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(Inside U.S. Trade)
March 27, 2009

Dutch Trade Minister Frank Heemskerk this week said that U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk signaled to him in a meeting that he is not ruling out expanding the Doha round of global trade talks to include such as issues as greater transparency in the dispute settlement process or greater attention to issues related to labor rights or environmental protection.

(Inside U.S. Trade)
March 27, 2009

The chief lawyer at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative last week asked the AFL-CIO to provide him with information about trade enforcement priorities that unions want him to pursue, according to informed sources.

(Inside U.S. Trade)
March 27, 2009

A month after the U.S. and European Union launched negotiations to reach an agreement that would resolve a long-standing dispute over beef access, officials involved are providing scant information to the private sector, which has led to speculation among industry sources whether the two sides can reach a deal before new U.S. trade sanctions will go into effect on April 23.

(Inside U.S. Trade)
March 27, 2009

The United States needs to develop a new trade agenda that will help U.S. workers and raise living standards around the world, U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk said at his formal swearing-in ceremony on March 20, two days after the Senate confirmed him by a vote of 95 to 2.

(Inside U.S. Trade)
March 27, 2009

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative has launched a review of how it can change its transparency practices with respect to trade negotiations, and some U.S. civil society groups are pressing for radical changes to past practices.

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March 25, 2009

(File Document)
March 24, 2009

(Daily News)
March 24, 2009

Myesha Ward, who served as a Midwest political director during President Barack Obama's campaign, has taken the position of Deputy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Intergovernmental Affairs, according to a U.S. trade official.


(Text Document)
March 24, 2009

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March 24, 2009

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