Joint Statement of the United States and Japan

Editor’s note: The full text of the joint statement of President Trump and Prime Minister Abe is below regarding an intent to enter into bilateral trade agreement negotiations.  THE WHITE HOUSEOffice of the Press SecretaryFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 26, 2018 1. On the occasion of our Summit Meeting in New York on September 26, 2018, we, President…

There’s a Major Disconnect Between Voters and Beltway Types on Trade, New Poll Finds

A majority of poll respondents support the China tariffs or giving them more time. [ELIZABETH BROTHERTON-BUNCH | September 20, 2018 | Alliance for American Manufacturing ] It’s fair to say that many D.C. insiders — particularly establishment Republicans — aren’t particularly fond of President Trump’s tariffs on Chinese imports. But outside the beltway, a sizable majority of…

Press Release: CPA Welcomes Revised US Trade Agreement with South Korea

Washington. The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today said the renegotiated Korea-US Free Trade Agreement (KORUS) is a substantial improvement over the original deal. The revised agreement can help reduce large, persistent trade deficits within important sectors such as the automotive industry supply chain. Dan DiMicco, Chairman of the CPA, said, “President Trump continues…

USTR Finalizes Tariffs on $200 Billion of Chinese Imports in Response to China’s Unfair Trade Practices

Editor’s note: This is the official release by the US Trade Representative finalizing the next tranche of tariffs on $200b of Chinese goods at 10% immediately then 25% on January 1, 2019. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                           September 17, 2018Contact: USTR Public & Media Affairs[email protected] USTR Finalizes Tariffs on $200 Billion of Chinese Imports in Response to China’s…