Growing Evidence Shows GSP Trade Liberalization Programs Hurt, Not Help

Original by CPA Chief Economist Jeff Ferry published in Foreign Policy News Early in June, the Senate passed its signature “China bill,” a wide-ranging piece of legislation intended to counter Beijing’s industrial rise and spur U.S. technological competitiveness. Included in the bill was a reauthorization of the longstanding Generalized System of Preferences (GSP), a tariff…

Opinion\ Senate’s Production Tax Credit Could Reshore U.S. Solar Manufacturing

Jeff Ferry \ June 30, 2021 \ Real Clear Energy As the U.S. transitions away from fossil fuels, it’s clear that solar power will play a key role in providing clean, renewable energy for the nation. However, Washington must decide whether solar power will come from American companies and workers—or from China. That’s because years…

Opinion\ Domestic manufacturers that hire and produce in the U.S. need a better global corporate tax deal

David Morse \ June 2021 \ MarketWatch Every year, dozens of large multinational corporations generate enormous profits in America’s lucrative consumer market. But thanks to clever profit shifting, they’re able to avoid paying much of their U.S. corporate-tax obligations. In fact, a study by the Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) found that America’s 500…