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Trade Issues Key at India Summit

White House officials said Friday that several trade issues are among the key topics President Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will discuss.

Obama to Appoint Matthew Rubel for Second Term

Rubel is to serve an additional four-year term on an executive-branch trade advisory committee.

Joshua Teitelbaum to Join Commerce Department

He is joining the department as deputy assistant secretary for textiles, consumer goods and materials.

Joshua Teitelbaum Said to be Named to Key Commerce Post

Sources said Wednesday that Commerce is close to naming Teitelbaum as successor to Kim Glas, who left the agency in June.

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Madame Mayor: Anne Hidalgo Preps for Paris Fashion Week

The 55-year-old left-leaning politician talked about tourism, opening up City Hall to young designers and visiting the new Fondation Louis Vuitton.

ITC Investigating Denim Patent Case

The U.S. International Trade Commission said it is initiating an investigation into a patent infringement complaint regarding laser-abraded denim technology.

USTR Presses Labor Case Against Guatemala

The office is charging that the country has failed to effectively enforce its own labor laws and fully comply with an 18-point enforcement plan.

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EU Labeling Issue Flares Again

For years, European Union countries have been bickering over legislation that would mandate marking country of origin on consumer goods sold within its borders.

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Made in Italy: The Prato Challenge

Solving the sweatshop crisis in the Prato region requires education and dialogue between the city and Italian and Chinese factory owners.

Bangladesh Alliance Signs Fire Safety Pact

It is a four-year partnership that the alliance said will raise awareness of NFPA’s codes, standards and resources in the garment industry.

Women's Apparel Prices Gain in August

Declines in men’s, boys’ and girls’ clothing prices drove down overall retail prices in the sector.

China Issues Details on Trial Cotton Subsidy

China has issued details of a trial subsidy programme for farmers in Xinjiang that will replace a system of stockpiling that has roiled global prices.

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