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CPA Says Mexican Low Wages, Border Taxes Devalue American Workers, US Should Consider Abandoning NAFTA

June 28, 2017

Washington~ Michael Stumo, CEO of CPA testified today at the Trump Administration NAFTA hearings and charged Mexico with devaluing American workers through its low wages and border-adjustable taxes that unfairly favor Mexican production, and said the US should not be afraid to “walk away” from NAFTA. However Stumo added that...

Jeff Ferry Published on the Hill- Rare-earth rancor: Feds must stop Chinese purchase of US mine

June 27, 2017

A U.S. bankruptcy court has decided to sell a California mine, the sole U.S. source of rare earth minerals, to a consortium including Chinese mining company Shenghe Rare Earth Shareholding Co. If the transaction goes ahead, it would turn over the unique domestic producer of these vital minerals, used in...

Press Release: New CPA Paper Debunks Trade Deficit Myths

June 21, 2017

Washington ~ The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) released a paper today addressing common but misleading economic arguments that America’s low savings rate causes trade deficits. Authors Michael Stumo and Jeff Ferry show how deliberate action by trade surplus countries like China and Germany transmit to the US in the form...

CPA on NAFTA Negotiations: A Chance to Rethink Trade and the Role of US Law

June 12, 2017

Washington~  Today, the Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) submitted written comments to the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) urging that the US should not be afraid to walk away from NAFTA if an agreement that substantially improves economic and job outcomes for the US cannot be achieved....

Press Release: CPA Study Finds US Fruit and Vegetable Farmers Decimated by FTAs

June 07, 2017

Washington~ CPA released a report today finding soaring levels of imports and little or no increase in exports of fruits and vegetables despite “free” trade agreements. US fruit and vegetable trade performance has gone from nearly balanced trade in the early 1990’s to a massive $11.4 billion deficit in 2015....

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