August 08, 2009

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - United States Trade Representative Ron Kirk spoke to reporters in Addis Ababa today, at the conclusion of his official visit to Ethiopia. Ambassador Kirk has been in Africa since August 4. He participated in the 8th Annual African Growth and Opportunity Act Forum in Nairobi, Kenya, before traveling to Ethiopia. He will visit Senegal before returning home to the U.S. From Ambassador Kirk:

August 06, 2009

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Today Ambassador Ron Kirk arrived in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for his first visit to this country as the U.S. Trade Representative. In Addis Ababa, Ambassador Kirk will meet with senior Ethiopian officials as well as other stakeholders to discuss U.S.-Ethiopia bilateral trade relations as well as Ethiopia's bid for accession to the World Trade Organization.

Complaint by Mexico.

On 26 May 2006, Mexico requested consultations with the United States concerning a series of final anti-dumping determinations by the US Department of Commerce concerning imports of stainless steel sheet and strip in coils from Mexico for the period between January 1999 and June 2004.