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China’s Stockpiling and Mobilization Measures for Competition and Conflict


Hearing on "China’s Stockpiling and Mobilization Measures for Competition and Conflict"

Thursday, June 13, 2024


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Hearing Co-Chairs: Commissioner Cliff Sims [Opening Statement] and Commissioner Carte Goodwin [Opening Statement]

9:30 AM – 9:40 AM: Co-Chairs' Opening Remarks
9:40 AM – 11:10 AM: Panel I: The CCP’s Focus on National Security and Tools for Political Mobilization

  • Manoj Kewalramani, Chair of the Indo-Pacific Research Programme and China Studies Fellow at the Takshashila Institution [Testimony]
  • Katja Drinhausen, Head of the Politics and Society Program, Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS) [Testimony]
  • Lauri Paltemaa, Professor, Center for East Asian Studies, University of Turku [Testimony]

11:10 AM – 11:20 AM: Break

11:20 AM – 12:50 PM: Panel II: China’s Approach to Self-Sufficiency, Stockpiling and Sanctions Preparedness

12:50 PM – 1:50 PM: Lunch Break

1:50 PM – 3:00 PM: Panel III: Reforms and Challenges of China’s National Defense Mobilization System

3:00 PM – 3:05 PM: Closing Remarks

3:05 PM: Adjourn


Statement for the Record

  • Gregory Wischer, Founder and Principal, Dei Gratia Minerals [Statement]