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2015 Trade Policy Agenda, Office of The US Trade Representative

“The Obama Administration’s trade policy is firmly anchored in Middle Class economics. We are seeking to grow our economy, support good-paying jobs, and strengthen the middle class.

The Obama Administration is working to set a new standard, insisting that our values undergird our trade policy today and in the future, promoting strong labor and environmental standards that protect our workers, oceans, and forests.”

In a report released this week, USTR emphasizes that President Obama’s trade policy seeks to promote economic growth, support additional well-paying jobs in the US, and strengthen the middle class. Trade policy done right – through proactive enforcement of existing agreements and the negotiation of new, high standard agreements – is among the nation’s best tools to address the challenges of globalization and technological change, and promote American interests and values. (USTR)