Attacks on Americas Act Reveals Opponents of WTO Tariff Reform Have No Solutions

Attacks on Americas Act Reveals Opponents of WTO Tariff Reform Have No Solutions

CPA has championed the need for the United States to free itself from the Literally America Last shackles of WTO tariff commitments. Most are unaware that every WTO Member, including the United States, has pledged maximum tariff rates applicable to every other WTO member. Under the WTO system, there’s no single maximum rate, but rather…

Senate Finance: De Minimis

Senate Finance’s Subcommittee on Trade Takes One-Sided Approach to De Minimis Import Rule

The U.S. Senate Finance Subcommittee for International Trade, Customs, and Global Competitiveness took a one-sided view on the de minimis exemption in a hearing on Tuesday, rejecting anything but technocratic changes to the global duty-free rule for small packages priced under $800.

CPA CEO Michael Stumo and USTR's Beth Baltzan Talk Trade

A New Trade Policy Has Emerged: CPA CEO Michael Stumo Chats with USTR Senior Advisor Beth Baltzan

A new trade policy isn’t just emerging; it’s emerged. Six years after former President Donald Trump and his chief trade diplomat Robert Lighthizer imposed tariffs on nearly $400 billion worth of imported goods from China, President Biden has done the same.

CPA Applauds Biden Administration Actions to Strengthen U.S. Solar Manufacturing Industry

CPA Applauds Biden Administration Actions to Strengthen U.S. Solar Manufacturing Industry

Today’s announcement is a welcome signal step by the Biden administration that it recognizes the importance of supporting America’s solar manufacturing industry and that a whole-of-government approach is needed to counter China’s actions to dominate the global solar supply chain.

De Minimis and Fentanyl

Members of Coalition To Close The De Minimis Loophole Provide Evidence Demonstrating the Significant Role De Minimis Plays in Illicit Fentanyl Trafficking

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Members of the Coalition to Close the De Minimis Loophole, representing diverse American voices and millions of people committed to fix the de minimis crisis—from the families of victims of fentanyl fatalities, law enforcement, drug prevention organizations and nonprofit and nonpartisan organizations, including labor unions, manufacturers, business associations and consumer safety advocacy…