The Border Trade Alliance today applauded a bipartisan congressional effort to extend the Donation Acceptance Program, which allows local governments and stakeholders to partner with the federal government to enhance infrastructure that facilitates trade and travel.
The BTA in October 2020 filed these comments in response to U.S. International Trade Commission investigation Economic Impact of Trade Agreements Implemented Under Trade Authorities Procedures, 2021 Report.
Since the outset of the declaration of a global pandemic, the communities and businesses along the United States’ borders with Mexico and Canada have, like every other community in the country, been affected from both [...]
Backsliding towards protectionism: USTR actions toward imported Mexican fresh produce undermine USMCA
Border Trade Alliance President Ms. Britton Clarke said her organization is concerned the moves by the administration risk undermining the recently implemented United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA.
In advance of the virtual hearings on August 13th and 20th to consider foreign trade practices that may be harming American growers of seasonal and perishable, the BTA led members of the Arizona Congressional delegation [...]
Full text of the testimony by BTA Chair, Sergio Contreras, at the USTR Hearing regarding trade distorting policies that may be affecting seasonal and perishable products in U.S. Commerce.