Written Testimony Before the House Ways & Means Subcommittee on Trade: Modernizing Customs Policies to Protect American Workers and Secure Supply Chains

The following written testimony was submitted by Michael Stumo, CEO of CPA, to the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade for a hearing titled, “Modernizing Customs Policies to Protect American Workers and Secure Supply Chains,” that was held on May 25, 2023. Read Stumo’s oral testimony here.           Written Testimony…

CPA Statement on House Vote to Override President Biden’s Veto of the Solar CRA

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today applauded the U.S. House of Representatives for holding a vote to override President Joe Biden’s veto of the bipartisan resolution of disapproval (H.J. Res. 39) under the Congressional Review Act (CRA) that would repeal the Biden administration’s Solar Emergency Declaration. This harmful Declaration, in effect…

American Quartz Industry Prevails Against Illegal Dumping by India, China, and Turkey

Quartz Importers Abandon Challenges to Lawfully Imposed AD/CVD Duties WASHINGTON — In a win for the U.S. domestic quartz manufacturing industry, MS International (MSI), one of the largest U.S. importers of quartz surface products (QSP), is abandoning its challenges to the antidumping duty and countervailing duty (AD/CVD) orders on QSP from China and Turkey, and…

China MFN Repeal Would Generate $198 Billion for U.S. Taxpayers

Key Points U.S. Intelligence Community reports document that China poses the single greatest threat to U.S. economic and national security. Its malign activities include direct threats to the U.S. and our allies, systemic human rights abuses and genocide, and consistent actions to undermine democracies around the world and the rules-based international order. The U.S. government’s…

Post PNTR: 3.8 million Jobs Lost Due to China

Key Points The trade deficit with China has cost the U.S. 3.82 million jobs since 2001. Three-quarters of the job loss is concentrated in manufacturing, a total of 2.89 million manufacturing jobs lost. Job loss has been most concentrated in tradeable sectors. This has led to a decline of high paying jobs. The state-by-state analysis…