Former Assistant U.S. Trade Representative Visits World Trade Center Arkansas
Timothy Stratford, the former Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for U.S.-China trade relations visited the World Trade Center Arkansas on Monday, October 1 for a round table discussion with officials from the Arkansas Economic Development Commission and the World Trade Center Arkansas team.
Stratford currently serves a partner in Beijing for Covington and Burling, an international business consultant group. He served under Presidents George W. Bush and Barrack Obama from 2005 to 2010 as the Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for U.S.-China trade relations. The United States Trade Representative is the official government agency that is responsible for recommending trade policy to the President.
Stratford currently the most senior former U.S. trade official working as a member of the U.S. business community in China and worked in the greater China area since 1982.
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