U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Open Public Meeting
Document Number: 2013-27189
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-11-14
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: William A. Reinsch, 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 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 . . .''
Notice of Open Meetings To Prepare 2013 Annual Report to Congress
Document Number: 2013-18833
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-08-06
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: William A. Reinsch, 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 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 7, September 12-13, October 1-2, and October 21-22, 2013 to consider drafts of material for its 2013 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. The report review-editing sessions are for members of the Commission to review and edit staff drafts of sections of the Commission's 2013 Annual Report for submission to Congress. The Commission is subject to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) with the enactment of the Science, State, Justice, Commerce and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006 that was signed into law on November 22, 2005 (Pub. L. 109-108). In accord with FACA's requirement, meetings of the Commission to make decisions concerning the substance and recommendations of its 2013 Annual Report to Congress are open to the public. 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 Chinese investment in the United States, government and accountability in China's financial system, and China's agriculture policy and U.S. access to China's markets. China's impact on U.S. security interests, including a military and security year in review, cyber activities and maritime disputes. China's foreign and regional activities and relationships, including those pertaining to Middle East, Taiwan, Macau and Hong Kong. China's foreign and national security policies. Dates, Times, and Room Locations (Eastern Daylight Time): Wednesday, August 7, 2013 (10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)Room 231 Thursday and Friday, September 12-13, 2013 (9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)Room 231 Tuesday and Wednesday, October 1-2, 2013 (9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)Room 231 Monday and Tuesday, October 21-22, 2013 (9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.)Room 231
Notice of Open Public Hearing
Document Number: 2013-15115
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-25
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: William A. Reinsch, Chairman 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 June 27, 2013, ``Macau and Hong Kong.'' Background: This is the seventh public hearing the Commission will hold during its 2013 report cycle to collect input from academic, industry, and government experts on national security implications of the U.S. bilateral trade and economic relationship with China. The hearing will examine two of China's special administrative regions, Macau and Hong Kong. The Commission will focus on money laundering and financial fraud related to casino gambling in Macau and issues related to democracy, press freedom, and human rights in Hong Kong. The hearing will be co-chaired by Commissioners William A. Reinsch and Dennis C. Shea. Any interested party may file a written statement by June 27, 2013, by mailing to the contact below. A portion of each panel will include a question and answer period between the Commissioners and the witnesses. Location, Date and Time: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 608. Thursday, June 27, 2013, 9:00 a.m.-2:45 p.m. Eastern Time. A detailed agenda for the hearing is posted to the Commission's Web site at www.uscc.gov. Also, please check our Web site for possible changes to the hearing schedule. Reservations are not required to attend the hearing.
Notice of Open Public Hearing
Document Number: 2013-13266
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-06-05
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: William A. Reinsch, Chairman 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 June 6, 2013, ``China and the Middle East.'' Background: This is the sixth public hearing the Commission will hold during its 2013 report cycle to collect input from academic, industry, and government experts on national security implications of the U.S. bilateral trade and economic relationship with China. This hearing will explore patterns of Chinese investment in the U.S. and the implications of that investment for U.S. policymakers. The hearing will be co-chaired by Commissioners Jeffrey L. Fiedler and Sen. James Talent. Any interested party may file a written statement by June 6, 2013, by mailing to the contact below. A portion of each panel will include a question and answer period between the Commissioners and the witnesses. Location, Date and Time: Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 608. Thursday, June 6, 2013, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Eastern Time. A detailed agenda for the hearing is posted to the Commission's Web site at www.uscc.gov. Also, please check our Web site for possible changes to the hearing schedule. Reservations are not required to attend the hearing.
Notice of Open Public Hearing
Document Number: 2013-10701
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-05-07
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: William A. Reinsch, Chairman 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 May 9, 2013, ``Trends and Implications of Chinese Investment in the United States.'' Background: This is the fifth public hearing the Commission will hold during its 2013 report cycle to collect input from academic, industry, and government experts on national security implications of the U.S. bilateral trade and economic relationship with China. This hearing will explore patterns of Chinese investment in the U.S. and the implications of that investment for U.S. policymakers. The hearing will be co-chaired by Commissioners Carolyn Bartholomew and Larry Wortzel. Any interested party may file a written statement by May 9, 2013, by mailing to the contact below. A portion of each panel will include a question and answer period between the Commissioners and the witnesses. Location, Date and Time: Room H-309 The U.S. Capitol. Thursday, May 9, 2013, 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Eastern Time. A detailed agenda for the hearing is posted to the Commission's Web site at www.uscc.gov. Also, please check our Web site for possible changes to the hearing schedule. Reservations are not required to attend the hearing.
Notice of Open Public Hearing
Document Number: 2013-09238
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-19
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: William A. Reinsch, Chairman 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 Ames, IA on April 25, 2013, ``China's Agriculture Policy and U.S. Access to China's Market.'' Background: This is the fourth public hearing the Commission will hold during its 2013 report cycle to collect input from academic, industry, and government experts on national security implications of the U.S. bilateral trade and economic relationship with China. This hearing will examine China's approach to developing its agricultural sector, how that development presents opportunities and constraints for U.S. producers, and what safety and public health issues continue to plague China's agriculture and food processing industries. The hearing will be co-chaired by Commissioners Daniel M. Slane and Michael R. Wessel. Any interested party may file a written statement by April 25, 2013, by mailing to the contact below. A portion of each panel will include a question and answer period between the Commissioners and the witnesses. Location, Date and Time: Curtiss Hall, Room 127, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa. Thursday, April 25, 2013, 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Central Time. A detailed agenda for the hearing is posted to the Commission's Web site at www.uscc.gov. Also, please check our Web site for possible changes to the hearing schedule. Reservations are not required to attend the hearing.
Notice of Open Public Hearing
Document Number: 2013-07416
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-04-01
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: William A. Reinsch, Chairman 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 4, 2013, ``China's Maritime Disputes in the East and South China Seas.'' Background: This is the third public hearing the Commission will hold during its 2013 report cycle to collect input from academic, industry, and government experts on national security implications of the U.S. bilateral trade and economic relationship with China. The hearing will explore the security, political, and economic drivers of China's maritime disputes in the East and South China Seas. In addition, this hearing will examine the implications of these disputes for the United States as well as prospects for resolution. The hearing will be co-chaired by Commissioners Peter Brookes and Katherine C. Tobin. Any interested party may file a written statement by April 4, 2013, by mailing to the contact below. A portion of each panel will include a question and answer period between the Commissioners and the witnesses. Location, Date and Time: Room G-50 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Thursday, April 4, 2013, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. A detailed agenda for the hearing is posted to the Commission's Web site at www.uscc.gov. Also, please check our Web site for possible changes to the hearing schedule. Reservations are not required to attend the hearing.
Notice of Open Public Hearing
Document Number: 2013-05013
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-03-05
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: William A. Reinsch, Chairman 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 March 7, 2013, ``Corporate Accountability, Access to Credit, and Access to Markets in China's Financial Systemthe Rules and Their Ramifications for U.S. Investors.'' Background: This is the second public hearing the Commission will hold during its 2013 report cycle to collect input from academic, industry, and government experts on national security implications of the U.S. bilateral trade and economic relationship with China. The economic and political drivers, rules and norms that govern China's financial markets divergesometimes sharplyfrom those that define the system in the United States, presenting unique challenges for U.S. investors and the enforcement agencies charged with protecting their interests. While investors have been eager to buy stock in high yield U.S.-listed Chinese companies accounting and financial management problems have created concern about the adequacy of protection of U.S. investors interests. Companies traded in U.S. Capital markets are required to disclose details of business strategies, financial records and operations. With SEC and U.S. exchanges halting trading of dozens of Chinese companies due to accounting practices and concerns about fraud, the Commission will examine U.S. and Chinese corporate governance and accountability rules, regulations and enforcement mechanisms. The Commission will also consider the availability of financial services, access to credit, and market opportunities for both Chinese and American private sector enterprises. With U.S. firms eager to meet growing demand for their financial services, witnesses will testify regarding access, opportunities and challenges in the Chinese marketplace. The hearing will be co-chaired by Commissioners Robin Cleveland and Carte Goodwin. Any interested party may file a written statement by March 7, 2013, by mailing to the contact below. A portion of each panel will include a question and answer period between the Commissioners and the witnesses. Location, Date and Time: 562 Dirksen Senate Office Building. Thursday, March 7, 2013, 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Eastern Time. A detailed agenda for the hearing is posted to the Commission's Web site at www.uscc.gov. Also, please check our Web site for possible changes to the hearing schedule. Reservations are not required to attend the hearing.
Notice of Open Public Hearing
Document Number: 2013-02332
Type: Notice
Date: 2013-02-04
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 on February 7, 2013 in Washington, DC. Name: William A. Reinsch, Chairman 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 February 7, 2013, ``China's New Leadership and Implications for the United States.'' Background: This is the first public hearing the Commission will hold during its 2013 report cycle to collect input from academic, industry, and government experts on national security implications of the U.S. bilateral trade and economic relationship with China. In 2012, the Chinese Communist Party's 18th Party Congress ushered in a new generation of political leaders, raising questions over what China's priorities will be over the next decade. This hearing will examine the impacts of China's recent leadership transition through the lenses of China's domestic politics, its economy, and its military. Additionally, the hearing will include a discussion on the United States' evolving policy towards Asia. The hearing will be co-chaired by Chairman William A. Reinsch and Vice Chairman Dennis C. Shea. Any interested party may file a written statement by February 7, 2013, by mailing to the contact below. A portion of each panel will include a question and answer period between the Commissioners and the witnesses. Location, Date and Time: 2118 Rayburn House Office Building. Thursday, February 7, 2013, 9:00 am-4:15 pm Eastern Time. A detailed agenda for the hearing will is posted to the Commission's Web Site at www.uscc.gov. Also, please check our Web site for possible changes to the hearing schedule. Reservations are not required to attend the hearing.