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Necessary response to China’s continuing unfair trade practices Washington. The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today strongly praised a White House announcement of additional tariffs on approximately $200 billion worth of Chinese imports. The tariffs, which take effect on September 24, are part of the Trump administration's continuing response to China’s theft of...
Late-night news comic John Oliver recently gave a 20-minute talk about President Donald Trump’s use of tariffs. As always, he was very funny, but he made a few mistakes in his analysis of trade. Op-ed by Jeff Ferry originally appeared in LifeZette on September 7, 2018
Washington. The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) is urging President Trump to consider vetoing the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill, which would would unilaterally eliminate tariffs on a variety of imported foods and goods that have been offshored and are no longer produced in the US.
Framework of revised deal appears promising As the Trump administration notifies Congress of its intent to sign a trade deal with Mexico in 90 days, the Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) has expressed support for the new agreement’s framework. CPA members believe US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and President Trump...
The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) expressed support for President Trump and his trade team taking aggressive and unconventional steps to craft a new trade arrangement with Mexico. We continue to study the newly announced agreement.
September 20, 2018
Many party leaders in Washington like tax cuts but dislike tariffs. Few Americans share that combination of views. [Jim Tankersley | Sept. 18, 2018 | NY Times] Excerpt: "Seventy-four percent of Republican voters say Mr. Trump’s trade policies ma...
September 18, 2018
Editor’s note: This is a very accurate analysis. China’s real problem isn’t the so-called Thucydides trap, which holds that a rising power like China must clash with an established power like the U.S., the way ancient Athens clashed with Sparta. I...
September 18, 2018
Editor’s note: This is President Trump’s statement on implementing tariffs on the next tranche of $200b of Chinese imports. It also adds the intent to go further, targeting yet another $267b of imports, if China does not change its behavior. T...
USTR Finalizes Tariffs on $200 Billion of Chinese Imports in Response to China’s Unfair Trade PracticesSeptember 18, 2018
Editor’s note: This is the official release by the US Trade Representative finalizing the next tranche of tariffs on $200b of Chinese goods at 10% immediately then 25% on January 1, 2019.
September 17, 2018
“This is part of a comprehensive war against religion,” Jin said. “The Communist Party has begun to see religion as a competitor... They want all of us to pledge our loyalty to the party” [Anna Fifield | September 16, 2018 | Washington Post ]