A Boston Celtics player gets the NBA team in trouble in China. But Enes Kanter is showing companies what is truly at stake if they dare go against a CCP narrative.
A House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing this week on climate change discusses the prevalence of green finance. And a growing distrust over China’s commitments and its solar supply chain, especially in Xinjiang.
A House committee hearing on the impact of the supply crisis on small businesses left out one key solution: import less, make more here.
Summary points: The import price of steel fell in the period following the 2018 imposition of a 25% steel tariff, an indicator that steel tariffs were not passed entirely onto consumers. Steel tariffs did not lead to a proportional rise in consumer prices of steel-intensive goods, such as automobiles. In many instances, firms will internalize…
A senior Chinese official told the U.S. China Business Council that the U.S. and China should partner on EVs and biotech. The private sector can do what it wants. But Washington should not take Beijing up on this offer.
In June, U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai gave a speech in which she outlined her vision of worker-centered trade, a popular phrase among Biden administration officials. According to Tai: “Build Back Better starts by growing the economy from the bottom up and the middle out and putting workers at the center of our economic plans…In…
An Indian drug market that’s been the subject of FDA warnings since 2017 is the apparent source of tainted medication sold in the U.S. and Canada. This is another example as to why we need to reshore critical supply of essential medication. Where is Congress?
China’s energy rationing hurts American supply chains already in trouble. Diversification away from China should continue full speed ahead for anyone concerned with economic security.
The Trump administration refused to approve new trade dispute judges to the WTO. The Biden administration isn’t in any real hurry to fix it.
By Charles Benoit, CPA Trade Counsel Regrettably, the Biden Administration announced last week that they’re open to tariff cuts to imports of Made-in-China merchandise. First up are 549 different products, mostly machinery and technology products. But more may be coming. Ambassador Tai stated in her recent speech at the Center for Strategic and International Studies…