The Trump administration refused to approve new trade dispute judges to the WTO. The Biden administration isn’t in any real hurry to fix it.
By Charles Benoit, CPA Trade Counsel Regrettably, the Biden Administration announced last week that they’re open to tariff cuts to imports of Made-in-China merchandise. First up are 549 different products, mostly machinery and technology products. But more may be coming. Ambassador Tai stated in her recent speech at the Center for Strategic and International Studies…
In speaking for the Biden administration this week at a conference at think tank CSIS in Washington, Katherine Tai said she didn’t want to “inflame relations” with China. Why this attitude gets us nowhere but towards the China-centric, pre-trade war status quo.
Wall Street will have to get used to a weaker dollar. If not, trillion-dollar trade deficits will be the norm. This comes at great expense to America’s industrial base, and the middle class.
The Last Word | A Return to American Made By Greg Owens Steel is in short supply in the U.S. and prices are surging, which drives up costs and squeezes profits. U.S. steel prices are 68% higher than the global market price and almost double China’s. The price gap is so wide that even with…
August was another big month for imports, with consumer goods leading the way. At this rate, the U.S. will post over a $1 trillion deficit in 2021, a record-breaker.
Katherine Tai spoke to CSIS this week about China. Some takeaways were better than others.
US Trade Representative Katherine Tai says Trump-era tariffs are effective against China. We expect fervent corporate pushback in the months ahead as Phase One trade deal expires, as well as other tariffs next spring.
CPA member Doug Berger started Industry Reimagined 2030 this year. Here is how he imagines it. Hint: he doesn’t think the government can fully protect us, or throw money our way forever. Something else has to be done.
The Mexican & Guatemalan governments are working against their own peoples’ interests. Rather than weakening our rules of origin, North American leaders should be united in recapturing market share lost to China.