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-Business2014-03-28T04:00:00Transcript: Chief Negotiators Dan Mullaney and Ignacio Garcia Bercero Hold a Press Conference Following the Fourth Round of Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) NegotiationsMarch 14, 2014 Brussels, Belgium*As Delivered* SPOKESPERSON: Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. Thank you for coming to this afternoon on the record press conference with the two chief negotiators: on the behalf of the EU, Ignacio Bercero and on the behalf of the US, Dan Mullaney. Helen is passing around a joint leaflet on the benefit of SMEs on the Transatlantic Trade Investment Partnership so I invite you to take a look on that and it will be on line as soon as we can.http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2014/March/TTIP-Fourth-Round-Press-Conference-transcript2014-03-14T04:00:00Statement 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-negotiations2014-03-14T04:00:00