On August 2, 2017, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) published in the Federal Register a notice [Docket Number USTR-2017-0013] advising the public that the Trade Policy Staff Committee (TPSC) is asking interested persons to submit written comments to assist the TPSC in identifying significant barriers to U.S. exports of goods, services, and U.S. foreign direct investment for inclusion in the National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade Barriers (NTE), required by Section 181 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended.

Written comments are due no later than 11:59pm, October 25, 2017.