CPA Urges Biden Administration to Resume 25% Tariffs on Mexican Steel Conduits

Mexican import surge is a clear violation of 2019 agreement WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today urged the Biden administration to resume the 25 percent tariff for steel conduit from Mexico in response to the surge of steel conduit imports. This surge is a violation of Mexico’s commitments in the May…

Biden Administration Must Address Illegal Quartz Dumping by Indian Manufacturers

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) urged the Biden administration to enforce America’s anti-dumping and countervailing duties (AD/CVD) laws against predatory import practices in the quartz countertop industry. The U.S. market for quartz countertops is the largest in the world. However, unfair trade practices, especially from Asia, are rampant in this sector…

CPA Chief Economist Testifies on Chinese Exploitation of U.S. Capital Markets

“U.S. investors are inadvertently subsidizing Chinese companies involved in activities that are contrary to the national security, economic security, and foreign policy interests of the United States. We are also subsidizing the economic growth of the United States’ top global adversary.” — CPA Chief Economist Jeff Ferry WASHINGTON — Jeff Ferry, Chief Economist for the…

MEDIA ADVISORY: CPA Chief Economist to Participate in “Free Trade” Debate

WASHINGTON — On Wednesday, November 9 at 6:30 pm CT, the Coalition for a Prosperous America’s (CPA) Chief Economist Jeff Ferry will participate in a debate hosted by the University of Wisconsin’s Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ISI) titled, “Should American Economic Policy Embrace Free Trade?: A Debate.” According to ISI, the debate will focus on the…

CPA Urges Customs to Publicly Correct False Statistics on De Minimis Shipments

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today urged U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to issue a public correction after CBP’s Office of Trade released false government statistics last week on de minimis shipments. CBP stated that the total value of de minimis shipments fell from $67,039,140,875 in Fiscal Year (FY) 2020…

CPA Urges Senate to Ensure Taxpayer Dollars Don’t Fund Chinese Semiconductors

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) urged leaders of the Senate Armed Services Committee to include an amendment in this year’s National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would ensure American taxpayer dollars do not fund semiconductors made in China. The amendment is sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Senator…

CPA Letter to Senate Armed Services Committee Regarding Preventing U.S. Taxpayer Dollars from Funding Chinese Semiconductors

CPA sent the following letter to the leadership of the Senate Armed Services Committee in support of the Schumer-Cornyn amendment that would ensure taxpayer dollars are not spent on China-made semiconductors. The amendment would prohibit U.S. companies from doing business with Chinese microchip companies—notably, Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. (SMIC), ChangXin Memory Technologies (CXMT), and Yangtze…

Apple Freezes Plan After U.S. Senators, CPA Highlight Dangers of Chinese Chip Supplier

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today released a statement regarding reports that Apple has put on hold its plan to use memory chips from China’s government subsidized Yangtze Memory Technologies Co. (YMTC). Earlier this year, CPA and China Tech Threat (CTT) released a policy paper that highlighted the dangers of an…