Office Of The United States Trade Representative (USTR) Law and Legal Definition
The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) is the United States government agency responsible for developing and coordinating U.S. international trade, commodity, and direct investment policy, and overseeing negotiations with other countries. It was established under Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1979. [19 USCA § 2171.]
USTR develops and recommends United States trade policy to the President of the United States, conducts trade negotiations at bilateral and multilateral levels, and coordinates trade policy within the government through the interagency Trade Policy Staff Committee (TPSC) and Trade Policy Review Group (TPRG).
USTR is part of the executive office of the President.The head of USTR is the U.S. Trade Representative, a Cabinet member who serves as the president’s principal trade advisor, negotiator, and spokesperson on trade issues.
USTR employs more than 200 employees and has offices in Geneva, Switzerland, and Brussels, Belgium.
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