How China has targeted U.S. industries

China has long prosecuted a trade war against American industries and workers. Finally, we have a president willing to take up arms but he is widely disparaged by academic economists — who are generally sympathetic to the resist Trump movement and prescribe more Obama-era appeasement. [Peter Morici | May 3, 2018 | Washington Times] Supported, for…

China has surprisingly little leverage with ag tariff threat

President Donald Trump’s recently implemented trade strategy — including tariffs on subsidized imports from China — is drawing fire from multinational agribusinesses and their trade associations. They favor a borderless world, and they support the free trade agreements of the past 20 years. Op-ed Originally Appeared on LifeZette on May 5, 2018 Family farmers and…

CPA Statement on Extending Exemptions on 232 Tariffs

Washington, DC. The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) strongly encourages the Trump Administration to fully implement crucial Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs rather than extend exemptions for certain countries. We support the Commerce Department determination that surging imports of subsidized steel and aluminum “threaten to impair the national security” of the United States.…