U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy (R-LA) has released a discussion draft of a sweeping, ambitious bill titled the “Americas Act”. The bill states its aim to “establish a regional trade, investment, and people-to-people partnership of countries in the Western Hemisphere”. But unlike every other U.S. trade agreement in the last century, the Americas Act actually undertakes…
The Covid-19 pandemic gave big pharma big payday. But it also caused the industry to rethink a globalized supply chain centered on Asia. What will it take to reshore at least some generic drugs to the U.S.
Global Rebalancing Will Lead to Global Prosperity European leaders and the media are up in arms over recent U.S. policy decisions to support the reshoring of American industry. The export ban on advanced U.S. semiconductor equipment, the tax credits for renewable energy equipment made in the U.S., and especially the support for American-made electric vehicles…
U.S. steel imports from Mexico have surged despite a 2019 U.S.-Mexico agreement to maintain steel imports at past levels.
Can the U.S. really bring manufacturing home? A McKinsey study shows that existing concentration of some supply chains will make it hard. Here’s what needs to be done.
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.
By Charles Benoit, CPA Trade Counsel In December, the U.S.-China Commission, a group created by Congress to advise on managing the bilateral relationship, formally recommended that China lose its Most-Favored Nation (MFN) tariff status. Referencing the decision to grant China permanent MFN status in 2001, Speaker McCarthy said in remarks on the House floor yesterday…
Canadian Solar is mostly Chinese-run and produced. Its solar panels in a Maine government project may be tainted by forced labor.
U.S. pharmaceutical imports have skyrocketed in the last ten years, with imports from China, India and Mexico leading the surge.
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.