USTR - Press Release Week Ahead: October 25 - 31Saturday, October 25 October 25-26, Ambassador Froman will travel to Sydney, Australia for TPP ministerial meetings.Sydney, AustraliaOpen press opportunitiesFor press inquiries, please contact Trevor Kincaid at   Sunday, October 26 No public events. Statement of the Labor Affairs Council Peru-United States Trade Promotion Agreement (TPA)Joint Statement of the Labor Affairs Council Peru-United States Trade Promotion Agreement (TPA) Lima, PeruOctober 17, 2014 Week Ahead: October 20 - 24Monday, October 20 No public events.   Tuesday, October 21 October 21-22, Ambassador Froman will travel to Hanoi, Vietnam for TPP meetings.Hanoi, VietnamClosed press   Wednesday, October 22 No public events.   Thursday, October 23 Statement Delivered by Ambassador Michael Punke at the WTO Trade Negotiations Committee MeetingU.S. Statement Delivered by Ambassador Michael Punke at the WTO Trade Negotiations Committee MeetingGeneva, Switzerland October 16, 2014*For the Record* Readout of Meeting Convened by Ambassador Froman to Build International Support for the Myanmar Initiative to Promote Fundamental Labor Rights and PracticesWashington, DC – On Friday, October 10th, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman brought together representatives of the U.S. government, Myanmar and other international governments, the International Labor Organization, the World Bank, and the International Finance Corporation to help build support for a joint U.S.-Myanmar initiative to improve labor conditions in Myanmar.  The labor initiative was announced during Ambassador Froman's visit to Myanmar, the first by a U.S. Trade Representative, in August. Begins Special 301 Report Out-of-Cycle Review of India Washington, DC – In the 2014 Special 301 Report published in April, USTR called for renewed and intensive engagement on intellectual property (IP) issues with the Government of India, announcing that the United States would “redouble our efforts to seek constructive engagement that will both improve IP protection and enforcement in India and support India’s efforts to achieve a ‘decade of innovation’ and advance its legitimate public policy goals, including access to affordable medicines.”  USTR also announced that we would initiate an Out-of-Cycle Review (OCR 2014-10-14T04:00:00United States Wins WTO Trade Enforcement Dispute for American FarmersWTO Panel Finds Against India’s Avian Influenza Restrictions on U.S. Agricultural Products Week Ahead: October 12 – 17Sunday, October 12 Beginning October 12, Acting Deputy USTR Cutler and Chief Agricultural Negotiator Vetter will continue negotiations with their Japanese counterparts related to the Trans-Pacific Partnership.Tokyo, Japan Closed Press    Monday, October 13 Ambassador Froman will meet with Mexican Secretary of Economy Ildefonso Guajardo.Washington, D.C.Closed Press Trade Representative Michael Froman Underlines Ohio’s Record-High Exports in Cleveland and Columbus, Promotes President Obama’s Trade AgendaTop White House trade official demonstrates how exporting is unlocking economic opportunity for Ohioans at Cleveland small business event with Senator Sherrod Brown and local business expo with Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman Cleveland and Columbus, OH – U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman, the lead United States trade official, came to Cleveland and Columbus to tout Ohio’s all-time-high exports and outline how President Obama’s trade agenda will help unlock economic opportunity for Ohioans. Trade Representative Michael Froman Touts Texas as National Model For American Exporting, Promotes Historic U.S. Trade Agenda with Members of Congress Top U.S. trade official underscores how President Obama’s trade agenda will unlock economic opportunity for Texans at events with Members of Congress and local businesses that are supporting additional jobs by exporting San Antonio, TX – U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman, the lead United States trade official, spotlighted Texas’ all-time high exports and discussed how the Obama Administration’s unprecedented trade agenda will build on that record by further unlocking economic opportunity for Texans.