February 23,2001

Grassley Releases Witness List for Trade Hearing

Hearing: "Globalization and American Trade Policy"
Date/time: Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2001, at 10 a.m.
Location: 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building
Description: Sen. Chuck Grassley, chairman of the Committee on Finance, and Sen. Max Baucus, ranking member, will convene the committee's first trade hearing of the year. The hearing will present an overview of U.S. trade policy, with a focus on principal trade policy challenges and opportunities. Its aim is to look at the benefits to the United States from globalization, and how best to continue both the process of enhancing global economic interdependence, and maintaining the tremendous benefits that flow to the American economy as a result. The hearing also will deal with the importance of maintaining America's leadership role in building and sustaining the international trading system.

Witness List

Members statement:

Chuck Grassley, Iowa

A panel consisting of:

The Honorable David L. Aaron, Former Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade, Washington, D.C.

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

The Honorable Carla A. Hills, Former United States Trade Representative, Washington, D.C.

Robert D. Hormats, Ph.D., Vice Chairman, Goldman Sachs International, New York, N.Y.