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Industry Sees Pros and Cons in Jobs Bill

$15 billion measure offers tax breaks to businesses for hiring workers.

Kirk Talks Trade at RILA Meet

USTR Ron Kirk provided additional details about the TPP agreement ahead of negotiations set to begin in March.

Japan's Jan. Exports Surge 41%

Numbers show increasing demand for Japanese goods from Asian countries, especially China.

Fashion Delivers Raises $20M in Products for Haiti

Fashion Delivers for Haiti has raised $20 million of donated apparel and home furnishing goods for the people of the earthquake-ravaged country.

Industry Lobbied With Their Wallets in 2009

Companies spent funds on influencing critical issues.

Retailers Criticize Obama's New Health Care Plan

Some retail groups say the healthcare plan would impose undue cost burdens on companies.

Retail Stocks Up 3.5 Percent for Week

Retail stocks scored their sixth straight advance on Friday.

U.S.-Made Apparel Prices Down Slightly in Jan.

Overall PPI up 1.4 percent.

USTR to Launch Haiti Industry Initiative

Garment sector is seen as an important tool to help Haiti.

EU to Repeal Sri Lanka Trade Preference Program

he European Union on Monday withdrew preferential tariff benefits on Sri Lankan goods because of the country's poor human rights record.

Japan's Q4 GDP Grows Faster Than Expected

GDP rose 1.1 percent from the previous quarter and 4.6 percent on an annualized basis.

Retail Apparel Rise in Jan.

Department store sales increased 0.2 percent in January compared with a month earlier.

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