Solar and steel tariffs helped the industry expand. Here is where the naysayers were wrong about rising prices and market destruction due to anti-dumping charges and other trade remedies.
For years, mainstream politicians and economists have pooh-poohed America’s huge and growing trade deficits and tried to argue they don’t matter. In the first quarter of 2022, those commentators got a wake-up call from the Bureau of Economic Analysis. On April 28, the BEA issued a press release pointing out that U.S. gross domestic product…
The U.S. China Economic and Security Review Commission discussed the tight-linked China-India pharmaceutical supply chain, and tossed aside the notion that sweeping trade deals with India and the region are good ideas.
By Amanda Mayoral Summary Global supply-chain crises, over-dependence on foreign production and government stimulus best explain the current inflation problem. Policy makers should learn from current crises and enact policies to reduce our strong dependence on unreliable foreign suppliers. Tariffs can cause a one-time rise in prices, but they don’t cause persistent month-after-month…
The Senate Intelligence Committee discusses China’s strategy for economic and technological dominance. Senator Marco Rubio wonders if China will hold supply chains hostage.
The Health subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee have moved the FDA user-fee reauthorization bill to final committee. Chairwoman Eshoo says it is on track for September approval.
A bipartisan group of Republicans and Democrats support including the pro-China trade provision in the Senate USICA bill in the new Bipartisan Innovation Act.
An overvalued dollar is helping to exacerbate the country’s largest-ever trade deficit in goods. The U.S. is on pace for $1.1 trillion deficit in 2022.
A House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing warned against creating economic dead zones in rush to switch to renewables.
Semiconductor Manufacturing Becomes Problem for Defense Industry, Senate Armed Services Committee Says
The Senate Armed Services Committee heard testimony this week from defense industry experts warning about the declining domestic market share for microelectronics.