On August 14, 2019, the US Trade Representative (USTR) published in the Federal Register a notice of public hearing and request for comments [Docket No. USTR-2019-0011] regarding Russia’s compliance with its World Trade Organization (WTO) commitments. The interagency Trade Policy Staff Committee (TPSC) invites interested persons to submit written comments and participate in a public hearing to assist the Office of the USTR in the preparation of its annual report to the Congress on Russia’s compliance with the commitments made in connection with its accession to the WTO.


  • September 27, 2019 at midnight EDT: Deadline for submission of comments, and requests to appear and summaries of testimony at the October 8, 2019 public hearing.
  • October 8, 2019: The TPSC will convene a public hearing in Rooms 1 and 2, 1724 F Street NW, Washington DC 20508, beginning at 9:30 am.