On September 13, 2016, the United States requested consultations with China regarding certain measures through which China appears to provide domestic support in favor of agricultural producers, in particular, to those producing wheat, Indica rice, Japonica rice, and corn.

March 16, 2016

Washington, D.C. -- The United States and the Philippines today held a meeting under their Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA), and agreed to expanded engagement in coming months.   The meeting, which were chaired by Director Christine Brown and Philippine Undersecretary of Trade Ceferino Rodolfo, included Department of Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz and other senior Philippine and U.S. officials from the trade, agriculture, customs, and intellectual property agencies.

April 28, 2014

March 20, 2014

August 23, 2013

Joint Press Statement TPP Ministerial Meeting Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam

Brunei, Darussalam – The ministers of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) countries have met jointly and bilaterally on August 22 and 23, 2013 to consider how to address key outstanding issues as negotiations toward a comprehensive, high-standard regional trade and investment agreement enter the final stage.   

August 21, 2013

21 August 2013, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam 


1. Consultations between the ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM) and the United States Trade Representative (“the Ministers”) were held on 21 August 2013 in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam. The Consultations were co-chaired by The Hon. Pehin Dato Lim Jock Seng, Second Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Brunei Darussalam and H.E. Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative.