ITC Study Proves Effectiveness of China Tariffs on Boosting Domestic Production, Reducing Dependence on Imports

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today released a statement regarding a report by the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) analyzing the effects of Section 232 and Section 301 tariffs on more than $300 billion of U.S. imports. The USITC report found that the tariffs reduced imports from China, effectively stimulated more…

CPA Urges Biden Administration to End Suspension of Tariffs on PPE Imports

America needs to be prepared for the next health crisis WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) urged the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Katherine Tai to reimpose tariffs on imports of personal protective equipment (PPE). Specifically, CPA opposes the continuation of COVID-related exclusions for 81 medical care products. In a submission to Ambassador…

Record U.S. Goods Trade Deficit in 2022 As Electronics, Vietnam Imports Rise

Key Points The U.S. goods trade deficit ballooned to $1.19 trillion in 2022, an increase of 9% from the previous year. This is a U.S. and world record. Imports of electronic goods, machinery & appliances, and vehicles account for more than half of the trade deficit. While China continues to be the leading source of…

CPA Applauds Bipartisan Letter Urging Biden Administration to Take Action Against Mexican Steel Surge

Dramatic Increase Violates 2019 U.S.-Mexico Agreement WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today applauded Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) for leading a bipartisan letter to Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo and U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai urging them to take action against Mexico’s blatant and continuing breach of a 2019 agreement to lift…