A House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee hears from witnesses about how to curtail exports of critical technologies to China. Some say there are too many lists.
The U.S. is increasingly reliant on imported drugs from uninspected labs. It’s not safe. What can be done about it?
A look at recent studies on whether companies are sourcing manufactured goods from outside of China (they are), and if any of it that manufacturing is coming home since tariffs were imposed in 2018.
What are international standards organizations and what happens if China becomes the standard setter on things like artificial intelligence, and information technology and communications.
House Committee hears from witnesses who call for better trade enforcement, and keeping tariffs. Meanwhile, de minimis trade rule in the crosshairs again.
Alexander Hamilton advocated for trade tariffs and strong IP protections to build the U.S. economy and protect it from more powerful, or more devious adversaries. A debate in DC over whether we are heading towards Hamiltonian economics.
Monthly trade figures show a slowing economy. Deep dives show goods gap likely to shrink. And in advanced tech, only aerospace has a trade surplus.
Key Points The trade deficit with China has cost the U.S. 3.82 million jobs since 2001. Three-quarters of the job loss is concentrated in manufacturing, a total of 2.89 million manufacturing jobs lost. Job loss has been most concentrated in tradeable sectors. This has led to a decline of high paying jobs. The state-by-state analysis…
But rebuttal to Sullivan’s Brookings Institution speech shows a group of DC influencers are less inclined to support local manufacturing out of concerns about allied relations, more.
Jigar Shah, Director of the Loans Program Office at the DoE, is in charge of billions of dollars in new renewable energy loans. He once advocated for China solar power.