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

Jan 30, 2020 Press Release

House Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee Chairman Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) announced today that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing on “Trade Infrastructure for Global Competitiveness.”  The hearing will take place on Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 10:00 AM in room 1100 Longworth House Office Building.

Jan 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA) released the following statement after President Trump signed a “Phase One” trade deal between the United States and China:

Nov 20, 2019 Hearing
Nov 20, 2019 Press Release

(As prepared for delivery)

The subject of today’s hearing with Japan’s partial agreement with United States has significant consequences for one of our largest trading partners, a strategic ally, and a country with whom we have had a complicated relationship as a relates to trade.

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Subcommittee's Activity in Previous Congress

Chair

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Earl Blumenauer
Oregon ~ 03

Democratic Members

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Bill Pascrell
New Jersey ~ 09
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Ron Kind
Wisconsin ~ 03
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Danny Davis
Illinois ~ 07
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Brian Higgins
New York ~ 26
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Daniel Kildee
Michigan ~ 05
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Jimmy Panetta
California ~ 20
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Stephanie Murphy
Florida ~ 07
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Terri Sewell
Alabama ~ 07
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Suzan DelBene
Washington ~ 01
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Donald Beyer
Virginia ~ 08

Ranking Member

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Vern Buchanan
Florida ~ 16

Republican Members

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Devin Nunes
California ~ 22
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George Holding
North Carolina ~ 02
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Tom Rice
South Carolina ~ 07
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Kenny Marchant
Texas ~ 24
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Jason Smith
Missouri ~ 08
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David Schweikert
Arizona ~ 06