Trade

Publications

, Spectator World
Energy independence is a false hope
Jonathan Bydlak

In the wake of Russia’s attack on Ukraine, gasoline and energy prices soared in the United States. While they’ve come down a bit since, it’s worth examining why war in Eastern Europe caused a…

, NTUF
Trump’s Costliest Tariffs are Scheduled to Expire: Will Biden Break Tax Promise and Intervene?
Clark Packard

From NTUF:

Fortunately, there are plenty of alternatives to the Trump administration’s broad-based tariffs for USTR to evaluate…The R Street Institute’s Clark Packard has highlighted the need…

Coalition Letter re: Bipartisan Innovation Act/America COMPETES Act
Clark Packard

Dear Speaker Pelosi, Leader Schumer, Leader McCarthy, and Leader McConnell:

The undersigned organizations representing millions of taxpayers write in opposition to language included in the America…

, JD Supra
Wiley Consumer Protection Download

From JD Supra:

On March 3, the FTC announced that it is seeking comment on a Petition for Rulemaking filed by NetChoice, Americans for Prosperity, Hispanic Leadership Fund, Innovation Economy…

Yes, Mr. President, you need to stop importing Russian oil
Philip Rossetti

There is currently a significant debate between the administration and a bipartisan cohort of representatives and senators from Congress on the issue of whether the United States should ban…

R Street Institute Joins Coalition Letter Urging Congress to Reject Efforts to Impose Protectionist Barriers on Agricultural Imports
Clark Packard

Dear Senators and Representatives,

We, the undersigned organizations representing millions of taxpayers and consumers across the nation, write to urge you to reject new efforts to impose…

Give Me Your Pleather: How Tariff Disparities Subsidize Leather Goods
Alexandra McCandless

WASHINGTON (Feb. 28, 2022)—Observers of D.C. fashion may be shocked to find out that the most influential clothing designers aren’t in New York, but on Capitol Hill. And no, it’s not because…

The Need to Reduce Tariffs on Non-Leather Goods
Clark Packard

Introduction
Since World War II, tariffs and other barriers to trade have fallen dramatically as the United States and its economic partners have liberalized the trade of goods and services across…

, R Street Institute
Event: China and the WTO: A 20 Year Review
Clark Packard

From R Street Institute:

After intense protest and protracted negotiations, China joined the World Trade Organization (WTO) in December of 2001….

, The Hill
Harvesting another trade war
Clark Packard

For about 70 years, the United States was the major architect and proponent of global rules-based trade. Through foresight and bipartisan persistence, the U.S. worked to lower trade barriers around…

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