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Hearing on China ahead of the 13th Five-Year Plan: Competitiveness and Market Reform

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

216 Hart Senate Office Building

Washington, DC

Hearing Co-Chairs: Commissioners Robin Cleveland and Michael Wessel


9:00a - 9:15a    Co-Chairs’ remarks: Commissioners Robin Cleveland and Michael Wessel

9:15a – 10:45a Panel I: Assessment of the 12th Five Year Plan

10:45a – 11:00a   Break

11:00a - 12:30p    Panel II: The Impact of China’s Five-Year Plans on Strategic Industries

12:30p - 1:30p   Lunch Break

1:30p - 3:00p    Panel III: The Broader Implications of China’s Five-Year Plans

  • Dr. Dali Yang, Professor of Political Science, Faculty Director, Center in Beijing,  University of Chicago (Testimony)
  • Dr. Eswar S. Prasad, Tolani Senior Professor of Trade Policy, Cornell University, New Century Chair in International Economics, Brookings Institution (Testimony)
  • Mr. David Frey, Partner, Markets Strategy, National Head of U.S.-China Strategic Corridor, KPMG China (Testimony)

3:00p               Adjourn