A House committee hearing on the impact of the supply crisis on small businesses left out one key solution: import less, make more here.
The Trump administration refused to approve new trade dispute judges to the WTO. The Biden administration isn’t in any real hurry to fix it.
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…
Wall Street will have to get used to a weaker dollar. If not, trillion-dollar trade deficits will be the norm. This comes at great expense to America’s industrial base, and the middle class.
August was another big month for imports, with consumer goods leading the way. At this rate, the U.S. will post over a $1 trillion deficit in 2021, a record-breaker.
Katherine Tai spoke to CSIS this week about China. Some takeaways were better than others.
US Trade Representative Katherine Tai says Trump-era tariffs are effective against China. We expect fervent corporate pushback in the months ahead as Phase One trade deal expires, as well as other tariffs next spring.
The Mexican & Guatemalan governments are working against their own peoples’ interests. Rather than weakening our rules of origin, North American leaders should be united in recapturing market share lost to China.
By Charles Benoit, CPA Trade Counsel All nations with a domestic car industry want to come out ahead in the transition to electric vehicles (EVs). But the truth is there will be winners and losers. Some are playing to win, and others aren’t. In this article, we’re going to take a look at India, a…
The U.S. China Economic and Security Commission held a three part hearing on U.S. China relations in 2021. In Part 1, treating Hong Kong like it is no different than Shanghai is now up for debate.