U.S. Challenges in EV Battery Production

By Amanda Mayoral   The U.S. is lagging behind China and the European Union in production of lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles. Forecasts show the U.S. will fall further behind China by 2025 and remain dependent on imports for more than half of its EV battery needs. This CPA Policy Paper by CPA Economist Amanda…

DOE Confirms: Biden’s DPA Plan for American Solar is Fake

NBC News Confirms: Biden Sabotaged Commerce Investigation, “nobody will be punished.” WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today issued a statement after the Department of Energy (DOE) confirmed to multiple U.S. domestic solar manufacturers that President Biden’s authorization to use the Defense Production Act (DPA) to accelerate domestic production of solar panels…

Leading Customs Authorities Make The Case Against De Minimis Commerce

Leading customs authorities make the case against de minimis commerce By Charles Benoit, CPA Trade Counsel “De minimis” treatment for imports, which is available if the shipper declares the value under $800, cannot be effectively policed, and undermines fundamental fairness. That was the message from top authorities in the customs field at a Washington International…

CPA Applauds Brown, Casey, Kaptur Bicameral Letter in Support of Commerce Investigation into Illegal Chinese Circumvention

Senators, Members Call out SEIA as Agent of China WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today applauded U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Bob Casey (D-PA), along with U.S. Representative Marcy Kaptur (D-OH-9), led a bicameral letter to President Biden to express their support for the Department of Commerce’s (DOC) investigation into…

CPA Applauds Bipartisan Brown, Portman Letter Urging Biden to Keep Section 301 Tariffs in Place

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today applauded Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Rob Portman (R-OH) for leading a bipartisan letter to President Joe Biden in support of continuing the Section 301 tariffs imposed on China. The tariffs were imposed after a U.S. investigation found that China was stealing hundreds of billions…

Commerce Department Targets SEIA’s Chinese Members Linked to Forced Labor in Solar Investigation

United Steelworkers Concerned about SEIA’s Misinformation Campaign WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today released a statement after the Department of Commerce identified three Chinese solar manufacturers linked to forced labor that are members of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) in the Department’s anticircumvention investigation. The Department of Commerce is requiring…