Signing of 1935 US-Brazil FTA

Americas Act Addresses Key Failure of Past Trade Deals

U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA) has released a discussion draft of a sweeping, ambitious bill titled the “Americas Act”. The bill states its aim to “establish a regional trade, investment, and people-to-people partnership of countries in the Western Hemisphere”. But unlike every other U.S. trade agreement in the last century, the Americas Act actually undertakes…

It’s Productivism, Not Protectionism

Global Rebalancing Will Lead to Global Prosperity European leaders and the media are up in arms over recent U.S. policy decisions to support the reshoring of American industry. The export ban on advanced U.S. semiconductor equipment, the tax credits for renewable energy equipment made in the U.S., and especially the support for American-made electric vehicles…

Change in real income 2021 for U.S. households by quintiles and top 5%

Summary Annual U.S. Census report on incomes reveals that household median income fell slightly and inequality widened in 2021 Inequality and the shrinking size of the middle class have persisted in the U.S. for half a century. These trends are driven by globalization and the decline of U.S. manufacturing as a share of GDP. Inflation-adjusted…

Duty-Free Steel Imports from Mexico Surge Beyond Agreed Upon Levels

Key Points Steel imports from Mexico have surged over the past several years. U.S. steel imports from Mexico have risen by 141% over historic levels, with some subcategories of imports tripling and quadrupling, despite a 2019 U.S.-Mexico agreement to maintain steel imports at past levels. The surge in steel imports in Mexican steel conduit, used…

CPA Applauds Bipartisan Legislation to Repeal Biden Solar Emergency Declaration that Allows Tariff Free Importation of Subsidized Chinese Solar to Continue Illegal Trade Activity

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today applauded bipartisan legislation introduced by U.S. Representatives Bill Posey (R-FL) and Dan Kildee (D-MI) that will repeal President Biden’s Solar Emergency Declaration, issued last June. Under the Congressional Review Act (CRA), Congress can repeal rules enacted by the executive branch if they were enacted within…

U.S. Domestic Market Share Index Increases Slightly

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today released an update to the Domestic Market Share Index (DMSI), a new indicator that measures the success of U.S. manufacturing producers in the U.S. home market. The DMSI increased slightly to 66.5 in Q3 2022, an increase of 0.3 percentage points from the previous quarter.…

CPA Submits Comments to USTR in Support of Section 301 China Tariffs

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) submitted comments to Ambassador Katherine Tai in support of continuing the Section 301 China Tariffs. The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) requested comments for its four-year review of its actions regarding its Section 301 Investigation of China. CPA’s submission to USTR documents the benefits…

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