The House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure expects supply constraints to last into early 2022. Rep. John Garamendi of California highlights “tremendous trade imbalances” as one reason for the bottlenecks, caused by a surge in demand for Asian made goods.
A House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on clean energy technologies shows division among the parties, with one main agreement: the U.S. will lose out on this market if Washington allows for dependence on Asia for solar, wind and EV battery materials.
Free trade loses out to a bigger government role in securing domestic supply chains of critical medication.
An eye-opening exclusive by the WSJ shows just how much time and energy is being spent by American companies and Silicon Valley venture capitalists investing in semiconductor production…in China. The U.S. needs the CHIPS Act passed this year.
In a House Financial Services Committee hearing on Thursday, Congress appears frustrated in stopping illicit supply chains, and worries about China’s growing resource dominance in high tech and clean tech supply chains.
The Senate Judiciary Committee hears from witnesses on how to combat online-sold counterfeit goods from flooding the U.S. They missed one key remedy — de minimis rulemaking needs a closer look.
A House committee hearing on the impact of the supply crisis on small businesses left out one key solution: import less, make more here.
An Indian drug market that’s been the subject of FDA warnings since 2017 is the apparent source of tainted medication sold in the U.S. and Canada. This is another example as to why we need to reshore critical supply of essential medication. Where is Congress?
By Charles Benoit, CPA Trade Counsel Regrettably, the Biden Administration announced last week that they’re open to tariff cuts to imports of Made-in-China merchandise. First up are 549 different products, mostly machinery and technology products. But more may be coming. Ambassador Tai stated in her recent speech at the Center for Strategic and International Studies…
Whether China’s energy crunch is Beijing climate policy shooting some provinces in the foot or not, blackouts and factory closures will pressure U.S. supply chains that remain overly reliant on China. It’s time to move out of there.