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U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, "Hearing: China's Agriculture Policy and U.S. Access to China's Market," April 25, 2013

This hearing was conducted by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on April 25, 2013. The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission was created by the U.S. Congress in 2000 to monitor, investigate, and submit to Congress an annual report on the national security implications of the economic relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.
April 25, 2013

Thursday, April 25, 2013
Curtiss Hall, Room 127, Iowa State University
Ames, Iowa
Washington, DC 20002

Hearing Co-chairs Commissioners Daniel M.  Slane and Michael R. Wessel

Panel I:  The Status and Future of China’s Agriculture Development
Bill Northey, Agriculture Secretary of Iowa, Des Moines, IA
Fred Gale, Senior Economist, USDA Economic Research Service, Washington, DC
Dermot Hayes, Co-Director of Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute, Professor of Agricultural Economics, Iowa State University

Panel II:  Food Safety: Trade Barriers and Public Health Issues
Kevin Brosch, Senior Consultant, DTB Associates LLP, Washington, DC
Bill Westman, Vice President, International Trade, American Meat Institute, Washington, DC
Patty Lovera, Assistant Director, Food & Water Watch, Washington, DC

Panel III: Bilateral Trade and Investment: Opportunities and Constraints
Veronica Nigh, Economist, Public Policy Dept - Budget and Economic Analysis of the American Farm Bureau Federation, Washington, DC
Colin Carter, Professor; Director, Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics, UC Davis, Davis, CA
David Miller, Director of Research, Iowa Farm Bureau & Corn/soy grower, Des Moines, IA

Panel IV:  Intellectual Property and Value-Added Production
Mark Lange, CEO, National Cotton Council of America, Cordova, TN
Barbara P. Glenn, Senior Vice President, Science and Regulatory Affairs at CropLife America, Washington, DC
Julius Schaaf, Vice-Chairman of the U.S. Grains Council, Randolph, IA



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