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CPA Press and Trade News

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Media Coverage: Michael Stumo on CNBC Weighs in on Getting Tough with China

July 20, 2017

Michael Stumo, Coalition for a Prosperous America, and Scott Kennedy, CSIS, debate whether the Trump administration is putting the U.S. on track for a trade war with China.

Manufacturing and Agriculture Groups Support National Security Investigation on Steel and Aluminum

July 18, 2017

Washington ~ Organizations representing manufacturers, farmers, ranchers and workers across the country sent a letter to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross today supporting remedial action for the American steel and aluminum industries under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962. The Trump administration is considering action under Section 232 which...

CPA Statement on Trump Administration's New NAFTA Objectives

July 18, 2017

Washington ~ The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) largely supports the Trump administration’s newly released NAFTA Objectives as an important change in the direction of America’s trade strategy.

Press Release: CPA Study Finds 25.5% Dollar Overvaluation Spurs Trade Deficit

July 13, 2017

Washington~ The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) released a paper today with an improved methodology for calculating exchange rate misalignment and its connection to the US trade deficit, stagnation in wages and living standards, and slower economic growth.  Authors Michael Stumo, Jeff Ferry and John R. Hansen (former World...

Media Coverage: Civilian Drone Industry: USA Is Missing the Boat HuffPo

July 13, 2017

Originally published in Huffington Post At last month’s Paris Air Show, China showed off its latest military drone, an unmanned intelligent computer-controlled vehicle called the CH-5. 

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News from Around the Web

  • USW to Trump: the time to act is now

    July 27, 2017

    (Pittsburgh) -- United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard released the following statement in response to news reports that President Trump has decided to delay action in support of the domestic steel industry under Section 2...

  • USTR Lighthizer: Trump challenging China's industrial policies - radio interview

    July 27, 2017

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. trade negotiator said late on Tuesday that President Donald Trump is determined to challenge China's use of unfair subsidies and "non-economic" industrial policy to build up export industries that are costing Am...

  • The national security case for using tariffs to protect American steel

    July 27, 2017

    The Trump administration is considering action under a rarely used provision of the U.S. trade laws — Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 — to address national security concerns related to steel and aluminum imports. [STEPHEN KOPLAN |...

  • Foxconn Says It Plans to Build Factory in Wisconsin, Adding 3,000 Jobs

    July 27, 2017

    Foxconn, the Taiwanese electronics supplier for Apple and other tech giants, said Wednesday it would open its first major American factory in Wisconsin, a boost both for the battleground state’s economy and the Trump administration’s efforts to ...

  • Buy America is good for Alabama

    July 26, 2017

    By Rep. Bradley Byrne President Donald Trump recently devoted a week to celebrating the importance of “Made in America” products with special events at the White House. I was pleased to see the president shining a spotlight on the many first-class...

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