Hearings

Hearings
The hearing addresses China's activities and influence in South Asia and Central Asia and the implications for U.S. interests.
Hearings
The hearing examines U.S. policies to address China's harmful trade policies and practices, explores U.S. approaches to defend against China's industrial policies related to innovation and technology as well as weak Chinese IP protection and theft, assesses U.S. opportunities and challenges to regional economic and trade engagement in the Indo-Pacific, and evaluates the World Trade Organization's ability to address trade distortions resulting from China's policies and practices.
Hearings
The hearing assesses China's domestic energy system, focusing on key energy and climate-related goals, as well as the institutional and political obstacles China faces in achieving them. It explores China's energy security and key partnerships with foreign suppliers, as well as the implications of China's energy and climate policies for the United States.
Hearings
The hearing evaluates the landscape of China’s cyber capabilities and its implications for U.S. interests. The first panel provides an assessment of China’s perspective on cyberwarfare, focusing specifically on the People’s Liberation Army (PLA)’s doctrine and capabilities in this domain. The second panel explores China’s motivations and capabilities for cyberespionage. The third panel evaluates the implications of China’s cyber activities for the United States’ efforts to promote norms in cyberspace, domestic cybersecurity policy, and public-private cooperation.
Hearings
This hearing assesses elite politics in China and expectations for the 20th Party Congress. It explores CCP leaders' decision-making and the policy formation process across economic, foreign, and security policy, including assessments of relevant personnel and policy bodies.
Hearings
This hearing assesses changes in Hong Kong’s legal system, media, civil society, and special designation under U.S. trade practices; explores the Chinese government’s increased regulation of markets and data, including new measures affecting foreign-listed Chinese companies and implications for U.S. investors; and addresses the current status of U.S. foreign investment review and export control reforms.
Hearings
This hearing examines the modernization of China’s nuclear capabilities, potential shifts in Chinese nuclear doctrine, scenarios in which China could escalate to nuclear use, and proliferation concerns. The first panel examines China's nuclear weapons stockpile and delivery systems; the nuclear forces' command, control, and communications; and Beijing's use of military-civil fusion to support the nuclear forces. The second panel explores why China seeks to modernize its nuclear forces, changes in Chinese nuclear doctrine, and the possibility of escalation to nuclear use in selected regional contingencies. The final panel assesses the implications of China's growing nuclear capabilities for the United States, the region, and the global nonproliferation regime.
Hearings
The hearing examines China's political, economic, and security engagement with Latin America and the Caribbean. The opening panel examines China's overall approach to engagement with Latin American and Caribbean countries, identifies Beijing's main objectives and strategies, and considers their implications for countries in the region as well as the United States. The second panel assesses Chinese economic engagement and competition with the United States in Latin America and the Caribbean, explores Chinese infrastructure investment, development aid, and financing to the region, and discusses China's COVID-19 diplomacy. The third panel analyzes the elements and geopolitical consequences of China's growing security presence and influence in Latin America and the Caribbean, including the PLA's activities, China's involvement in countries' internal security affairs, and China's access to space facilities and other dual-use infrastructure. The fourth panel examines regional case studies to illustrate China's activities and their implications for the United States.
Hearings
The hearing examines the Chinese Communist Party's economic ambitions, shifts in decision making, and prospects for success. The first panel discusses the current political and economic conditions and policy decisions in China, with an assessment of the risks and metrics shaping the CCP's policy decisions. The second panel examines the tools, trends, and techniques observed in China's economic development heading into the 14th Five Year Plan (2021-2025) and beyond. The third panel examines certain emerging technologies and sectors that the CCP has identified as key enablers for growth and where the CCP has focused efforts on expanding global market position, as well as the implications for U.S. businesses and workers. The fourth panel examines China's rapid expansion of the financial technology sector, mobile payment platforms, and big data collection, and the country's efforts to develop first-mover status on a sovereign digital currency.
Hearings
The hearing examines the Chinese government's use of capital markets to advance its technology and defense capabilities and evaluate the risks of U.S. investors' capital being leveraged for such ends. The first panel examines the evolving role of the state in China's capital markets, including the Chinese Communist Party's involvement in corporate governance. The second panel reviews China's financial opening and U.S. and foreign investor participation in China's capital markets. The third panel assesses U.S. national security risks posed by investment in Chinese companies. The fourth panel evaluates U.S. legal authority and current restrictions on outbound investment to China's capital markets.