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.
Thirty years ago, Clint Eastwood held a gun to his rival’s head and asked the question: “Do you feel lucky, punk?” That is what the Chinese solar manufacturers are doing today, with President Biden at the other end of that Magnum 44 six-shooter. On March 28th, Biden’s Commerce Department decided to pursue an anti-circumvention case…
Janet Yellen tells The Atlantic Council that the U.S. needs more resilient supply chains. But judging by her speech, reshoring was not part of the solution.
The U.S. China Economic And Security Review Commission debated ways to better deal with China’s non-market economy in the WTO. Tariffs were part of the solution.
At a hearing by the U.S. China Economic and Security Review Commission, the Market Access Charge is brought up as a way to balance trade.
At a hearing by the U.S. China Economic and Security Review Commission, panelists agree that removing China from its Permanent Normal Trade Relations status with the U.S. is not (yet) in the cards.