||Office of Aerospace and Automotive Industries' Automotive Team
Manufacturing and Services
International Trade Administration
Automotive Industries Team
of Aerospace and Automotive Industries
U.S. Department of Commerce
Washington, DC 20230-0001
- Office Director
- Automotive Team Leader
Senior Policy Advisor
Assists the Office Director on all managerial and administrative
Coordinates USG policy development and implementation for U.S.-Japan
Monitor auto parts industry issues in Europe, the ASEAN region, and
Serve as the office's contact for automotive-related counterfeiting
Automotive-related Worker Education/Training issues.
Provide industry input for Commerce's automotive-related trade
promotion events, such as Automotive Aftermarket Industry Week.
NAFTA and Security and Prosperity Partnership
U.S. - Korea Free Trade Agreement and the 1998 U.S.-Republic of Korea
Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Regarding Foreign Motor Vehicles
Motor vehicles lead on WTO
James R. McElroy
Lead officer on automotive parts issues with Japan/Framework talks.
Lead officer on auto parts remanufacturing industry issues.
Lead auto parts officer on the G-8 3Rs Initiative (Reduce waste,
Reuse and Recycle).
Review Foreign Trade Zone applications for Foreign Trade Zone Board.
Monitor auto parts industry development in Korea and India.
Lead officer on Standards.
Monitor technological innovations.
Monitors ASEAN countries.
Prepare critical data and economic analysis essential for trade
negotiations and policy development.
Designated Federal Officer for the Industry Trade Advisory Committee
on Automotive Equipment and Capital Goods (ITAC-2).
Prepare the monthly trade data on auto parts trade with key trading
Lead author on the U.S. Automotive Parts Industry Annual Assessment.
Miscellaneous Tariff Bills (MTBs) and Committee on Foreign Investment in United States (CFIUS) reviews.
Monitor auto parts industry in Russia and Eastern Europe.
Geographic responsibility for auto parts industry developments in
Canada, Mexico, Central and South America.
Lead analyst for North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) auto
parts trade issues.
Lead auto parts analyst in Western Hemisphere free trade agreement
negotiations, including the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA).
Japan and U.S.-Japan Automotive Consultative Group
Additional geographic responsibility for China, Russia, the NIS and
Division's Quickfacts Coordinator
Primary analyst for APEC Automotive Dialogue
Geographic responsibility for Latin America and Western Europe [EU].
Team lead on Regulatory Issues and FTAA negotiations.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issues.
Maintains motor vehicle industry production data base.
Tort Reform and Tax Policy.
Trade Barriers Report.
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