Trade

  • IPC supports a fair, open and rules-based international trading system.

  • IPC supports the modernization of NAFTA through the new US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

  • IPC supports bilateral engagement with China to address disputes related to IP theft, market access, and government subsidies.

  • IPC is concerned about the negative impacts on our members from current and escalating tariff battles among the world’s leading trade powers. The electronics industry is characterized by highly complex supply chains and narrow profit margins, and rising tariffs are causing considerable disruptions and uncertainties.

IPC Endorses USMCA Trade Deal

A new report from IPC examines the impact of the proposed US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) and recommends the U.S. Congress to approve it.
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Read the report.

How Can You Keep Track of Trade Policy Changes?

Check out our new “cheat sheet” with the latest developments on all the trade policy disputes that may affect your business, from North America to Europe and Asia. See the fact sheet.

Recent IPC Trade Policy News

May 21, 2019 - Electronics Industry Endorses U.S.-Mexico-Canada Pact; Leaders Call on U.S. Government to Promote Pro-Manufacturing Policies

May 9, 2019: United States Increases Tariffs on More Chinese Products

May 7, 2019 – Export Controls in Flux

April 3, 2019 – Brexit Postponed Amid Political Gridlock; Industry Disruptions in Store

March 5, 2019 - USMCA Fight Ramps Up; IPC Helps Launch New Coalition

February 26, 2019 - Electronics Industry Joins Call for Passage of USMCA