On December 28 and 29, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) conducted public hearings on Vietnam’s timber imports and currency practices. Participant lists and hearing transcripts are available below. Post-hearing rebuttal comments are due January 6 and 7.

More information on the initiation of the investigations and hearings is available in our October and November posts.

Hearing Schedules:

Date Event
December 10 Due date for filing requests to appear and a summary of expected testimony at both public hearings
December 28 Public Hearing on Vietnam’s Timber Imports

December 29 Public Hearing on Vietnam’s Currency Practices

January 6 Due date for submission of timber post-hearing rebuttal comments (post-hearing rebuttal comments are to be limited to rebutting or supplementing testimony at the hearing)
January 7 Due date for submission of currency post-hearing rebuttal comments (post-hearing rebuttal comments are to be limited to rebutting or supplementing testimony at the hearing)