USTR - Press Release and Myanmar Agree to Develop New Initiative to Promote Labor RightsYangon, Myanmar –Today the United States and Myanmar issued the following Joint Statement regarding the development of a new initiative to promote fundamental labor rights and practices in Myanmar. Ambassador Michael Froman, the first U.S. Trade Representative to visit Myanmar, is in the country in conjunction with the ASEAN Economic Ministers meetings. Froman Announces Solar Project in Burma; Increases Capacity for InvestmentNaypyitaw, Burma - United States Trade Representative Michael Froman led a signing ceremony today where he announced the first-ever solar energy project in Burma's Mandalay region. This project will increase Burma's capacity to provide stable energy to its people and attract investment that will help the country grow its economy. by U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman at the 2014 ASEAN-U.S. Business SummitRemarks by U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman at the 2014 ASEAN-U.S. Business Summit August 27, 2014Yangon, Burma *As Prepared for Delivery*“It is a pleasure to be here today with all of you as part of a very productive ASEAN ministerial. And it’s a pleasure to be back in Myanmar. States Maintains Labor Case Against GuatemalaWashington, D.C. – United States Trade Representative Michael Froman today announced that the dispute settlement process in the 2011 labor enforcement case brought under the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR) will remain suspended for an additional four weeks as the United States reviews information provided by Guatemala concerning  legal reforms and actions to strengthen labor law enforcement in Guatemala and whether the reforms are leading to concrete improvements in Guatemalan workers’ rights. States Prevails in WTO Trade Enforcement Dispute Against Argentina’s Import Licensing Restrictions United States Prevails in WTO Trade Enforcement Dispute Against Argentina’s Import Licensing RestrictionsFACT SHEET: Trade Enforcement – Leveling the Playing Field for U.S. Workers and Employers 2014-08-22T04:00:00Press Week Ahead: August 24 - 29Sunday, August 24 Ambassador Froman will travel to Burma to attend the 2014 Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit.Nay Pyi Taw, BurmaOpen press opportunitiesFor press inquiries, please contact Trevor Kincaid at     Monday, August 25 No public events. Week Ahead: August 18 - 22Monday, August 18 – Friday, August 22 USTR will hold no public events. Week Ahead: August 11 - 15Monday, August 11 Ambassador Michael Froman will travel to La Crosse, Wisconsin. He and Representative Ron Kind (WI-3) will tour the farm of Byron Krueger and participate in a roundtable discussion on Wisconsin agriculture and exports.La Crosse, WisconsinOpen PressFor press inquiries, please contact Andrew Bates at   Tuesday, August 12 Trade Representative Michael Froman and U.S. Representative Ron Kind Emphasize Economic Benefits of Exporting and President Obama’s Trade AgendaAmbassador Froman and Rep. Kind Tour Wisconsin Dairy Farm and Discuss Obama Administration Efforts to Unlock Economic Opportunity by Increasing Exports Trade Representative Michael Froman Highlights Growing Minnesota Internet Exporter, What President Obama’s Trade Agenda Means for MinnesotansTop U.S. trade official meets with Minnesota small business owner to underline the benefits of historic trade agreements being negotiated by the Obama Administration 2014-08-10T04:00:00