Global Markets & Trade

We engage policymakers and industry partners globally to encourage the adoption of national laws and regulations to support the development of the biotechnology sector.  Pursuing biotechnology specific outcomes within new trade agreements and modernizing older agreements is important as the biotechnology sector is increasingly global, requiring rules to govern the trade in biotechnology product and foster cross-border collaboration.

Letters, Comments & Testimony
May 17, 2021
The undersigned food, agriculture, and seafood trade associations respectfully urge the expeditious nomination of the Chief Agricultural Negotiator at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. America’s farmers, ranchers, processors, exporters and food manufacturers are foundational in the…
January 26, 2021
The undersigned food and agriculture trade associations respectfully urge confirmation of Katherine Tai to be U.S. Trade Representative. Our associations represent the vast majority of the food and agriculture sector accounting for roughly one-fifth of the country's economic activity, directly…
January 29, 2021
Section 182 of the Trade Act of 1974, known as the “Special 301” provisions, requires the United States Trade Representative to identify countries that deny adequate and effective intellectual property protections or fair and equitable market access to U.S. persons who rely on IP protection. As…