Full Committee Hearing

To hear testimony on “S.3495—A bill to authorize the extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations treatment) to the products of Vietnam”

Senate Committee on Finance Date: Wednesday, July 12, 2006 Time: 10:00 AM Location: 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Member Statements

  1.  Chuck Grassley (R - IA)
  2. Senator Max Baucus (D - MT)


Panel I

  1. The Honorable Karan Bhatia
    Deputy US Trade Representative
    Office of the United StatesTrade Representative, Executive Office of the President
    Washington , DC
  2. Eric John
    Deputy Assistant Secretary
    Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, US Department of State
    Washington , DC

Panel II

  1. Jon Caspers
    Former President
    National Pork Producers Council
    Swaledale , IA
  2. Christian Schlect
    Northwest Horticultural Council
    Yakima , WA
  3. Jeffrey R. Shafer
    Vice Chairman
    Citigroup Global Markets
    New York , NY
  4. Augustine D. Tantillo
    Executive Director
    American Manufacturing Trade Action Coalition
    Washington , DC

Panel III

  1. Chris Seiple
    Institute for Global Engagement
    Washington , DC
  2. T. Kumar
    Advocacy Director for Asia
    Amnesty International
    Washington , DC
  3. Virginia Foote
    United States-Vietnam Trade Council
    Washington , DC

Related Files

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Senate Committee on Finance
Attn. Editorial and Document Section
Rm. SD-219
Dirksen Senate Office Bldg.
Washington, DC 20510-6200