The trade deficit is financing China’s rise, some members of the House Ways & Means Subcommittee on Trade say. What’s at stake? Is it fixable?
De minimis becomes topic of discussion at this week’s Congressional-Executive China Commission. CPA submits a letter on the issue calling for changes to the duty-free rule.
China Commission Warns of China’s Near Parity with US In Advanced Tech; Doubts Export Restrictions Are Working
The U.S. China Economic and Security Review Commission heard from 10 witnesses in a hearing on China’s defense tech. In some areas, from hypersonic missiles to drones, China is way ahead of us.
What the U.S. trade deficit for February is telling us about American supply chains, and dollar strength due to rising interest rates.
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…
A review of last week’s House Select Committee on the CCP. In the latest, the Uyghur Forced Labor Law, and how banned products are still sold here.
Members of the Senate Finance Committee try convincing USTR Katherine Tai of the importance of free trade. She explains why, and where, that might not work.
A Senate hearing on pharmaceutical shortages discusses America’s dependence on India and China, and what can be done to reshore.
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.
This tribute was originally published in Tax Notes on March 20, 2023. Bill Parks of Moscow, Idaho, was an American patriot in the best way possible. William Parks (known as Bill to everyone) died the evening of March 5 near Boise. Bill will be remembered for his passion for the natural world, the many people he impacted, and his…