USTR - Fact Sheethttp://www.ustr.gov/node/64/206/10en-usU.S. FACT SHEET: 25th U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and TradeWashington, D.C. –– U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman, together with Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang, co-chaired the 25th U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT) in Chicago, Illinois, on December 16-18, 2014.  They were joined by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to address agricultural concerns.  Other U.S. participants included U.S. Ambassador to China Max Baucus, U.S. Trade and Development Agency Director Leocadia Zak, and additional representatives from the U.S.http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/fact-sheets/2014/December/US-FACT-SHEET-25th-US-China-Joint-Commission-on-Commerce-and-Trade2014-12-19T05:00:00FACT SHEET: U.S.-India Agreement on Trade FacilitationThe United States and India reached agreement today on a set of measures intended to break the impasse in the work of the World Trade Organization (WTO) to implement the agreements reached last December at the WTO Ministerial in Bali. President Obama and Prime Minister Modi have discussed the issue of trade facilitation and food security at length, including during their bilateral summit on September 30. In recent days, U.S. and Indian negotiators consulted intensively to find ways forward on issues of importance to both countries and to the broader WTO membership.  http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/fact-sheets/2014/November/US-India-Agreement-on-Trade-Facilitation2014-11-13T05:00:00FACT SHEET: New Initiative to Improve Labor Rights in BurmaThe United States, Japan, Denmark and the International Labor Organization announced a new Labor Initiative today with Burma to Improve Protection of Fundamental Labor Rights and Practices Protecting labor rights is at the top of President Obama’s trade agenda and the Administration is working with Burma and the international community to develop new tools to help Burma improve fundamental labor rights and set a strong foundation for sustainable growth and development. http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/fact-sheets/2014/November/New-Initiative-to-Improve-Labor-Rights-in-Burma2014-11-13T05:00:00FACT SHEET: Supporting Economic Growth at Home and Abroad by Eliminating Trade Barriers on Information Technology Products At the APEC leaders meeting today, President Obama announced that the United States and the People’s Republic of China had reached an understanding on a bilateral agreement on expanding the scope of goods covered by the Information Technology Agreement (ITA).  This agreement paves the way for the resumption and swift conclusion of the first major tariff-cutting deal at the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 17 years, and promises a major boost to U.S. technology exports and the jobs that support them.http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/fact-sheets/2014/November/Supporting-Economic-Growth-Home-Abroad-Eliminating-Trade-Barriers-on-IT-Products2014-11-10T05:00:00FACT SHEET: Unlocking Economic Opportunity for Ohio Through TradePresident Obama’s trade agenda will unlock opportunity for Ohio workers, farmers and ranchers, and businesses – strengthening the American middle classhttp://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/fact-sheets/2014/October/FACT-SHEET-Unlocking-Economic-Opportunity-for-Ohio-Through-Trade2014-10-09T04:00:00FACT SHEET: Unlocking Economic Opportunity for Texans Through TradeThe United States trade agenda will unlock opportunity for Texas workers, farmers and ranchers, and businesses – strengthening the American middle class http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/fact-sheets/2014/October/FACT-SHEET-Unlocking-Economic-Opportunity-for-Texans-Through-Trade2014-10-06T04:00:00Unlocking Economic Opportunity for Maryland: Made-in-America Exports and ManufacturingPresident Obama’s trade agenda will unlock opportunity for Maryland workers and businesses – strengthening the American middle class In 2013, Maryland exported a record-breaking $11.8 billion of Made-in-America goods to the world – supporting 55 thousand jobs. $10.8 billion of those exports were manufactured products. And Maryland exports of manufactured products supported an estimated 52,000 jobs that year.http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/fact-sheets/2014/October/Unlocking-Economic-Opportunity-Maryland-Made-in-America-Exports-and-Manufacturing2014-10-03T04:00:00Standing Up for Workers: Ensuring that the Benefits of Trade are Broadly-SharedProtection of worker rights is one of the highest priorities of the Obama Administration’s trade agenda.  From bringing the first-ever labor case under a free trade agreement, to working with Burma on a new labor rights initiative, to developing roadmaps to address serious worker rights concerns in Bangladesh and Swaziland, to negotiating the highest-ever labor standards with the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) countries, which represent nearly two-thirds of the global economy, the Obama Administration is taking unprecedented sthttp://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/fact-sheets/2014/September/Standing-Up-for-Workers-Ensuring-that-the-Benefits-of-Trade-are-Broadly-Shared2014-09-18T04:00:00FACT SHEET: Wisconsin Agriculture, Business and Jobs Supported by ExportsPresident Obama’s trade agenda will unlock opportunity for Wisconsinite workers, farmers and ranchers, and businesses – strengthening the American middle classhttp://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/fact-sheets/2014/august/Wisconsin-Agriculture-Business-Jobs-Supported-by-Exports2014-08-11T04:00:00FACT SHEET: Minnesota Agriculture, Business and Jobs Supported by ExportsPresident Obama’s trade agenda will unlock opportunity for Minnesotan workers, farmers and ranchers, and businesses – strengthening the American middle classhttp://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/fact-sheets/2014/august/Minnesota-Agriculture-Business-Jobs-Supported-by-Exports2014-08-10T04:00:00