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Pathways to Prosperity Meeting
Secretary Rice (Dec. 10): This groundbreaking forum is bringing together partners who share a fundamental commitment to expanding opportunities for their people. And that commitment is grounded in democratic values, and it is also grounded in a belief that open markets and free trade leads to growth, and that that can indeed be used to promote social mobility." Full Text | Pathways to Prosperity site
U.S. International Aviation Policy and Challenges
DAS Byerly's remarks at the 2008 ACI-NA International Aviation Issues Seminar.
U.S.–Azerbaijan Economic Partnership Commission
The U.S. hosted the second annual U.S.-Azerbaijan Economic Partnership Commission (EPC) meeting on November 17, 2008. The EPC is focused on strengthening bilateral economic ties and furthering economic and commercial reform in Azerbaijan. More
Economic Partnership Dialogue
Brazil and the U.S. held the third session of the Economic Partnership Dialogue on October 29-30 to further strengthen and expand economic cooperation between the two countries.
Afghanistan's Communications Revolution
Ambassador Gross: "Experts from around the world helped Afghanistan establish a modern ministry of communications, capable of quickly licensing private mobile phone providers, effectively regulating a competitive communications environment and encouraging direct foreign investment into the extremely challenging post-conflict economy." Op-Ed
Bilateral Investment Treaty With China
The U.S. and China agreed to launch negotiations of a bilateral investment treaty (BIT) during the fourth meeting of the United States-China Strategic Economic Dialogue. Fact Sheet