Export Council to Meet Sept. 19 on Trade Barriers, Ongoing Negotiations
The President’s Export Council will broadcast live over the Internet Sept. 19 a meeting in which it will deliberate on recommendations related to promoting the expansion of U.S. exports. Topics may include trade promotion authority, priorities for the upcoming World Trade Organization ministerial conference, forced localization policies, understanding best value in government procurement, de minimis reform, intellectual property protections in the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, expansion of the Information Technology Agreement, and export control reform. The final agenda will be posted here at least one week in advance. Members of the public may submit written statements on these issues to the PEC no later than Sept. 17.