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Hearing: Issues to be Addressed at the Hong Kong Ministerial Conference of the Doha Round of the World Trade Organization's Trade Expansion Negotiations

December 8, 2005

Room 538 Dirksen Senate Office Building Senate Banking Committee (5th Floor)
1st and Constitution Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20510

Co-Chairs: Commissioners George Becker and June Teufel Dreyer



  • Opening statement of Chairman Richard D’Amato [Remarks]
  • Opening statement of Michael Wessel [Remarks]
  • Opening statement of June Teufel Dreyer [Remarks]

9:00 - 10:00am The Doha Agenda and China

  • Mr. Myron Brilliant, Vice President, East Asia, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Washington, DC [Testimony]

10:00 - 11:00 am WTO International Trade Law Issues

  • Mr. Terence Stewart, Managing Partner, Stewart and Stewart Law Offices, Washington, DC [Testimony]
  • Mr. Robert Lighthizer, Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates, Washington, DC [Testimony(PDF Slides)

11:00 - Noon Impact on U.S. Industry

  • Ms. Thea Lee, Policy Director, AFL-CIO, Washington, DC [Testimony]
  • Ms. Lisa Schroeter, Chair, NAM Trade Working Group, Washington, DC
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