September 27,1999

Committee to Hold Hearing on the WTO Ministerial Meeting

WASHINGTON -- Senate Finance Committee Chairman William V. Roth, Jr. (R-DE) today announced the Committee will meet on Wednesday, September 29, 1999, at 9:30 a.m. in Room 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building, to hear testimony on the preparations for the upcoming WTO ministerial meeting in Seattle and the objectives for the multilateral negotiations that will follow.

The following witnesses are expected to testify before the Committee:

I.A panel consisting of:

The Honorable William M. Daley, Secretary of Commerce; Washington, D.C.

The Honorable Dan Glickman, Secretary of Agriculture; Washington, D.C.

The Honorable Charlene Barshefsky, United States Trade Representative; Washington, D.C.