CPA To BlackRock: Stop Helping Fund the CCP’s Genocide & Efforts to Undermine U.S. Economic & National Security

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today asked BlackRock CEO Larry Fink to stop aiding and abetting human rights abuses and national security risks associated by including Chinese companies in BlackRock’s iShares Exchange-Traded Funds (ETFs). BlackRock, which is the world’s largest asset manager, surprisingly recommended earlier this year that investors triple their…

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CPA Comment Letter to the Department of Labor Regarding Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Factors

CPA National Security Advisor Robby Stephany Smith submitted the following comment letter to the Department of Labor requesting that Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) include the following factors when providing greater guidance to fiduciaries: national security risks; political risks; existing sanctions on related entities or persons; human rights violations; linkages to state-owned or state-controlled industries…

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CPA Welcomes Biden Administration Action to Impose Capital Markets Sanctions on CCP’s SenseTime

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today welcomed the action by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) to add China’s artificial intelligence company SenseTime to OFAC’s Non-SDN Chinese Military-Industrial Complex Companies List (NS-CMIC List) due to the company’s connection to the Chinese Communist Party’s human rights…

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CPA to USTR: Don’t Allow Multinationals to Abuse China 301 Tariff Exclusion Process

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) called out rampant misrepresentation and abuse by companies seeking exclusions from the Section 301 tariffs against China in a letter to the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR).  Multinationals that import Made in China merchandise filed two thirds of the exclusion requests shortly before…

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U.S. Trade Policy: Over Half a Century of Unreciprocated Tariff Cuts

U.S. Trade Policy: Over Half a Century of Unreciprocated Tariff Cuts By Amanda Mayoral, CPA Economist   Summary Points: The US held high tariff rates from 1816 until the middle of the 20th century The US then cut tariffs more than most countries, often unilaterally, without also requiring tariff reductions by others Today, the US has…

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