China’s Zero Covid protests should persuade Washington, businesses, and consumers that dependence on China for manufacturing American goods will dull the shine off iconic American brands. Political risks are rising.
CPA Committee member Michael Collins looks at what made globalization what it is today and considers the big money barriers to rolling it back.
Senator J.D. Vance of Ohio needs to be on the Senate Finance Committee for the good of the country. Even if Senator McConnell, the top Republican in the Senate, isn’t convinced about the good of the country part, he should see that not assigning Vance to Finance will surely doom Republicans to minority status in…
Banned cotton under Biden’s Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention law is making its way into the U.S. in Shein packages, a German lab has found.
A new International Trade Commission (ITC) report on the distributional effects of trade points out that import competition has negative and disproportionate effects on minority workers, workers without college education, and workers in manufacturing. In October 2022, the ITC published a report entitled “Distributional Effects of Trade and Trade Policy on U.S. Workers.” (https://www.usitc.gov/publications/332/pub5374.pdf)…
A project out of the Department of Health & Human Services promises more domestic supply of locally made vaccines and critical drugs. Will they finally deliver?
Jeff Ferry talks to Congress about Wall Street investments in companies banned for forced labor. And why the need for greater cap market sanctions.
Are greater restrictions against U.S. tech companies doing business with China coming with the new Congress? Some say yes.
CPA chief economist Jeff Ferry took on a Pepperdine University free trader in a firey debate this week.
Inflation remains due to supply chain problems. From China’s Zero Covid to European energy costs, the price of outsourcing manufacturing is getting high. Why reshoring is an inflation curb.