Government and Trade


Government and Trade

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China, factory jobs, Guo Weiqing, Pearl River Delta, migration patterns, infrastructure, textiles,

China Industry Facing Labor Shortage

Shortage across China’s manufacturing zones, particularly in the lowest-paying jobs, continues and could eventually lead to price hikes.

China U.S. Prime Source Forum

Prime Source Forum Debates Economics and Trade

Panelists at Prime Source questioned the direction the U.S. and Chinese governments have taken regarding economic issues.

NaTrue Pursues Global Seal

NaTrue, also known as the International Organic Cosmetics Association, looks to create a globalized consumer standard.

USTR Report Details Trade Barriers

Issues range from increasing or consistently high tariff rates to licensing and customs concerns.

Hugo Boss to Reopen Talks on Cleveland Plant

Pressure from the National Labor Relations Board has led Hugo Boss to renew negotiations with the suit factory that it has slated to close later this month.

Pakistan Court Sides With Yarn Mills

Pakistan court issued an order Tuesday that puts off the government’s yarn export quota restriction, which is aimed at boosting domestic knit production.

Consumer Confidence Stronger in March

Conference Board measure adds more than 6 points to 52.5.

Haitian Industry Seeks Additional Trade Benefits

The Haitian apparel industry has asked the Obama administration to increase the volume of textiles and apparel that can be shipped here duty free.

Italy's Textile, Apparel Sales Fall

Italy’s textile and apparel industry has overcome “the most dramatic phase of the current recession.”

WTO Chief Projects Trade Rebound

WTO director general Pascal Lamy says volume of world trade in goods is projected to expand 9.5 percent this year.

Obama Fills Key Trade Posts

President names Michael Punke ambassador to the WTO and deputy trade representative.

Fashion Industry Gets Own Caucus on Capitol Hill

The "Congressional Apparel Manufacturing and Fashion Business Caucus" approved by the Committee on House Administration.

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