Hearing: The Evolving U.S.-China Trade & Investment Relationship

Hearing Transcript: 

Thursday, June 14, 2012


Room 562 Dirksen Senate Office Building,

Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Co-chairs: Commissioners William Reinsch and Dan Slane


8:45am – 8:50am              Opening Remarks


8:50am – 10:20am            Panel I: Trade Flows and the Evolving Bilateral Trade Balance

  • Judith Dean, Professor of International Economics, Brandeis University [Testimony]
  • Shang-Jin Wei, N.T. Wang Professor of Chinese Business and Economy, Columbia University [Testimony]
  • Yingying Xu, Ph.D., Economist and Council Director, Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI) [Testimony]

10:20am—10:30am         BREAK


10:30am – 12:00pm         Panel II: Trade Enforcement Challenges

  • Michael McCarthy, Chief Legal Counsel, Infinera Corporation [Testimony]
  • James Fellowes, Chairman and CEO, Fellowes Inc. [Testimony]
  • Ahmed Siddiqui, Founder of Go Go Mongo [Testimony]

12:00pm – 1:00pm           LUNCH


1:00pm – 2:30pm             Panel III:  Bilateral Investment Issues

  • Nova Daly, Public Policy Consultant, Wiley Rein LLP [Testimony]
  • David Fagan, Partner, Covington and Burling LLP [Testimony]