Greater import dependence makes countries more vulnerable to price shocks.
Jeff Ferry, CPA’s chief economist, takes a historical look at the early days of American industrial might, how it all went wrong through hyperglobalization, and where we must go from here.
The multilateral trading system, birthed on October 30, 1947, was unceremoniously knifed and left for dead by President Biden’s signing of the Inflation Reduction Act. This is an unprecedented move by the United States in our seventy-five year history as part of that system. Retaliation will come from much of the world. Here is what…
A look at what some senior executives are saying this earnings season about the dollar’s misalignment with the major currencies of the world.
CPA economists Jeff Ferry and Amanda Mayoral explain the continued deterioration of market share for domestic producers versus imports.
A China Beige Book executive makes the case for reshoring in testimony to the U.S. China Economic and Security Review Commission. Meanwhile, U.S. manufacturers continue to lose local market share to imports.
Manufactured goods helped increase exports for June and lowered the trade deficit for the month. But on balance, the U.S. is careening towards another record-breaking year for the goods trade deficit.
CPA tax policy director, David Morse, explains why mostly-domestic companies with over a billion in profits might get a more even playing field with rivals who use profit shifting, offshoring, to pay less taxes.
The economy is moving from growth to contraction, as Thursday’s 0.9% decline in GDP tells us. The debate over whether we are in a recession today is mostly pundits rehearsing their political messages for television, with the November election looming. We are almost certain to be in recession by year-end or early next year. I’m…
Canada Supports Democrats’ Call for Effective Tariff Protection of North American Automobile Industry
In a surprise development last night, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D, N.Y.) and Senator Joe Manchin (D, W.Va.), with support from President Biden, announced a deal on a massive tax, energy and healthcare legislative package. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.), as of the time of this writing, has not indicated her support, and she’s a…