CPA Letter to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen Regarding Capital Markets Sanctions Against Chinese Companies

CPA, along with human rights groups, sent the following letter to Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen urging her to protect American retail investors and U.S. national security by implementing capital markets sanctions against Chinese companies pursuant to President Joe Biden’s Executive Order (EO) 14032. Fight for Freedom. Stand with Hong Kong., Hong Kong Watch,…

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Restarting Tariff Exclusions Undermines Build Back Better, Rewards CCP Recalcitrance

By Charles Benoit, CPA Trade Counsel Regrettably, the Biden Administration announced last week that they’re open to tariff cuts to imports of Made-in-China merchandise. First up are 549 different products, mostly machinery and technology products. But more may be coming. Ambassador Tai stated in her recent speech at the Center for Strategic and International Studies…

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CPA Statement on President Biden’s Remarks on the Global Supply Chain Crisis

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today released a statement following President Biden’s remarks on the global supply chain crisis. “For months, the U.S. economy has been plagued by a global supply chain crisis that has illuminated America’s dependence on foreign producers and workers for critical products,” said Michael Stumo, CEO of…

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Commerce Department Must Address Chinese Circumvention, Protect U.S Companies from Chinese Retaliation

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today released a statement after the American Solar Manufacturers Against Chinese Circumvention (“A-SMACC”) filed a response with the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding illegal and unfair circumvention of trade remedies on Chinese solar cells and modules. The Department of Commerce requested additional information from the group…

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Job Quality Index Falls to 81.67 as More Service Sector Workers Return to Work

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today announced that the U.S. Private Sector Job Quality Index (JQI) fell slightly to 81.67 in August, down 0.91% from the previous month, as low-quality jobs increased in sectors including food service, hospitality, and arts/recreation. The relative wage in manufacturing sectors including medical equipment and plastic…

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