LOGIN

Forgot password?
Sign up today and your first download is free.
REGISTER

State Department

(Daily News)
April 29, 2021

Secretary of State Antony Blinken met with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday in the secretary’s first virtual visit to Africa, as the two countries continue to review talks about a bilateral trade agreement that began during the Trump administration, acting Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Robert Godec said on Wednesday.


(Daily News)
April 09, 2021

An outline of President Biden’s fiscal year 2022 budget proposal calls for a $2.5 billion increase in funding for the Commerce Department so the agency can launch initiatives aimed at enhancing U.S. competitiveness in the development of emerging technologies such as semiconductors and 5G and implement executive actions on export controls and telecommunications.


(In Trade)
April 06, 2021

“It was the one area that I thought the Trump administration could have done more,” said Sen. Sullivan.


(In Trade)
March 26, 2021

Daniel Kritenbrink is a career Foreign Service officer who once served as senior director for Asian affairs on the National Security Council.


(In Trade)
March 24, 2021

“We know that our allies have complex relationships with China that won’t always align perfectly. But we need to navigate these challenges together.”


(Daily News)
March 19, 2021

Senior U.S. and Chinese officials held a “very candid” discussion on a range of issues, including trade and technology, during their first in-person meeting in Alaska, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Friday.


(Daily News)
March 17, 2021

Former U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Tuesday expressed approval of the Biden administration’s handling of China policy so far and admitted a phase-two deal with Beijing was never a likely proposition.


(Daily News)
March 10, 2021

Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday announced he will lead a high-level delegation to meet with Chinese counterparts in Alaska next week for a discussion about “a range of issues, including those where we have deep disagreements,” according to a State Department statement.


(In Trade)
March 03, 2021

Esteban Moctezuma will help “identify and promote trade and investment opportunities” within the USMCA framework, the embassy said.


(In Trade)
February 25, 2021

The separate meetings will cover COVID-19 relief efforts and other issues, including the new U.S.-Canada Partnership Roadmap.


(Daily News)
February 12, 2021

The Biden administration this week signaled interest in continuing efforts to boost trade and economic engagement with Brazil, with Secretary of State Antony Blinken and his Brazilian counterpart holding introductory talks and the White House saying it hopes to grow trade between the two countries in the coming months.


(In Trade)
January 22, 2021

Jake Sullivan on Thursday spoke with counterparts from France, Germany, the UK and Japan.


(Daily News)
January 20, 2021

Trade negotiations between the U.S. and Switzerland were “stalled” by the pandemic as well as by Brexit-related complications and the U.S. presidential race, the former U.S. ambassador said this week, revealing that the negotiations were set to be a focus if former President Trump had won a second term.


(Daily News)
January 15, 2021

Recent regulatory actions in Mexico have created “significant uncertainty” about its energy sector and damaged the investment climate, and they could run afoul of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, top U.S. officials this week said in a letter to their Mexican counterparts.


(In Trade)
January 13, 2021

The department cited the transition to the Biden administration in announcing it had scrapped all travel plans this week, including Secretary Pompeo’s trip to Europe.


(In Trade)
January 11, 2021

“Taiwan-U.S. relations have been elevated to a global partnership,” Taiwan’s foreign minister said.


(In Trade)
January 06, 2021

Juster, calling for a broad trade deal with the U.S., said India can become “an alternative destination for manufacturing investments” if it takes “further action.”


(Daily News)
December 01, 2020

The State Department under President Biden must prioritize restoring U.S. leadership and alliances on trade and climate issues, analysts said on Tuesday, advocating in particular for the U.S. to rejoin – or renegotiate – the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement on Trans-Pacific Partnership and to work with allies on carbon border adjustments.


(Daily News)
December 01, 2020

Following a recent U.S.-Taiwan economic dialogue, Taipei’s envoy to Washington, Bi-khim Hsiao, on Monday said a trade deal between the two countries was “a logical next step.”


(In Trade)
November 17, 2020

The Policy Planning Staff writes that the U.S. must “work with friends and partners to reconfigure supply chains to eliminate dependence on China for critical materials and goods.”


Pages