China’s Subsidized Conquest of Trade

Editors note: Amazing that the Wall Street Journal opinion page says that the Western trading regime is not well suited to handle China’s economic system. U.S. industry fades away as state-owned companies undersell the competition. [William A. Galston | April 23, 2019 | WSJ] An understated article in my local paper last week is a…

The High Cost of Trade Deficits

Editors note: Michele Nash-Hoff is long standing member of CPA .  Free trade has resulted in enormous trade deficits in goods for the United States for over 40 years. Our last year of a positive trade balance was 1975. At best, free trade has benefited large, multinational global corporations that have manufacturing facilities located in…

On ‘Made in America,’ Trump’s F.T.C. Appointees May Be Out of Step With Him

Editors note: Not good. WASHINGTON — A strange dynamic has gripped the Federal Trade Commission: President Trump’s biggest allies are the Democrats.In a vote made public Wednesday, the commission’s two Democratic appointees voted to impose financial penalties on companies the agency found violated federal law by falsely marketing their products as “Made in America” when,…

USMCA Estimated to Support 76,000 Additional American Auto Jobs, Billions in New Auto Manufacturing Investments

Editor’s note: USTR released its own analysis of the impact of the USMCA on the auto sector due to its rules of origin changes. This report comes ahead of a statutorily mandated International Trade Commission report on the agreement. Click here to view online USTR NEWS UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE www.ustr.gov               Washington, D.C. 20508   …