Posts Tagged ‘trade’

Taxing Virtually All Network Equipment Will Hurt U.S. Industry, Warns TIA

Arlington, VA (May 14, 2019) –– The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, today issued the following statement after the Office of the U.S Trade Representative proposed levying a duty of up to 25 percent on approximately $300 billion in imported Chinese goods, including a…

TIA Urges Congress to Pass USMCA, Points to Economic Benefits Outlined in New Report

Arlington, VA (April 18, 2019) –– The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, today welcomed the release of the U.S. International Trade Commission’s report on the likely economic impact of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). TIA’s Senior Vice President for Government Affairs Cinnamon Rogers said: “This report makes clear…

Tariffs to Cost Telecom Equipment Industry Hundreds of Millions, Says TIA

Arlington, VA (September 17, 2018) – This evening, the U.S. Trade Representative’s office released a finalized list of products subject to Section 301 tariffs of 10% effective September 24, 2018, with rates set to rise to 25% by 2019. These tariffs will impact a broad range of communications equipment, with the financial damage expected to reach…

TIA Urges China to Refrain from Imposing Tariffs on U.S. Telecom Goods

Arlington, VA (August 3, 2018) –– In response to today’s announcement by China’s Ministry of Commerce to propose retaliatory tariffs on $60 billion worth of U.S. goods, the Telecommunications Industry Association issued the following statement: “TIA urges the Chinese government to refrain from imposing the duties it proposed today on a wide variety of telecom products.…

TIA Warns of Inflationary Effects of Section 301 Tariffs on Telecom Products

Arlington, VA (July 11, 2018) –– The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, today issued a statement after the United States Trade Representative (USTR) released a proposed list of $200 billion in imports to subject to 10% tariffs. “The Administration’s new tariff list includes routers, switches and other…

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TIA Congratulates Sec. Ross and Applauds His Commitments on Trade Barriers and Spectrum

Arlington, VA (February 27, 2017) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, today congratulated Wilbur Ross Jr. on being confirmed as the next U.S. Secretary of Commerce. TIA Senior Vice President for Government Affairs Cinnamon Rogers commented:  “Free and fair international trade allows U.S.…

TIA Calls for Trade Rules that Support America’s Digital Leadership

Arlington, VA (January 24, 2017) – Following yesterday’s action by the U.S. to officially withdraw from the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, urged the administration of President Donald Trump to promote policies that enable continued U.S. leadership in the…

TIA Statement on Announcement to Nominate Ambassador Robert Lighthizer to be United States Trade Representative

Arlington, VA (January 3, 2017) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, today welcomed the nomination of Ambassador Robert Lighthizer to be the next United States Trade Representative (USTR) under the administration of President-elect Donald Trump. TIA Board Chairman and Interim CEO David Heard…

New USITC Report Underscores the Importance of Trans Pacific Partnership

Arlington, Va. (May 19, 2016) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, today welcomed the release of the U.S. International Trade Commission’s (ITC) report highlighting how the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) would boost the U.S. economy. The benefits noted in the report include both GDP growth and…