Three Southeast Asian nations have become China’s “Mini Me” when it comes to the solar supply chain.
The roughly 485 million packages that come into the U.S. duty free via the de minimis loophole is “overwhelming” and that volume “makes it harder for us to police products for consumer safety,” James Joholske, director of the office of import surveillance at the U.S. Consumer Product and Safety Commission (CPSC) told the U.S. China Economic and Security Review Commission on March 1
Roughly 40 congressional staff members had a chance to meet with and hear from industry leaders as diverse as Florida farmers to multinational corporations in the renewable energy space about the trials and tribulations of competing with emerging markets that play by different rules. And often break existing ones.
The proposed acquisition of U.S. Steel by Japan’s Nippon Steel has understandably generated controversy and concern. At a gut-level, it feels wrong to many Americans.
China’s predatory auto industry is a direct threat to American auto manufacturers and the hundreds of thousands of hard-working men and women that rely on this critical industry.
“We are seeing a new consensus on trade. A lot of credit goes to President Trump and a lot of it goes to a bunch of working class Democrats,” Robert Lighthizer said at the first-ever Prosperity Summit.
Rep. Adrian Smith of the House Ways and Means trade subcommittee says the Generalized System of Preferences will be renewed, with retroactive tariff refunds worth billions.
Coalition vice presidents explain the FDAs shortcomings and why U.S. medicines are often in short supply in a new American Affairs Journal article.
Last year, the U.S. imported more goods from Mexico than it did from China. It was a first. Although the trade deficit with China is still the biggest out of every country, and more than the trade deficit with Mexico and Canada combined, Mexican imports totaled $475.6 billion in 2023 versus China’s $427.2 billion.
Modern-day smugglers are using the de minimis loophole to bring in illicit imports of fentanyl, pill presses, and all manner of contraband.