Trade

Nov 14 2022
Blog

The ITC Releases Findings of its Examination of the Effects of Trade and Trade Policy on U.S. Workers

Many affected workers see trade competition as a way to eat away at bargaining power.
Oct 31 2022
Blog Trade

How Offshoring Helped to Create the Fast Furniture Problem

A New York Times story outlines the environmental disaster created by throw-away furniture. Here's how we got here.
Oct 19 2022
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Big Corporations Want to Hide Trade Data Used to Trace Goods Made with Forced Labor

The Associated Press reports that an official committee of big-name businesses are quietly pushing for data on ocean freight to become confidential, making it harder to track abuse.
Oct 17 2022
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As Evidence of SHEIN’s Bad Labor Practices Grows, It’s Time for the U.S. to Close a Key Trade Loophole

An undercover documentary finds workers in SHEIN's apparel factories work up to 18 hours a day, seven days a week, to churn out cheap garments.
Sep 21 2022
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Remember: It’s Not Industrial Policy Without Trade Enforcement

Ensuring fair play is a continuous effort.
Sep 19 2022
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Fast Fashion Behemoth Shein’s Gonna Open up Some Enormous U.S. Warehouses

What will it mean for the China-based importer's business model?
Sep 06 2022
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Biden Administration Will Keep Tariffs on Chinese Imports, At Least For Now

The U.S. Trade Representative will continue to review the tariffs, but they'll stay on the books during the investigation.
Jul 21 2022
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Revoking Tariffs Would Be “Ill Conceived and Inherently Flawed,” AAM President Scott Paul Tells ITC

Paul testified at virtual hearing examining Section 232 and 301 trade enforcement actions -- and he urged officials to keep the measures in place.
Jul 18 2022
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CALL YOUR SENATORS: Tell Them to Include Trade Tools in Competitiveness Legislation

It's crunch time. Senators must include the Leveling the Playing Field Act 2.0 in competitiveness and innovation legislation.
Jul 05 2022
Blog Trade

A Reminder Lifting Tariffs Won’t Fix Inflation, But Will Cause Other Problems

President Biden is still said to be considering revoking tariffs on imports from China. He shouldn't!