Monthly trade figures show a slowing economy. Deep dives show goods gap likely to shrink. And in advanced tech, only aerospace has a trade surplus.
But rebuttal to Sullivan’s Brookings Institution speech shows a group of DC influencers are less inclined to support local manufacturing out of concerns about allied relations, more.
On Friday, March 31, the U.S. Treasury launched their latest torpedo targeting the Inflation Reduction Act’s domestic manufacturing policies. This time, it’s over what countries have a “free trade agreement” with the United States. This is actually universally understood fact: there are twenty countries. But to grow the list beyond the twenty, so as to…
Two bills circulating in the Senate want to repeal China’s Most Favored Nation trading status. CPA trade lawyer Charles Benoit explains what it means.
A look inside the Feb 28 Senate hearing on China export controls, and the Banking Committee’s debate on how to best compete with the world’s No. 2 economy.
Should China be allowed to buy U.S. farmland? What about agribusiness operations that are near military installments?
Another day, another hearing on China on Capitol Hill. The House Foreign Affairs Committee held a hearing on Feb. 28 titled “Combatting the Generational Challenge of CCP Aggression”, with the main topic members and witnesses from the State and Commerce departments being export controls. Lastly, “decoupling” was brought up by Chairman Michael McFaul (R-TX) and…
A look at what states are banning Chinese tech companies like Lenovo, and why more are following this trend started by the state of Georgia.
Last August, President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act, a sweeping bill that has already led to tens of billions in private investment into U.S. manufacturing. But the U.S. Treasury department’s haphazard, inchoate implementation of the electric vehicle purchasing tax credits has led to consumer chaos and uncertainty in the new car market. Worse yet,…
A new report by the Government Accountability Office highlights the need for revamped trade deals. But missing from the discussion is the case for more local supply chains.