US’ top trade negotiator Ron Kirk to quit

Amid major reshuffling in US President Barack Obama's cabinet for the second term, America's top trade negotiator Ron Kirk Tuesday announced that he will leave the administration by next month.

US working on investment treaties with India, China

This is a part of the Obama Administration's effort to promote investment policies and enhance trade, the US Trade Representatives Ron Kirk said at Coalition of Service Industries 2012 Global Services Summit.

US drags India to WTO over chicken trade ban

The US on Tuesday dragged India to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) against New Delhi's ban on imports of certain American farm products, including poultry meat and eggs, on what Washington called "unjustified" health-safety worries.

Trade cheats beware, new US team will come after you: Kirk

A new team of US trade enforcers will make countries think twice about putting up unfair barriers to American exports, President Barack Obama's top trade official said.