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Washington Trade Daily’s Calendar provides notices of major meetings, conventions, Congressional and other public and private hearings, government deadlines for comments on new regulations and other timely items of interest to the international trade community.  

         The Calendar is published every week as a service of Washington Trade Daily and lists events up to two months in advance.

  ■■ indicates either a new or revised entry.

Monday  

February 20  

Singapore ■         The Global Interdependence Center sponsors a two-day central banking program at the Manulife Centre.  For further information contact www.interdependence.org  


Geneva ■        The World Trade Organization Dispute Settlement Body meets.


    

 Tuesday

February 21  

Washington ■        International Trade Commission holds a hearing on its investigation of possible modifications to the Generalized System of Preferences, beginning at 9:30 am at the ITC.  For further information contact renee.berry@usitc.gov


Santa Clara ■        The Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security Western Regional Office holds its 12th Annual Export Control Forum through February 22, beginning at 8:30 am at the Marriott Santa Clara.  For further information contact paeiadmin@paei.org


Washington ■■      The Center for American Progress sponsors a program on US-Egypt relations, beginning at 12:30 pm at the Center.  For further information contact http://www.americanprogress.org

  

  

Wednesday

February 22  

Washington ■         The Office of the United States Trade Representative holds a hearing on the 2016/2017 GSP Annual Product Review that have been accepted for further review, beginning at 9:30 am at the USTR annex. For further information contact Naomi_S_Freeman@ustr.eop.gov


Washington ■         The Wilson Center sponsors a program on Brazil’s trade relations with the United States, beginning at 3 pm at the Center.  For further information contact http://www.wilsoncenter.org


Washington ■■      The Atlantic Council sponsors a program on US-Mexico and

Canada trade, beginning at noon at the Council.  For further information contact http://www.atlanticcouncil.org


Washington ■■      International Food Policy Research Institute sponsors a program on global food security and the WTO and the role of Mercosur countries, beginning at 12:15 pm to at IFPRI.  For further information contact http://www.ifpri.org


Washington ■■      The US Chamber of Commerce sponsors a program on cross-border data flows and data privacy with FTC Chairman Maureen Ohlhausen, beginning at 9 am at the Chamber.  For further information contact http://www.uschamber.com


Geneva ■■      The International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development sponsors a program on sustainable development criteria for investment.  For further information contact http://www.ictsd.org


Geneva ■■      The World Trade Organization Dispute Settlement Body holds a special session.


Geneva ■■      The World Trade Organization holds a symposium on government procurement, beginning at 10 am.


Kansas City ■■      The Agricultural Business Council of Kansas City holds a meeting on the importance of US-Mexico agricultural trade to the midwest, beginning at 11 am at the Union Station Chamber Boardroom.


  

 Thursday

February 23  

New York ■         The Korea Society sponsors a program on US-Japan-Korea trade relations, beginning at 6 pm at the Society.  For further information contact http://www.koreasociety.org


Arlington, Va. ■         The Agriculture Department holds its annual outlook forum through February 24 at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel.  For further information contact http://www.usda.gov


Washington ■         The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation sponsors a program on Chinese innovation mercantilism, beginning at 10 am at ITIF.  For further information contact http://www.itif.org


Manhattan, Kansas ■         The Senate Agriculture Committee holds a field hearing on the Farm Bill at the McCain Auditorium, Kansas State University.


Washington ■■      The Brazil-US Business Council sponsors its 2017 strategic planning meeting with speakers including Commerce Acting Undersecretary for International Trade Ken Hyatt, beginning at 4:40 pm at the US Chamber of Commerce.


Geneva ■■      The World Trade Organization Committee on Government Procurement meets, beginning at 10 am, followed by an informal meeting.


Geneva ■■      The World Trade Organization holds a head of delegation meeting, chaired by Director-General Azevedo.


Washington ■■      The International Trade and Investment Law Society sponsors a discussion on the future of trade agreements under the Trump Administration, beginning at 5:30 pm at the American University Washington College of Law.


   

 Friday

February 24  

 ■         Due date for public comments to the US International Trade Commission on petitions for duty suspensions and reductions under the American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2016.  For further information contact https://www.usitc.gov/mtbps


New York ■         The Council of the Americas sponsors the Latin American Business conference, beginning at 9:30 am at the Council.  For further information contact

 http://www.as-coa.org


Washington ■■      The Delegation of the European Union to the United States sponsors a program on US and EU international trade relations with speakers including EU Ambassador David O’Sullivan, beginning at noon at the National Press Club.  For further information contact neil.simon@EUpopUSA.com


Washington ■■      The National Governors Association meets through February 27.  For further information contact http://www.nga.org


Geneva ■■      World Trade Organization Director General Roberto Azevedo holds meetings with Phil Hogan, European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development and Paul Magnette, Minister-President of Wallonie, Belgium.


Geneva ■■      The World Trade Organization General Council  holds an informal meeting.


Washington ■■      The Henry L. Stimson Center holds a discussion on Taiwan-China-US relations, beginning at 10 am at the Center.  For further information contact https://www.stimson.org/content/taiwan-prc-us-relations-managing-triangle


  

February 26  

Dana Point, Calif. ■         The International Sweetener Colloquium is held through March 1 at the Monarch Beach Resort.  For further information contact http://www.idfa.org


  

February 27  

Kobe ■        The 17th  round of Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership negotiations is held through March 3.


New York ■         The Indonesia government and Columbia University sponsor a program on developments in international investment agreements.


New York ■         The US Brazil Chamber of Commerce holds its annual membership luncheon, beginning at noon at the University Club.


Brussels ■         The Directorate General for Trade of the European Commission holds a stakeholder meeting in the context of the Commission's ongoing Impact Assessment on options for a multilateral reform of investment dispute resolution, beginning at 2:30 pm at the Charlemagne Building.


Washington ■         The American Bar Association Section of International Law sponsors a teleconference on the future of US-Russia relations under the Trump Administration, beginning at noon.  For further information contact http://www.americanbar.org


Washington ■         Rep. Karen Bass sponsors an African policy breakfast, beginning at 8 am in room 2044 Rayburn HOB.


Washington ■          The Brookings Institution sponsors a program on Japan's trade policy in an era of growing anti-globalism, beginning at 2 pm at Brookings.  For further information contact http://www.brookings.edu


Washington ■■      The Senate is scheduled to vote on the nomination of Wilbur Ross to be Commerce Secretary.


    

February 28  

Washington ■         The Heritage Foundation sponsors a program on the end of the Asian century, beginning at 11 am at Heritage.  For further information contact http://www.heritage.org


Washington ■         Women in International Trade sponsors a program with US Court of International Trade Judge Jennifer Choe-Groves, beginning at noon at White & Case.  For further information contact http://www.wiit.org


Washington ■         President Donald Trump delivers remarks to a joint session of Congress.


Washington ■         The National Economists Club sponsors a luncheon program on Japan’s trade strategy, beginning at noon at the Chinatown Garden Restaurant.  For further information contact http://www.national-economists.org


Washington ■         The Japan Information and Culture Center sponsors a program on US-Japan relations in the Asia-Pacific region, beginning at 1:30 pm at the Center.


 ■         The Commerce Department’s President's Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa holds an open meeting by teleconference, beginning at 9 am.  For further information contact OACIO@trade.gov

  

   

February 29  

Nairobi ■         The Aid and International Development Forum is held.  For further information contact info@aidforum.org  


  

March 1  

Geneva ■         The World Trade Organization Council for Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights holds a two-day meeting.


Philadelphia ■         The National US-Arab Chamber of Commerce sponsors its annual global business conference at Drexel University.  For further information contact nbenchaln@nusacc.org


Washington ■        US Customs and Border Protection’s Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee holds an open meeting, beginning at 9 am at CBP’s Office of Training and Development.  For further information contact tradeevents@dhs.gov


Washington ■         The US-Japan Research Institute sponsors a program on US-Japan relations under the Trump Administration, beginning at 2 pm at the Institute.  For further information contact http://www.us-jpri.org


   

March 2  

Nha Trang ■         Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum senior officials hold a two-day meeting.  For further information contact http://www.apec.org


Washington ■         The George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs sponsors a program on the Brazilian economy, beginning at 7:15 pm at the Elliott School in room 211.


Washington ■■      The Hudson Institute sponsors a program on the US-UK relationship in the Trump Administration, beginning at noon at Hudson.  For further information contact http://www.hudson.org


  

March 3  

Washington ■         The Washington International Trade Association holds its annual program on the Congressional trade agenda with the trade counsels from the House Ways and Means and Senate Finance Committees, beginning at 8:30 am at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, Amphitheater.  For further information contact http://www.wita.org


   

March 5  

Washington ■         The National Association of Business Economists holds its annual economic policy conference through March 7 at the Capital Hilton.  For further information contact http://www.nabe.com


San Diego ■         The National Farmers Union holds its annual convention through March 8 at the Catamaran Resort Hotel.  For further information contact http://www.nfu.org/convention



March 6  

New Delhi ■         The 2017 India Road Show is held through March 10.

  

March 7  

 ■         The Commerce Department releases its report on the US trade balance for January.


Washington ■■      The Commerce Department’s Materials Processing Equipment Technical Advisory Committee holds a partially open meeting, beginning at 9 am in room 3884, Herbert C. Hoover Building.  For further information contact Yvette.Springer@bis.doc.gov


  

March 8  

Washington ■         The Overseas Private Investment Corporation holds its annual public hearing, beginning at 1 pm at OPIC.  For further information contact catherine.andrade@opic.gov


Geneva ■         The World Trade Organization conducts a trade policy review of Japan.


Washington ■         The Office of the US Trade Representative holds a public hearing on its 2017 Special 301 review to identify countries that fail to protect intellectual property rights, at the USTR Annex.  For further information contact special301@ustr.eop.gov


Washington ■■      The American International Automobile Dealers Association hold a Capitol Hill Fly-In event through March 9 to protest the proposed border adjustment tax. For further information contact http://www.AIADA.org/FlyIn


Washington ■■      The Commerce Department’s Transportation and Related Equipment Technical Advisory Committee holds a partially open meeting, beginning at 9:30 am in the Herbert C. Hoover Building, room 3884.  For further information contact Yvette.Springer@bis.doc.gov


  

March 9  

Washington ■■      The Commerce Department Materials Technical Advisory Committee holds a partially open meeting, beginning at 10 am in the Herbert C. Hoover Building, room 3884.  For further information contact Yvette.Springer@bis.doc.gov


  

March 10  

New York ■         The Korea Society sponsors a program on the US-Korea Free Trade Agreement at five years, beginning at 12:30 pm at the Society.  For further information contact http://www.koreasociety.org


  

March 13  

Washington ■■      The American Enterprise Institute sponsors a program on negotiating trade authority with speakers including Sen. Mike Lee, beginning at 5:15 pm at AEI.  For further information contact http://www.aei.org



March 14  

 ■         Due date for public comments to the Agriculture Department’s Agricultural Marketing Service on a proposal to amend the country of origin labeling regulation to add muscle cuts of venison and ground venison.  For further information contact COOL@ams.usda.gov


 ■         Due date for public comments to the State Department on recent revisions to Category XII – fire controls and optics – of the United States Munitions List.  For further information contact DDTCPublicComments@state.gov


  

March 16  

Washington ■         The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation sponsors a program on how the Trump Administration can address Chinese mercantilism, beginning at 10 am at ITIF.  For further information contact http://www.itif.org


Washington ■■      The American Enterprise Institute sponsors a program on Trump’s Chinese economic challenges, beginning at 2 pm at AEI.  For further information contact http://www.aei.org


  

March 21  

 ■         The Commerce Department releases its report on US international transactions for the fourth quarter and year 2016.


Washington ■■      The annual conference on US-Turkey relations is held through May 23.


Washington ■■     Caribbean Central American Action holds a two-day program on issues that are shaping US-regional collaboration.  For further information contact gsiegel@c-caa.org

Brasilia ■■      The Council of the Americas sponsors a conference on Brazil’s agenda for investment and growth, beginning at 8:30 am at the Royal Tulip Brasilia.  For further information contact http://www.as-coa.org


   

March 23  

Washington ■■      The Commerce Department’s Emerging Technology and Research Advisory Committee holds a partially open meeting, beginning at 8:30 am in room 3884, Herbert C. Hoover Building.  For further information contact Yvette.Springer@bis.doc.gov


  

March 24  

 ■         Due date for public comments to the Agriculture Department on the proposed rule to change the reporting of export certificate information under regulations issued pursuant to the Export Apple Act and the Export Grape and Plum Act.  For further information contact Shannon.Ramirez@ams.usda.gov


  

March 25  

Washington ■         The annual American Israel Public Affairs Committee policy Conference is held through March 28.  For further information contact http://www.aipac.org

  

March 28  

Washington ■         The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association holds its legislative conference through March 30 at the Liaison Capitol Hill Hotel.  For further information contact http://www.beefusa.org


Geneva ■■      The International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development sponsors a program on regulatory coherence and the multilateral trade system.  For further information contact http://www.ictsd.org


  

March 29  

 ■         The Commerce Department releases its report on the US international investment position for the fourth quarter and year 2016.


  

March 30  

Asunción ■          The Inter-American Development Bank holds its  Annual Meeting through April 2.


   

April 2  

New Orleans ■         The National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America holds its annual conference through April 6 at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside.  For further information contact http://www.ncbfaa.org


   

April 4  

Washington ■         The American Association of Port Authorities holds its spring conference through April 6 at the Renaissance Washington.  For further information contact http://www.aapa-ports.org


 ■         The Commerce Department releases its report on the US trade balance for February.

Washington ■         The US International Trade Commission holds a hearing on its investigation of market opportunities and key foreign trade restrictions in global digital trade, at the ITC.  For further information contact http://www.usitc.gov


  

April 5  

Buenos Aires ■         The World Economic Forum holds a forum on Latin America through April 7.  For further information contact http://www.weforum.org



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   •   The Asia Society sponsors a session on the North American Free Trade Agreement on February 16.

   •   The Brookings Institution holds a session on US-European Union regulatory cooperation on February 16.

   •   The House Financial Services committee holds a hearing on the pending US-European Union covered agreement on insurance on February 16.

   •   The Brookings Institution holds a session on economic development and developing countries on February 16.

   •   The Peterson Institute sponsors a program on US trade with the Pacific basin on February 16.

   •   The Washington International Trade Association holds a program on US-China relations on February 16.

   •   Introductory remarks and the first panel at an interagency Section 301 committee meeting on reimposing retaliatory tariffs on the European Union over beef trade on February 15.

   •   The Americas Society sponsors a program in New York on Mexico’s economy on February 15.

   •    Nigeria trade minister Enelamah speaks at the Center for Strategic and International Studies on February 14.

   •   Sen. Benjamin Cardin (D-Md) addresses the Center for American Progress on US sanctions against Russia on February 14.

   •   Nigeria trade minister Enelamah addresses the Hudson Institute on February 14.

   •   The Council on Foreign Relations holds a program on US-China relations on February 13.

   •   The Johns Hopkins School of International Studies discussion on Asia’s economy on February 13.

   •   The Council of the Americas holds a conference in New York on US-Cuban relations on February 13.

   •   Formal press conference with President Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau at the White House on February 13.

   •   Joint statement by President Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Abe on February 11.

   •   Joint press conference with President Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Abe on February 10.

   •   Remarks by European Union high representative Mogherini to the Atlantic Council on US-EU relations on February 10.

   •   Japanese press briefing on the meeting between President Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Abe on February 10.

   •   The Washington International Trade Association holds a panel discussion on the North American Free Trade Agreement on February 9.

   •   The Center for Global Development holds a forum on development finance on February 8.

   •   International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Legarde speaks at the Atlantic Council on February 8.

   •   The Stimson Center holds a forum on US relations with Asia on February 8.

   •   The US Chamber of Commerce releases its annual IP Index on February 8.

   •   House Ways and Means Committee member Peter Roskam speaks to the Heritage Foundation on US tax reform on February 6.

   •   House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady speaks to Georgetown University Law School on a new US tax plan on February 3.

   •   The United States Institute of Peace sponors a session on China’s economy and Pakistan on February 3.

   •   The Brookings Institution holds a session on US-Colombia relations on February 3.

   •   The Cato Institute holds a session on a border adjustment tax plan on February 2.

   •   The Council on Foreign Relations holds a seminar on the world economic outlook on February 2.

   •   The Peterson Institutes holds a conference a new US border tax plan on February 1.

   •   Two House Foreign Affairs subcommittees hold a joint hearing on a US-United Kingdom free trade agreement on February 1.

   •  The Atlantic Council conducts a program on US-European Union energy relations on January 31.

   •   Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch speaks to the US Chamber of Commerce on the trade agenda on January 31.

   •   Acting Deputy Undersecretary Jason Hafemeiester speaks to the National Association of Wheat Growers on trade on January 31.

   •   The Global Business Dialogue holds a symposium on US views toward China trade on January 27.

   •   British Prime Minister May and President Trump hold a joint news conference on January 27.

   •   British Prime Minister May addresses House and Senate Republicans in Philalphia on January 26.

   •   Rep. Joachim Castro addresses the Carnegie Institute on US-Japan relations on January 26.

   •   The Atlatic Council holds a session on US-European Union relations on January 26.

   •   The US-China Economic and Security Review Commission holds a public hearing on Chinese investment in the United States on January 26, 2017.

   •   The Washington International Trade Association holds a session on a US border tax on January 26, 2017.

   •   The Center for Strategic and International Studies holds a session on practical trade consultations on January 26.

   •   The Woodrow Wilson Center holds an event on US-Taiwan relations on January 25, 2017.

   •   The German Marshall Fund hosts European Parliament member Guy Verhofstadt on Brexit on January 25, 2017.

   •   House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady addresses the Financial Services Roundtable on January 25, 2017.

   •   The European Union embassy holds a two-day conference on US-EU relations on January 24 and 25.

   •   Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer talks to the press on trade issues on January 24, 2017.

   •   House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady addresses the US Chamber of Commerce on committee business on January 24, 2017.

   •   The Brookings Institution holds a session on US-China realtions on January 24, 2017.

   •    The Institute for International Economic Law holds a panel discussion on the North American Free Trade Agreement on January 23, 2017.

   •   Donald J. Trump gives his inaugural address as President on January 20.

   •   The Senate Finance Committee holds a nomination hearing on Steven Mnuchin to be Secretary of the Treasury on January 19, 2017.

   •   The Senate Commerce Committee holds a confirmation hearing for Wilbur Ross as new Secretary of Commerce on January 18.

   •   Treasury Undersecretary for International Affairs Nathan Sheets talks to Carnegie Endowment for International Peace on January 17.

   •   Remarks by Cuban Embassy First Secretary Miguel Fraga on US relations with Cuba to the Institute for Policy Studies on January 17.  

   •   The Woodrow Wilson Center holds a telephone briefing on China and the future of US relations on January 17.

   •   The Asia Society Policy Institute holds a program on fostering innovation in Asia on January 13.

   •   US Trade Representative Michael Froman talks to the Center for Strategic and International Studies on the future of trade on January 13.

   •   US Trade Representative’s office announcement on WTO case against China for aluminum production subsidies on January 12.

   •   The Senate Foreign Relations Committee holds a nomination hearing on Wayne Tillerson to be Secretary of State on January 11.

   •   US Chamber of Commerce President Thomas Donohue speaks about the state of American business on January 11.

   •   President conference with US Chamber of Commerce President Thomas Donohue on January 11.

   •   Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker speaks on her tenure at the department on January 11.

   •   The inter-agency GSP committee holds a hearing on Argentina’s readmission to the US Generalized System of Preferences program on January 10.

   •   US Trade Representative Michael Froman addesses the Washington International Trade Association on January 10.

   •   Woodrow Wilson Center telephone briefing on Mexico and the new US Administration on January 10.

   •   House Democrats hold a press conference on the North American Free Trade Agreement on January 3.

   •   The US Trade Representative’s office holds a telephone press conference on release of its Notorious Markets report on December 21.

   •   The Brookings Institution holds a forum on US-European Union economic relations on December 20.

   •   Secretary of Commerce talks about her tenure in the Obama Administration to the Center for Strategic and Internatonal Studies on December 15.

   •   The US Chamber of Commerce holds its annual IPR attaches conference on December 15.

   •   The Washington International Trade Association holds a session on a post-Obama trade policy on December 15.

   •  The Atlantic Council holds a forum on Ukraine’s economy on December 14.

   •   Opening of the Commerce Department’s regulations and procedures technical advisory committee on December 13.

   •   The Asia Society holds a session on US relations with Asia for the new Administration on December 13.

   •    The US-Korea Institute holds a session on South Korean relations with the new US Administration on December 13.

   •   The Council of the Americas holds a program on Argentina’s economy on December 12.

   •   The Korea Society holds a session on South Korean relations with the new US Administration on December 12.

   •   The Center for Strategic and International Studies holds a session on China’s membership in the World Trade Organization on December 12.

   •   The Center for Strategic and International Studies holds an event on Brazil’s agribusiness sector on December 12.

   •   Dutch Deputy Trade Minister Marten van den Berg speaks to students on US-European Union relations at George Washington University on December 8.

   •   The National Foreign Trade Council holds its annual dinner with Reps. Brady and Polis on December 8.

   •   The House Energy and Commerce health subcommittee holds a hearing on imported catfish on December 7.

   •   The House Foreign Affairs subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific hearing on US relations with Asia on December 7.

   •   The Center for Strategic and International Studies conducts a telephone press conferece on the US Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States on December 7.

   •   Opening remarks at the latest meeting of the President’s Export Council subcommittee on export administration on December 7.

   •   Several members of Congress hold a press conference with Cuban entrepreneurs on US-Cuba relations on December 7.

   •   The European Union delegation in Washington sponsors a session on US-EU relations on December 7.

   •   Sen. Ron Johnson addresses US-European Union relations on December 7.

   •   The Johns Hopkins School of International Studies holds a seminar on US relations with Colombia on December 6.

   •   The Heritage Foundation holds a session on US intellectual property rights protection on December 6.

   •   The Woodrow Wilson center holds a session on US-Cuba relations on December 5.

   •   The US Chamber of Commerce holds a global benchmarking conference on December 5.

   •   The Center for Strategic and International Studies holds a session on US-Japan relations on December 5.

   •   The American Enterprise Institute holds a session on global economic challenges for the new Administration on December 5.

   •   The Heritage Foundation lecture by European Parliamentarian Daniel Hannan on a post-Brexit Britain on December 5.

   •   Center for Strategic and International Studies forum on US-Korea relations on December 5.

   •   Customs and Border Protection symposium session on the North American Free Trade Agreement on December 2.

   •   Customs and Border Protection symposium remarks by Deputy Commissioner McAleenan on December 2.

   •   Customs and Border Protection symposium session on forced labor on December 2.

   •    Customs and Border Protection symposium session on trade enforcement on December 2.

   •    Customs and Border Protection symposium opening session on United States, Canada and Mexico cooperation on December 1.

   •   Customs and Border Protection symposium session on accomplishments on December 1.

   •   President-elect Trump speaks on foreign investment and the Carrier plant in Indianapolis on November 30.

   •   The Woodrow Wilson Center holds an event on innovation in emerging markets on November 30.

   •   The New York Times holds its annual Leadership Collective session including Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker on November 29.

   •   The Center for Strategic and International Studies holds a session on China on November 29.

   •   Morning session of the Eurasian Center conference on the Eurasian Economic Community on November 28.

   •   The Woodrow Wilson Center holds a session on US relations with Brazil on November 28.

   •   Chinese press conference at the conclusion of the US-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade on November 23.

   •   US press conference at the conclusion of the US-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade on November 23.

   •  The US-China Business Council holds a session US-China agriculture trade on November 22.

   •   The US Chamber of Commerce releases a report on US agricultural trade with China on November 21.

   •   The Council on Foreign Relations holds a session on Brexit on November 21.

   •   First meeting of the Commerce Department’s Trade Finance Advisory Council on November 20.

   •   The Council on Foreign Relations does a conference call on the future of US trade on November 18.

   •   Commerce Undersecretary for Industry and Trade Eric Hirschhorn addresses the American Bar Association on export controls compliance on November 18.

   •   The Washington International Trade Association holds a session on trade and the election on November 17.

   •   Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt) talks about trade at a Christian Science Monitor interview program on November 17.

   •   Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker talks about US trade policy at the Council on Foreign Relations on November 16.

   •  The Council on Foreign Relations conducts a session on US-European Union data transfer privacy on November 16.

   •   The Woodrow Wilson Center conducts a session on China in Africa on November 15.

   •   The Peterson Institute for International Economics holds a session on information technology on November 15.

   •   US Export-Import Bank President Hochberg addresses the Atlantic Council on export financing on November 15.

   •  Brazil Ambassador to the US Sergio Amaral speaks to the Inter-American Dialogue on trade on November 15.

   •   House Democrats hold a press conference on the TransPacific Partnership on November 15.

   •  Remarks by European Union Ambassador to the United States David O’Sullivan on US-EU relations at the Johns Hopkins University School of International Service on November 15.

   •    Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies holds a session on US-Canada relations on November 14.

   •   US trade officials participate in a forum at George Washington University on electronic commerce on November 14.

   •   The Cato Institute holds a session on US trade policy on November 14.  

   •   House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Brady and US Trade Representative Froman participate in a Politico forum on trade on November 14.

   •   White House officials conduct a press call on President Obama’s visit to Europe and Peru on November 11.

   •    The American University College of Law conducts a forum on the TransPacific Partnership on November 10.

  •  The Center for Strategic and International Studies holds a press conference call on the President’s trip to Europe and Latin America on November 10.

   •   US Trade Representative General Council Tim Reif addresses the American University School of Law on November 10.

   •   The Bretton Woods Committee holds a webinar on US economic and trade post election on November 10.

   •   The Hudson Institute holds a program on Taiwan and the TransPacific Partnership on November 7.

   •   The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association holds a telephone press conference on the state of the industry on November 3.

   •   US Trade Representative Michael Froman gives a telephone press conference on the TransPacific Partnership on November 3.

   •  Commerce Secretary Pritzker talks about a new US semiconductor trade policy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies on November 2.

   •   Flush the TPP resistance call to supporters on November 2.

   •   US special agriculture trade negotiator Darci Vetter speaks at George Washington University School of Busines on November 1.

   •  Opening session of the Commerce Department’s export controls update conference on October 31.

   •  Commerce Undersecretary for Business and Industry Hirschhorn gives a press conference during the annual export controls update on October 31.

   •   Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker addresses the department’s annual export controls update conference on October 31.

   •  The Commerce Department’s export controls update conference holds a session on the inter-agency process on November 1.

   •  The Commerce Department’s export controls update conference holds a session on regulations review on November 1.

   •  The Commerce Department’s export controls update conference holds a session on foreign policy controls on November 1.

   •  US Trade Representative Michael Froman addresses the Commerce Department’s annual export controls export conference on November 1.   

   •  US Trade Representative Froman and Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Simsek speak at the American Turkish Council on October 31.

   •  Remarks by Argentina Minister of Commerce Cabrera and Commerce Secretary Pritzker after the bilateral commercial dialogue on October 27.

   •  Two sessions of the American University annual international trade seminar on October 27.

   •    The Cato Institute holds a session on free trade on October 27.

   •    The Woodrow Wilson Center holds a discussion on Brexit on October 26.

   •   The Brookings Institution holds a panel discussion on the election and free trade on October 26.

   •    Flush the TPP resistance call for October 26.

   •   The Center for American Progress hosts an event on US-China relations on October 25.

   •   The Hudson Institute holds a session on global finance on October 25.

   •  AFL-CIO telephone press conference on the TransPacific Partnership and immigration on October 25.

   •  The World Bank holds a telephone press conference on release of its Doing Business report on October 24.

   •  The Farm Foundation hosts a candidates debate on US farm policy on October 19.

   •  The Coalition of Services Industries holds its annual services trade conference on October 19.

  •  Flush the TPP resistance call on October 19.

 •  The American Iron and Steel Institute holds its regular telephone press briefing on the state of the industry on October 18.

  •  The Washington International Trade Association holds a session on US trade policy with Council of Economic Advisors Jay Shambaugh on October 18.

  •  The Institute for International Economic Law sponsors a program on Brexit on October 17.

  •  The National Foreign Trade Council hosts a session on small business and the TransPacific Partnership on October 17.

  •  National Security Advisor Susan Rice talks about US-Cuba relations at the Woodrow Wilson Center on October 14.

  •  Administration officials brief the press on most recent regulatory changes on doing business with Cuba on October 14.

  •  Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker addresses the Pacific Council on International Policy on the TransPacific Partnership on October 14.

  •  The National Association of Business Economics holds a candidates’ debate on October 13.

  •  The Peterson Institute for International Economics sponsors a session on a progressive approach to trade on October 13.

  •  Flush the TPP resistence call for October 12.

  •  The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies hosts US Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius on October 11.

  •  The Center for Strategic and International Studies conducts a day-long seminar on the Asia-Pacific region on October 11.

  •  A coalition of US dairy associations sponsor a webinar on the European Union’s Geographical Indications program on October 11.

  •  Chief US and European Union negotiators give a telephone press conference at the conclusion of the 15th round of negotiations for a TransAtlantic Trade and Investment Partnership on October 7.

  •  Remarks by World Trade Organization Director General Roberto Azevedo to the National Press Club on October 7.

  •  World Trade Organization Director General Roberto Azevedo addresses the National Press Club on trade on October 7.

  •  US and European Union chief trade negotiators hold a wrap-up conference call on the 15th round of negotiations for a TransAtlantic Trade and Investment Partnership agreement on October 7.

  •  European Union Vice President for the Euro and Social Dialogue Valdis Dombrovskis adddresses the Peterson Institute for International Economics on the future of the EU on October 6.

  •  The Peterson Institute for International Economics holds a session on the economies of Latin America on October 6.

  •  Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew speaks at the Peterson Institute for International Economics on the world economy on October 6.

  •  The Cato Institute holds a session on China and the free market on October 6.

  •  The Atlantic Council holds a session on Britain’s  exit from the European Union on October 6.

  •  The Peterson Institute for Internatnional Economics holds its annual China economic forum on October 5.

  •  Flush the TPP resistance call for October 5.

  •  The Cato Institute sponsors a program on steel overcapacity in China on October 5.

  •  Rep. Rosa DeLauro lectures at Yale Law School on the TransPacific Partnership on October 4.

  •  The Atlantic Council holds a seminar on a globalized renminbi on October 4.

  •  The interagency trade policy staff committee holds a hearing on Russia’s participation in the World Trade Organization on September 30.

  •  Senate Democrats, led by Sen. Brown, hold a press conference on the TransPacific Partnership on September 29.

  •  The Peterson Institute holds its semi-annual review of the global economy on September 29.

  •  Flush the TPP resistance call for September 28.

  •  The Center for Strategic and International Studies holds a session on South Africa on September 28.

  •  The House Financial Services housing subcommittee holds a hearing on the US-European Union covered agreement on September 28.

  •  Latest meeting of the US Export-Import Bank private sector advisory committee with US Trade Representative Michael Froman on September 28.

  •  The Global Business Dialogue hosts as discussion on China and the North American Free Trade Agreement on September 28.

  •  The American Association of Chambers of Commerce in Latin America’s annual conference on the economies of Latin America on September 28.

  •  The Council on Foreign Relations holds a symposium on US trade and labor with Rep. Sander Levin (D-Mich) on September 28.

  •  Secretary of State John Kerry addresses the Woodrow Wilson Center on the TransPacific Partnership on September 28.

  •  House Ways and Means trade subcommittee hearing on the Customs and Border Protection on September 28.

  •  Remarks by House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-Texas) on US trade policy to the Peterson Institute for International Economics on September 27.

  •  Opening remarks by US Trade Representative Michael Froman to the US-AGOA forum on September 26.

  •  Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker and Rep. Don Rep. Beyer (D-Va) talk about the TransPacific Partnership at a Progressive Policy Institute session on September 26.

  •  The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation holds a session on good trade policy on September 23.

  •  Press interview with South Africa Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies on September 23.

  •  South Africa Minister of Trade and Industry Rob Davies speaks to a South Africa business group on September 23.

  •  The AGOA Civil Society group holds a meeting on September 23.

  •  The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation conducts a review of localization issues on September 22.

 •  The Peterson Institute holds a session on the Presidential campaign and trade on September 21.

 •  The US Trade Representative holds a telephone press conference on the World Trade Organization compliance report on the US complaint against the European Union on launch subsidies for Airbus on September 22.

 •  US Trade Representative Michael Froman and Arizona Sen. Floyd Flake speak at the American Enterprise Institute on the TransPacific Partnership on September 22.

 •  The Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee holds a hearing on the farm economy with Agriculture Secretary Vilsack on September 21.

 •  Presidents of Colombia, Chile, Mexico and Peru speak at the Council of the Americas in New York on the Pacific Alliance on September 21.

  •  President Obama addresses the African Business Forum in New York on September 21.

 •  A coalition of business organizations holds a press call on the TransPacific Partnership on September 21.

 •  Flush the TPP campaign call for September 21.

 •  Deputy US Trade Representative Robert Holleyman addresses the International Bar Association on the TransPacific Partnership on September 20.

 •  The White House gives a briefing on the TransPacific Partnership with Ohio Gov. Kasich and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed on September 16.

 •  George Washington University and the European Union delegation in Washington conduct a day-long conference on US-EU regulatory cooperation on September 15.

 •  Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump addresses the Economic Club of New York on the economic and trade plans on September 15.

 •  New Zealand Ambassador Tim Groser speaks on the TransPacific Partnership at the Global Business Dialogue on September 15.

 •  Canadian Minister of International Trade Chrystia Freeland holds a press conference in Washington on September 14.

 •  The US Trade Representative unveils a fisheries antisubsidies initiative in the World Trade Organization on September 14.

 •  Mexican Ambassador Carlos Sada speaks on US-Mexico relations to the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute on September 14.

 •  Democratic members of Congress hold a press conference opposing the TransPacific Partnership on September 14.

 •  The President’s Export Council meets on September 14.

 •  Flush the TPP campaign call on September 14.

 •  The House Agriculture Committee holds a hearing on agricultural trade with Cuba on September 13.

 •  Latest Commerce Department meeting of its regulations and practices trade advisory committee on September 13.

 •  Chief USTR agricultural trade negotiator Darci Vetter addresses the United Fresh Washington convention on US agricultural trade policy on September 13.

 •  The US Trade Representative’s office announces a WTO complaint against China for its rice supports on September 13.  Video

 •  The Woodrow Wilson Center holds a conference on US-Africa economic relations on September 13.

 •  Brazil Ambassador Sergio Amaral addresses the Woodrow Wilson Center Brazil Institute on September 13.

 •  German Marshall Fund panel on the future of the European Union post-Brexit with three European ambassadors on September 12.

 •  Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain addresses the Heritage Foundation on US policy toward Asia on September 9.

 •  Center for a New American Security program on US sanctions on Sepember 8

 •  Endowment for Middle East Trust Capitol Hill session on the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement against Israel on September 7.

 •  Press call by Sen. Elizabeth Warren on the investor-state dispute settlement system in US trade agreements on September 7.

 •  Export controls reform panel held during the ComDef annual DC conference on September 7.

 •  The US Chamber of Commerce holds its annual Labor Day business briefing on September 1.

 •  Flush the TPP regular TPP resistance call on August 31.

 •  Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew speaks at the Brookings Institution on the upcoming G-20 summit on August 31.

 •  The Heritage Foundation releases its Global Agenda for Economic Freedom report on August 31.

 •  Secretary of State Kerry and Commerce Secretary Pritzker participate in a press conference in New Delhi on US-India Strategic and Commercial Dialogue on August 30.

 •  The Center for Strategic and International Studies holds a press briefing on the upcoming G-20 on August 30.

 •  The White House briefs reporters on President Obama’s visit to China and Laos on August 29.

 •  The Heritage Foundation holds a session on Brexit on August 24.

 •  The US Trade Representative’s office holds its annual review of the African Growth and Opportunity Act on August 22.

 •  Costa Rica President Luis Guillermo Solis speaks to the Inter-American Dialogue on August 22.

 •  Latest Flush the TPP action call to members on August 17.

 •  President Obama and Singapore Prime Minister Lee hold a joint press conference at the White House on August 2.

 •  Visiting Singapore Prime Minister Lee addresses a luncheon session at the State Department with Vice President Biden on August 3.

 •  The US Chamber of Commerce hosts Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on August 1.

 •  The Heritage Foundation sponsors a program on global regulatory practices on July 28.

 •  The Washington European Commission office holds an event on US-EU relations at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on July 27.

 •  The Alliance for American Manufacturing holds a session on Democratic Presidential Candidate Clinton’s economic policies at the National Democratic Convention on July 26.

 •  The Center for Strategic and International Studies conducts a seminar on US-Taiwan relations in the information technology sector on July 26.

 •  Czech Foreign Minister Lubomir Zaoralek speaks about the European Union to the German Marshall Fund on July 22.

 •  The Atlantic Council conducts a session on European Union economic growth on July 21.

 •  The EU Delegation in Washington sponsors an event in Cleveland on US-European Union relations on July 21.

 •  Deputy National Security Advisor Wally Adeyemo speaks to the Center for Strategic and International Studies on the upcoming G-20 summit and China on July 20.

 •  The Atlantic Council hosts Undersecretary of State Catherine Novelli speaking on transparency and global prosperity on July 20.

 •  Public Citizen gives its monthly update on the TransPacific Partnership on July 20.

 • The White House sponsors its all-day Summit on Global Development on July 20.

 •  Public Citizen and Rock Against TPP hold a telephone press conference on the upcoming Rock Against TPP tour on April 20.

 •  US Trade Representative Froman and European Commissioner for Trade Malmstrom hold a telephone press conference on actions against Chinese export restraints on raw materials on July 19.

 •  European Commission Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis speaks at the Atlantic Council on US-EU economic relations on July 18.

 •  Japan Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission Atsuyuki Oike talks about the TransPacific Partnership at the National Foreign Trade Council on July 15.

 •  Rep. Rosa DeLauro and House Democrats speak out against the TransPacific Partnership on a telephone press conference on July 15.

 •  Chief European Union and US negotiators give a press conference in Brussels after the latest TransAtlantic Trade and Investment Partnership round on July 15.  Part 1,  Part 2,  Part 3  

 •  Canadian Minister of International Trade Chrystia Freeland speaks to the press from the United Kingdom on July 15.

 •  The Brookings Institution conducts a discussion on the global economic order and rising populism on July 14.

 •  The Peterson Institute for International Economics holds a seminar on the TransPacific Partnership on July 14.

 •  Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker addresses the Washington International Trade Association on July 14.

 •  The Senate Banking Committee holds a hearing on China’s economy on July 14.

 •  The Senate Foreign Relations Committee holds a hearing on US sanctions against Iran on July 14.

 •  The Center for Strategic and International Studies conducts a session on China’s expanding role in global energy on July 13.

 •  The House Ways and Means trade subcommittee holds a hearing on digital commerce on July 13.

 •  The House Financial Services Committee marks up three bills relating to trade with Iran on July 13.

 •  Caribbean-Central American Action webinar on Brexit and its effect on the Caribbean on July 13.

 •  Vice President Biden makes a speech at the Port of San Diego on trade enforcement on July 13.

 •  US Trade Representative Michael Froman gives a telephone press briefing on the US unfair trade complaint against China’s export duties on raw materials on July 13.

 •  Public Citizen and the Democracy Corps release a public opinion poll on the TransPacific Partnership on July 13.

 •  The American Iron and Steel Institute conducts its regular telephone briefing for reporters on July 13.

 •  The Middle East Policy Council holds a conference on economic reform and political risk in the Gulf Cooperation Council on July 12.

 •  The US-ASEAN Business Council hosts Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes talking about US relations with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations on July 12.

 •   The Bipartisan Policy Center holds a session on Iranian sanctions on July 12.

 •  New National Foreign Trade Council President Rufus Yerxa talks to the press on US trade issues on July 12.

 •  The Center for Strategic and International Studies holds a session on US-Mexico agricultural trade on July 11.

 •  The Atlantic Council hosts Indian Minister for Road Transport Nitin Gadkari on India’s infrastructure plans on July 11.

 •  The Wilson Center holds a session on the Pacific Alliance on July 11.

 •  The National Democratic Platform Committee discusses and votes on the trade plank on July 9.

 •  Global Business Dialogue holds a session on Brexit on July 7.

 •  The House Financial Services Committee holds a hearing on Boeing aircraft sales to Iran on July 7.

 •  Public Citizen holds a press call on the TransPacific Partnership on July 7.

 •  The Brookings Institution holds a half-day seminar on comparing manufacturing strategies around the globe on July 7.

 •  Public Citizen press call on the TransPacific Partnership on July 7.

 •  Canada Minister of Trade Chrystia Freeland talks to the press from Shanghai on the G-20 ministerial meeting on July 7.

 •  Bloomberg TV talks to US Trade Representative Michael Froman on US trade on July 6.

 •  Canadian government background briefing on the European Union Canada Comprehensive Trade Agreement on July 6.

 •  The Atlantic Council holds a session on Brazil’s economy on July 6.

 •   The Center for Strategic and International Studies hosts a session on release of this years’ State Department investment climate country studies on July 5.


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