Hearing: China Trade/Sectoral and WTO Issues

June 14, 2001

Room 124 Senate Dirksen Building
1st & Constitution Ave., NE
Washington, DC 20510


9:00 to 10:00 am

  • Robert C. Byrd, Senator (WV)
  • Fred Thompson, Senator (TN)
  • Chuck Hagel, Senator (NE)
  • Other Congressional Members to be announced

10:00 to Noon: Current U.S.-China Trade and Investment Policies: Impact on the U.S. Economy

  • Richard L. Trumka, Secretary-Treasurer AFL-CIO
  • Gary Benanav, President & CEO NY Life Intl
  • Robert A. Kapp, President, U.S.-China Business Council

Noon to 1:30 pm: China PNTR and WTO Issues

  • The Honorable Charlene Barshefsky, former U.S. Trade Representative
  • The Honorable Joseph W. Prueher, former Ambassador to China

2:00 to 4:00 pm: Trade Relations Between U.S./China & China/Taiwan: Implications for the U.S. Economy

  • Rupert J. Hammond-Chambers, President, U.S.-ROC Taiwan Business Council
  • Jerome Cohen, Professor, Asian Studies NYU Law School
  • Kevin L. Kearns, President, U.S. Business & Industry Council
  • William Wolman, Chief Economist, Business Week Magazine, and Anne Colamosca, NY Financial Journalist.
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