CPA, Independent Retailers Call on Congress to Address De Minimis Loophole Exploited by China

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today, along with nearly a dozen independent retail associations, called on Congress to address an import loophole, known as de minimis, that is used by non-market economies and counterfeiters to ship hundreds of millions of packages valued under $800 into the United States without inspection, information…

CPA Fact Sheet: Forced Labor in China

CPA FACT SHEET: Forced Labor in China An analysis of the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act  The problem. Since 2017, more than a million Uyghurs and other ethnic minorities in China have been forced into a vast network of “re-education camps” in the far west region of Xinjiang. The U.S. State Department has assessed this as “genocide.”…

Coalition Letter Regarding the COMPETES Act’s Inclusion of Legislation to Address De Minimis Loophool

CPA joined the following coalition letter in support of the inclusion of Representative Earl Blumenauer’s (D-OR) Import Security and Fairness Act in the America COMPETES Act, House Democrats China competition bill. CPA strongly supports the Import Security and Fairness Act, which will narrow an import loophole, known as de minimis, that is used by non-market…

Katy Perry Shills for Shein as China’s Direct-to-US Consumer Model Takes Hold

China’s fast-fashion company Shein is the epitome of the new direct-to-China retail model. Unless de minimis trade rules are changed to match China’s the merger of the U.S. and China virtual economies will have a devastating impact on retail, manufacturing, and commercial real estate nationwide.