Opening India's market to U.S. goods

by Roger Simmermaker -- Much like China has done for several years, India is engaging in deliberately misleading rhetoric when it comes to international trade. In public announcements, India touts a largely more…

Proof! U.S. import tariffs create American jobs

by Roger Simmermaker -- There's a very simple and easy way to create American jobs: Apply tariffs on U.S. imports. That's exactly what the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) proposed we should more…

Washing machine has free trade on spin cycle

by Roger Simmermaker -- If there were ever a trade-policy case that questions the long-held beliefs of free traders, the multi-year large appliance battle between American-owned Whirlpool and South Korean-owned LG (formerly more…

The myth that 'Made in USA doesn't matter'

by Roger Simmermaker -- "Made in USA" matters not only to American consumers, but also to American companies (and even foreign-based ones). But if you believe a writer of a recent CNN more…