USTR - Press Release 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. Office Week Ahead: April 12 - 18Saturday, April 12 Ambassador Froman will meet with Danish Minister for Trade and Development Cooperation Mogens Jensen.Washington, D.C.Closed press   Ambassador Froman will meet with Ukrainian Minister of Economic Development and Trade Pavlo Sheremeta.Washington, D.C.Closed press   Ambassador Froman will meet with Director General Guy Ryder of the International Labour Organization.Washington, D.C.Closed Press of Meeting between U.S. Trade Representative Froman, USAID Administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah, and other Donors Concerning Assistance and Coordination in Support of the WTO Trade Facilitation AgreementWashington, D.C. - U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman and USAID Administrator Shah met today with Ministers, Development Banks, and other representatives to discuss donor efforts to help developing countries implement the new WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement, and ensure coordination among donor entities. States Welcomes New Opportunities for U.S. Suppliers Under Revised WTO Government Procurement AgreementWashington D.C. - United States Trade Representative Froman welcomes the entry into force of the World Trade Organization (WTO) protocol amending the 1994 Government Procurement Agreement (GPA). Office Week Ahead: April 7 - 11 Monday, April 7 Acting Deputy USTR Wendy Cutler will visit Tokyo, Japan, to continue TPP negotiations related to market access and autos with Japanese counterparts.Tokyo, JapanFor press inquiries, please contact Trevor Kincaid at States and Taiwan Enhance Trade TiesWashington, D.C. – U.S. Targets Telecommunications Trade BarriersAnnual Report Highlights Cross-border Data Flows, Competition Issues,Legal Restrictions on Foreign Access, and Local Content Requirements,Other Roadblocks Faced by U.S. Telecom Suppliers and Exporters States and Angola Hold Second Trade and Investment Framework Agreement MeetingThe United States hosted the second meeting of the U.S.-Angola Council on Trade and Investment (the “TIFA Council”), established pursuant to the Trade and Investment Framework Agreement between the Government of the United States and the Government of the Republic of Angola. Angola is one of the United States’ most important trading partners in sub-Saharan Africa.  Angola’s great potential is recognized by the many international partners and investors who see Angola moving in the right direction.  Angola is currently a leading beneficiary of preferential access to the U.S. Trade Representative Froman Announces Recent Obama Administration Accomplishments in Reducing Trade BarriersThree Reports to Congress Show Persistent Progress in Opening Markets for American Goods and Services 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.