On August 4, 2017, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) published in the Federal Register a notice [Docket Number USTR-2017-0012] announcing that the interagency Trade Policy Staff Committee (TPSC) is seeking comments and will convene a public hearing to assist the Office of the USTR to prepare its annual report to Congress on Russia’s compliance with the commitments made in connection with its accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO).

The deadline for filing requests to appear and a summary of testimony and requests to appear at the Sept. 28, 2017 public hearing, and for submitting public comments is September 22, 2017. The TPSC will convene a public hearing in Washington DC on Sept. 28, 2017.