Monday, July 16, 2012

China this week

THE WAY FORWARD FOR US-CHINA RELATIONS WITH HANK PAULSON & STEVE HADLEY. 7/17, 11:00am-12:15pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Atlantic Council. Speaker: The Honorable Henry M. Paulson, Jr., Chairman, Paulson Institute at the University of Chicago; The Honorable Stephen Hadley, Founding Partner, RiceHadleyGates LLC ; Mr. Frederick Kempe, President & CEO, Atlantic Council.

THE CHINA SYNDROMELOCAL LABOR MARKET EFFECTS OF IMPORT COMPETITION IN THE UNITED STATES. 7/17, 12:30-2:30pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Economic Policy Institute (EPI). Speakers: David Autor, Professor of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Faculty Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research; Gary Burtless, Senior Fellow-Economic Studies, The Brookings Institution; Thea Lee, Deputy Chief of Staff and Economist, AFL-CIO; Robert Scott, Director of Trade and Manufacturing Policy Research, Economic Policy Institute. 

CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE U.S.-CHINA ECONOMIC RELATIONSHIP. 7/18, Noon-1:30pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Center for American Progress (CAP). Speakers: Treasury Undersecretary for International Affairs Lael Brainard; John Podesta, chairman of the CAP.

DOMESTIC VALUE-ADDED IN CHINESE EXPORTS. 7/19, 11:30am-1:00pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: United States International Trade Commission (USITC). Speaker: Hiau Looi Kee, World Bank.

UNITED STATES-CHINA-JAPAN RELATIONS. 7/19, Noon-1:30pm, lunch, Washington, DC. Sponsor: Asia Foundation. Speakers: Ambassador J. Stapleton Roy, Director of the Kissinger Institute on China-United States Relations, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Dr. Robert Sutter, Professor of the Practice of International Affairs, George Washington University; Dr. Albert Keidel, Senior Fellow, The Atlantic Council of the United States and Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University Public Policy Institute. 

IMPRESSIONS FROM CHINA. 7/19, 5:00-6:15pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: US-Asia Institute. Speakers: Former Members of Congress Connie Morella, Martin Frost, and Robert Walker.

RECEPTION RECOGNIZING THE 2012 CHINESE RULE OF LAW PROGRAM. 7/19, 6:15-8:30pm, Washington, DC. Sponsor: US-Asia Institute.

7/19 - 10:00am, 2172 Rayburn House Office Building. House Foreign Affairs Committee, Full committee hearing on "Unfair Trading Practices against the US: Intellectual Property Rights Infringement, Property Expropriation, and other Barriers." Witnesses: Grant Aldonas, managing director of Split Rock International and former Commerce Undersecretary for international trade; Roberto Hernandez, vice president of HBO Latin America Group; Derek Scissors, senior research fellow at the Heritage Foundation.

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