The European Union and the U.S. officially launched far-reaching negotiations on a trans-Atlantic free trade and investment agreement today that could boost their combined economies by as much as $280 billion a year.
US Trade Agreements
16 Jun 2013
Representatives from the U.S. and Indonesia have met to discuss ways to further bilateral investment between the two nations under the U.S.-Indonesia Trade and Investment Framework Agreement.
23 May 2013
Demetrios Marantis, acting U.S. trade representative, and Pwint San, Myanmar’s deputy commerce minister, have signed a trade and investment framework agreement...
21 May 2013
The U.S. and Tunisia have launched an initiative to support the development of small and medium-sized enterprises, boost trade and promote economic growth.
20 May 2013
Rebecca Blank, U.S. acting commerce secretary, has wrapped up her week-long Latin America trade mission in Panama, which highlighted the importance of the U.S.-Panama bilateral trade relationship.
16 May 2013
U.S. manufacturing and agricultural exports to Colombia are on the rise, as the trade agreement between the two nations reaches its one-year mark, according to Acting U.S. Trade Representative Demetrios Marantis.
08 May 2013
The U.S. has requested consultations with Bahrain under the labor chapter of the U.S.-Bahrain Free Trade Agreement...
01 Apr 2013
Ron Kirk, who served as the U.S. Trade Representative in the Obama administration until February 2013, has joined Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher as senior of counsel.
01 Apr 2013
The U.S. is exploring the possibility of a trade pact with the Economic Community of West African States to increase bilateral trade and investment, according to Demetrios Marantis, Acting U.S. Trade Representative.
28 Mar 2013
Jay Timmons, president and CEO of the National Association of Manufacturers, has sent a letter to President Obama outlining goals for negotiations of the trade agreement with the European Union...
27 Mar 2013
LONG BEACH, Calif. — Now that the U.S. has emerged from the economic recession, the freight transportation sector in 2013 will shift its focus to supply chain issues such as federal sequestration, truck capacity shortages and a shift in sourcing away from China, economists told the annual Pulse of the Ports conference in Long Beach Wednesday.
19 Mar 2013
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has applauded a new framework developed by the U.S. and Russia to promote bilateral trade and investment.