Biden Administration’s Gutting of 201 Solar Tariffs is a Gift to Beijing

WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) heavily criticized the Biden administration’s decision to exclude bifacial solar panels in its extension of the Section 201 solar safeguard tariffs — a move that Bank of America bluntly called out as rendering the tariffs “largely toothless.” This decision is an outright rejection of the U.S.…

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We Need to be Better at Industrial Policy

We Need to be Better at Industrial Policy By Amanda Mayoral, CPA Economist   Industrial policy is critical to competing in a global economy and maintaining our national security. In the world of U.S. economic policymaking, we need to stop wasting time debating whether to “do” industrial policy and rather debate how to improve it.…

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Coalition Letter Regarding America COMPETES Act of 2022 Provision on Presence of Chinese Companies in U.S. Capital Markets

CPA joined the following coalition letter requesting that the America COMPETES Act of 2022, the House China competition bill, include Section 3407 of the Senate’s U.S. Innovation and Competition Act (USICA) (S. 1260). This section requires an annual report regarding the material risks posed to the United States by the presence of companies incorporated in…

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Coalition Letter Regarding the COMPETES Act’s Inclusion of Legislation to Address De Minimis Loophool

CPA joined the following coalition letter in support of the inclusion of Representative Earl Blumenauer’s (D-OR) Import Security and Fairness Act in the America COMPETES Act, House Democrats China competition bill. CPA strongly supports the Import Security and Fairness Act, which will narrow an import loophole, known as de minimis, that is used by non-market…

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Intel Memory Deal Must Be Re-Examined For China Tech Transfer Threat

Last year, America’s largest chipmaker, Intel, agreed to sell its memory chip business to South Korean memory chipmaker SK Hynix for $9 billion, part of the routine musical chairs of tech companies repositioning their assets. But in the past month, disturbing reports have emerged that China may be imposing forced technology transfer on these companies…

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CPA: Reported White House Decision on Section 201 Solar Safeguards would Decimate U.S. Solar Manufacturers

Decision would go against 90% of voters who want to manufacture solar panels in the U.S. WASHINGTON — The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) released a statement after reports that the White House is considering extending the Section 201 solar safeguard tariffs on Chinese imports, but excluding imported bifacial solar products. If the White…

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