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USTR Press Office Week Ahead: September 10-14

September 07, 2012


Monday, September 10

Ambassador Kirk will participate in a briefing with the National Farmers Union at the White House.

-Washington, D.C.
-Closed Press

Ambassador Sapiro will travel to Brussels, Belgium and Strasbourg, France to meet with European Government officials and business groups.

-Brussels, Belgium and Strasbourg, France
-Closed Press

Ambassador Marantis will participate in the Industries and Competitiveness Dialogue (ICD) in Beijing, China.

-Beijing, China
-Closed Press

General Counsel Reif and a USTR delegation will travel to Beijing and Shanghai, China for meetings with senior level Chinese officials and business leaders.

-Beijing and Shanghai, China
-Open Press Events

Tuesday, September 11

Ambassador Kirk will participate in a service project in observance of 9/11.

-Seat Pleasant, MD
-Contact Kate Villarreal at for more information.

Ambassador Marantis will participate in the Vice-Ministerial Meeting of the U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT).

-Beijing, China
-Closed Press

Ambassador Siddiqui will deliver remarks on President Obama’s trade agenda and global agricultural exports at the Southwest Agricultural Issues Summit.

-Austin, TX
-Open Press

Wednesday, September 12

Ambassador Kirk will give remarks at an event with TBD Members of Congress on the Hill hosted by the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Action Coalition and The Africa Society.

-Washington, D.C.
-Open Press

Ambassador Kirk will meet with representatives from the Bay Area Council.

-Washington, D.C.
-Closed Press

Thursday, September 13

Ambassador Kirk will visit Maine to tour the New Balance Factory and meet with workers.

-Norridgewock, ME
-Open Press
-For more information, contact Brian Quinn at

Friday, September 14

General Counsel Reif will give remarks at Fudan University School of Law.

-Shanghai, China
-Closed Press

** Additional events may be announced throughout the week.