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(Daily News)
July 28, 2008

GENEVA -- The U.S. today (July 28) accused India and China of threatening the success of the ministerial by demanding key changes to a draft modalities agreement on agriculture and non-agricultural market access (NAMA) developed late last week.

(Daily News)
July 27, 2008

GENEVA -- China today (July 27) raised new objections to the draft compromise outline which was developed in its presence late last week in a small group of countries, demanding changes in the agriculture provisions and refusing to negotiate on sectoral initiatives on industrial goods.

(Daily News)
July 22, 2008

GENEVA - U.S. Agriculture Undersecretary Mark Keenum said on July 22 that the U.S. willingness to cut its cotton subsidies in the Doha round will depend on the tariff cuts that China is willing to make.

(Daily News)
May 06, 2008

The House Ways and Means Committee staff is preparing a broad trade enforcement bill that is likely to include measures relevant for U.S.-China trade, but is unlikely to include a provision on China currency, according to Committee Chairman Charles Rangel (D-NY).

(Daily News)
January 08, 2008

U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Tom Donohue today (Jan. 7) that he remains hopeful that the three pending free trade agreements with Colombia, Panama and South Korea will be passed by Congress before the end of the Bush Administration despite anti-trade rhetoric by presidential candidates of both major parties.

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December 04, 2007

U.S. Trade Representative Susan Schwab today (Dec. 4) blamed Brazil, India and China for lack of progress in the Doha round in a speech to the President' Export Council, which formally called for bilateral investment treaties (BITs) with those countries as well as Russia.

(Daily News)
October 29, 2007

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) holds the “firm” expectation that the House of Representatives will only move conference reports and appropriations bills to the floor for final passage during the month of December, a Hoyer spokesperson said Oct. 26.

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September 14, 2007

China today (Sept 14) took the first step towards challenging in the World Trade Organization the imposition of preliminary countervailing and antidumping duties on Chinese glossy paper imposed in March, according to U.S. and Geneva officials.

(Daily News)
April 13, 2007

Restrictions on satellite capacity and voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) services are two new areas of communications barriers that are included in USTR’s annual 1377 review released on April 10. The report identifies barriers facing U.S. telecommunications service and equipments suppliers in foreign countries.