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DOC Seeks Input on US-EU trade cooperation.

Press Release Summary:

May 24, 2011 - ANSI is informing all stakeholders that US Department of Commerce (DOC), on behalf of the Obama Administration, is seeking assistance in identifying opportunities for cooperation in trade between US and European Union (EU). Goals include reducing or eliminating unnecessary divergences in regulatory measures that may impede trade in goods in transatlantic marketplace as well as identification of existing or emerging sectors that may benefit from transatlantic regulatory cooperation.

American National Standards Institute - New York, NY

Original Press Release

DOC Seeks Input on U.S.-EU Trade Cooperation

Press release date: May 12, 2011

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) would like to inform all stakeholders that the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), on behalf of the Obama Administration, is seeking assistance in identifying opportunities for cooperation in trade between the United States and the European Union. The goal is to reduce or eliminate unnecessary divergences in regulatory measures that may impede trade in goods in the transatlantic marketplace, and to identify existing or emerging sectors that may benefit from transatlantic regulatory cooperation. According to the Federal Register notice issued May 3, the DOC is seeking public input to help identify these regulatory divergences so that the U.S. government can work cooperatively with the EU to address them. Access the Federal Register notice here. To Submit Comments to the DOC Comments can be submitted at www.regulations.gov using document number ITA: 2011-0006, or through www.regulations.gov/#!documentDetail;D=ITA-2011-0006-0001. The deadline for comments is June 2, 2011, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern. Questions should be directed to TransatlanticRegulatoryCooperation@trade.gov. For more information on U.S.-EU regulatory cooperation, visit www.whitehouse.gov/omb/oira_irc_europe.

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