Secretary Raimondo Exposes SEIA’s Big Lie on Solar Tariff Rates

SEIA Exposed as Front for Chinese Solar Companies WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today applauded Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo for exposing the Solar Energy Industries Association’s (SEIA) big lie that triple digit tariffs would result from the anti-circumvention petition filed by Auxin Solar, Inc., against four Southeast Asian countries, calling such…

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Myths & Facts: the Commerce Department’s Investigation into Illegal Activity by Chinese Solar Manufacturers

In March of 2022, the U.S. Department of Commerce opened an investigation into the possible circumvention of 2012 Obama-era tariffs on solar panels from China. Large Chinese companies supported by Beijing are alleged to be circumventing those tariffs by shipping panels and parts from Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Vietnam instead of from China. These four…

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CPA Joins USTR, Pro-Worker Groups in Opposing Toomey “Poison Pill” to Gut Sec. 301 China Tariffs

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today released a statement opposing Senator Pat Toomey’s (R-PA) poison pill effort to gut Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 and undermine efforts to address unfair foreign trade practices by China. Specifically, CPA is urging Senators to oppose the Toomey motion to instruct (MTI)…

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Legislative Alert: Sec. 301 Poison Pill in Senate China Bill

Download CPA’s Legislative Alert here. OPPOSE TOOMEY MOTION TO INSTRUCT What’s happening: USICA’s trade provisions are a gift to China. It is far more than reinstating tariff exclusions. It attacks USTR and CBP’s ability to enforce our laws. In this alert, CPA is drawing attention to a particularly catastrophic provision, Sec. 73001 of the China…

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