Hearing: The Impact of Trade with China on New York State and Opportunities for Economic Growth

Hearing Transcript: 

July 23, 2009


Rochester Institute of Technology
Center for Integrated Manufacturing Studies
Louise M. Slaughter Building, Room 2240
111 Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY 14623-5608

Hearing Co-Chairs: Commissioners Patrick A. Mulloy and Dennis C. Shea


Introductory remarks by Dr. William Destler, President of Rochester Institute of Technology


Commissioners’ Opening Statements

  • Opening Statement of Chairman Carolyn Bartholomew [Remarks]
  • Opening Statement of Commissioner Patrick Mulloy [Remarks]

Congressional Statements for the Record

  • Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) [Testimony]
  • Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) [Testimony]
  • Congresswoman Louise M. Slaughter [Testimony]

Additional Statement for the Record

  • Dr. Sam Natapoff, Senior Advisor to the Governor of New York State for International Commerce, New York, NY [Testimony]

Panel I: The Impact of Trade with China on New York State

Panel II: The Impact of Chinese Competition on Local Companies and Communities

Panel III: Government and Institutional Perspectives on Current Opportunities for Growth in New York State

Panel IV: Advanced R&D in Sunrise Industries that Can Lead to Growth for Local Companies

Panel V: Public Comment Period (5 minutes per comment)

  • Registration for the open microphone begins at 8:30 am in hearing room. 
  • Participants will each be allowed 5 minutes to give their remarks