USTR Pushes for New Digital Opportunities in Japan, the UK, and the EU
Yesterday, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) informed Congress of its intent to negotiate three separate free trade agreements with Japan, the UK and the EU. Welcome...
A Modern Approach to Cybersecurity & Privacy in the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement
The new U.S.-Mexico-Canada-Agreement (USMCA) covers a wide range of trade issues, but it also demonstrates how all three governments share a common vision and commitment to effective cyber-risk management.
U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement Enables the Digital Economy
Minutes before a midnight deadline on October 1, the U.S., Mexico and Canada agreed on a new trade pact to replace the previous North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The...
Trade Agenda Gets a Boost
Today, Cisco is pleased that the United States and 11 other countries in the Asia Pacific region concluded negotiation of the Transpacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement. We are eager to review the details of the Agreement when the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) releases the final text in the coming weeks. “TPP represents […]
Statement of Jennifer Sanford on Passage of Trade Package
Congress has now approved a landmark trade package including Trade Promotion Authority and Trade Adjustment Assistance. This is a significant accomplishment that just a week ago looked in serious doubt. This trade package will give President Obama the ability to conclude negotiations on the TransPacific Partnership; it gives Congress the authority to establish priorities in […]
Statement of Jeff Campbell on ITA Expansion
“The agreement between the United States and China to expand the scope of the Information Technology Agreement represents a major breakthrough in the global trade agenda. This agreement is expected to eliminate duties on over 200 information and communications technology (ICT) product categories, representing approximately $1 trillion in annual global ICT sales. Now that the […]