Press Release: CPA Applauds Renegotiation of US-South Korea Trade Agreement

Calls renegotiation a solid step toward future trade progress    Washington. The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) congratulates the Trump Administration for concluding the first-ever renegotiation in US history of a trade agreement, the Korea-US Free Trade Agreement (KORUS). Seoul agreed to double the number of US autos allowed into the South Korean market and to…

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2018 Annual Trade Conference Gallery

Members of the Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) visited more than 100 House and Senate offices in the nation’s capital this week to sound an alarm: America’s massive, growing trade deficit is killing jobs, harming communities, and stifling economic growth. In a two-day blitz, CPA members left their mark on Capitol Hill, urging Members…

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New U.S. Trade Policy and National Security Outcomes with the Republic of Korea

“The improved KORUS agreement reflects the President’s leadership in delivering more reciprocal trade outcomes benefiting U.S. workers, exporters, and businesses. The United States and Korea have strengthened an important economic relationship by agreeing to substantial improvements to KORUS that will help rebalance our trade, reduce our trade deficit, and expand U.S. export opportunities.”  – U.S. Trade Representative Robert…

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President Hoffa statement on China 301 Tariffs

“Earlier this month, I sent a letter to the White House describing the Teamsters’ support for the recent analysis and action under Section 232 to protect our national security through strategic tariffs on steel and aluminum.  Today, I commend the United States Trade Representative for the bold enforcement action against unfair Chinese trade practices under Section 301.…

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White House Press Release: What They Are Saying in Support of the President’s 301 Trade Actions

THE WHITE HOUSEOffice of the Press SecretaryFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMarch 23, 2018 WHAT THEY ARE SAYING: SUPPORT FOR PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP’S SECTION 301 TRADE ACTIONS Members of Congress Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY): “President Trump is exactly right this afternoon to propose a plan designed to punish China for its most flagrant trade abuses. I’ve…

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China Started the Trade War, Not Trump

If there’s a trade war between the U.S. and China, don’t blame Donald Trump : China started it long before he became president. [Greg Ip | March 23, 2018 | WSJ] Even free traders and internationalists agree China’s predatory trade practices—which include forcing U.S. business to transfer valuable technology to Chinese firms and restricting access…

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Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) Praises President Trump’s Efforts to Tackle China’s Economic Aggression

Washington. The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) strongly supports President Trump’s announcement of new efforts to defend the US economy against economic aggression from China. Specifically, President Trump will take three key steps that CPA views as crucial toward revitalizing America’s industrial strength: Impose tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese products manufactured through stolen technology…

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CPA Statement in Support of President’s Tariffs Against China IP Theft

Statement by Daniel DiMicco (Chairman, Coalition for a Prosperous America) and Michael Stumo (CEO, Coalition for a Prosperous America):  Our bipartisan coalition of manufacturing, agricultural and labor members strongly supports the president’s bold actions. Beijing has engaged in ‘economic aggression’ for more than 20 years and the largest IP theft in the history of the world economy. Government-owned firms have repeatedly hacked America’s leading…

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