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Public Hearing on Negotiating Objectives for U.S.-EU Trade Agreement

December 13, 2018

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) will hold a public hearing from 9:30 AM – 6:00 PM EST on December 14, 2018 regarding a proposed U.S.-European Union Trade Agreement, including U.S. interests and priorities in order to develop U.S. negotiating positions.

The hearing will take place in the Auditorium of the Herbert C. Hoover Building, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, DC 20230.

The hearing is a part of the public notice and comment process following USTR’s notification to Congress on October 16, 2018 of the Trump Administration’s intention to enter into negotiations with the European Union for a U.S.-EU Trade Agreement.

The Federal Register notice publishing the request for comments on negotiating objectives can be viewed here.

Click here to view a schedule of witnesses.

NOTESForeign nationals who wish to attend must register with the U.S. Department of Commerce Office of Public Affairs by emailing by 4:00 PM EST Thursday, December 13 to enter the building. 

All media and attendees should note that the hearing is on the record but no external cameras or video recording will be allowed in the hearing room. A full transcript of the hearing will be posted on and the public docket on