Press Release: CPA Praises Hike in Tariffs on Chinese Imports

CPA Praises Hike in Tariffs on Chinese Imports Tariff increase provides negotiating leverage, helps domestic manufacturers  Washington. The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today strongly praised the Trump administration’s decision to increase tariff rates on $200 billion worth of imports from China. President Trump had previously delayed a planned tariff increase—scheduled to take effect…

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China Never Stopped Managing its Trade

Excerpt. “Forget the formal structure of “trade”—tariffs, quotas and the like. They don’t matter much when the bulk of China’s imports are carried out by state owned companies, or by private companies that can only import with a license from China’s state.” So long as the bulk of China’s imports from the United States (and many…

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First Ever Made in U.S.A. Trade Show

Excerpt: Michael Stumo, CEO of the CPA, said, “We’re very pleased to participate in the Made in America trade show. Consumers want to buy American-made products, and they understand the connection between good jobs at home and the viability of local producers. We highly recommend attending this important event and will be encouraging our members to…

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U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Ceramic Tile from China

Editors note. Administration continues increasing trade enforcement. Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the initiation of new antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations to determine whether ceramic tile from China is being dumped in the United States and to determine if producers in China are receiving unfair subsidies. [May 1, 2019 |…

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Huawei Backdoors Found By Vodafone, Risking Unauthorized Access To Network

Excerpt: FBI Director Christopher Wray said last week, “China seems determined to steal its way up the economic ladder, at our expense… They’re strategic in their approach—they actually have a formal plan, set out in five-year increments, to achieve dominance in critical areas.” On Tuesday, Vodafone, Europe’s largest phone company, “acknowledged that it found vulnerabilities going back years with…

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