April/USTR-Removes-Italy-From-The-Special-301-Watch-List2014-04-30T04:00:00United States Keeps In Place Labor Case Against GuatemalaUSTR Froman says CAFTA-DR partner has taken steps under enforcement plan; but progress is not sufficient to close the case.http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2014/April/United-States-Keeps-In-Place-Labor-Case-Against-Guatemala2014-04-25T04:00:00