Trade

The Subcommittee on Trade is responsible for matters related to international trade, including customs, tariffs, the negotiation and implementation of reciprocal trade agreements, and international trade rules and organizations.  Its jurisdiction covers import trade matters, including unfair import practices and antidumping and countervailing duty provisions of U.S. trade remedies laws, import policy which relates to dependence on foreign sources of supply, and adjustment assistance and programs to encourage competitive responses to imports.  The Trade Subcommittee also addresses special trade-related problems involving market access, competitive conditions of specific industries, export policy and promotion, access to materials in short supply, bilateral trade relations including trade with developing countries, and trade with non-market economies.  The Subcommittee oversees the budget authorizations for the customs revenue functions of the Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), and the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR).

 

 

Recent Activity

Jul 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, on the heels of the Trump Administration’s announcement that it is preparing to impose tariffs on another $200 billion of imports from China, Ways & Means Committee Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) and all committee Democrats called on Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) to bring Administration representatives before the full committee to explain its errat

Jul 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Ways & Means Committee Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) released the following statement on the Trump Administration’s imposition of tariffs on $34 billion of Chinese products:  

Jun 15, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Ways & Means Committee Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) released the following statement after the Trump Administration decided to impose a 25 percent import tax on $50 billion of Chinese imports to the United States:
 

May 31, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Ways & Means Committee Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) released the following statement after the Trump Administration announced the imposition of new duties on steel and aluminum imports from Canada, Mexico, and the European Union (EU), to take effect tomorrow:
 

May 29, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Ways & Means Committee Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) released the following statement after the Trump Administration announced new investment restrictions and tariffs on China: 
 

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Democratic Members

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Ron Kind
Wisconsin ~ 03
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Lloyd Doggett
Texas ~ 35
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Danny Davis
Illinois ~ 07
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Brian Higgins
New York ~ 26