USTR - Press Releasehttp://www.ustr.gov/node/64/205/10en-usReadout of Meetings Between Acting Deputy USTR Wendy Cutler and Ambassador Takeo Mori of Japan on Motor Vehicle Trade Washington, D.C. – Acting Deputy USTR Wendy Cutler and Ambassador Takeo Mori of Japan concluded three days of meetings regarding U.S.-Japan parallel negotiations on motor vehicle trade. Both governments continued to make steady progress and narrow the remaining differences, building on the momentum from meetings recently held in Tokyo. The United States and Japan are still working through a number of important issues, and dates for the next meetings will be set in the near future.http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2014/July/Readout-Meetings-Acting-Dep-USTR-Wendy-Cutler-Amb-Mori-Motor-Vehicle-Trade2014-07-20T04:00:00Statement by U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman at the Close of the Sixth Round of Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership NegotiationsStatement by U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman at the Close of the Sixth Round of Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Negotiations http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2014/July/Statement-by-USTR-Froman-at-Close-of-Sixth-Round-TTIP-Negotiations2014-07-18T04:00:00Press Week Ahead: July 21 - 25Monday, July 21 No public events.   Tuesday, July 22 No public events.   Wednesday, July 23http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2014/July/press-office-week-ahead-July-21-252014-07-18T04:00:00Readout of Meeting Between Acting Deputy USTR Wendy Cutler and Ambassador Hiroshi Oe on TPP and Agriculture Washington, D.C. – Acting Deputy USTR Wendy Cutler concluded two days of constructive meetings with Ambassador Hiroshi Oe of Japan regarding bilateral market access in the TPP.  They continued to make some progress in narrowing the gaps on treatment of a range of agricultural products.  The next meetings are planned for August 4-5 in Washington, D.C.http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2014/July/Readout-Mtg-Btwn-Acting-Deputy-USTR-Cutler-Ambassador-Hiroshi-Oe-TPP-Agriculture2014-07-16T04:00:00WTO Rejects the Majority of India’s Challenges to U.S. Countervailing Duties Taken to Address India’s Unfair Steel Subsidies Washington, D.C. – United States Trade Representative Michael Froman announced today that a World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement panel issued a mixed result, rejecting numerous claims brought by India in a challenge against U.S. trade remedy laws and determinations issued by the Department of Commerce regarding imports of certain steel products from India.http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2014/July/WTO-Rejects-Indias-Challenges-to-US-CVDuties-Address-India-Unfair-Steel-Subsidies2014-07-14T04:00:00WTO Panel Issues a Mixed Result in China’s Challenge to U.S. Countervailing Duties Washington, D.C. – United States Trade Representative Michael Froman announced today that a World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement panel issued a mixed result in a broad challenge brought by China against various aspects of 17 separate countervailing duty investigations conducted by the U.S. Department of Commerce.http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2014/JulyWTO-Panel-Issues-Mixed-Result-in-Chinas-Challenge-to-US-Countervailing-Duties2014-07-14T04:00:00Press Week Ahead: July 14 - 20Monday, July 14 Ambassador Froman will participate in a roundtable hosted by the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition to discuss renewal of the African Growth and Opportunity Act.Washington, D.C.Closed press   Ambassador Froman will meet with Dennis Williams, President of the UAW.Washington, D.C.Closed press   Ambassador Froman will meet with Joe Hansen, President of the UFCW.Washington, D.C.Closed press  http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2014/June/press-office-week-ahead-July-14-202014-07-11T04:00:00Ambassador Froman Welcomes Senate Confirmation of Darci Vetter as Chief Agricultural NegotiatorWashington, D.C. – U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman welcomed the United States Senate’s vote today confirming Darci L. Vetter as the U.S. Chief Agricultural Negotiator.  President Obama nominated Vetter this January, citing her experience in numerous agriculture, trade, and diplomatic positions across several branches of the federal government – most recently as Deputy Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services at the U.S. Department of Agriculture.http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2014/July/Amb-Froman-Welcomes-Senate-Confirmation-of-Darci-Vetter-as-Chief-Ag-Negotiator2014-07-09T04:00:00Joint Statement Regarding the Launch of the Environmental Goods Agreement NegotiationsJOINT STATEMENT REGARDING THE LAUNCH OF THE ENVIRONMENTAL GOODS AGREEMENT NEGOTIATIONS July 8, 2014 Geneva, Switzerland  http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2014/July/Joint-Statement-Regarding-Launch-of-Environmental-Goods-Agreement-Negotiations2014-07-08T04:00:00United States and WTO Partners Announce Launch of Negotiations for Environmental Goods AgreementWashington, DC –The United States and 13 other WTO Members, representing 86 percent of global trade in environmental goods, launched negotiations on the new Environmental Goods Agreement (EGA) at the World Trade Organization (WTO) today.   http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/press-releases/2014/July/US-and-WTO-Partners-Announce-Launch-of-Negotiations-for-Enviro-Goods-Agreement2014-07-08T04:00:00