On August 2, 2017, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) published in the Federal Register a notice [Docket Number USTR-2017-0011] announcing that the interagency Trade Policy Staff Committee (TPSC) is seeking comments and will convene a public hearing to assist the Office of the USTR to prepare its annual report to Congress on China’s compliance with the commitments made in connection with its accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO).

The deadline for filing requests to appear and a summary of expected testimony at the October 4, 2017 public hearing, and for filing pre-hearing briefs, statements, or comments is September 20, 2017. The TPSC will convene a public hearing in Washington DC on October 4, 2017.