How Steel Tariffs Are Helping US Workers

This article is an expanded version of testimony delivered by Mr. Ferry to the U.S. International Trade Commission on July 22, 2022.   The Section 232 steel tariffs have benefited the U.S. steel industry and its workforce American steelworkers earned an average of $117,200 last year, making steel one of the best-paying industrial sectors in…

CPA Coalition Letter to House Rules Committee Re Preventing Investing in Chinese Companies Undermining Basic Human Rights, American Values, and Interests

CPA sent the following letter to the House Rules Committee requesting they make in order amendments to the FY2023 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would prevent individuals, entities, and the U.S. government from investing in harmful entities that undermine U.S. values, basic human rights, and the stated security objectives and interests of the U.S.…

CPA Coalition Letter to House Rules Committee re Protecting Federal Retirement Dollars from Flowing to China

CPA sent the following letter to the House Rules Committee requesting they make in order amendments that would protect American government employees from the harms caused by investing their hard-earned retirement dollars in an inefficient market, state- controlled companies, and adversarial country – the People’s Republic of China. The amendments would require the Federal Retirement…

CPA to Biden: Gutting Tariffs won’t Lower Inflation. It’s Just a Gift to China.

“A move by President Joe Biden to remove tariffs on Chinese consumer goods will do little to dent inflation, economists say, and risks further hamstringing Democratic candidates in political battlegrounds.” — Bloomberg (July 5, 2022)   WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today released a statement urging President Biden to not implement…

CPA Statement on Implementation of Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today released a statement in response to the Forced Labor Enforcement Task Force’s (FLETF) release of its Report to Congress titled, “Strategy for the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act.” The Report acknowledges that the “PRC government engages in genocide and crimes against humanity” more than once,…

New CPA/CTT Report Highlights Dangers of Potential Apple Memory Chip Deal with Government-Subsidized Chinese Supplier

WASHINGTON — A new Policy Paper, co-written by Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) and China Tech Threat (CTT), highlights the dangers of an impending decision by Apple to begin using Chinese-made memory chips in the iPhone 14. The paper outlines how this creates security risks for Apple and the United States, and would risk…

Silicon Sellout Paper: The Five Risks of An Apple-YMTC Deal

By Jeff Ferry, CPA Chief Economist, and Roslyn Layton, Ph.D., Co-Founder, China Tech Threat This Policy Paper, co-written by Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) and China Tech Threat (CTT), highlights the dangers of an impending decision by Apple to begin using Chinese-made memory chips in the iPhone 14. The paper outlines how this creates…

CPA Letter to Leaders of the House and Senate Regarding Inclusion of Provision Targeting Companies Complicit in Forced Labor

CPA sent the following letter to Majority Leader Schumer, Minority Leader McConnell, Speaker Pelosi, and Minority Leader McCarthy regarding CPA’s support of the inclusion of a House-passed provision targeting certain companies complicit in forced labor in the final conference report of the China competition bill Download the letter here.  Dear Majority Leader Schumer, Minority Leader McConnell, Speaker Pelosi, and Minority Leader…