CPA Applauds Senate Passage of Online Country of Origin Labeling Bill

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today applauded the Senate passage of Senator Tammy Baldwin’s (D-WI) COOL Online Act, which would mandate that country-of-origin labeling (COOL) be clearly and conspicuously stated in any website description of a product. This would protect Americans’ right to know where the products they buy are made…

CPA Reshoring Index Improves Slightly in 2020 as Manufacturing Trade Deficit Plunges to Worst Ever

Executive Summary The CPA Reshoring Index is the first and only measure of U.S. producers’ share of the U.S. domestic market for manufactured goods. It is calculated from federal government data on manufacturing production, imports, and exports. The Reshoring Index for 2020 shows that U.S. producers had a 69.6% share of the U.S. market with…

Amazon and other retailers oppose measure to require country-of-origin labeling for goods sold online

The proposal has bipartisan support in China-related legislation moving through the Senate By  Jeanne Whalen and Abha Bhattarai May 27, 2021 Amazon and other retailers are opposing a bipartisan measure that would require online sellers to clearly state where their products are made, a rule proponents say could help consumers seeking U.S.-made goods. The measure, backed…