USTR - Press Releasehttp://www.ustr.gov/node/64/205,332,444/10en-usU.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman Promotes the Benefits of Exporting and President Obama’s Historic Trade Agenda in Des Moines, IowaTop U.S. Trade Official Meets with Farmers, Iowa State Fair-Goers, Business Leaders, and Elected Officials to Discuss Obama Administration Efforts to Grow the Middle Class Through Trade http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2014/August/USTR-Froman-Promotes-Benefits-Exporting-Trade-Agenda-Des-Moines2014-08-09T04:00:00Statement by U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman at the Close of the Sixth Round of Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership NegotiationsStatement by U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman at the Close of the Sixth Round of Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Negotiations http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2014/July/Statement-by-USTR-Froman-at-Close-of-Sixth-Round-TTIP-Negotiations2014-07-18T04:00:00Trade 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-Oceans2014-06-17T04:00:00Remarks by Ambassador Michael Froman at the Council on Foreign Relations: The Strategic Logic of TradeRemarks by Ambassador Michael Froman at the Council on Foreign RelationsThe Strategic Logic of Trade New York, N.Y. June 16, 2014 *As Delivered*http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/speeches/transcripts/2014/June/Remarks-USTR-Froman-at-Council-Foreign-Relations-Strategic-Logic-of-Trade2014-06-16T04:00:00Statement by U.S. Trade Representative Froman on the Conclusion of the Fifth Round of T-TIP Negotiations Washington, D.C. – United States Trade Representative Michael Froman issued the following statement at the conclusion of the fifth round of Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP) negotiations:http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2014/May/Statement-by-USTR-Froman-on-Conclusion-of-Fifth-Round-TTIP-Negotiations 2014-05-23T04:00:00Negotiators Meet for the Fifth Round of Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP) TalksU.S. Chief Negotiator Dan Mullaney and EU Chief Negotiator Ignacio Garcia Bercero shake hands at the start of the fifth round of T-TIP negotiationsU.S. and EU teams met today in Arlington, Virginia for the first day of the fifth round of negotiations on a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP) agreement. http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2014/May/Negotiators-meet-for-fifth-round-TTIP-talks2014-05-19T04:00:00Froman: Atlas Devices Exemplifies Trade's Capacity to Unlock Opportunity, Support JobsBoston – Ambassador Michael Froman joined Boston-based Atlas Devices in unveiling a factory expansion that will increase the company’s manufacturing capacity and support more jobs in Boston as a direct result of the company’s success in exporting.http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2014/April/Froman-Joins-Atlas-Devices-Underscore-Economic-Benefits-Job-Creation-from-Trade2014-04-14T04:00:00U.S. International Trade Commission Releases Report on How T-TIP Will Benefit Small BusinessesWashington, D.C. – A central goal of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP) negotiations is enhancing the ability of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to participate in transatlantic trade by addressing trade barriers that may have a disproportionate impact on them.   The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) believes that U.S. trade and investment policies are made stronger when they are shaped by the broadest possible input, including from SMEs, the engines of growth of the U.S. economy.http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2014/March/USITC-Releases-Report-How-TTIP-Will-Benefit-Small-Business2014-03-28T04:00:00Statement By U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman at the Close of the Fourth Round Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Negotiations“We have just wrapped up the fourth round of Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP) negotiations in Brussels. I’m generally pleased with the progress that U.S. and EU negotiators made this week in the major areas of the negotiations.  We know we have a lot of work ahead of us, but we have a good understanding of the key issues that need to be resolved.  It is critical that we keep our eye on the goal of an ambitious and comprehensive agreement that makes our economies stronger.http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2014/March/Statement-by-USTR-Froman-at-close-of-fourth-round-TTIP-negotiations2014-03-14T04:00:00Negotiators meet for the fourth round of Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP) talksTeams of EU and U.S. negotiators met today in Brussels for the first day of a fourth round of week-long negotiations on a new EU-U.S. trade and investment agreement, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP). Negotiators began their work on Monday covering different aspects of the agreement, including: ServicesLaborRules of originIntellectual propertyRegulatory sectors They will hold further meetings throughout the week. Press inquiries should be directed to:http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2014/March/Negotiators-meet-for-fourth-round-of-T-TIP-talks2014-03-10T04:00:00