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USTR Press Week Ahead: March 25-29
Monday, March 25
No public events.
Tuesday, March 26
Ambassador Punke will speak at the European Parliament’s workshop on the Plurilateral Agreement on Services in Brussels, Belgium.
Wednesday, March 27
Ambassador Marantis will meet with Brazilian Ambassador to the U.S. Mauro Vieira.
Thursday, March 28
USTR will hold a public hearing and receive testimony on the U.S. Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) review of country practices petitions relating to Bangladesh, Georgia, the Philippines, Niger, Russia, and Uzbekistan.
For press inquiries, please contact Kate Villarreal at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ambassador Marantis will meet with Mongolian Ambassador to the U.S. Bulgaa Altangerel.
Friday, March 29
In conjunction with a visit from President Ernest Bai Koroma of Sierra Leone, President Macky Sall of Senegal, President Joyce Banda of Malawi, and Prime Minister José Maria Pereira Neves of Cape Verde, Ambassador Marantis will moderate a roundtable discussion on trade, investment, and “doing business” issues that are critical to economic growth and to expanding U.S. trade and investment with the four countries as well as other African nations.
** Additional events may be announced throughout the week.