CPA Letter to Secretary of Defense Austin Regarding Urgent Updates Needed to List of Chinese Companies Subject to U.S. Capital Markets Sanctions

CPA sent the following letter to U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III regarding urgent updates that are needed to the 1260H Chinese Military Companies (CMCs) List and the inclusion of all CMCs on the OFAC NS-CMIC List to limit U.S. funding of China’s People’s Liberation Army. Dear Secretary Austin: Last week, General Milley…

CPA Letter to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen Regarding China 301 Tariffs

CPA sent the following letter to U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen regarding her remarks that “lowering some tariffs in a reciprocal way” on China is “a desirable outcome” that could help ease inflation. In the letter, CPA outlines that there is no evidence suggesting that our 301 tariffs on merchandise from China are driving inflation.…

CPA Applauds Efforts to Prevent Stateless Multinational Corporations from Gaming U.S. Corporate Tax System

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today released a statement on legislative efforts to resolve multinational tax avoidance that plagues the U.S. Treasury and puts U.S. domestic companies at a significant disadvantage to multinational competitors. Specifically, CPA supports reforms to the U.S. corporate tax system that prohibit tax avoidance through the book…

Not All Tariffs Are the Same: A Case to Consider Optimal Tariff Policy

Not All Tariffs Are the Same: A Case to Consider Optimal Tariff Policy   By Amanda Mayoral, CPA Economist   Summary Points: Despite popular misconception, economic theory has long suggested that tariffs can benefit a country, particularly one like the US. The most advantageous tariffs are optimal tariffs. This is because optimal tariffs balance the…

Expert Congressional Testimony Confirms: Congress Must End China’s Exploitation of U.S. Capital Markets, Protect U.S. Investors

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today submitted written testimony following a hearing in the House Financial Services Subcommittee on Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets titled, “Taking Stock of China, Inc.: Examining Risks to Investors and the U.S. Posed by Foreign Issuers in U.S. Markets.” CPA National Security Advisor Robby Stephany…

CPA Welcomes Eligibility Review of AGOA Beneficiaries

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today released a statement following the termination of Ethiopia, Guinea, and Mali from the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) tariff preference program as of January 1, 2022, absent urgent action to meet statutory eligibility criteria. “CPA welcomes the news that three AGOA beneficiary governments are…