USTR - Fact Sheet,420,422/10en-usFACT SHEET: Colorado Small Business and Jobs Supported by ExportsSmall businesses that export grow faster, add jobs faster and pay higher wages than small businesses in the same sector that serve purely domestic markets.  Today, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman toured Epic Brewery in Denver, Colorado, one of approximately 4,900 Colorado small businesses supporting jobs in the state by selling to customers around the world. Epic Brewery has a production facility in Denver and makes over 40 different types of craft beers. SHEET: Values Driving U.S. Trade PolicyThe Obama Administration is committed to a trade policy that provides new opportunities for workers and that supports economic growth by opening markets, enforcing our agreements, and leveling the playing field for our workers.  The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP), and other negotiations offer new opportunities to advance this agenda, consistent with American interests and American values, including putting labor and environmental protections at the core of trade policy and protecting and promoting innovation. Trans-Pacific Partnership: Economic Benefits On December 10, 2013, the United States and Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Chile, Canada, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam, announced substantial progress toward the completion of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations. Sheet: New Proposal on Tobacco Regulation in the Trans-Pacific PartnershipOFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVEEXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENTWASHINGTON, D.C.______________________________ NEW U.S. PROPOSAL ON TOBACCO REGULATION IN THE TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP Sheet: Non-Tariff Measures: U.S. Consultations With Japan04/12/2013NON-TARIFF MEASURES: U.S. CONSULTATIONS WITH JAPAN Sheet: Toward the Trans-Pacific Partnership: U.S. Consultations with Japan04/12/2013TOWARD THE TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP:U.S. CONSULTATIONS WITH JAPAN SHEET: Transparency and the Trans-Pacific Partnership Overview of Trade NegotiationsUnder the U.S. Constitution, the President is responsible for conducting U.S. foreign relations, including by negotiating and concluding trade and investment agreements with other governments. By delegation from the President and by statute, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) has primary responsibility for developing and coordinating U.S. trade policy and for leading trade and investment negotiations on behalf of the United States. USTR acts with the advice of the interagency trade policy organization. Green Paper on Conservation and the Trans-Pacific PartnershipEach year, billions of dollars in illegally harvested or taken wildlife and wild plant products move across borders, often through the activities of global criminal networks that also trade in illicit arms and drugs. This global trafficking problem has implications for world trade and the environment, and the United States views the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) , a regional agreement that it is negotiating with Australia, Brunei, Chile, Malaysia, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, and Vietnam, as a unique opportunity to tackle this issue and other trade-related environmental challenges. of the Trans-Pacific Partnership AgreementOn November 12, 2011, the Leaders of the nine Trans-Pacific Partnership countries – Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Chile, Malaysia, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, Vietnam, and the United States – announced the achievement of the broad outlines of an ambitious, 21st-century Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement that will enhance trade and investment among the TPP partner countries, promote innovation, economic growth and development, and support the creation and retention of jobs. United States in the Trans-Pacific PartnershipTPP Leaders at the APEC Summit in Japan, 2010, photo credit to Gobierno de Chile