Notice of Open Public Hearing, 14722 [2018-06974]

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The Commission is mandated by Congress to investigate, assess, and report to Congress annually on ‘‘the SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:33 Apr 04, 2018 Jkt 244001 national security implications of the economic relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.’’ Pursuant to this mandate, the Commission will hold a public hearing in Washington, DC on April 26, 2018 on ‘‘China’s Agricultural Policies: Trade, Investment, Safety, and Innovation.’’ The hearing is scheduled for Thursday, April 26, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:20 p.m. DATES: TBD, Washington, DC. A detailed agenda for the hearing will be posted on the Commission’s website at www.uscc.gov. Also, please check the Commission’s website for possible changes to the hearing schedule. Reservations are not required to attend the hearing. ADDRESSES: Any member of the public seeking further information concerning the hearing should contact Leslie Tisdale, 444 North Capitol Street NW, Suite 602, Washington DC 20001; telephone: 202– 624–1496, or via email at ltisdale@ uscc.gov. Reservations are not required to attend the hearing. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: This is the fifth public hearing the Commission will hold during its 2018 report cycle. This hearing will investigate China’s food policies and how they affect the United States. It will examine China’s food security and agricultural trade policy, China’s investment in food resources abroad, the impact of China’s biotechnology policies on U.S. firms and farmers, and export opportunities for U.S. food and agricultural firms in China. It will also probe food safety challenges in China and how the United States should respond to food safety and market conditions in China. 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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 66 (Thursday, April 5, 2018)]
[Notices]
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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.
    The Commission is mandated by Congress to investigate, assess, and 
report to Congress annually on ``the national security implications of 
the economic relationship between the United States and the People's 
Republic of China.'' Pursuant to this mandate, the Commission will hold 
a public hearing in Washington, DC on April 26, 2018 on ``China's 
Agricultural Policies: Trade, Investment, Safety, and Innovation.''

DATES: The hearing is scheduled for Thursday, April 26, 2018 from 9:00 
a.m. to 1:20 p.m.

ADDRESSES: TBD, Washington, DC. A detailed agenda for the hearing will 
be posted on the Commission's website at www.uscc.gov. Also, please 
check the Commission's website for possible changes to the hearing 
schedule. Reservations are not required to attend the hearing.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Any member of the public seeking 
further information concerning the hearing should contact Leslie 
Tisdale, 444 North Capitol Street NW, Suite 602, Washington DC 20001; 
telephone: 202-624-1496, or via email at [email protected]. 
Reservations are not required to attend the hearing.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Background: This is the fifth public hearing the Commission will 
hold during its 2018 report cycle. This hearing will investigate 
China's food policies and how they affect the United States. It will 
examine China's food security and agricultural trade policy, China's 
investment in food resources abroad, the impact of China's 
biotechnology policies on U.S. firms and farmers, and export 
opportunities for U.S. food and agricultural firms in China. It will 
also probe food safety challenges in China and how the United States 
should respond to food safety and market conditions in China. The 
hearing will be co-chaired by Chairman Robin Cleveland and Senator 
Carte Goodwin. Any interested party may file a written statement by 
April 26, 2018, by mailing to the contact above. A portion of each 
panel will include a question and answer period between the 
Commissioners and the witnesses.
    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), as amended by Public Law 113-291 
(December 19, 2014).

    Dated: April 2, 2018.
Kathleen Wilson,
Finance and Operations Director, U.S.-China Economic and Security 
Review Commission.
[FR Doc. 2018-06974 Filed 4-4-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 1137-00-P