Secretary Janet Yellen

U.S. Treasury Continues Undoing of Inflation Reduction Act

On Friday, March 31, the U.S. Treasury launched their latest torpedo targeting the Inflation Reduction Act’s domestic manufacturing policies. This time, it’s over what countries have a “free trade agreement” with the United States. This is actually universally understood fact: there are twenty countries. But to grow the list beyond the twenty, so as to…

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Currency Misalignment Monitor, April 2023

New monthly index tracks currency misalignment based on latest market rates Dollar is 11.5% overvalued Japanese yen 29.4% undervalued Chinese yuan 19.8% undervalued CMM is a partnership between the Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) and the Blue Collar Dollar Institute (BCDI). Uncertainty about the state of the world economy has dominated foreign exchange markets…

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Cornell Study Confirms: Importing Chinese Solar Exacerbates Climate Change

Boosting Domestic Solar Manufacturing Would Gut Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 30% WASHINGTON — A recent study by Cornell University researchers confirms that reshoring the solar supply chain and boosting domestic solar manufacturing would significantly cut greenhouse gas emissions by 30%. “If reshored PV manufacturing is achieved by 2035, the estimated GHG emissions and energy consumption…

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CPA Supports Hawley Bill to End Normal Trade Relations with China

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today applauded legislation introduced by U.S. Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO) that would revoke China’s Most Favored Nation (MFN) tariff status. This is a critical first step to reduce our import dependency on China. Too many transnational enterprises continue to lean on China for sourcing for the…

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CPA Supports Bill to Hold Trade Evaders and Conspirators Liable in Civil Court

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today announced its strong support for bipartisan legislation introduced by U.S. Senators Thom Tillis (R-NC) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH). Their bill, the Fighting Trade Cheats Act of 2023, would strengthen U.S. trade law enforcement and also give domestic American manufacturers the ability to sue companies that…

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