Investment with a wide range of U.S. producers and consuming industries to create the voice necessary to influence trade policy on Capitol Hill and in the Administration.
Access to the latest information about potential trade actions and developments that could affect your industry directly.
A multi-pronged campaign to repeal the Byrd Amendment, including a media campaign, government relations and legal activities.
Affirmative, pro-active efforts to increase the involvement and influence of consuming industries in the trade debate. For example:
The Transparency and Fairness Trade Act
Active participation in International Trade Commission hearings
Strong stands on legislative initiatives such as trade agreements, WTO negotiations, antidumping and safeguard measures, and others
Lobbying activities, including Consuming Industries Lobby Days and continual interaction by CITAC staff and members and trade policymakers. We are the one voice representing consuming industries on trade policy on Capitol Hill.
Targeted advocacy programs to battle protectionist initiatives by uncompetitive domestic industries such as steel, lumber and textiles.
Education and awareness programs for consuming industries and their employees. CITAC is working to engage all users of imported materials to understand the trade policy process, know their rights and facilitate their active participation in the process.
How To Join
Trade policy (including Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA), Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA), Fast-Track, and the "Continued Dumping and Subsidy Offset Act," or "The Byrd Amendment," will be one of the most debated topics on Capitol Hill this year. The time is now for consuming industries and free trade advocates to weigh in on the trade debate. To be successful, we need your help!
Find out more about investing with CITAC and supporting our mission by contacting Steve Alexander today at , or