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

May 24, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Ways & Means Committee Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) and all committee Democrats called on Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) to convene hearings on U.S.-China trade with Trump Administration representatives.

May 23, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Ways and Means Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) and Trade Subcommittee Ranking Member Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) sent President Donald Trump a letter laying out their serious concern and dismay at the negative direction of the ongoing U.S.-China trade discussions.

May 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Ways and Means Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) and Trade Subcommittee Ranking Member Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) sharply criticized President Trump’s proposal to lift penalties against Chinese telecommunications company ZTE and called for the U.S.

May 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Ways and Means Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) and Trade Subcommittee Ranking Member Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) demanded Speaker of the House of Representatives Paul Ryan (R-WI) to clarify what steps he intends for the House of Representatives and the U.S.

May 16, 2018 Press Release

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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