China and Currency Manipulation

Jan 10 2020
Press Release

AAM Statement: Factories Lose 12,000 Jobs in December

Washington, D.C. – Manufacturing employment decreased in December, with the sector losing 12,000 jobs, according to data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday. The bulk of...
Apr 25 2019

Umm… So What About That Currency Report Due This Month?

…seems like kind of helpful info to have going into trade talks with China, no?
Feb 12 2019

A Tough But Fair Opinion on the U.S.-China Trade Talks

The key, this commentary argues, is currency manipulation.
Oct 17 2017
Press Release

Broken Promises and Delayed Trade Actions Threaten U.S. Factory Jobs: AAM Statement

Semi-Annual Treasury Report Doesn't Label China a Currency Manipulator As presidential candidate, Donald Trump promised to label China a currency manipulator on his first day in office. But...
Oct 07 2014

Field Update: AAM Talks Career Development in New Orleans

AAM Field Coordinators Mike Mitchell and Ken Poweski talk with passersby at the Institute for Career Development (ICD) conference in New Orleans, La. | Photos courtesy ICD flickr page The Institute...
Sep 01 2014

Tracking currency manipulation: Has your representative signed onto HR 1276?

The Currency Reform for Fair Trade Act, formally known as HR 1276, was introduced to the 113th Congress by U.S. Representatives Sandy Levin (D-MI), Tim Murphy (R-PA), Tim Ryan (D-OH), and Mo Brooks...
Jul 09 2014

Updated: A Strategic and Economic Dialogue with China Must Include Accountability

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, with six Treasury officials, have finished the first day in Beijing for the sixth Strategic and Economic Dialogue with China....
Jun 26 2014

Senators Take Action to Punish Currency Manipulators

Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) introduced the Currency Exchange Rate Oversight Reform Act to reform and enhance oversight of currency exchange rates. The bill would use U.S....
Jan 22 2014

State of the Union Translator

  President Obama's State of the Union address is expected to focus heavily on jobs and the economy this year. AAM's SOTU Translator can help sort through the buzzwords...
May 14 2012

Okay, So China’s Currency is Clearly Undervalued– What’s Anyone Gonna Do About It?

By Steven Capozzola Okay, some big numbers: The U.S. racked up a $295 billion trade deficit with China in 2011. The latest monthly U.S. trade figures show the U.S. clocking a $21.7 billion goods...