Focus Of The Hearing:
The focus of the hearing is on Congressional consideration of the pending trade agreement with South Korea. The hearing will address the economic benefits this agreement will bring to American businesses, farmers, workers, consumers, and the U.S. economy. In addition, the hearing will examine the national security and geopolitical implications of the agreement and will explore developments within South Korea that have occurred since the trade agreement was concluded.
Ambassador Demetrios Marantis
Deputy U.S. Trade Representative, Office of the United StatesTrade Representative
Chairman, U.S.-Korea Business Council; President and Chief Executive Officer, William R. Rhodes Global Advisors, LLC; Senior Advisor to Citigroup, on behalf of the U.S.-Korea Business Council and the U.S.-Korea FTA Business Coalition
John A. Schoch, Jr.
President and Chief Executive Officer, Profile Products LLC, on behalf of the United States Chamber of Commerce
President and Chief Executive Officer, Business Software Alliance
Ambassador Thomas Hubbard
Senior Director for Asia, McLarty Associates, Former Ambassador to South Korea