House Committee on Ways and Means hearing on the pending free trade agreements with Colombia, Panama, and South Korea and the creation of U.S. jobs will take place on Tuesday,
January 25, 2011, at 10:00 A.M.
Subtle Signs of Progress in U.S. - China Relations The Chinese have striven to lend this week’s state visit by President Hu Jintao the aura of a fresh start, from feel-good displays of friendly Chinese in Times Square to a Washington newspaper insert that declared on Wednesday that his meeting with President Obama could open a new chapter in a relationship between the world’s two economic giants that had been troubled. The New York Times, January 20, 2011
U.S. Shifts Focus to Press China for Market Access A year ago, the fight over how China’s cheap currency was hurting American companies in marketplaces at home and abroad was shaping up to be the epic battle between the world’s biggest power and its biggest economic rival. But when President Hu Jintao walks into the Eisenhower Executive Office Building with President Obama on Wednesday to face a group of 18 American and Chinese business leaders, much of the clash will be about a new economic battlefield — inside China itself. TheNew York Times, January 19, 2011
Chinese President Listens to U.S. Lawmakers' Complaints Chinese President Hu Jintao, who was toasted Wednesday evening at a White House state dinner, met with a harsher reality Thursday as he heard congressional leaders recite grievances on China's approach to trade, military expansion and human rights. Los Angeles Times, January 21, 2011
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