Notice of Open Public Hearing, 15799-15800 [E6-4508]

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The Commission is mandated by Congress to investigate, assess, evaluate and report to Congress annually on the U.S.-China economic and security relationship. The mandate specifically charges the Commission to evaluate ‘‘the compliance of the People’s Republic of China with its accession agreement to the World Trade Organization.’’ The Commission is further mandated to assess ‘‘the qualitative and quantitative nature of the transfer of United States production activities to the People’s Republic of China, including the relocation of high technology, manufacturing, and research and development facilities, the impact of such transfers on United States national security * * * and the effect of such transfers on United States economic security and employment.’’ Pursuant to this mandate, the Commission will hold a public hearing in Washington, DC on Tuesday, April 4, 2006. Background This event is the fourth in a series of public hearings the Commission will hold during its 2006 report cycle to collect input from leading experts in academia, business, industry, government and the public on the impact of the economic and national security implications of the U.S. growing bilateral trade and economic relationship with China. The April 4 hearing is being conducted to obtain commentary about issues connected to China’s World Trade Organization Compliance. Information on upcoming hearings, as well as transcripts of past Commission hearings, can be obtained from the USCC Web site http:// www.uscc.gov. E:\FR\FM\29MRN1.SGM 29MRN1 15800 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 60 / Wednesday, March 29, 2006 / Notices The April 4 hearing will address ‘‘China’s World Trade Organization Compliance: Industrial Subsidies and the Impact on U.S. and World Markets’’ and will be Co-chaired by Commissioners Michael Wessel and Peter Brookes. Purpose of Hearing The hearing is designed to assist the Commission in fulfilling its mandate by assessing China’s compliance with its World Trade Organization accession agreement on subsidies, examining what constitutes the breadth of China’s subsidy regime, evaluating the level of transparency into China’s subsidy regime and economic planning process, and identifying how China’s industrial subsidies negatively or positively affect U.S. companies, investors, and workers. Copies of the hearing agenda will be made available on the Commission’s Web site http://www.uscc.gov. Any interested party may file a written statement by April 4, 2006, by mailing to the contact below. Tuesday, April 4, 2006, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. A detailed agenda for the hearing will be posted to the Commission’s Web site at www.uscc.gov in the near future. DATE AND TIME: The hearing will be held on Capitol Hill on April 4 in Room 2323 Rayburn House Office Building. 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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 60 (Wednesday, March 29, 2006)]
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U.S.-CHINA ECONOMIC AND SECURITY REVIEW COMMISSION


Notice of Open Public Hearing

AGENCY: U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.

ACTION: Notice of open public hearing.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of the following hearing of the U.S.-
China Economic and Security Review Commission.
    Name: Larry M. Wortzel, Chairman of the U.S.-China Economic and 
Security Review Commission.
    The Commission is mandated by Congress to investigate, assess, 
evaluate and report to Congress annually on the U.S.-China economic and 
security relationship. The mandate specifically charges the Commission 
to evaluate ``the compliance of the People's Republic of China with its 
accession agreement to the World Trade Organization.'' The Commission 
is further mandated to assess ``the qualitative and quantitative nature 
of the transfer of United States production activities to the People's 
Republic of China, including the relocation of high technology, 
manufacturing, and research and development facilities, the impact of 
such transfers on United States national security * * * and the effect 
of such transfers on United States economic security and employment.''
    Pursuant to this mandate, the Commission will hold a public hearing 
in Washington, DC on Tuesday, April 4, 2006.

Background

    This event is the fourth in a series of public hearings the 
Commission will hold during its 2006 report cycle to collect input from 
leading experts in academia, business, industry, government and the 
public on the impact of the economic and national security implications 
of the U.S. growing bilateral trade and economic relationship with 
China. The April 4 hearing is being conducted to obtain commentary 
about issues connected to China's World Trade Organization Compliance. 
Information on upcoming hearings, as well as transcripts of past 
Commission hearings, can be obtained from the USCC Web site http://
www.uscc.gov.

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    The April 4 hearing will address ``China's World Trade Organization 
Compliance: Industrial Subsidies and the Impact on U.S. and World 
Markets'' and will be Co-chaired by Commissioners Michael Wessel and 
Peter Brookes.

Purpose of Hearing

    The hearing is designed to assist the Commission in fulfilling its 
mandate by assessing China's compliance with its World Trade 
Organization accession agreement on subsidies, examining what 
constitutes the breadth of China's subsidy regime, evaluating the level 
of transparency into China's subsidy regime and economic planning 
process, and identifying how China's industrial subsidies negatively or 
positively affect U.S. companies, investors, and workers.
    Copies of the hearing agenda will be made available on the 
Commission's Web site http://www.uscc.gov. Any interested party may 
file a written statement by April 4, 2006, by mailing to the contact 
below.

Date and Time: Tuesday, April 4, 2006, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern 
Standard Time. A detailed agenda for the hearing will be posted to the 
Commission's Web site at www.uscc.gov in the near future.

ADDRESSES: The hearing will be held on Capitol Hill on April 4 in Room 
2323 Rayburn House Office Building. Public seating is limited to about 
50 people on a first come, first served basis. Advance reservations are 
not required.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Any member of the public wishing 
further information concerning the hearing should contact Kathy 
Michels, Associate Director for the U.S.-China Economic and Security 
Review Commission, 444 North Capitol Street, NW., Suite 602, 
Washington, DC 20001; phone 202-624-1409, or via e-mail at 
kmichels@uscc.gov.

    Authority: Congress created the U.S.-China Economic and Security 
Review Commission in 2000 in the National Defense Authorization Act 
(Pub. L. 106-398 as amended by Division P of the Consolidated 
Appropriations Resolution, 2003 (Pub. L. 108-7), as amended by 
Public Law 109-108 (November 22, 2005).

    Dated: March 23, 2006.
Kathleen J. Michels,
Associate Director, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.
[FR Doc. E6-4508 Filed 3-28-06; 8:45 am]
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