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 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

 (As prepared for delivery)

May 15, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) led a letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin that expresses concern over the Trump Administration’s extension of sanctions relief for the Russian aluminum producer United Company RUSAL PLC (RUSAL).

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Ranking Member

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Bill Pascrell
New Jersey ~ 09

Democratic Members

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Ron Kind
Wisconsin ~ 03
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Lloyd Doggett
Texas ~ 35
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Sander Levin
Michigan ~ 09
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Danny Davis
Illinois ~ 07
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Brian Higgins
New York ~ 26