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Trans-Pacific Partnership talks advance in Texas
Thursday, May 17    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The United States has announced that Trans-Pacific Partnership partners — Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Chile, Malaysia, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States and Vietnam — made better-than-expected progress at the 12th round of negotiations that formally concluded May 16 outside of Dallas. U.S. negotiators have reported to U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk that the progress achieved during this round has further narrowed differences in the text and the teams can now see a clear path forward toward conclusion of most of the more than 20 chapters of the agreement. More



New England Textile Round Table to meet June 6
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The next meeting of the New England Textile Industry Roundtable will be held on Wednesday, June 6 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Massachusetts College of Art & Design's Tower in Boston. Lunch will be provided. More

Cotton/Poly woven stretch fabric sought for DR-CAFTA program
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The National Textile Association has been approached by a manufacturer seeking sources for the cotton/polyester woven stretch fabric specified. Note that the fabric will be used in a school uniform program in the Dominican Republic- Central America Free Trade Agreement region and requires fabric formed in the DR-CAFTA region of yarn formed in the DR-CAFTA region. More

Apparel product safety recalls in recent weeks
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Boys' hooded jackets (720) Manufactured in in P.R. China 5/15/2012
Class Club Children's Letterman Jackets (320) Manufactured in Vietnam 5/10/2012
Boys' jogging suits (1,700) Manufactured in P.R. China 5/8/2012
Boy's Hooded Flannel Shirts (600) Manufactured in India 5/8/2012
Girls' Hooded Sweatshirts (500) Manufactured in Cambodia 5/8/2012
Girls' Hooded Winter Jackets (2,300) Manufactured in P.R. China 5/8/2012
Girls' Hooded Sweatshirts (210) Manufactured in P.R. China 5/8/2012
Youth Jackets (5,000) Manufactured in Vietnam, Malaysia and P.R. China 4/24/2012
Girls' Jackets (13,000) Manufactured in P.R. China 4/24/2012
   

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