The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) is responsible for the preparation of this report, which was written by USTR staff. U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk gratefully acknowledges the contributions of the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Labor, Justice, State, Transportation, and the U.S. International Trade Commission. In preparing the report, substantial information was solicited from our Embassies abroad. Drafts of the report were circulated through the interagency Trade Policy Staff Committee. USTR is especially appreciative of the consistent support provided by the Commerce Department’s International Trade Administration throughout the process of preparing the report.
Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Policy Coordination: Carmen Suro-Bredie Project Director: Donald W. Eiss Technical Assistant: Laura S. Newport Project Advisors: Lisa H. Lindgren Amanda Lullo Van Smith Nicholas Strychacz Production Assistant: Gloria Blue