HEARING: Chairman Camp Announces Hearing on President Obama’s Trade Policy Agenda with U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman

1100 Longworth House Office Building at 9:00 AM
July 18, 2013 — Hearing   


Focus Of The Hearing

The hearing will provide an opportunity to explore with Ambassador Froman current and future trade issues such as:  (1) developing and passing of Trade Promotion Authority legislation; (2) seeking to conclude a successful Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement this year; (3) negotiating with the European Union for a comprehensive and ambitious trade and investment agreement; (4) negotiating a Trade in International Services Agreement that increases access for all sectors of our economy; (5) improving our important trade relationship with major emerging economies like China, India and Brazil, and addressing their trade barriers; (6) ensuring appropriate trade enforcement efforts; (7) advancing WTO negotiations, including “post-Doha” issues at the WTO such as Information Technology Agreement (ITA) expansion, a trade facilitation agreement and an agreement for trade in environmental goods and services; (8) negotiating Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs) with China and India and exploring new BITs and investment opportunities; and (9) establishing long-term, closer ties with important trading partners.

Witness List

Ambassador Michael Froman
United States Trade Representative, Office of the United States Trade Representative
Testimony

Transcript

SUBCOMMITTEE: Full Committee