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).
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA) released the following statement after U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Robert E. Lighthizer announced the first enforcement action under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) against the Government of Canada for trade measures that harm U.S. dairy farmers and producers:
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, 22 Ways and Means Democrats, led by Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA) and Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee Chairman Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), raised concerns to U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Robert E.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA) and Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee Chairman Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) released the following statements regarding the Trump Administration’s increased trade cooperation with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro:
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Today the Trade Subcommittee is holding a hearing on Enforcing the Ban on Imports Produced by Forced Labor in Xinjiang.