Group applauds Rep. Henry Cuellar and Sen. John Cornyn for work to preserve DAP, proven mechanism to improve border infrastructure WASHINGTON (December 21, 2020)—The Border Trade Alliance applauded passage of a $1.4 trillion omnibus spending [...]
Border Trade Alliance urges Congress to reject reversion to NAFTA-era treatment of Foreign Trade Zones
The Border Trade Alliance is supporting a bipartisan effort led by Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, in urging Congress not to include a provision in the year-end spending bill that would erode the economic power of the country’s Foreign Trade Zones and make U.S.-based manufacturers less globally competitive.
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.