USTR - Press Releasehttp://www.ustr.gov/node/64/205,444,442,443/10en-usFroman: 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-negotiations2014-03-14T04:00:00Negotiators 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-talks2014-03-10T04:00:00Statement by U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman Following Meetings with EU Commissioner Karel de Gucht“I have just wrapped up two days of productive discussions with EU Trade Commissioner Karel de Gucht on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership agreement that the United States and the EU are negotiating. We took stock of the progress our teams have made through the first three rounds of negotiations.  http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2014/February/Statement-by-USTR-Froman-Following-Meetings-with-EU-Commissioner-de-Gucht2014-02-18T05:00:00A Values-Driven Trade Policy: Remarks by Ambassador Froman at the Center for American ProgressA VALUES-DRIVEN TRADE POLICYU.S. TRADE REPRESENTATIVE MICHAEL FROMANFEBRUARY 18, 2014 “Thank you, Neera, for that introduction.  Thank you for all of your work, in government and here at CAP, that has contributed so much to progressive economic policies that have improved the well-being of millions of Americans.  And thank you for hosting me here today.     http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2014/February/A-Values-Driven-Trade-Policy_Remarks-by-USTR-Froman-at-Center-for-American-P 2014-02-18T05:00:00Welcoming Remarks by U.S. Trade Representative Froman at Meetings with EU Trade Commissioner de Gucht on a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership AgreementWelcoming Remarks by U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman At Outset of Meetings with EU Trade Commissioner Karel de Gucht on a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Agreement February 17, 2014 As Delivered http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2014/February/Welcoming-Remarks-USTR-Froman-on-outset-of-TTIP-meetings2014-02-17T05:00:00Statement by U.S. Trade Representative Froman on the Conclusion of the Third Round of T-TIP NegotiationsWashington, D.C. – United States Trade Representative Michael Froman issued the following statement at the conclusion of the third round of Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP) negotiations:“As 2013 comes to a close, I’m pleased with the progress we’ve made in these early months of the T-TIP negotiations. In addition to the three rounds of negotiations we have conducted since we launched the negotiations in June, our teams have been engaging with each other between rounds, and working hard back home to prepare for productive meetings.http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2013/December/Statement-by-Ambassador-Froman-on-Third-Round-TTIP-Negotiations2013-12-20T05:00:00Transcript: Chief Negotiators, Dan Mullaney and Ignacio Garcia Bercero Hold a Press Conference Following the Third Round of Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) TalksDecember 20, 2013Department of StateWashington, D.C. *As Delivered* http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2013/December/TTIP-Third-Round-Press-Conference-transcript2013-12-20T05:00:00