Coalition to Close the De Minimis Loophole

Coalition to Close the De Minimis Loophole Launches: Dedicated to Stopping the Importation of Slave-Labor Made Products and Illicit Drugs Ravaging Communities

The Coalition to Close the De Minimis Loophole launched today, representing thousands of voices, from the families of victims of fentanyl fatalities and nonprofit and nonpartisan organizations to labor unions, domestic law enforcement associations, domestic manufacturers, and business associations.

Mexico

Mexico Replaces China for Imports. What’s Happening?

Last year, the U.S. imported more goods from Mexico than it did from China. It was a first. Although the trade deficit with China is still the biggest out of every country, and more than the trade deficit with Mexico and Canada combined, Mexican imports totaled $475.6 billion in 2023 versus China’s $427.2 billion.

Solar panels

Solar Tariffs Were Supposed to Ruin the Solar Business. They Didn’t, ITC Concludes.

Section 201 solar safeguard tariffs were supposed to ruin the solar business and completely stall deployment of solar on rooftops and vacant fields controlled by electric utility companies. But according to a U.S. government report, they did nothing of the sort.

Ways & Means: Drug Shortages

House Ways & Means Discusses Solutions To Drug Shortages, Foreign Lab Dependence

According to expert testimony given by the witnesses, the crisis is being fueled by poor manufacturing practices that have led to recalls by foreign drug manufacturers, and the race to the bottom on generic drug prices that make it impossible for American generic drug makers to compete with subsidized competitors in India and China.

Aurobindo Report

New CPA Report: Aurobindo, Largest Generic Drug Provider to U.S. Market, has Substantial Ties to Sanctioned CCP Companies

CPA’s report exposes that “Aurobindo does business with at least four suppliers that have ties to organizations under US sanctions for their connections to China’s military industry.”