Manufacturers for Trade Enforcement is a coalition of leading U.S. industry groups opposed to the automatic granting of market economy status for China at the end of 2016. Collectively, our industries directly employ more than 1 million American workers. U.S. law requires that the Department of Commerce make a market economy status (MES) determination based on established criteria, which China has not met. China continues to provide state support of its own manufacturers, which distorts global markets and hurts U.S. manufacturers.
WASHINGTON, D.C., July 15, 2016 - The Manufacturers for Trade Enforcement, a coalition representing more than one million workers in the aluminum, steel, chemical, textile and other manufacturing industries, supports the U.S. government in its contention that China continues to operate as a non-market economy.
WASHINGTON, D.C., July 13, 2016 -- Representatives from the Manufacturers for Trade Enforcement (MTE) coalition hosted separate briefings this week for around 60 House and Senate staffers to highlight the significance of Chinese market economy status (MES) for U.S. manufacturers.
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 13, 2016 – Manufacturers for Trade Enforcement continues to attract interest and support from U.S. industry groups calling for the fair application of domestic trade laws. Since the coalition’s launch in mid-March, six additional organizations have joined to oppose China’s request for automatic designation as a market economy at the end of 2016.
WASHINGTON, D.C., March 16, 2016 – A group of leading U.S. manufacturing associations today announced the formation of a new coalition, Manufacturers for Trade Enforcement, to oppose China’s designation as a market economy at the end of 2016.