Government and Trade


Government and Trade

Feds, NFL Grab $19.5M in Sports Fakes

A national law enforcement initiative has snagged $19.5 million in counterfeit sports merchandise over the past year.

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Alibaba in Hot Water With Chinese Regulators

The latest release accuses Alibaba’s consumer-to-consumer platform Taobao of turning a blind eye to piracy and counterfeit products.

U.S. to Take Closer Look at China's Cotton Subsidization

U.S. Trade Officials will be exploring the steps it might take to address what many are calling China’s new trade distorting policies.

Obama Lays Out New Initiatives in India

Speaking at a U.S.-India Business Council Summit, Obama said the U.S. is keen on increasing the $100 billion in bilateral trade it has with India.

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U.S., India Talk Bilateral Issues; Fashion Creeps In

The emphasis has been on the three changes of outfit by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday.

President Obama Brings Hope for Stronger US-India Trade Ties

President Obama brings hope for stronger US-India trade ties, but retailers have a strong wish-list.

Trade Ministers Give Green Light to Kick-start Stalled WTO Global Trade Talks

Trade ministers from 21 countries agreed Saturday to inject a sense of urgency in their attempts to kick start the stalled Doha round of global trade talks.

Mali Targets 800,000 T Cotton Per Year by 2018

The country plans to produce 800,000 tonnes of unginned cotton per year by 2018 after output surged by more than a quarter in the 2014/15 season.

Blockade in Bangladesh Continues to Affect Business

The ongoing transport blockade continues to impact the nation’s textile and apparel sector while violence has claimed the lives of 30 people.

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Industry Praises Obama Trade Push

Obama's push for cybersecurity legislation was also hailed.

Orrin Hatch Pushes Trade Agenda

Hatch outlined an ambitious agenda that included tax reform as a top priority, in the run-up to President Obama’s State of the Union address on Tuesday night.

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