CPA Applauds USTR for Beginning Process to Renew All Section 301 China Tariffs

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today applauded the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) for formally initiating the process to continue the Section 301 China tariffs that were imposed to combat massive intellectual property theft by China that is directly harming American workers and U.S. manufacturers. As part of…

China Trade Surplus and US Deficit Hit New Records, Driving Global Instability

Key Points China’s global trade surplus is heading for a new all-time high this year. Based on the first seven months of data, we estimate the full-year surplus will reach a record $886 billion. The U.S trade deficit will also set records this year, at an estimated $1.13 trillion trade deficit and a $1.34 trillion…

Job Quality Index Up Slightly As High & Low Quality Jobs Rise

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today announced that the U.S. Private Sector Job Quality Index (JQI) edged up by 0.01% to 81.279 in July, as the addition of high-quality jobs slightly exceeded low-quality job additions. High-quality jobs increased in professional and business services and health care and social assistance. Low quality jobs increased…