The letter calls on President Biden to form an interagency working group comprising
the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), the National Security
Council (NRC), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), as well as the
Department of the Treasury and Commerce.
The letter calls on that interagency working group to work with regional
allies and focus on 1) enforcement of current trade laws; 2) reforms to de
minimis shipments which escape import controls (those under $800); and 3) other
trade remedies as appropriate which could include tariffs.
Previously, U.S. lawmakers have identified China-based Shein and Temu as