The state of play has reached a critical juncture in U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) negotiations (USMCA being the trade agreement that is set to replace NAFTA) as House Democrats continue to work through the thorniest outstanding issues, such as the pact’s labor standards and enforcement mechanism, with the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative.
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Edward Price, President & CEO, SEQENS N.A. and member of the Bulk Pharmaceuticals Task Force, an affiliate of SOCMA testified to the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce on October 30.
Edward Price, President and CEO, SEQENS N.A. and a member of SOCMA’s Bulk Pharmaceutical Task Force, today called for reasonable regulations and increased collaboration between stakeholders during testimony before the House Committee on Energy & Commerce hearing on Pharmaceutical Supply Chains in a Global Economy.
Rigid purity and performance demands, costly infrastructure and expertise and economic and global trends often result in a lack of suppliers outside China. And, in the event that alternate sources exist, supplier(s) often lack adequate volume to make up for shortfalls from China and so SOCMA members are placed on insufficient allocation and face price increases that results in the loss of market share to foreign competitors not subject to such taxes on inputs needed to formulate products.
SOCMA is keenly aware of the instabilities generated by President Trump’s ambitious trade policy agenda. In fact, SOCMA was founded... View Article
Arlington, VA – The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) has published the 2019 edition of its TSCA manual, TSCA Compliance: A Company Guide, to serve as an industry resource for companies looking to develop and implement a site-specific TSCA compliance program.
May 17, 2019 EPA Docket Center OMB Desk Officer for EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Office of Management & Budget ... View Article
SOCMA: Increase in China Tariffs to Place Disproportionate Burden on Specialty Chemical Manufacturers
Arlington, VA – The Trump Administration’s decision to raise tariff rates from 10 to 25 percent on $200 billion in Chinese imports will disproportionately burden specialty chemical manufacturers, according to a statement released today by the Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA).
April 8, 2019 Office of the Secretary U.S. International Trade Commission 500 E Street SW Washington, D.C. 20436 Investigation No.... View Article
ARLINGTON, VA – The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) today testified before the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) to emphasize the benefits of Miscellaneous Tariff Bills (MTB) and advocate for permanent duty suspensions and reductions.