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Subcommittee Hearings

Unfair Trade Practices: Addressing Barriers Facing Small Business Exporters

Thursday, May 22, 2014 | 10:00 | Subcommittee on Agriculture, Energy and Trade

On Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 9:30 A.M. the Committee on Small Business Subcommittee on Agriculture, Energy and Trade held a hearing titled, Unfair Trade Practices: Addressing Barriers  Facing Small Business Exporters. ‚Äč The hearing was held in Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building.

The purpose of the hearing was to examine the challenges small businesses face in combating unfair international trade practices, such as dumping, intellectual property theft, currency manipulation and non-tariff barriers to trade.

Opening Statement:

Chairman Scott Tipton (R-CO)

Witnesses and Testimony: 

  • Mr. Milton Magnus, President, M & B Metal Products Company, Inc., Leeds, AL

  • Mr.  Peter Jhones, Legal Adviser, Spyderco, Golden, CO

  • Mr.  Don Shawcroft, Owner, Jon B. Shawcroft Ranches, Alamosa, CO

  • Mr.  Timothy C. Brightbill, Partner, Wiley Rein, LLP, Washington, DC


    Additional Items:

  • Hearing Notice
  • Witness List
  • Hearing Memo
  • Hearing Video