The Asia Pacific: Trade Opportunities for Agriculture and Food Producers from the Great Plains to the Pacific Northwest

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United States Senate Committee on Finance
Subcommittee on International Trade, Customs, and Global Competitiveness
Wednesday, April 18, 2012, 2:00 PM
215 Dirksen Senate Office Building


Member Statements

Ron Wyden
John Thune

Witness Testimony

Panel I

Ambassador Isi Siddiqui, Chief Agriculture Negotiator, Office of the United States Trade Representative, McLean, VA
The Honorable Robert Hormats, Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy and the Environment, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC
Ms. Darci Vetter, Deputy Under Secretary, Farm and Foreign Agriculture Services, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC

Panel II

Mr. Mark Powers, Vice President, Northwest Horticultural Council, Yakima, WA
Mr. Paul Casper, President, South Dakota Soybean Association, Lake Preston, SD
Mr. Steve Crider, International Sales Manager, Amy's Kitchen, Burlington, WA
Mr. Steve Thomson, Executive Vice President, King Estate Winery, Eugene, OR