Senators urge Obama to confront China on auto parts

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Senators urge Obama to confront China on auto parts

Dayton Business Journal – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and several of his colleagues are leading an effort to get President Barack Obama to confront China policies that affect U.S. auto parts jobs.

Brown — along with U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Michigan; U.S. Sen. Robert Casey Jr., D-Pennsylvania; and U.S. Rep. Sander Levin, D-Michigan — circulated a letter to the President that gathered 188 signatures in Congress.

The letter urged the Obama Administration to use the recently-established Interagency Trade Enforcement Center to address China’s predatory policies in auto parts. President Obama established the new trade enforcement unit on February 28 to combat other nations’ violations of trade rules.

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