USTR - Press Release,59,223/10en-usStatement by Ambassador Michael Punke at the WTO Trade Policy Review of MalaysiaStatement by U.S. Ambassador to the WTO Michael Punke at the WTO Trade Policy Review of MalaysiaWorld Trade OrganizationGeneva, SwitzerlandMarch 3 and 5, 2014*As  Delivered* of TPP Call with U.S. StakeholdersSeptember 9, 2013This afternoon, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman reached out to a broad cross-section of stakeholders to join him on a call to discuss the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations. As U.S. negotiators press forward to complete a high-standard trade agreement that levels the playing field for U.S. workers and businesses in Asia-Pacific trade, Ambassador Froman set the stage for a deeper level of engagement with these and other stakeholders in the weeks and months ahead. Guidance Energizes Negotiators' Work During 19th Round of TPP NegotiationsMinisterial Guidance Energizes Negotiators' Work During 19th Round of TPP NegotiationsBandar Seri Begawan, Brunei – Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiators intensified their work this week to close gaps between them as directed by their Ministers, who met last week in Brunei Darussalam to discuss possible landing zones on remaining sensitive and challenging issues and sequencing of issues in the final talks. Press Statement TPP Ministerial Meeting Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei DarussalamJoint Press Statement TPP Ministerial Meeting Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei DarussalamBrunei, Darussalam – The ministers of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) countries have met jointly and bilaterally on August 22 and 23, 2013 to consider how to address key outstanding issues as negotiations toward a comprehensive, high-standard regional trade and investment agreement enter the final stage. U.S. Proposal on Tobacco Regulation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership                 New U.S. Proposal on Tobacco Regulation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership  The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) today posted a fact sheet, available at USTR’s website here, outlining a new proposal related to the handling of tobacco regulation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement. Media Statement of USTR and the ASEAN Economic Ministers - Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam21 August 2013, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam  JOINT MEDIA STATEMENT  1. Consultations between the ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM) and the United States Trade Representative (“the Ministers”) were held on 21 August 2013 in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam. The Consultations were co-chaired by The Hon. Pehin Dato Lim Jock Seng, Second Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Brunei Darussalam and H.E. Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative. Partnership (TPP) Talks Advance in Texas05/16/2012 Trade Representative Kirk Concludes Successful Visit to MalaysiaKuala Lumpur, Malaysia - United States Trade Representative Ron Kirk concluded his visit to Malaysia today by meeting with Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak. Ambassador Kirk and Prime Minister Najib discussed the bilateral trade and investment relationship between the United States and Malaysia, as well as our countries' common interests as members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the 9-country initiative toward a high-standard trade agreement that will have its twelfth round of negotiations in the U.S. city of Dallas, Texas next month. Outcome from Fourth Round of Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United States and the other Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) countries – Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Chile, Malaysia, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam – concluded the fourth round of negotiations in Auckland, New Zealand today, continuing to make steady progress across the range of issues under discussion.