The U.S. and Mexican HLED co-chairs met on April 18 to review key accomplishments as outlined below, discuss priority initiatives and stakeholder engagements, and plan for the next meeting in fall 2022.
WASHINGTON – March 18 marks one year since Ambassador Katherine Tai was sworn in as the 19th United States Trade Representative.
WASHINGTON – Ambassador Katherine Tai and the Office of the United States Trade Representative today delivered President Biden’s 2022 Trade Policy Agenda and 2021 Annual Report to Congress. This report details USTR’s work to implement the Biden Administration’s trade priorities and advance a worker-centered trade policy.
United States and European Union Agree to Address Global Steel and Aluminum Excess Capacity and Carbon Intensity
WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Trade Representative is announcing an agreement with Tridonex, a subsidiary of Cardone Industries, to address allegations filed on behalf of employees at the Tridonex facility in Matamoros, State of Tamaulipas, that workers are being denied the rights of free association and collective bargaining in connection with a union organizing campaign at the Tridonex facility. The Government of Mexico also agreed to take actions to protect workers’ rights at the facility.