Commerce Department Targets SEIA’s Chinese Members Linked to Forced Labor in Solar Investigation

United Steelworkers Concerned about SEIA’s Misinformation Campaign WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today released a statement after the Department of Commerce identified three Chinese solar manufacturers linked to forced labor that are members of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) in the Department’s anticircumvention investigation. The Department of Commerce is requiring…

Secretary Raimondo Exposes SEIA’s Big Lie on Solar Tariff Rates

SEIA Exposed as Front for Chinese Solar Companies WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today applauded Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo for exposing the Solar Energy Industries Association’s (SEIA) big lie that triple digit tariffs would result from the anti-circumvention petition filed by Auxin Solar, Inc., against four Southeast Asian countries, calling such…

Myths & Facts: the Commerce Department’s Investigation into Illegal Activity by Chinese Solar Manufacturers

Opponents of the Department of Commerce’s investigation into Chinese companies operating in Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, and Cambodia that are illegally circumventing existing antidumping and countervailing (AD/CVD) duty orders on solar cells and modules from China have spread a number of myths about this investigation. If the U.S. hopes to prevent complete monopolization of the solar…

CPA Joins USTR, Pro-Worker Groups in Opposing Toomey “Poison Pill” to Gut Sec. 301 China Tariffs

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today released a statement opposing Senator Pat Toomey’s (R-PA) poison pill effort to gut Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 and undermine efforts to address unfair foreign trade practices by China. Specifically, CPA is urging Senators to oppose the Toomey motion to instruct (MTI)…

Should the Renaissance in American Manufacturing be a Top-Down or Bottom-Up Approach? Perhaps the Answer is Both

By: Greg Owens, Co-Founder and CEO, Sherrill Manufacturing Inc. We have entered a new post-pandemic phase in world economic order.  Deglobalization is now upon us.  It started with a relatively “slow impact” move to decouple from China.  This was characterized by diplomacy followed by limited and low-percentage tariffs on certain Chinese goods.  Two years of…

CPA Letter to President Biden Opposing Investing Federal Retirement Dollars in Chinese Companies

CPA sent the following letter to President Biden opposing the Federal Retirement Thrift investment Board (FRTIB) proposal to enable hundreds of millions or billions of dollars of federal employee pension money to flow to Chinese state-controlled companies. Dear President Biden, The Federal Retirement Thrift investment Board (FRTIB) is proposing to enable hundreds of millions or…