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

Apr 25, 2018 Press Release

(As prepared for delivery)

Thank you to Chairman Reichert for holding this hearing today, and thank you to Mr. Owen and Mr. Cintron for being here today. 

Apr 17, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) and Trade Subcommittee Ranking Member Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) sent a letter to Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX), requesting he convene a House Advisory Group on Negotiations (HAGON) meeting on NAFTA.

Apr 17, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Richard Neal (D-MA) and Trade Subcommittee Ranking Member Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-NJ) led a letter to Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) from all 16 Democrats on the committee, calling for a hearing with the Trump Administration on the NAFTA renegotiation.

Apr 12, 2018 Press Release

(As prepared for delivery)

Thank you, Chairman Brady. Today’s hearing is an important opportunity to discuss the tariffs that the Administration has started imposing recently as a result of its Section 232 investigations and the tariffs that the Administration has announced that it will impose as part of the Section 301 investigation. 

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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