Ron Kirk Plans His Departure From USTR

Ambassador Ron Kirk of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) announces his departure from the position, which will go into effect at the end of February.

Ambassador Ron Kirk
Ambassador Ron Kirk

“It has been no less than my greatest professional privilege to serve President Barack Obama alongside the dedicated professionals of USTR,” said Ambassador Kirk in a press release. “Together, we have made great strides to bring about the President’s vision of a more robust, responsible, and responsive trade policy that opens markets to products stamped ‘Made-in-America’ and enforces Americans’ trade rights around the world – and does so in a way that is more consistent with America’s core values on issues like the rights of workers and the environment.”

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