U.S. Department of State Trade Policy and Programs

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Trade Policy and Programs (TPP or EEB/TPP) is one of seven areas of the U.S. State Department's Bureau of Economic, Energy, and Business Affairs.[1]

"Trade Policy and Programs (TPP)... advances U.S. trade policy objectives by opening new export opportunities for American businesses, farmers, ranchers and workers through global, regional and bilateral trade initiatives - including free trade agreements (FTAs) and the World Trade Organization (WTO) Doha Development Agenda. In partnership with agencies across the federal government, the more than 50 TPP professionals and staff work to maximize the benefits of open markets for global economic development, address and resolve trade disputes, strengthen intellectual property enforcement, and improve access for U.S. goods and services abroad."[2]

TPP is composed of four offices:

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  1. Bureau of Economic, Energy, and Business Affairs, Accessed September 3, 2011.
  2. Trade Policy and Programs, Accessed September 3, 2011.

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