Office of US Trade Representative

Established in 1962, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) is responsible for developing, negotiating and coordinating U.S. international trade and investment policy. USTR works to address environmental challenges through a range of multilateral, regional, and bilateral trade agreements and initiatives. The head of USTR, the U.S. Trade Representative, is a Cabinet member who serves as the principal trade advisor, negotiator and spokesperson on trade issues.