The jurisdiction of the Subcommittee on Trade shall include bills and matters referred to the Committee on Ways and Means that relate to customs and customs administration including tariff and import fee structure, classification, valuation of and special rules applying to imports, and special tariff provisions and procedures which relate to customs operation affecting exports and imports; import trade matters, including import impact, industry relief from injurious imports, adjustment assistance and programs to encourage competitive responses to imports, unfair import practices including antidumping and countervailing duty provisions, and import policy which relates to dependence on foreign sources of supply; commodity agreements and reciprocal trade agreements involving multilateral and bilateral trade negotiations and implementation of agreements involving tariff and non-tariff trade barriers to and distortions of international trade; international rules, organizations and institutional aspects of international trade agreements; budget authorizations for the customs revenue functions of the Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. International Trade Commission, and the U.S. Trade Representative; and 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, operations of multinational corporations, and trade with non-market economies.
Source: “Rules of the Committee on Ways and Means”
Most Recent Hearings
From handouts to the wealthy and large corporations, to tax increases on the lower-income and Middle Class Americans, Democrats’ reckless tax and spending spree is increasingly unpopular—even among supposedly pro-small business Democrats. Here are the top 10 reasons to oppose this bill:
Ahead of Democrats’ numerous White House meetings attempting to get House and Senate Democrats on the same page about their job-killing multitrillion-dollar economic agenda, here’s topline messaging that explains the worst provisions included in their reckless tax and spending spree.
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at 10:00 AM.
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This week, we are celebrating USMCA’s one-year anniversary by highlighting its benefits for workers, small businesses, and our economy.
One of the Agreement’s most innovative features is a new provision governing digital trade — a key element of commerce that didn't even exist when the original North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was crafted in 1994.
The digital chapter ...
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Ways and Means Republican Leader Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) and top Republican for the Trade Subcommittee Rep. Vern Buchanan (R-FL) introduced the bipartisan Trade Preferences and American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act to build upon the success of USMCA and renew trade programs to protect U.S. workers and small businesses.
This legislation improves and ...
WASHINGTON, D.C.– After the United States and the European Union announced a five-year tariff suspension, the Republican Leader on the House Ways and Means Committee Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the following statement:
“While specifics are not yet known about real changes the EU will agree to, this announcement reflects an important initial step in defending thousands of good American ...
As President Biden moves forward with a surrender of American medical technology that would jeopardize patients’ health and undermine Americans’ efforts to develop cures for life-threatening diseases, top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee’s Subcommittee on Health Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) introduced The Protecting American Innovation Act.
The Protecting ...
Following a strong bipartisan Senate vote (91-4) in support of a six-year renewal of the Generalized System of Preferences and renewal of the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (and reauthorization of the process for two more cycles), Ways and Means Republican Leader Kevin Brady (R-TX) urged action in the House:
“Strong bipartisan support for Senator Crapo’s amendment shows it’s clearly ...
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Ways and Means Committee Republican Leader Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) kicked off today’s hearing examining President Biden’s 2021 trade agenda with Ambassador Tai.
After outlining his concerns with the Democrats’ tax and spend agenda that is sabotaging our jobs recovery, ...
WASHINGTON - House Ways and Means Committee Republican Leader Kevin Brady (R-TX) issued the following statement in response to the Biden Administration’s announcement that it will waive intellectual property (IP) protections at the World Trade Organization (WTO):
“The world needs COVID vaccines now, but it shouldn’t be done by damaging the pathway to new vaccines and cures ...
WASHINGTON — Today, House Ways and Means Committee Republican Leader Kevin Brady (R-TX) and Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA) released the following statements congratulating Ms. Angela Ellard, Chief Trade Counsel for Ways and Means Republicans, for being selected as one of the new World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Deputy Directors-General:
“In the trade world, ...
Rep. Vern Buchanan (R-FL), Republican Leader of the Subcommittee on Trade for the House Committee on Ways and Means, kicked off Thursday’s hearing on Advancing U.S. Economic Competitiveness, Equity, and Sustainability ...