U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission July 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Open Meetings To Prepare Report to Congress
Document Number: E8-17299
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-29
Agency: U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given of meetings of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. Name: Larry 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 prepare a report to the Congress ``regarding the national security implications and impact of the bilateral trade and economic relationship between the United States and the People's Republic of China [that] shall include a full analysis, along with conclusions and recommendations for legislative and administrative actions * * *'' Purpose of Meetings: Pursuant to this mandate, the Commission will meet in Washington, DC on August 14, September 24-25, October 6-7, and October 20-22, 2008, to consider the first and later rounds of drafts of material for its 2008 Annual Report to Congress that have been prepared for its consideration by the Commission staff, and to make modifications to those drafts that Commission members believe are needed. Topics to be Discussed: The Commissioners will be considering draft Report sections addressing the following topics: The United States-China trade and economic relationship, including the relationship's current status; significant changes during 2008; the control of China's economy by its government, and the effect of that control on the United States. The implications of China's Sovereign Wealth Fund; seafood imports from China into Louisiana and the U.S. Gulf Coast; and R&D activities in China and resulting technology transfers to China for the U.S. economy and security. China's Activities Directly Affecting U.S. Security Interests, including China's proliferation policies and practices and China's space and cyber activities. China's Energy and Environmental Policies and Activities, including bilateral and multilateral energy and environment agreements; and China's efforts pertaining to climate change. China's Foreign and Regional Activities and Relationships in East Asia including those pertaining to Taiwan, Japan, and South Korea, and to its own special administrative region of Hong Kong. China's Media and Information Controls China's Compliance with the U.S.-China Memorandum of Understanding on China's Use of Prison Labor
Notice of Open Public Hearing
Document Number: E8-17010
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-07-25
Agency: U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given of the following hearing of the U.S.- China Economic and Security Review Commission. Name: Larry 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 national security implications and impact of the bilateral trade and 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 August 13, 2008 to address ``China's Energy Policies and Their Environmental Impacts.''