USTR - Press Release,406/10en-usPresident’s 2013 Trade Policy Agenda Calls for Continued Progress and Bold Steps to Support Greater Economic Growth and Jobs 03/01/2013Agenda outlines comprehensive plans for 2013 to open markets for U.S. exports, enforce U.S. trade rights, and sustain American leadership in international trade Trade Representative Ron Kirk Kicks Off USTR’s 50th Anniversary Celebration05/15/2012Washington, D.C. – As part of World Trade Month, at an event to highlight the U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement taking effect today, Ambassador Ron Kirk announced the beginning of USTR’s 50th anniversary celebration. He said:“World Trade Month is particularly special for me and my team, because this year we mark the 50th anniversary of the creation of USTR.’s-50th-ann2012-05-15T04:00:00Statement by USTR Ron Kirk on Need to Support American Workers by Extending Important Trade ProgramsWashington, D.C. – Today, United States Trade Representative Ron Kirk released a statement on the need to support American workers by extending important trade programs. Ron Kirk Welcomes Extension of GSP and ATPA ProgramsWashington, D.C. -- Today USTR Ron Kirk issued the following statement on the extension of the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) and Andean Trade Preferences Act (ATPA) programs: