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A Message from Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack on USTR's 50th Anniversary

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack with a special message on the 50th Anniversary of the Office of the United States Trade Representative
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Calendar of Events

Agenda (tentative—subject to change)

 Day One—October 4, Winfield House (U.S. Ambassador’s Residence)

 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.  Welcoming Reception Hosted by U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Louis B. Susman

Feedback We've Received

“This Administration deserves to be commended for the outreach in which it has engaged. The cleared advisors for the AFL-CIO and its affiliates have spent dozens of hours discussing with Administration negotiators the specific issues that are involved in the TPP talks and offering concrete recommendations. We have appreciated the spirit of cooperation and dialogue exhibited by the Administration at all levels…

Negotiators Brief Stakeholders at Dallas TPP Talks

Yesterday, lead negotiators from each of the nine Trans-Pacific Partnership countries sat down for a briefing and conversation with dozens of stakeholders interested in the progress, process, and substance of the 12th round of TPP talks happening outside Dallas, Texas this week. Some highlights:

Ambassador Kirk Talks with BFM Radio in Kuala Lumpur

On April 24th, Ambassador Kirk spoke with Khoo Hsien Chun from BFM Radio in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. BFM talked business – the Trans-Pacific Partnership – and also asked for the inside scoop on what it’s like to be in President Obama’s cabinet.
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Obama Administration Accomplishments

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Under President Obama’s leadership, the United States’ trade policy supports American jobs by opening markets and creating opportunities for U.S.

History

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Until the early 1960s, the Department of State was responsible for conducting U.S.

Jobs Supported by Trade

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The Obama Administration’s balanced approach to trade is growing exports abroad and expanding job opportunities at home.