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Germany throws down gauntlet in CETA investor-state negotiations

Reposted from iPolitics ***** Germany throws down gauntlet in CETA investor-state negotiations Peter Clark  |  July 27, 2014  |  iPolitics The final definitive Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), eagerly awaited since the Agreement in Principle was signed nine months ago, appears to have hit a rough patch. News…

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Nucor confident of favorable rulings vs steel import ‘tsunami’

Reposted from The Chicago Tribune ******** Nucor confident of favorable rulings vs steel import ‘tsunami’ Nicole Mordant | July 24, 2014 | Chicago Tribune (Reuters) – Emboldened by a recent favorable ruling for U.S. steelmakers in a steel pipe trade case, Nucor Corp said on Thursday it was confident the…

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10 reasons why TPP could be in the Doha stage.

This blog post ended up much longer than I intended when I started.  Maybe it will spark some debate. Trade negotiations are on the rocks and may never recover.  What then?  Perhaps domestic policy tools should be the focus.  That’s what China does.  And what Japan did.  They didn’t try…

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Country of Origin Labeling – Webinar Materials

CPA held a webinar yesterday on “Country of Origin Labeling: How Multinational Agribusinesses are Attacking This Law”.  Bill Bullard, CEO of R-CALF, presented, and Joe Logan, President of the Ohio Farmers Union, moderated.  Bill’s slides from the presentation can be viewed at this link. Thanks to our sponsors: R-CALF; American Corn Growers…

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Obama Administration Flooded with 26,000 Comments against Proposal to Classify Foreign Goods as U.S. Made


News Release Contact: Sara Haimowitz, sara@prosperousamerica.org, 202.688.5145 Obama Administration Flooded with 26,000 Comments against Proposal to Classify Foreign Goods as U.S. Made
 WASHINGTON. D.C. — More than 26,000 people nationwide have submitted comments in opposition to an administration proposal that would hide the damage from past trade agreements.  The change,…

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Fightin’ Words

Bob Hall, a longtime CPA supporter, sent us his thoughts: A nation is an economy.  We wanted our own, so we broke away from England and adopted a Constitution that (still) gives our government the power to protect American commercial interests and to discriminate against danged foreigners.  On July 14, the…

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OMB Should Withdraw Proposed Revisions to U.S. Manufacturing and Trade Statistics

Reposted from Working Economics, the EPI Blog ********** OMB Should Withdraw Proposed Revisions to U.S. Manufacturing and Trade Statistics Robert E. Scott | July 21, 2014 | EPI On May 22, 2014, the Office of Management and Budget solicited comments on a proposal for changes to the North American Industry…

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US loses multi-billion dollar court cases against China and India

Reposted from RT.com ***** US loses multi-billion dollar court cases against China and India Reuters  |  July 15, 2014  |  RT.com The World Trade Organization agreed on Monday this week to side with claims against the United States made by both China and India concerning US-imposed tariffs on products exported…

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Registration Deadline: Why are foreign countries fighting USA-made food labeling?

As a consumer you have a right to know about the origin of your food! Register today to learn about this important issue! A webinar for CPA supporters and members of co sponsoring organizations Country of Origin Labeling: How Multinational Agribusinesses are Attacking This Law Featuring Bill Bullard, CEO of…

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The deadline is Monday to stop government trade deception

If you haven’t: please act today stop this terrible deception! Under a proposed federal rule, an iPhone made in China and sold to Europe could be falsely considered an American export! This dangerous rule would allow the federal government to magically shrink the trade deficit. (Pretty neat trick, huh?) Oppose…

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