Apple Freezes Plan After U.S. Senators, CPA Highlight Dangers of Chinese Chip Supplier

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today released a statement regarding reports that Apple has put on hold its plan to use memory chips from China’s government subsidized Yangtze Memory Technologies Co. (YMTC). Earlier this year, CPA and China Tech Threat (CTT) released a policy paper that highlighted the dangers of an…

CPA to Congress: U.S. Can Support Taiwan without a Trade Agreement

WASHINGTON — As the Biden administration and Congress consider a potential free trade deal with Taiwan, the Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) has documented why such a deal would work against U.S. interests while offering little in the way of meaningful protection for Taiwan. Earlier this month, CPA submitted testimony to the House Ways…

CPA Applauds Major Domestic Solar Manufacturing Expansion Announcements

Urges Biden Administration to Robustly Enforce U.S. Trade Policy WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today applauded an announcement by First Solar, the largest American solar manufacturer, that it plans to invest up to $1.2 billion in scaling production of American-made, responsibly-produced photovoltaic (PV) solar modules. As first reported by The Wall…

NEW: CPA’s Trade Model Shows Broad Tariff Increases would Create 10 Million Jobs

CPA’s Model Tariff Schedule Shows Industrial Policy can Boost U.S. Economy, Domestic Manufacturing, and Wages WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today released the results of a new economic model, the CPA Model Tariff Project, that shows substantial benefits in growth and jobs from a broad-based implementation of additional tariffs on all…

CPA Urges U.S. Customs Agency to Add Chinese Solar Companies to Forced Labor List

ICYMI: SEIA’s Chinese Members’ Shipments Detained by CBP  WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) requested that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) add additional Chinese companies to the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) Entity List, subjecting them to the presumption that their goods are made with forced labor. Earlier this week,…

CPA Applauds Provisions in Reconciliation Bill to Boost U.S. Domestic Solar Manufacturing

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today released a statement applauding a provision in the Inflation Reduction Act that would provide tax credits for domestic production of multiple stages of the solar supply chain, including modules, photovoltaic cells, and solar-grade polysilicon. The provision resembles legislation introduced last year by U.S. Senator Jon…

Canada Supports Democrats’ Call for Effective Tariff Protection of North American Automobile Industry

In a surprise development last night, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D, N.Y.) and Senator Joe Manchin (D, W.Va.), with support from President Biden, announced a deal on a massive tax, energy and healthcare legislative package. Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.), as of the time of this writing, has not indicated her support, and she’s a…