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House Democrats push USTR to open investigation into Chinese shipbuilding

April 15, 2024 at 4:34 PM
The U.S. should launch a probe of Chinese shipbuilding practices, nearly 40 House Democrats said last week, adding to calls for action to boost the U.S. industry following a push by prominent unions. Led by United Steelworkers, the unions last month called on the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative to open an investigation into the Chinese shipbuilding industry using Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974, charging the Chinese government uses unfair practices to dominate the industry. In...

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