CPA Praises White House Implementation of Section 301 Tariffs on High-Tech Goods from China

Washington. The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA), which includes more than 4 million members in the manufacturing, agricultural, and labor sectors, today strongly praised the Trump Administration’s implementation of new tariffs on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods produced via intellectual property theft, forced technology transfer, and cyber attacks. CPA sees this Section 301 tariff…

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China Pushing to Control US Rail Industry

Editors note. Another US industry China is trying to takeover using taxpayer funds. Rahm Emanuel, the Chicago mayor, is helping the Chinese rather than working for American companies and workers. The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is taking steps to control the U.S. rail industry, leveraging state funding to undercut competitors, force private companies out of…

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Coalition for a Prosperous America Endorses ‘Fair Trade with China Enforcement Act.’

Says bill is major step toward addressing China’s cyberhacking and high-tech theft Washington. The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA), which represents more than 4.1 million manufacturing, agricultural, and labor households, has endorsed the ‘Fair Trade with China Enforcement Act’ recently introduced by Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) in the Senate and Congressmen Mike Conaway (TX-11)…

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Behind Trump’s Exasperation

Editors Notes: CPA’s CEO, Michael Stumo, just returned from a trip to Berlin during which he spoke with German government officials and think tanks. Some Germans understand the problem of their trade surplus in the US trade deficit, but others do not. Certainly, the German government has not acted to balance trade or to contribute…

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Corporations Push Profits Into Tax Havens as Countries Struggle in Pursuit, Study Says

Editors note: this article makes clear that CPA’s preferred tax system, sales factor apportionment, would be better for US production. It would eliminate the tax discrimination in favor of multinational in foreign companies and against against US domestic companies. Multinational companies shift about 40% of the profits they earn outside their home countries into tax havens, eluding…

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Kudlow suggests U.S. might not comply with adverse WTO rulings on 232 tariffs

Editors note: It is significant that Larry Kudlow said this rather than trade hawks like Peter Navarro. Also, citing national interests as more important than the globalist WTO is reminiscent of an important book by Gomory and Baumol called “Global Trade and Conflicting National Interests. National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow on Wednesday signaled that the Trump…

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