On January 31, CPA trade counsel Charles Benoit gives a masters class on the history of trade tariffs, and how they were used to build the U.S. economy.
China’s JA Solar Sets Up Shop In Arizona as Year-Old Forced Labor Law Targets Its Supply Chain Back Home
Arizona gets $60 million solar plant. But the owner is China’s JA Solar, a company that will be in the cross hairs of forced labor laws.
Canadian Solar is mostly Chinese-run and produced. Its solar panels in a Maine government project may be tainted by forced labor.
A Department of Energy official warns that China’s outsized role in the solar industry is a headwind for Biden’s green energy plans, and energy security.
The November trade deficit fell, but that didn’t stop the U.S. from record imports this year. The goods deficit is now over $1.1 trillion.
A Senate Commerce subcommittee hearing heard from witnesses who said worker shortages will ultimately be a drag on U.S. reshoring efforts. Pharmaceutical reps warned of high energy costs, which could add to import dependence.
The government’s latest trade figures show a surge in imports, even as the economy runs the risk of recession. A look at October trade flows.
Senator Cornyn calls for large trade agreements to counter China in latest hearing on international trade inside the Senate Finance Committee.
When it comes to duty-free China e-commerce, an advocacy group working for Amazon and Walmart tries to get the Senate Finance Committee on their side.
The Commerce Department says four Chinese solar companies in SE Asia circumvented US tariffs. Will Biden rescind his two year duty-free solar waiver?