Office of the US Trade Representative

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) is responsible for developing and coordinating U.S. international trade, commodity, and direct investment policy, and leading or directing negotiations with other countries on such matters. The U.S. Trade Representative is a Cabinet member who acts as the principal trade advisor, negotiator, and spokesperson for the President on trade and related investment matters. Through an interagency structure, the USTR coordinates trade policy, resolves agency disagreements, and frames issues for Presidential decision. "USTR" refers both to the agency and to the agency head, the U.S. Trade Representative. The agency has offices in Washington, D.C. and in Geneva, Switzerland.

Other Trade Related Organizations:

Office of the US Trade Representative

U. S. Department of Commerce - International Trade Administration  features an "Advocacy Center" to assist with questions, information, etc.

U. S. Trade Representative

U. S. Trade and Development Agency

Federation of International Trade Association

Export - Import Bank of the United States

Links to other Trade sites

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