August 9, 2017
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) is seeking public comments on China and Russia’s obligations and implementation efforts in connection to their accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) and requesting assistance with identifying significant trade barriers for preparation of the annual National Trade Estimate report.
Russia's Implementation of its WTO Commitments
The USTR will convene a public hearing and seeks comments to assist the in the preparation of its annual report to Congress on Russia's implementation of its obligations as a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO). The deadline for filing written testimony is September 22, 2017. The hearing will take place on September 28, 2017.
China's Compliance with WTO Commitments
The USTR is seeking comments and will convene a public hearing to assist in preparing its annual report to Congress on China's compliance with the commitments made in connection with its accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO). The deadline for filing written testimony is September 20, 2017. The hearing will take place on October 4, 2017.
National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade Barriers
The USTR is seeking comments to help identify significant barriers to U.S. exports of goods, services, and U.S. foreign direct investment for inclusion in the National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade Barriers (NTE). All written comments must be received by 11:59pm on October 25, 2017.
If you are interested in contributing to any of these comments please contact Gary or Ryan.