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South Africa Halts Exports of Raw Wool to China

Livestock disease causes China to disallow imports.

Report Alleges Wal-Mart Supplier Factory Abuse

A Hong Kong labor-rights group is calling for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to investigate Elec-Tech International Co.

U.S.-Made Apparel Prices Fall in July

Overall PPI rises slightly in the month.

Stocks Get Boost, PPI Prices Slip in July

Retail stocks rose 1.8 percent Tuesday as investors responded to better-than-expected second-quarter earnings.

Pakistan Floods Take Toll on Cotton Crop

Up to 700,000 acres of Pakistan's cotton cropland is under water.

India, labor, Child Labor, European Union, boycott

India's Apparel Industry Fears Boycott

Child labor abuses spark worry among manufacturers.

Japan's Q2 GDP Lower Than Expected, Falls Behind China

Private consumption is flat for April to June.

Retail Sales Fall as Consumer Prices Rise in July

Government reports show slow recovery.

ITC Votes to Impose Tariffs in Chinese Ribbon

China and Taiwan said to have dumped goods on U.S. market.

Imports Jump in June as Trade Deficit Widens

China, India and Pakistan lead the way.

Companies partner with group for environmental efficiencees.

NRDC Widens Scope of Eco Textile Program

Organization targets Bangladesh for a new pilot project, as existing pollution control initiatives in China expand.

Congress Center for Repsonsive Politics Wal-Mart Target NRF RILA

Industry PACs Boost Funds for Dems

Retail apparel political action committees pour money into mid-term election, with Wal-Mart and Target spending the most.

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