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Chuck Schumer's Public Statements on Issue: Trade

Office: U.S. Senate (NY) - Sr, Democratic Minority Leader, Minority Policy Committee Chair, Minority Conference Vice Chair
Date Title
Dec. 1, 2016 Schumer Strongly Urges Canada to Reverse Its Protectictionist, Restrictive Dairy Pricing and Trade Policies
Nov. 2, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Treasury of the U.S. Department of the Treasury - Regarding the Proposed Acquisition of the Aleris Corporation by Zhongwang USA LLC
Oct. 13, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Shaun Donovan, Director of Office Management and Budget - Urging Support For USDA's Efforts To Ramp Up Help To Struggling Dairy Farmers
Oct. 5, 2016 Letter to Barack Obama, President of The United States - Canadian Trade Barriers
Oct. 4, 2016 Letter to Mr. Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Push Renewed Emphasis on Enforcement to Tackle Steel Overcapacity
Sept. 30, 2016 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Renew Emphasis on Enforcement to Tackle Steel Overcapacity
July 6, 2016 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of Labor and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Menendez Leads Call for Swift Action to Protect Workers' Rights in Colombia
June 30, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Richard Shelby, Chairman, Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee - Restore Export-Import Bank to Full Strength
June 27, 2016 After Schumer's Push, The International Trade Commission Has Voted Unanimously To Protect Nucor Vulcraft And Other NY Steelmakers
June 9, 2016 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017
June 2, 2016 Letter to Cecilia Malmstrom, Comissioner for Trade, European Commission - EU Against Designating China a Market Economy
April 25, 2016 Letter to Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary of Foreign-Trade Zones Board of U.S. Department of Commerce - in Support of Oneida County's Application to Foreign-Trade Zone
April 25, 2016 Letter to Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, US Department of Commerce - Oneida County Application Process
April 22, 2016 NBC News "Hardball" - Transcript: Pacific-Trade-Deal
April 14, 2016 Letter to Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative and Penny Pritzker, U.S. Secretary of Commerce - Chinese Overproduction is Devastating U.S. Steel Producers
April 11, 2016 Letter to MIchael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative and the Hon. Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Call for Effective Trade Enforcement to Combat Market-Distorting Policies
March 28, 2016 Letter to Secretary Pritzker - Urging Department of Commerce to Fully Enforce Legislation to Crack Down on Trade Violations
March 25, 2016 Schumer: New Restrictive Canadian Trade Rules Could Threaten O-At-Ka Milk and Many Western NY Dairy Producers
March 22, 2016 Letter to Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - Malaysian Labor Standards
March 21, 2016 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary, US Department of Commerce - Leveling The Playing Field Act
March 4, 2016 Letter to U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman and Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture - Senator Demands Feds Ensure Canada Plays By The Rules
March 4, 2016 Senator Calls on the Feds to Immediately Level The Playing Field
March 3, 2016 Letter to Meredith M. Broadbent, Chairwoman of the International Trade Commission - Making Sure Anti-Dumping Laws Stay Strong
Feb. 10, 2016 Schumer Announces, Following His Push, International Trade Commission Has Reached Final Determination That Will Help Protect Finch Paper And Other U.S. Paper Producers Against China & Other Countries That Unfairly Dump Huge Amounts Of Paper Into U.S.
Feb. 4, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Action Against Surge in Cheap Steel Imports from Turkey
Dec. 2, 2015 Schumer Announces, Following His Push, Congress Is Set To Re-Authorize The Export-Import Bank, One Of NY's More Important Fed Job-Creation Programs -- Ex-Im Bank Is Responsible For Billions In Sales & Thousands Of Jobs Across NY State; Bank Helps Li Businesses Locate Export Markets
Dec. 1, 2015 Schumer Announces, Following His Push, Congress Is Set To Re-Authorize The Export-Import Bank, One Of Upstate NY's More Important Fed Job-Creation Programs -- Ex-Im Bank Is Responsible For Billions In Sales & Thousands Of Jobs Across NY State
Nov. 24, 2015 USDA Funds Will Boost Export Marketing Capabilities
Nov. 18, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Penny Pritzker, Secretary of the Department of Commerce and the Honorable Gil Kerlikowske, Commissioner of Customs and Border Protection - Regarding Trade Violations Chinese Producers
Sept. 15, 2015 Schumer: If You Play By The Rules, You Shouldn't Be Punished For Others' Mistakes
Sept. 10, 2015 Schumer: Feds Will Go Back To The Drawing Board To Rewrite Rule & Better Promote the Growth of Job-Creating Rochester Industry
July 14, 2015 Schumer Announces, Following His Push, The International Trade Commission Has Acted To Punish China For Repeat Trade Violations That Hurt Western NY Tire Workers - China Is Dumping Tire Products Into US Market At Artificially Low Prices & Hurting The US Tire Manufacturing Industry; Schumer Says A High Duty Will Be Placed On Tires From China To Level The Playing Field
July 13, 2015 The Hill - ITC Must Act to Stop China's Predatory Tire Trade Practices
June 8, 2015 Schumer Pushes To Protect US Tire Workers In Western NY, Who Are Victims Of Unfair Imports From China -- Fed Preliminary Investigation Indicates That China Is Dumping Tires And Hurting The US Industry; Next Step Is For Dept Of Commerce & International Trade Commission To Determine Potential Action To Level Playing Field
May 14, 2015 IRS Bureaucracy Reduction and Judicial Review Act
May 11, 2015 Letter to Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative, and Thomas Perez, Secretary of Labor - Strong Labor Protections for the Trans-Pacific Partnership
May 6, 2015 Without Improvements To Trade Deal, Significant Number Of Manufacturing Jobs Would Go Overseas; Schumer Urges Senate To Support Bipartisan Bill To Crack Down On China Currency Manipulation & Other Predatory Practices; China's Trade Practices Over The Past Decade, Including Currency Manipulation - Has Erased Nearly 180,000 NY Jobs
May 1, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand Ratchet Up Pressure On CBP To Deliver Millions In Overdue Payments Owed To CNY Firms From Trade Rulings To Companies Like Stickley And Harden Furniture - Senators Demand Enforcement Of Duty Collection From Wooden Furniture Dumping By China & Urge Swift Payment Of Compensation To Protect CNY Jobs From Unfair Competition
April 29, 2015 Senators Aim to End Patent Abuses that Cost U.S. Economy Billions of Dollars Every Year
April 16, 2015 Menendez, Senate Finance Committee Dems Issue Joint Statement During Hearing on Trade
March 3, 2015 Schumer, Gillibrand: U.S. Retailers Are Missing Out on Canadian Customers Because Canadian Duty Free Policies for Short Trips Across the Border Discourage Residents From Shopping in U.S. - Senators Push Canadian Government to Bring Duties on Par With More Favorable Ones in U.S.; Would be Big Boost to Buffalo, Watertown, Plattsburgh Retailers
Feb. 17, 2015 Schumer: Finch Paper, One Of The Biggest Employers In Glens Falls, Is Under Threat Because Producers From China & Other Countries Are Unfairly Dumping Huge Amounts Of Paper Into U.S. - Senator Joins With Finch Workers To Call On Feds To Level The Playing Field, Protect Finch From Predatory Foreign Tactics
Nov. 26, 2014 Letter to Barbara Mikulski, Chairman, and Richard Shelby, Vice Chairman, of the Senate Appropriations Committee - Trade Adjustment Assistance Program
Oct. 30, 2014 Schumer Launches Campaign to Get US Trade Rep to Open Foreign Markets to More Concord Grape Juice
Oct. 30, 2014 Schumer: Port of Oswego Could Be Exportng Over 1 Million Bushels of Grain Per Year, But Needs Special Fed Designation to Make It Happen
Oct. 30, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Making Grain Exports a Reality at Port of Oswego
Oct. 30, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative, and Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Opening Foreign Markets to More Concord Grape Juice
Oct. 15, 2014 After Schumer, Gillibrand & Maffei Push, International Trade Commission Reached Final Determination That Will Help Protect Nucor Steel and Other New York Steel Manufacturers Against Dumping of Cheap Foreign Steel
Oct. 9, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Protecting NY Companies Against Potentially Heavily Subsidized New Cement Exports from Canada
Oct. 9, 2014 Schumer, Gillibrand Urge Trade Representative to Protect NY Companies Against Potentially Heavily Subsidized New Cement Exports from Canada
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