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Every week, the USTR website will explore a new trade topic, with background information and current trade data. On July 21 and 22, U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk will be in Singapore at the annual Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Ministerial meeting - so this week's trade topic is U.S. trade relations with APEC member economies.

Weekly Trade Focus: APEC

 

May 23, 2024

May 23, 2024

May 22, 2024

May 22, 2024

HANOI, VIETNAM – The United States and Vietnam today concluded the fourth meeting of the Timber Working Group under the Agreement Between the Government of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the Government of the United States of America on Illegal Logging and Timber Trade (“Timber Agreement”).  Assistant United States Trade Representative for Environment and Natural Resources Kelly Milton led the delegation for the U.S. government.

May 22, 2024

May 20, 2024

May 17, 2024

WASHINGTON – At the conclusion of the fifth round of negotiations under the United States – Kenya Strategic Trade and Investment Partnership (STIP), United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai and Kenya's Cabinet Secretary for Investment, Trade, and Industry Rebecca Miano renewed their commitment to work to conclude an agreement by the end of the year on a high standard, ambitious STIP that reflects mutually shared goals and values.