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
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton during a televised debate on Thursday (Feb. 4) hinted that, if elected, she would seek changes to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). She did so by reiterating that she does not support the deal ...Read more
The American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA) this week publicly announced its support for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), but the group is seeking clarifications from the administration on several aspects of the associated U.S.-Vie...Read more
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