[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 214 (Monday, November 5, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 66503-66504]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-26952]


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U.S.-CHINA ECONOMIC AND SECURITY REVIEW COMMISSION


Notice of Release of the Commission's 2012 Annual Report to 
Congress

    Advisory Committee: U.S.-China Economic and Security Review 
Commission.

ACTION: Notice of Official Public Release of the Commission's 2012 
Annual Report to Congress on November 14, 2012.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the U.S.-China Economic 
and Security Review Commission.
    Name: Dennis C. Shea, Chairman of the U.S.-China Economic and 
Security Review Commission.
    The Commission is mandated by Congress to investigate, assess, 
evaluate and report to Congress annually on the U.S.-China economic and 
security relationship. The mandate specifically charges the Commission 
to prepare a report to Congress ``regarding the national security 
implications and impact of the bilateral trade and economic 
relationship between the United States and the People's Republic of 
China [that] shall include a full

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analysis, along with conclusions and recommendations for legislative 
and administrative actions * * *.''

Purpose of Meeting

    Pursuant to this mandate, the Commission will hold an official 
public conference in Washington, DC to release the 2012 Annual Report 
on November 14, 2012.
    The Commission is subject to the Federal Advisory Committee Act 
(FACA) with the enactment of the Science, State, Justice, Commerce and 
Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006 that was signed into law on 
November 22, 2005 (Pub. L. 109-108). In accord with FACA, meetings of 
the Commission to make decisions concerning the substance and 
recommendations of its 2012 Annual Report to Congress are open to the 
public.

Topics Addressed

    The Commission's 2012 Annual Report contains the following chapters 
and sections:
 Executive Summary
    [cir] Key Recommendations for Congress
 Introduction
 Chapter 1: The U.S.-China Trade and Economic Relationship
    [cir] Section 1: Trade and Economics Year in Review
    [cir] Section 2: Chinese State-Owned and State-Controlled 
Enterprises
    [cir] Section 3: The Evolving U.S.-China Trade & Investment 
Relationship
 Chapter 2: China's Impact on U.S. Security Interests
    [cir] Section 1: Military and Security Year in Review
    [cir] Section 2: China's Cyber Activities
    [cir] Section 3: China's Nuclear Developments
 Chapter 3: China in Asia
    [cir] Section 1: China and the South China Sea
    [cir] Section 2: China and Taiwan
    [cir] Section 3: China and Hong Kong
 Chapter 4: China's Global Reach
    [cir] Section 1: China and Europe
    [cir] Section 2: China's Demand for and Control of Global Resources
 Chapter 5: Assessing China's Efforts to Become an Innovative 
Society
 Chapter 6: China's Political Transition

Release Date, Time, And Location (Eastern Daylight Time)

 Wednesday, November 14, 2012 (10:00 a.m.)--Dirksen Senate 
Office Building, Room 538

ADDRESSES: The Commission's official public conference to release the 
2012 Annual Report will be held in the Dirksen Senate Office Building, 
Room 538. The Dirksen Senate Office Building adjoins the Hart Senate 
Office Building and can be accessed through entrances on 1st Street and 
C Street.
    Public seating is limited and will be available on a ``first-come, 
first-served'' basis. Advanced reservations are not required. All 
participants must register at the front desk.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gavin Williams, USCC Staff Assistant, 
U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, 444 North Capitol 
Street NW., Suite 602, Washington, DC 20001; Phone: (202) 624-1407; 
Email: gwilliams@uscc.gov.

    Authority: Congress created the U.S.-China Economic and Security 
Review Commission in 2000 in the National Defense Authorization Act 
(Pub. L. 106-398), as amended by Division P of the Consolidated 
Appropriations Resolution, 2003 (Pub. L. 108-7), as amended by 
Public Law 109-108 (November 22, 2005).

    Dated: October 31, 2012.
Michael Danis,
Executive Director, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.
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