COMMITTEE on WAYS and MEANS

Chairman Dave Camp

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Brady Announces Hearing on the Benefits of Expanding U.S. Services Trade Through an International Services Agreement
1100 Longworth House Office Building at 2:00 PM

Sep 20, 2012

Focus Of The Hearing:
The focus of the hearing is on the benefits of expanding U.S. services trade, including by negotiating an international services agreement.  The hearing will address the importance of services exports as a source of well-paying U.S. jobs and economic growth.  In addition, the hearing will examine the current state of ongoing discussions concerning an international services agreement and explore how best to support a successful initiative.

Hearing Advisory:

Brady Announces Hearing on the Benefits of  Expanding U.S. Services Trade Through  an International Services Agreement

Witness List

PANEL 1

Ambassador Michael Punke
Deputy United States Trade Representative and Permanent Representative to the World Trade Organization (WTO)
Testimony
 
PANEL 2

Dr. J. Bradford Jensen
Professor of Economics and International Business, McDonough School of Business Georgetown University
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony) 

Mr. Thomas Klein
President, Sabre Holdings
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Mr. Karl Fessenden
Vice President, Power Generation Services, GE Energy
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

Mr. Charles Lake
Chairman, Aflac Japan
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony) 

Mr. Daniel Brutto*
President, UPS International
Testimony
(Truth in Testimony)

* Mr. Brutto will also testify on behalf of the Coalition of Services Industries (CSI)


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