America's trade policies have caused grave harm to our country. It's time for a new policy that will bring prosperity and security to America.
Michael Stumo, CEO
EPI summary fact: The sharp decline in the petroleum trade deficit masked a large increase in the non-oil goods trade deficit, which could result in substantial U.S. job losses in the future.Rob Scott | Economic Policy Institute | February 5, 201...Read more
Smashes previous record mark set in 2014.[Kevin L. Kearns| February, 05 2016 | Trading Away Jobs] U.S. Commerce Department data released today show the U.S. trade deficit with China soared to $365.7 billion in 2015, a massive jump up from the pre...Read more
A quick report from Ernest Preeg of MAPI: U.S. exports of manufactures in 2015 were down $40 billion, or 3%, imports were up $49 billion, or 3%, and the trade deficit surged $89 billion, or 16%. This equates to a trade-related loss of 620,000 Am...Read more
Sen. Bernie Sanders, who has been at the forefront of the fight against the president's trade agenda, at the debate blasted not just TPP but all trade agreements "over the last 30 years.""I believe in trade, but I do not believe in unfettered fre...Read more
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 05, 2016 Contact: Paola Masman, Media Director 202-688-5145, email@example.com Washington ~ The federal government announced today that the US trade deficit worsened yet against last December. Modern trade...Read more
WASHINGTON — Sen. Rob Portman announced Thursday he will oppose a sweeping trade agreement negotiated by the Obama administration and 11 other countries, mostly in the Asia-Pacific region.[Deirdre Sheesgreen| February, 04 2016 | Cincinnat!] It’s ...Read more