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 29, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-MA), House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot L.

Jan 18, 2019 Press Release
SPRINGFIELD, MA – Today, Ways & Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-MA) released the following statement responding to reports that the Trump Administration may lift some tariffs on Chinese imports in an effort to speed the conclusion of trade neg
Jan 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Ways & Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-MA) released the following statement after the UK Parliament voted to reject Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal: 

Jan 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Following this afternoon’s classified congressional briefing, Ways & Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-MA) sent a letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin requesting a delay in the lifting of sanctions on businesses tied to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska.

Jan 8, 2019 Press Release

Washington—The chairs of seven committees in the House of Representatives today are calling on the Trump Administration to explain the easing of sanctions on businesses tied to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska.

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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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Terri Sewell
Alabama ~ 07
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Suzan DelBene
Washington ~ 01
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Donald Beyer
Virginia ~ 08
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Daniel Kildee
Michigan ~ 05
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Jimmy Panetta
California ~ 20
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Stephanie Murphy
Florida ~ 07

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