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TIA Joins Pan-Industry Coalition Calling for Alternatives to Section 301 Tariffs
Arlington, VA (March 19, 2018) – The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the leading association representing the manufacturers and suppliers of high-tech communications networks, today joined 44 other business groups, representing industries from agriculture to shipping to furniture, to send a letter urging President Trump not to impose duties in response to unfair Chinese trade practices. The letter also calls for concerted action with America's international partners on China trade concerns and encourages the Trump administration to allow for public comment on China trade remedies, including on the economic impact of any potential actions.
Cinnamon Rogers, TIA’s Senior Vice President of Government Affairs, issued the following statement:
“Along with dozens of associations, TIA urges the administration to refrain from unilateral actions that will end up hurting the U.S. economy. Tariffs will raise costs for U.S. consumers and businesses, undermining benefits from recent tax cuts.”
To read the full letter, click here.
The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) represents manufacturers and suppliers of global communications networks through standards development, policy and advocacy, business opportunities, market intelligence, and events and networking. TIA enhances the business environment for broadband, mobile wireless, information technology, networks, cable, satellite and unified communications. Members' products and services empower communications in every industry and market, including healthcare, education, security, public safety, transportation, government, the military, the environment, and entertainment. Visit tiaonline.org for more details.
TIA is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), and is a proud sponsor of ANSI’s Standards Boost Business campaign. Visit www.standardsboostbusiness.org for details.