Background De minimis is a regulatory loophole. It was morphed from a tiny customs administrative exception into a backdoor superhighway through our ports. The regulatory changes to de minimis enabled overseas vendors around the world to ship directly to American citizens, currently to the tune of two million per day. And they do this without…
The Congressional-Executive Committee on China says Temu, and even Nike, likely benefit from forced labor. Why the Uyghur Forced Labor law is vulnerable.
The House Select Committee on the CCP published a preliminary report on the use of forced labor in Shein and Temu supply chains. Many Americans are investors.
On June 1, 2023, the United States and Taiwan signed “the first agreement under the U.S.-Taiwan Initiative on 21st Century Trade.” “Initiative”? “21st Century Trade”? Sleepy terms that convey a classic “nothing-burger”. But that’s never been the case with trade agreements. This agreement, ostensibly for Taiwan, sets out expectations for how the U.S. and Taiwan…
The House and Senate join forces to remove China, others, from the duty-free ‘de minimis’ import rule.
CPA Applauds Senators Cassidy, Baldwin and Vance for Bill to Limit Damage of “De Minimis” Import Loophole
Three Senators going after China’s “free trade” deal with the United States.
At a recent House Ways & Means subcommittee hearing on trade, CEO Michael Stumo talks de minimis, and the inescapable realities of China’s forced labor.
House Committee hears from witnesses who call for better trade enforcement, and keeping tariffs. Meanwhile, de minimis trade rule in the crosshairs again.
The trade deficit is financing China’s rise, some members of the House Ways & Means Subcommittee on Trade say. What’s at stake? Is it fixable?
De minimis becomes topic of discussion at this week’s Congressional-Executive China Commission. CPA submits a letter on the issue calling for changes to the duty-free rule.