CPA Letter to Speaker Pelosi Regarding Regarding Annual Review on the Presence of Chinese Companies in U.S. Capital Markets

CPA sent the following letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) to include a provision in the Senate-passed U.S. Innovation and Competition Act (USICA) (S. 1260) in any bill the House passes to address competition with China. The provision, Section 3407 — Annual Review on the Presence of Chinese Companies in United States Capital Markets…

CPA: Congress Must Include Bipartisan, Bicameral National Critical Capabilities Defense Act in China Competitiveness Bill

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today called on Congress to include the bipartisan, bicameral National Critical Capabilities Defense Act in any China competitiveness legislation considered by the House and Senate. The legislation was introduced in the Senate by Senators Bob Casey (D-PA) and John Cornyn (R-TX). It was introduced in the…

CPA Urges House Committee to Reject Pro-China Trade Provisions in Senate China Bill

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today wrote to Members of the House Ways and Means Committee regarding renewed efforts in Congress to “pass legislation to increase our nation’s competitiveness with China in the face of decades of economic espionage, theft of trade secrets and Intellectual Property (IP), state support for key…

CPA Applauds Bipartisan Senate Letter Supporting Extension of 201 Solar Safeguard Tariffs, Ending Bifacial Exclusion Loophole

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today applauded a bipartisan letter led by Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) in support of extending the Section 201 solar safeguard tariffs on Chinese imports, including imported bifacial solar products, for four years. The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) unanimously recommended that the…

CPA to House Leadership: Stop Buying Chinese Masks

“Right now, there are American companies that employ American workers that are manufacturing N95 masks and other critical health care products like PPE… Congress should not be supporting … Chinese manufacturers over American companies and workers — especially with taxpayer dollars.” WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today urged House Speaker Nancy…

CPA: Biden Administration Must Continue Efforts to End Continued Exploitation of Bifacial Exclusion Loophole

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today urged the Biden administration to end the bifacial solar panel exclusion loophole after the Department of Justice (DOJ) filed an appeal last Friday. DOJ appealed the U.S. Court of International Trade’s (CIT) prior ruling that removed Section 201 tariffs on imports of bifacial solar panels.…

CPA Applauds Chairman Blumenauer Bill to Fix Rampant Abuse of “De Minimis” Import Loophole

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) applauded new legislation introduced by U.S. Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), Chairman of the House Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee. The bill will narrow an import loophole, known as de minimis, that is used by non-market economies and counterfeiters to ship hundreds of millions of packages valued…

Senior Republicans Pushing Trade Bill to Disarm America, Serve CCP and Multinationals

By Charles Benoit, CPA Trade Counsel The American people don’t want to be dependent on China for things we need. But some senior Republicans in Congress continue to choose multinational corporations over Americans. By extension, they’re also choosing multinationals’ fealties to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). The current GOP troubles started last summer, when Senator…