The European Union and the United States began a second round of free trade negotiations in Brussels today even as recent spying allegations have undermined trust between the world’s biggest commercial partners.
US Trade Agreements
23 Oct 2013
Footwear importers are mounting an all-out effort to convince Congress and the Obama administration that disproportionately large duties on their products are punishing both retailers and American consumers.
07 Oct 2013
The U.S. and the European Union will today attempt to agree on a new date for trans-Atlantic trade talks...
26 Sep 2013
The U.S. and Japan today announced that organic products certified in Japan or in the U.S. may be sold as organic in either country, starting Jan. 1, 2014.
13 Aug 2013
The U.S. and the U.S.-East African Community have agreed to launch formal negotiations on a trade facilitation agreement, according to Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative.
23 Jun 2013
Geoje Island in South Korea is an unlikely catalyst for major changes in how global trade is conducted. Tourists flock to its rolling tree-clad mounts to hike through the spring blossoms. But nestled among the hills in Ogpo Bay sits one of the world’s largest shipyards.
17 Jun 2013
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.
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.