CPA: UN Confirms Beijing’s Systematic Slave Labor, Torture, Forced Sterilization and other Human Rights Abuses of Uyghurs

Congress, Biden Administration Should Revoke PNTR for China WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today released a statement calling on Congress and the Biden administration to impose trade and capital markets sanctions on China following a report from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) accusing China…

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…

Inflation Reduction Act Knifes The Multilateral Trading System. Here’s what USTR Needs To Do.

The multilateral trading system, birthed on October 30, 1947, was unceremoniously knifed and left for dead by President Biden’s signing of the Inflation Reduction Act. This is an unprecedented move by the United States in our seventy-five year history as part of that system. Retaliation will come from much of the world. Here is what…

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 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…

CPA Economists to Testify to USITC on How Tariffs Grow the Economy and Protect National Security

WASHINGTON — This morning, two economists from the Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) will testify in a U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) hearing on how tariffs benefit American workers, domestic producers, and the U.S. economy. The USITC hearings will focus specifically on the Section 232 tariffs on specific industries, and the Section 301 tariffs…