The United States and Vietnam will aim to make progress with Vietnam on the key issues of goods market access and the rule of origin for apparel at the 17th round of Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations that kicked off on May 15 in Lima, Peru and will continue until May 24.
A prominent U.S. think tank this week issued a call for the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) to weigh the adverse effects of Indian intellectual property rights (IPR) policy and to consider the removal of that country from the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP).
The United States is confident Japan will be a constructive participant in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations based not only on bilateral commitments Tokyo made as a condition for joining the talks but also on domestic political developments in the country, according to Assistant U.S. Trade Representative Wendy Cutler.
As the Obama administration enters a more difficult phase of its export control reform efforts in which it will seek to transfer items from U.S. Munitions List (USML) to the Commerce Control List (CCL), U.S. business groups are urging administration officials to also push through other regulatory changes that they say would benefit them in the near term.
British Prime Minister David Cameron today (May 13) said the United States and European Union will most likely be able to launch bilateral trade and investment talks by the G8 summit taking place June 17-18.
U.S. auto companies are stepping up a congressional lobbying effort in response to Japan's entry into the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) by arguing that it is more important than ever for the agreement to contain “meaningful” provisions on currency manipulation.
Deputy National Security Advisor Michael Froman this week began his outreach to members of the Finance Committee in advance of his nomination hearing to be the next U.S. Trade Representative, sources said.
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