A House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing on clean energy technologies shows division among the parties, with one main agreement: the U.S. will lose out on this market if Washington allows for dependence on Asia for solar, wind and EV battery materials.
Lago & Wang Nomination Hearing Shows Senate Finance Committee at Cross Purposes with Biden Administration
The Senate Finance Committee’s confirmation hearing for two trade specialists appointed by Biden shows an obvious rift with the Executive Branch over recent China trade decisions.
The U.S. China Business Council sent a letter to Treasury and the US Trade Representative to reduce tariffs ahead of Biden-Xi chat.
Free trade loses out to a bigger government role in securing domestic supply chains of critical medication.
An eye-opening exclusive by the WSJ shows just how much time and energy is being spent by American companies and Silicon Valley venture capitalists investing in semiconductor production…in China. The U.S. needs the CHIPS Act passed this year.
Background When inflation threatens America’s stability and economic growth, the Fed raises the Federal Funds Rate (FFR). This reduces domestic demand for borrowed funds, and that reduces the growth of domestic money in circulation and thus the rate of inflation. This approach worked reasonably well from the 1930s when the FFR became an official policy…
In a House Financial Services Committee hearing on Thursday, Congress appears frustrated in stopping illicit supply chains, and worries about China’s growing resource dominance in high tech and clean tech supply chains.
The trade deficit grew so much in September thanks to Asia imports that the U.S. will import the equivalent of the entire Mexican economy in 2021. A strong dollar is adding to the trade imbalances with Europe, Mexico, China and southeast Asia.
The Senate Judiciary Committee hears from witnesses on how to combat online-sold counterfeit goods from flooding the U.S. They missed one key remedy — de minimis rulemaking needs a closer look.
A report by business intel firm Horizon Advisory shows China’s encroachment on the European steel industry. What might it mean for Section 232 tariffs against European steel?