Hearing: China’s Industrial Policy and its Impact on U.S. Companies, Workers and the American Economy

Hearing Transcript: 

March 24, 2009


236 Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

Hearing Co Chairs: Commissioners Patrick A. Mulloy and Daniel Slane 

AGENDA

Opening Statements

  • Opening Statement of Chairman Carolyn Bartholomew [Remarks]
  • Opening Statement of Commissioner Daniel Slane [Remarks]

Panel I: Welcome and Congressional Perspectives

  • Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) (will appear at 4:15 p.m.)
  • Congressman Walter B. Jones (R-NC) – Statement for the Record [Testimony]
  • Congressman Michael H. Michaud (D-ME) – [Statement for the Record]

Panel II:  Overview of China’s Pillar and Strategic Industries

  • Mr. Alan William Wolff, Partner, Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP, Washington, DC [Testimony]
  • Dr. George T. Haley, Professor, University of New Haven, New Haven, CT [Testimony]
  • Mr. Clyde V. Prestowitz, Jr., President, Economic Strategy Institute, Washington, DC [Testimony]

Panel III: China’s Use of Incentives to Attract Investment into its Pillar and Strategic Industries

  • Dr. Ralph E. Gomory, Research Professor, Stern School of Business, New York University, and President Emeritus, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, New York, NY [Testimony]
  • Mr. Terrence P. Stewart, Managing Partner, Stewart and Stewart, Washington, DC [Testimony] (View Presentation) (View Appendix)
  • Mr. Richard McCormack, Editor and Publisher, Manufacturing & Technology News, Annandale, VA [Testimony]

Panel IV:  China’s Telecommunications and Information Technology (IT) Industries

Panel V:  China’s Nanotechnology and Optoelectronics Industries

  • Dr. Michael S. Lebby, President and CEO, Optoelectronics Industry Development Association, Washington, DC [Testimony]
  • Dr. Eugene G. Arthurs, CEO, SPIE, The International Society for Optical Engineering, Bellingham, WA [Testimony]
  • Dr. Richard P. Appelbaum, Executive Committee, Center for Nanotech in Society, University of California at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA [Testimony]