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

April 03, 2014

Focus Of The Hearing
The hearing will provide an opportunity to explore with Ambassador Froman current and future trade issues such as:  (1) passing the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities Act of 2014; (2) seeking to conclude a successful Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement this year; (3) negotiating with the European Union for a comprehensive and ambitious Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership; (4) negotiating a Trade in 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 such as Information Technology Agreement expansion and an agreement for trade in environmental goods; (8) negotiating Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs) with China, India, and others, and exploring new BITs and investment opportunities; (9) establishing long-term, closer ties with important trading partners; and (10) renewing the U.S. Generalized System of Preferences and other trade preference programs. `

Witness List

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