CPA Statement on Trump Phase One Deal with China

CPA members see tariffs working, want them made permanent Washington. The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA), which represents producers throughout the nation’s heartland, is pleased that President Trump’s Phase One deal with China appears to be keeping the current tariffs in place and adding some tariffs to additional imports on December 15.  “The tariffs are…

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Press Release | Manufacturers’ Petition Shows Support for December 15 Tariff Increase

Over 260 Industrial Companies Thank Trump for China Tariffs Washington. Hundreds of US manufacturers have jointly signed a petition to President Trump reiterating their support for Section 301 tariffs on subsidized imports from China. In a letter to the president, sent ahead of a planned December 15 tariff increase, more than 260 domestic manufacturers expressed their “sincerest appreciation”…

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Press Release \ Job Quality Instant Report: Job Creation and Job Quality are up in November

Job Quality Instant Report: Job Creation and Job Quality are up in November Total non-farm payroll employment rose by 266,000 jobs in November, substantially above the median market expectation of 185,000. Within the private sector, goods-producing employment (mining and logging, construction, and manufacturing) increased by 48,000 jobs, while the service-providing sector created 206,000 new jobs.…

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Why Is Trump a Tariff Man?

Editor’s Note: Really bad piece by Krugman defending the good old days of globalist free trade and offshoring. “This system worked well for many years.” No remorse for loss of important industries that we invented. Or job quality erosion. It’s all about the power — and the cronyism. [Paul Krugman | December 5, 2019 | NY…

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