Public Comments

 September 18 - Comments on Procurement Obligations for report on "Buy American Hire American"

CSI responded to a request for comments from the U.S. Department of Commerce and the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) to assist in assessing the importance of U.S. commitments on government procurement in free trade agreements and in the World Trade Organization (WTO) Agreement on Government Procurement (GPA). The comments are available in full here.

August 22, 2017 - Christine Bliss Presentation on Domestic Regulation at APEC Workshop

CSI President Christine Bliss traveled to Vietnam to participate in the APEC Workshop on developing non-binding principles for domestic regulation of the services sector. She gave a presentation making recommendations for a new draft of principles, available here


June 22, 2017 - Testimony on China’s Consumer Market: E-Commerce, Logistics and Financial Services

CSI President Christine Bliss offered testimony to U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on the current ability of U.S. services companies in e-commerce, logistics, and financial services to operate in China, and barriers to entry and operation which companies still face. The full testimony is available here

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