Biden Administration’s Gutting of 201 Solar Tariffs is a Gift to Beijing

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) heavily criticized the Biden administration’s decision to exclude bifacial solar panels in its extension of the Section 201 solar safeguard tariffs — a move that Bank of America bluntly called out as rendering the tariffs “largely toothless.” This decision is an outright rejection of the U.S.…

Coalition Letter Regarding America COMPETES Act of 2022 Provision on Presence of Chinese Companies in U.S. Capital Markets

CPA joined the following coalition letter requesting that the America COMPETES Act of 2022, the House China competition bill, include Section 3407 of the Senate’s U.S. Innovation and Competition Act (USICA) (S. 1260). This section requires an annual report regarding the material risks posed to the United States by the presence of companies incorporated in…

Coalition Letter Regarding the COMPETES Act’s Inclusion of Legislation to Address De Minimis Loophool

CPA joined the following coalition letter in support of the inclusion of Representative Earl Blumenauer’s (D-OR) Import Security and Fairness Act in the America COMPETES Act, House Democrats China competition bill. CPA strongly supports the Import Security and Fairness Act, which will narrow an import loophole, known as de minimis, that is used by non-market…

CPA: Reported White House Decision on Section 201 Solar Safeguards would Decimate U.S. Solar Manufacturers

Decision would go against 90% of voters who want to manufacture solar panels in the U.S. WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) released a statement after reports that the White House is considering extending the Section 201 solar safeguard tariffs on Chinese imports, but excluding imported bifacial solar products. If the White…

CPA: Biden Administration Should Ignore WTO Ruling in Favor of CCP

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) released the following statement after a World Trade Organization (WTO) arbitration panel authorized China to impose retaliatory tariffs worth $645 million on imports from the U.S. in a case from 2012 regarding Chinese subsidies to promote exports of products such as solar panels and steel pipes:…

CPA Applauds Trade Title of House China Competition Bill

“Most pro-worker trade legislation introduced in Congress in decades.” WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today applauded the trade title of House Democrats’ China competition bill, the America COMPETES Act of 2022, which contained a number of provisions that CPA supports and encouraged the House to include. The trade title of House…

CPA to Speaker Pelosi: House China Bill Must Require Report on Presence of Chinese Companies in U.S. Capital Markets

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today urged House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) to include Section 3407 in the Senate-passed U.S. Innovation and Competition Act (USICA) (S. 1260) in any bill the House passes to address competition with China. This provision would require an annual report for five years that describes the…

CPA Letter to Speaker Pelosi Regarding Regarding Annual Review on the Presence of Chinese Companies in U.S. Capital Markets

CPA sent the following letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) to include a provision in the Senate-passed U.S. Innovation and Competition Act (USICA) (S. 1260) in any bill the House passes to address competition with China. The provision, Section 3407 — Annual Review on the Presence of Chinese Companies in United States Capital Markets…

CPA: Congress Must Include Bipartisan, Bicameral National Critical Capabilities Defense Act in China Competitiveness Bill

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today called on Congress to include the bipartisan, bicameral National Critical Capabilities Defense Act in any China competitiveness legislation considered by the House and Senate. The legislation was introduced in the Senate by Senators Bob Casey (D-PA) and John Cornyn (R-TX). It was introduced in the…

CPA Urges House Committee to Reject Pro-China Trade Provisions in Senate China Bill

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today wrote to Members of the House Ways and Means Committee regarding renewed efforts in Congress to “pass legislation to increase our nation’s competitiveness with China in the face of decades of economic espionage, theft of trade secrets and Intellectual Property (IP), state support for key…