Government and Trade


Government and Trade

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Premium Brands Staying Close to Home in L.A.

Rising costs and mounting statutory requirements are failing to push upscale jeans companies outside their California hub.

AAFA Signs MOU with Chinese Chamber

The AAFA and China Chamber of Commerce signed a memorandum to facilitate deeper dialogue between U.S. and Chinese apparel and textile companies.

Bangladesh Alliance Contracts for Independent Assessment

The project team will be led by Hasanat Alamgir, an associate professor of occupational health at the University of Texas School of Public Health.

Women's Apparel Prices Fall in September

A decline in women’s apparel retail prices in September was offset by an increase in men’s, boys’ and girls’ clothing prices.

ILO Urges Further Reform in Bangladesh

The International Labor Organization intensified the pressure on the Bangladesh government to make stronger reforms in its garment industry.

China Q3 GDP Beats Expectations

While that growth exceeded analysts' expectations, it was also the slowest expansion since the first quarter of 2009.

Leaders of Italy and China Stress Cooperation

The fifth annual China-Italy Innovation Forum took place on Thursday at the Politecnico University of Milan.

Obama Unveils Cyber Security Initiative

The U.S. president launched a new initiative aimed at arming the government, businesses and consumers with the tools to fight the onslaught of cyber attacks.

Companies Retaliate in ITC Patent Case

Several of the major companies involved in a U.S. International Trade Commission patent infringement case are accusing the complainants of deception.

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Bangladesh Factories Seek Remediation Funds

Garment factory owners are considering the costs of improvements once again, and their ability to finance them.

U.S. Begins IPR Review of India

The U.S. said Tuesday it will begin an “out-of-cycle” review of India’s efforts to protect and enforce intellectual property rights.

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