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Hearing: Bilateral Trade Policies and Issues Between the United States and China

August 2, 2001

Room 124, Dirksen Senate Office Building
1st & Constitution Avenue, NE
Washington, DC

8:00-9:15 -- China and the US Steel Industry
Leo W. Gerard, International President, United Steelworkers of America; Thomas J. Usher, Chairman & CEO USX Corp.

9:30-11:30 -- Administration Perspectives/ Bilateral Trade and WTO Issues/Adequacy of Enforcement Laws Related to Imported Goods
Peter Davidson, General Counsel, United States Trade Representative; Charles W. Winwood, Acting Commissioner, U.S. Customs Service; and Donald Shruhan, Deputy Asst. Commissioner, Intl. Affairs, U.S. Customs Service; and Gordon Chang, Attorney and Author, The Coming Collapse of China

11:30-1:30 -- Aircraft/ Aerospace / Automobiles-Auto Parts Issues:(Relocation of Trade Jobs, Market Penetration and Technology Transfer)
Robert Thayer, Executive Council Member/General Vice President, Intl. Assoc. of Machinists/Aerospace Workers (IAM); General John W. Douglass, President/CEO, Aerospace Industries Assoc.; Steve Beckman, Asst. Dir. Govt. & Intl. Affairs Dept, UAW

2:00-3:00 -- Agricultural Trade Issues
Robbin S. Johnson, Sr. Vice President, Director of Corporate Affairs, Cargill, Inc.; Henry Jo Von Tungeln, Vice Chairman & Farmer, Natl. Assoc. of Wheat Growers; Dwain Ford, First Vice President, American Soybean Assoc.; Chuck Lambert, Chief Economist, National Cattlemanís Beef Association

3:30-5:00 -- Computer Electronics/Telecom Issues
Ed Fire, President, International Union of Electrical Workers; David McCurdy, President, Electronics Industry Alliance; Merritt Todd Cooke, Jr., Chief, Commercial Section, American Institute In Taiwan