Sign Of The Times: USTR Press Events 100 Percent Closed To Press

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How sensitive is US trade? Perhaps as an indication of its approach to the press, the United States Trade Representative’s office yesterday published its weekly “press week ahead” full of events that would be of interest to domestic and international press – and 100 percent closed to press.

 

 

USTR NEWS

UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE

www.ustr.gov               Washington, D.C. 20508          202-395-3230

USTR Press Office Week Ahead

October 21-October 25, 2013

Monday, October 21

Ambassador Froman will meet with Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

                Washington, D.C.

                Closed Press

 

Ambassador Froman will participate in the U.S.-China CEO Dialogue at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

                Washington, D.C.

                Closed Press

 

On October 21 – 23, Acting Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Wendy Cutler will lead the third round of U.S.-Japan Parallel Negotiations on Motor Vehicles, Insurance and other Non-tariff Measures.               

Washington, D.C.

                Closed Press (opening photo spray)

 

On October 21-25, Ambassador to the WTO Michael Punke and USTR staff will participate in negotiations toward a multilateral trade agreement for the 9th WTO Ministerial.

                Geneva, Switzerland

                Closed Press

 

On October 21-25, Ambassador to the WTO Michael Punke and USTR staff will participate in the resumption of negotiations toward the expanded Information Technology Agreement at the WTO.

                Geneva, Switzerland

                Closed Press

 

U.S. negotiators arrive in Japan for bilateral and intersessional TPP meetings on intellectual property rights.

                Japan

                Closed Press

 

Tuesday, October 22

Ambassador Froman will meet with BMW Chairman Dr.-Ing. Norbert Reithofer.

                Washington, D.C.

                Closed Press

 

Wednesday, October 23

No public events.

Thursday, October 24

No public events. 

Friday, October 25

No public events.

** Additional events may be announced throughout the week.

 

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