The Senate Finance Committee held a hearing on the one-year anniversary of the USMCA. U.S Steelworkers Union, and others, say where the new NAFTA is working, and where it’s not.
A Senate Commerce hearing on supply chain resilience praises the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act, but forgets that there is a trade provision in that act that actually does harm to any plans to diversify supply out of China.
Elizabeth Warren, others, say American multinationals too cushy with China. And it’s come at the detriment to American manufacturing labor.
From the environment to labor, the International Trade Commission looks at a compendium of academic literature over a roughly 18-year period to gauge whether agreements like NAFTA and KORUS were good deals. And for whom.
Dozens of trade organizations like the American Petroleum Institute and the California Retail Association want the House of Representatives to follow the Senate and weaken China tariffs.
Original by CPA Chief Economist Jeff Ferry published in Foreign Policy News Early in June, the Senate passed its signature “China bill,” a wide-ranging piece of legislation intended to counter Beijing’s industrial rise and spur U.S. technological competitiveness. Included in the bill was a reauthorization of the longstanding Generalized System of Preferences (GSP), a tariff…
Chinese “Uber for trucking” company, Full Truck Alliance (FTA), raised $1.6 billion in an initial public offering in the United States with help from Wall Street banks. While the initial haul is impressive, it is a mere fraction of the $20 billion FTA hopes to raise in the near future. To gain some appreciation for…
Some free trader Senators are still trying to revive the Trans-Pacific Partnership. New USTR nominees say to counter China, we need to “work with allies” in Asia. Fine. But TPP is not the answer.
Jeremy Streatfeild, Director, Office of African Affairs Office of the United States Trade Representative Edward Gresser, Chair of the Trade Policy Staff Committee, Office of the United States Trade Representative June 23, 2021 Re: Annual Review of Country Eligibility for Benefits under the African Growth and Opportunity Act, Docket USTR-2021-0009 Dear Messrs. Streatfeild and Gresser,…
China’s fast-fashion company Shein is the epitome of the new direct-to-China retail model. Unless de minimis trade rules are changed to match China’s the merger of the U.S. and China virtual economies will have a devastating impact on retail, manufacturing, and commercial real estate nationwide.