The June deficit fell for the second month in a row, but that doesn’t mean the U.S. is not on track for another trillion-dollar trade gap with the world. China remains largest single source of the trade deficit.
Consumers deserve safe e-commerce. Requiring COOL labeling would be a small price for safe, reliable online shopping. Congress should move quickly to pass bipartisan country-of-origin labeling provisions and ensure that consumers’ lives aren’t put at risk by unsafe imports.