FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 4, 2010
The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission was created by Congress to report on the national security implications of the bilateral trade and economic relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China. For more information, visit www.uscc.gov.
The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission will release its 2010 Report to Congress at a press conference Wednesday, November 17, 2010, at 10:00 am (location to be announced). The Commission’s Chairman and Vice Chairman will discuss the Commission’s findings and recommendations and answer questions from the press.
Who: Daniel Slane, Chairman and Carolyn Bartholomew, Vice Chairman
When: Wednesday, November 17, 2010 — 10:00 to 11:00 am EST
Contact: Jonathan Weston, 202-624-1487, firstname.lastname@example.org
Caitlin Campbell, 202-624-1480, email@example.com
Among the topics in the 316-page Report:
Economics and Trade Issues:
· China’s ‘indigenous innovation’ policy to promote favored industries and limit imports.
· China’s currency manipulation and its effects on the United States.
· China’s purchases of U.S. Treasury securities and the implications for the United States.
· China’s measures to restrict rare earth element exports.
· China’s past and future role in the World Trade Organization.
National Defense Issues:
· China’s growing air and missile capabilities, and the increasing capacity to strike U.S. bases and allies in the region.
· China’s improving commercial aviation manufacturing capabilities, and the spillover benefits for China’s defense aviation industry.
· The increasingly sophisticated nature of malicious computer activity associated with China.
Foreign Affairs Issues:
· China’s increasing political, economic, energy and security interactions with Southeast Asia, and the implications for U.S. interests in the region.
· Recent developments in the China-Taiwan relationship, and implications for the United States.
Energy and Environmental Issues:
· China’s efforts to promote green energy in order to increase its energy security, prevent environmental degradation, and develop a globally competitive green energy industry.
· Ohio’s response to China’s promotion of its alternative energy industries.
· How China’s revised state secrets laws may conflict with U.S. disclosure requirements and put U.S. investments in Chinese firms at risk.
Reservations are not required. For more information, please visit www.uscc.gov