2013 News Releases

Dec18

December 18, 2013

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Today Peter Allgeier, President of CSI, gave a presentation at the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) Stakeholder Event hosted by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. Stakeholder presentations come during the 3rd Round of TTIP negotiations in Washington D.C.

Nov27

November 27, 2013

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Today CSI, along with a various group of business associations, sent a letter to Ambassador Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative, reiterating the importance of keeping markets open to cross-border data flows in the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The letter is a follow-up to a letter sent to Ambassador Froman by the same group of associations on September 26, 2013. You can see the original letter here.

Nov07

November 7, 2013

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Along with many other domestic and international businesses and associations, CSI recently signed onto a letter urging the Brazilian government to reconsider legislation that would require local and foreign companies to store data in the Brazil, limiting the flow of cross-border data flows.

Oct30

October 31, 2013

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Today the Global Services Coalition presented a joint communique as the conclusion to their meeting following the Global Services Summit. The communique reiterates the importance of countries reaching agreement at the upcoming WTO Ministerial in Bali, Indonesia, as well as the important role services play in the global economy.

Sep18

September 19, 2013

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The President's Export Council Letter to President Obama

Today the President's Export Council (PEC) wrote a series of letters to President Obama communicating the importance of lowering non-tariff trade barriers and promoting the Trade in Services Agreement (TISA). You can read PEC's letter to the President regarding the TISA here.

Sep18

September 18, 2013

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CSI is excited to introduce "Running with Services", a bulletin that discusses a new services issue each week. Please click here for the first issue discussing the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Sep18

September 18, 2013

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Today CSI joined with eight other business associations to send an open letter to the chief negotiators of the Trans-Pacific Partnership who are currently meeting in Washington D.C. You can read the open letter here.

Aug01

August 2, 2013

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Today Peter Allgeier, President of CSI, gave an interview with AusTrade about the importance of trade in services. You can see the podcast here.

Jul16

July 17, 2013

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Today Members of Congress sent a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman, emphasizing the urgency to pursue a robust Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) negotiation and highlighting the TISA as one of the most promising negotiations in decades to improve the ability of U.S. companies to provide services globally.

Congressman Charles Boustany, along with Congressman Gregory Meeks, Congressman Kevin Brady, and Congressman Cedric Richmond co-signed the letter with 22 other Members of Congress. You can read the full letter to Ambassador Froman here.

For more information on the TISA, please click here.

Jul01

July 2, 2013

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Today Peter Allgeier, President of CSI, testified before the Trade Policy Staff Committee supporting Japan's entrance into the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Earlier in June, President Allgeier submitted a written submission supporting Japan's participation, which can be read here.

Jun18

June 13, 2013

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CSI hosted a Trade in Services Agreement (TISA) event on Capitol Hill, with honored guest Michael Punke, Deputy U.S. Trade Representative and U.S. Ambassador to the World Trade Organization. Individuals from the private sector also spoke on the importance of the TISA. Please click here to see pictures from the event.

To learn more about the TISA, please click here.

May29

May 29, 2013

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Peter Allgeier, President of CSI, testified in front of the Trade Policy Staff Committee to encourage the United States' participation in the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) with the European Union. Read the full testimony here.

Apr12

April 12, 2013

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CSI releases statement on applauding the announcement by the United States to support Japan's entry into the Transpacific Parternship.

Mar11

March 12, 2013

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The Coalition of Service Industries Chairman, Samuel Di Piazza, Vice Chairman, Insitutional Clients Group, Citi and President, Peter Allgeier testified on the Obama Administration's intention to begin negotiations with 46 countries to establish a new International Services Agreement (ISA).

Testimony of the Coalition of Services Industries

Feb25

February 26, 2013

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The Coalition of Services Industries submitted comments on the Office of the United States Trade Represenatives request for comments on an International Services Agreement (ISA).

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