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
American call-center jobs may be one casualty of a pending Pacific trade deal that would allow U.S. federal contract work to be shifted to Malaysia, Vietnam and Brunei.[Kathleen Miller| February, 08 2016 | Bloomberg] Opponents of the 12-nation Tr...Read more
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
We in agriculture talk about free trade agreements as if they are the international equivalent of a free lunch. All we need is a trade deal, we preach, and a full belly -- easy profit -- is an almost certainty. [Alan Guebert| February, 06 2016 |...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