On August 24, 2018, the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) published in the Federal Register a notice of public hearing and request for comments [Docket Number USTR-2018-0030] to assist the Office of the USTR in the preparation of its annual report to the Congress on China’s compliance with the commitments made in connection with its accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO).

The deadline for submission of comments, and requests to appear and summaries of testimony at the October 3, 2018 public hearing is September 19, 2018 at midnight EDT. The Trade Policy Staff Committee (TPSC) will convene a public hearing in Rooms 1 and 2, 1724 F Street NW, Washington DC 20508, beginning at 9:30 am on October 3, 2018.