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Remarks by Ford President of the Americas to US Chamber of Commerce
’Right now, the President and Congress are discussing a free trade agreement with Korea. This potential trade agreement is an opportunity to demand some reciprocity, including full and unimpeded access for US made vehicles to the Korean market. Anything less will not be worthy of our support.’
The US-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement (TPA): The intellectual property provisions
Report of the US government’s Industry Trade Advisory Committee on Intellectual Property Rights (ITAC-15)
PhRMA statement on US-Egypt free trade agreement
PhRMA believes that a strong FTA is in the interests of Egyptian patients as well as the business community.
Canadian and Japanese Business Leaders Meet to Advance Bilateral and Global Trade and Investment Talks
Canadian Council of Chief Executives (CCCE)/Nippon Keidanren Joint Statement
NAM’s recommended candidates for US FTAs 2005
After extensive discussion within the NAM’s International Economic Policy Committee, a consensus was reached to recommend Egypt, India, Malaysia, New Zealand, and South Korea for US FTAs; and to place the five others - Brazil, China, The European Union, Japan, and Taiwan on a Watchlist, possibly to be recommended in the future as circumstances change.
US-Middle East Free Trade Coalition congratulates Moroccan Parliament
As an important lynchpin between Europe, Africa and the Middle East, access to the Moroccan market is essential for the U.S. banking, insurance and telecommunications industries.
ABAC: Assessment of the Proposal for an FTAAP
An Issues Paper for the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC)
Entertainment Industry Coalition For Free Trade Hails U.S. - Australia Free Trade Agreement
The Entertainment Industry Coalition for Free Trade (EIC), a group of leading entertainment companies, trade associations and entertainment unions and guilds, today applauded the conclusion of the U.S. - Australia Free Trade Agreement (FTA).
USCSI: Statement on the US draft model Bilateral Investment Treaty
In the course of consultations with services industries on the Model BIT, a number of serious concerns have been raised. These relate to (1) the prospective nature of the Model BIT; (2) the breadth of the BIT’s prudential carve-out; (3) the limitations on recourse to investor-state dispute settlement mechanisms in certain cases; and, (4) the dispute settlement process itself.
USCSI: US-Australia FTA to Open New Opportunities for US Service Sector
The Coalition of Service Industries (CSI) today announced its strong support for the US-Australia Free Trade Agreement (FTA), noting that the agreement will open up new opportunities for US suppliers in a host of service industries.
US Coalition of Service Industries Welcomes US-Bahrain FTA
The Coalition of Service Industries (CSI) today welcomed the conclusion of negotiations on the US-Bahrain Free Trade Agreement (FTA).
USCIB op-ed: Is Thailand ready for prime-time trade?
With a branding effort rivaling that of Tommy Hilfiger, Thailand prepared to receive delegates last weekend to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Bangkok.
Letter to USTR, State and Commerce on the threat to bilateral investment treaties posed by EU enlargement
Letter to USTR, State and Commerce on the threat to Bilateral Investment Treaties posed by E.U. Enlargement.
USCIB Applauds Free Trade Agreement With Morocco
The United States Council for International Business (USCIB) welcomed completion of a comprehensive U.S.-Morocco free trade agreement.
Monsanto comments to USTR on US-Thailand FTA
Monsanto Company appreciates this opportunity to submit written comments pertaining to the initiation of negotiations with Thailand on a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) as notified in the Federal Register (69 ER 9419, February 27,2004).
IIPA on US-Singapore FTA
Testimony of Eric H. Smith President International Intellectual Property Alliance (IIPA)