Hearing: China’s WTO Compliance and Industrial Subsidies

Hearing Transcript: 

April 4, 2006


Room 2325 Rayburn House Office Building
Independence Ave. & South Capitol Street, SW

Cochairs: Commissioners Michael Wessel and Peter Brookes



  • Opening Statement of Vice Chairman Carolyn Bartholomew [Remarks]
  • Opening Statement of Chairman Larry M. Wortzel [Remarks]
  • Opening Statement of Commissioner Michael Wessel [Remarks]
  • Opening Statement of Commissioner Peter Brookes [Remarks]

Tuesday, April 4

Panel I: Congressional Perspectives on China’s WTO Compliance and Use of Subsidies

  • Congressional Members Invited

Panel II: Administration Perspectives on China’s WTO Compliance and Use of Subsidies

  • Mr. Timothy Stratford, Assistant U.S. Trade Representative, Washington, DC [Testimony]

Panel III: China’s WTO Accession Agreement and U.S. Law

  • Mr. Loren Yager, Director, International Trade, Government Accountability Office, Washington, DC [Testimony]

Panel IV: Chinese Economic Planning and the Role of Subsidies

  • Dr. Usha C. V. Haley, Associate Professor, University of New Haven, West Haven, CT [Testimony] (Power Point)
  • Dr. Gregory Chow, Professor of Economics, Emeritus, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ (Power Point)

Panel V: Currency Manipulation as an Industrial Subsidy

  • Dr. C. Fred Bergsten, Director, Institute for International Economics, Washington, DC
  • Mr. David Hartquist, Member, Collier Shannon Scott PLLC, Washington, DC [Testimony]
  • Mr. Robert Baugh, Executive Director, Industrial Union Council, AFL-CIO, Washington, DC [Testimony]
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Panel VI: Impact of Chinese Industrial Subsidies on U.S. Industries

  • Mr. Alan Price, Partner, Wiley Rein & Fielding LLP, Washington, DC [Testimony]
  • Mr. John Magnus, President - TradeWins, LLC, Washington, DC [Testimony]