Steel and Aluminum Tariff Exclusion Process Top Complaint in MEMA Letter to House Ways and Means Committee
August 10, 2018
An onerous, expensive, and confusing process for steel and aluminum tariff exclusions is at the center of a letter from the Motor and Equipment Manufacturers Association to the leaders of the... READ MORE
MEMA Joins Wide Spectrum of Industries Seeking Clarity and Fairness in China Tariff Exclusion Process
August 9, 2018
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) has joined 80 trade associations in a letter to the Trump administration making recommendations to implement a new tariff exclusion process... READ MORE
MEMA Applauds Bipartisan Congressional Legislation on Section 232 Tariffs
August 8, 2018
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association applauds a bi-partisan congressional effort to reform the process of using national security to impose tariffs on materials and products... READ MORE
MEMA to Host China Tariffs Webinar on Aug. 9
August 6, 2018
MEMA will host a free webinar for members of AASA, HDMA, MERA and OESA on the product exclusions process for the China Section 301 tariffs from 2-3 p.m. EDT on Thursday, Aug. 9. The webinar will... READ MORE
MEMA Responds to Fuel Efficiency Proposal Released by Trump Administration
August 2, 2018
Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) for the vehicle greenhouse gas... READ MORE
In a Win for Suppliers, White House Signs Workforce Bill into Law
August 1, 2018
MEMA applauds President Trump for signing into law the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act (Perkins Act). Reauthorization of the act was a bipartisan effort by Congress. The... READ MORE
MEMA Urges White House to Sign Bipartisan Workforce Development Bill
July 31, 2018
MEMA applauds a bipartisan effort by Congress to reauthorize the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act (Perkins Act) and encourages President Trump to sign the bill into law.... READ MORE
MEMA Takes Anti-Tariff Message to United States Trade Representative
July 25, 2018
MEMA testified today on behalf of its division members before the United States Trade Representative (USTR) regarding concerns over tariffs on $16 billion worth of products imported from China. The... READ MORE
MEMA Testifies at Commerce Department Hearing: Tariffs Pose Risk to Economic Security, Jeopardize Supplier Jobs
July 19, 2018
MEMA testified on behalf of motor vehicle suppliers today at a U.S. Department of Commerce hearing regarding the potential Section 232 tariffs on motor vehicles and auto parts.   “The... READ MORE
MEMA Joins with Auto Groups to Urge the White House to not Impose Higher Tariffs on Imported Autos and Auto Parts.
July 18, 2018
Seven auto groups representing almost 10 million jobs in the U.S. have joined together to urge the White House to not impose higher tariffs on imported autos and auto parts. “Raising tariffs... READ MORE
MEMA Responds to Trump Administration Announcement of Additional 301 Tariffs on China
July 11, 2018
MEMA opposes using tariffs to curb intellectual property (IP) theft and believes that the current, continued, and expected retaliatory tariffs could negate the Trump administration’s recent... READ MORE
MEMA Warns that Tariffs on Motor Vehicle Parts Will Cause Job Losses
June 29, 2018
Washington, D.C. – In comments submitted June 29 to the U.S. Department of Commerce, the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) strongly opposes broad, unilateral, and import-... READ MORE
Section 232 Tariffs on Automobiles and Automotive Parts – Comment Template Available for MEMA Members
June 19, 2018
On May 23, the Department of Commerce initiated an investigation to determine the effects on the national security of imports of automobiles and automotive parts.  You can view the Federal... READ MORE
MEMA Joins with Business Associations to Call for Greater Congressional Oversight of U.S. Trade Policy
June 19, 2018
MEMA has joined more than 55 trade associations to raise alarm bells over the Trump administration’s new trade policies and to call for the restoration of balance between Congress and the Executive... READ MORE
MEMA Responds to Trump Administration Announcement of 301 Tariffs on China
June 15, 2018
MEMA applauds the administration’s continued focus to protect intellectual property. However, we oppose using tariffs to curb intellectual property theft. MEMA believes that retaliatory tariffs could... READ MORE
MEMA Supports Amendment Requiring Congressional Approval of Some Tariff Actions
June 6, 2018
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) supports the common-sense amendment introduced by Senators Corker and Toomey to require congressional approval before the president can... READ MORE
MEMA Responds to Trump Administration Announcement of Steel and Aluminum Tariffs on Canada, the European Union, and Mexico
May 31, 2018
MEMA represents 1,000 companies manufacturing auto parts in the U.S., and we have communicated clearly to the administration that tariffs on imported steel and aluminum will hurt the 871,000... READ MORE
MEMA Responds to Trump Administration Action to Investigate New Tariffs on Imported Motor Vehicles and Motor Vehicle Parts
May 24, 2018
MEMA supports the Trump administration’s agenda to assure free, fair, and reciprocal trade; and, MEMA concurs that national security depends on the economic security of the country. Motor vehicle... READ MORE
MEMA Again Opposes Tariffs and Calls for Improved Exclusion Process in Comments to Trump Administration
May 18, 2018
The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) has filed detailed comments to U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross reiterating that tariffs on aluminum and steel triggered by the Trump... READ MORE