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Office of the United States Trade Representative
Seal of the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative
Flag of the United States Trade Representative.svg
Flag of the U.S. Trade Representative
Agency overview
Formed 1962
Preceding agency Office of the Special Trade Representative
Headquarters Winder Building 600 17th St. NW Washington, D.C.
Employees 200
Agency executives Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative
Miriam Sapiro, Deputy U.S. Trade Representative
Michael Punke, Deputy U.S. Trade Representative (Geneva)
Parent agency Executive Office of the President of the United States
     Priority Foreign Country      Priority Watch List      Watch List      Section 306 Monitoring      Out-of-Cycle Review/Status Pending

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) is the United States government agency responsible for developing and recommending United States trade policy to the President of the United States.

It makes trade negotiations at bilateral and multilateral levels, and coordinating trade policy within the government through the interagency Trade Policy Staff Committee (TPSC) and Trade Policy Review Group (TPRG).

Michael Froman is the current Trade Representatives serving since 2013.[1][2]

List of United States Trade Representatives

Image Trade Representative From To Home State Appointed by
Christian Archibald Herter (politician).jpg Christian Herter 1962 1966 Massachusetts John F. Kennedy
William M. Roth 1967 1969 California Lyndon B. Johnson
Carl J. Gilbert 1969 1971 Massachusetts Richard Nixon
William D. Eberle 1971 1975 Idaho Richard Nixon
FrederickBailyDent.jpg Frederick B. Dent 1975 1977 South Carolina Gerald Ford
RobertStrauss.jpg Robert S. Strauss 1977 1979 Texas Jimmy Carter
ReubinAskew.JPG Reubin Askew 1979 1981 Florida Jimmy Carter
Bill brock.jpg Bill Brock 1981 1985 Tennessee Ronald Reagan
Clayton Keith Yeutter, 1990-04-24.jpg Clayton K. Yeutter 1985 1989 Nebraska Ronald Reagan
Carla A. Hills official portrait.jpg Carla A. Hills 1989 1993 California George H. W. Bush
MichaelKantor.jpg Mickey Kantor 1993 1997 Tennessee Bill Clinton
Charlene Barshefsky official portrait.jpg Charlene Barshefsky 1997 2001 District of Columbia Bill Clinton
Zoellick, Robert (official portrait 2008).jpg Robert Zoellick 2001 2005 Virginia George W. Bush
Rob Portman official photo.jpg Rob Portman 2005 2006 Ohio George W. Bush
Susan Schwab, USTR official photo.jpg Susan Schwab 2006 2009 Maryland George W. Bush
Ron Kirk official portrait.jpg Ron Kirk 2009 2013 Texas Barack Obama
DemetriosMarantis.jpg Demetrios Marantis
2013 2013 New York Barack Obama
Miriam Sapiro official portrait.jpg Miriam Sapiro
2013 2013 New York Barack Obama
Michael Froman official portrait.jpg Michael Froman 2013 present California Barack Obama


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