USTR Robert Lighthizer Statement on the Conclusion of the WTO Ministerial Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 14, 2017 Washington, DC – U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer today issued the following statement on the conclusion of the 11th Ministerial Conference (MC11) of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Buenos Aires, Argentina: “The United States expresses its deep appreciation to the Government and people of Argentina for the exceptional ...
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Trade in Food and Agricultural Products Joint Statement of Undersigned Ministers

Ministerial Conference Eleventh Session Buenos Aires, 10-13 December 2017 Original: English 11 DECEMBER 2017 The following joint statement, dated 11 December 2017, is being circulated at the request of the delegations of Kenya, Uganda and the United States. _______________ In order to face the challenge of producing more food in a safer and sustainable way, ...
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Opening Plenary Statement of USTR Robert Lighthizer at the WTO Ministerial Conference

As Delivered December 11, 2017 Buenos Aires, Argentina Ambassador Lighthizer: I would like to start by thanking the government of Argentina for hosting MC11, and Minister Malcorra, Director General Azevedo, and their staffs for their excellent work. We appreciate all the effort over many months that go into creating a conference of this magnitude. In ...
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WTO Ministerial in Argentina

Argentina will be the first South American country to host the WTO Ministerial Conference where ministers and representatives from 164 countries, including the United States will meet to discuss trade issues.  USTR Robert Lighthizer will lead the U.S. delegation visiting Buenos Aires on December 10-14. The United States is the largest source of foreign investment ...
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