CPA Press and Trade News

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CPA Press

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

  • U.S. Message to China: Hands Off Our Companies

    July 24, 2017

    The U.S. is toughening its scrutiny of Chinese deals, throwing a number of high-profile takeover bids into question and helping spur a huge case backlog, according to people familiar with the process. [ Kate O’Keeffe and Julie Steinberg | July 21,...

  • What the Decline of the Dollar Means

    July 21, 2017

    The value of the dollar has fallen steadily since the beginning of 2017, erasing a sharp rise immediately after President Trump’s election. [BINYAMIN APPELBAUM | July 20, 2017 |The New York Times]

  • Trump White House: We’re seeing strong results

    July 20, 2017

    President Donald Trump hosted a 'Made in America' product showcase at the White House on Monday, an event that celebrated American-made products, according to the administration. [Peter Navarro | July 19, 2017 |USA Today]

  • USTR Releases NAFTA Negotiating Objectives

    July 18, 2017

    Washington, D.C. – United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer today released a detailed and comprehensive summary of the negotiating objectives for the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

  • How to Fix Manufacturing’s Poor Image

    July 18, 2017

    "The American public’s perception of manufacturing may be at an inflection point. The good news is manufacturing clearly matters to many Americans, with the vast majority viewing U.S. manufacturing as crucial to America’s economic prosperity, stan...

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