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52 congressmen sign letter urging strong rules of origin trade agreement
Wednesday, June 1    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The National Textile Association, the American Manufacturing Trade Action Coalition and the National Council of Textile Organizations has praised a bipartisan letter organized by U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., signed by 52 congressmen that was sent to U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Ron Kirk. It stressed the importance of negotiating strong textile and apparel terms in the ongoing Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement talks. More

US Department of Commerce sample booth at DSEi
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Held biannually, DSEi is the world's largest fully integrated defense and security event and provides participants the ability to showcase their full capabilities at a single exhibition to a pre-qualified attendee base. The U.S. Department of Commerce Office of Textiles and Apparel will maintain a sample and information booth at DSEi 2011 for up to 12 qualified U.S. manufacturers and suppliers of military/defense and industrial/technical textiles. Participants in this catalog/sample show are offered a package of services including the collection of leads that will be sent to each company in a spreadsheet after the show, promotion of samples and pre-show publicity. More

US trade official says fish and cotton subsidies, market access for poorest nations are critical issues in trade talks
Tuesday, May 31    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Ambassador Michael Punke, deputy United States trade representative, on May 31, in prepared remarks delivered at the World Trade Organization Trade Negotiations Committee meeting, addressed U.S. concerns regarding proposals to realize an "early harvest" of achievable items as part of the stalled Doha Development Round of international trade liberalization talks. More

Sourcing in the Americas Summit
Friday, May 27    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
With rising costs in China, raw material prices soaring worldwide and the need to keep inventory low, sourcing executives are taking a new look at the Western Hemisphere supply chain. MAGIC has selected Sourcing in the Americas as its premier focus for its August 2011 Sourcing Show. Don't miss this special opportunity to highlight your company and your products at MAGIC! More

Reminder to the trade: Mandatory country of origin labeling in the US
Friday, May 27    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
This guidance is based on "Threading Your Way Through the Labeling Requirement Under the Textile and Wool Acts," a publication of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. More

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