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U.S.-EU Shared Principles for International Investment

The United States and the European Union (EU) together, under the auspices of the Transatlantic Economic Council, developed Shared Principles for International Investment. These principles reaffirms our joint commitment to open, transparent, and non-discriminatory international investment policies. International investment, both by American companies abroad and by foreign companies in the United States, benefits U.S. companies and American workers by creating high-paying jobs, boosting exports, and spurring innovation in the United States.

US Chief Ag Negotiator Islam Siddiqui Sits Down with Agri Talk Radio

US Chief Ag Negotiator Islam Siddiqui talks about pending implementation of free trade agreements as well as ag trade disputes and possible new trade agreements with Japan and Russia.
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USTR General Counsel Tim Reif

USTR General Counsel Tim Reif talks about trade enforcement action the U.S. is seeking against India, China and others.
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