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
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.
15 Mar 2013
Japan has announced it will seek to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the BBC reports.
14 Mar 2013
Chief negotiators at the end of the 16th round of Trans-Pacific Partnership talks reported they had achieved their goal to put the negotiations on an accelerated track...
12 Mar 2013
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative is seeking proposals on whether the U.S. and Colombia should accelerate the elimination of customs duties set out in their respective tariff schedules...
08 Mar 2013
The bilateral U.S.-Iraq Trade and Investment Framework Agreement, first negotiated in 2005, is likely to enter into force later this year, providing a bilateral forum to foster greater trade and investment between the two countries.
05 Mar 2013
A group of Mexican tomato growers and the U.S. Department of Commerce have signed a new agreement that will govern the import of fresh Mexican-grown tomatoes into the U.S.