February 7, 2014
News Release 14-017
Inv. No. 332-543
Contact: Peg O'Laughlin, 202-205-1819
USITC ADDS HALF DAY TO INDIA TRADE BARRIERS HEARING
The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) will add an additional half day to its public hearing concerning a wide range of Indian policies that discriminate against U.S. trade and investment in that country.
The Commission's hearing in connection with its investigation Trade, Investment, and Industrial Policies in India: Effects on the U.S. Economy now will begin at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, February 12, 2014. It will continue at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, February 13, 2014 - the original hearing date.
The hearing witness list (subject to change) is available at: http://www.usitc.gov/press_room/documents/thisweek/wl1_021014.pdf
The USITC, an independent, nonpartisan, factfinding federal agency, is conducting the investigation at the request of the Senate Committee on Finance and the House Committee on Ways and Means. The Commission will deliver its report to the Committees by November 30, 2014.
The USITC received a very high number of requests to appear at the public hearing. To accommodate all requests, the Commission decided to add an additional half day to the hearing, originally scheduled to be completed in a single day.
WHAT: Extended USITC hearing, additional half day added - Trade, Investment, and Industrial Policies in India: Effects on the U.S. Economy
WHEN: Hearing now will begin at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, February 12, 2014; hearing will continue at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, February 13, 2014
WHERE: Main Hearing Room, USITC Building (500 E Street SW, Washington, DC)