Job Posting: Economic Research Assistant

THE OPPORTUNITY – ECONOMIC RESEARCH ASSISTANT You are invited to explore the position of Economic Research Assistant with the Coalition for a Prosperous America Education Fund. Our organization is dedicated to educational activities that will result in new and positive U.S. trade and economic policies to help America win the international competition for good jobs,…

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The auto industry is vital to our national security interests

The Trump administration is considering tariffs on automotive imports under the Section 232 provision for safeguarding U.S. national security.  Op-ed originally appeared on The Hill, June 19, 2018 Last month, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced the investigation, with an invitation for written comments and public testimony. The administration will consider the comments that come in, with…

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Office of Trade & Manufacturing Policy Report: “How China’s Economic Aggression Threatens the Technologies and Intellectual Property of the United States and the World”

THE WHITE HOUSE- Office of the Press SecretaryFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 19, 2018 Today, the White House Office of Trade & Manufacturing Policy (OTMP) released a report outlining how China’s policies threaten the economic and national security of the United States.  Read the full report here:https://www.whitehouse.gov/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/FINAL-China-Technology-Report-6.18.18-PDF.pdf. TMP studied how China seeks to capture, through its Made in…

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CPA Supports White House Proposal for Further Tariffs on China

Washington. The Trump administration has announced a potential round of further tariff measures against another $200 billion of Chinese imports in response to Beijing’s intransigence on hacking and intellectual property theft. The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) supports the administration’s decision in light of China’s decision to retaliate and double down rather than change its…

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What Trump Gets Right About Europe

Editor’s note: Excellent piece on the imbalances caused by Germany.  Michael Stumo, CEO of CPA, met with German officials last week and they privately admit this problem. But why end the party? HAMBURG, Germany — Most people can agree that international affairs should not be conducted by tweet — especially when the tweeter in question is Donald…

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Trump directs USTR to recommend tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods

Editor’s note. CPA believes this is a reasonable decision to protect the US economy from China’s tech theft and predatory economic strategy.  It can also address downstream dumping.  President Trump on Monday night upped the ante in his administration’s trade feud with China by ordering U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to identify $200 billion worth of Chinese…

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