Government and Trade


Government and Trade

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Trade Friction With Russia Grows

Details about new sanctions against Russia were released, while threatened counter-sanctions against Western imports of autos and textiles were reported.

Gildan Makes Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Following a best-in-class approach, the indices measure the performance of the world’s sustainability leaders.

Officials Call for More Oversight on Cyber Attacks

Retailers are facing a troubling trend of more sophisticated cyber attacks, despite stepped-up efforts to thwart data security breaches.

U.S. Apparel Production Up 3.9 % in Q2

The sector outperformed the average growth of 3.5 percent in global apparel production, a United Nations report said.

Manufacture NY Awarded Obama Fund Grant

The fashion incubator and factory for independent designers, has been named one of 50 national winners of a U.S. Small Business Administration award.

Sales of Italian Apparel Show Signs of Recovery

Export turnover within the E.U. rose 4 percent to 1.2 billion euros, or $1.5 billion at current exchange rates, in the first four months of 2014.

Trade Groups Weigh In on ITC Denim Case

The four trade groups argue the complaint wrongly targets the 17 brands and retailers named in the complaint.

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Mayor de Blasio Backs N.Y. Fashion Industry

New York City's mayor announced three new initiatives to bolster local manufacturing at Gracie Mansion's first fashion week bash Wednesday.

Costco to Pay $335k Penalty for Clean Air Act Violations

The company has agreed to cut emissions of ozone-depleting and greenhouse gases from leaking refrigeration equipment at more than half of its stores nationwide.

U.S. Gains in Global Rankings

Boosted by improvements in innovation and technology, the U.S. economy has moved up two slots, to third place.

VF Backs $10M in Loans for Bangladesh Plants

Program, in collaboration with the International Finance Corp., part of $17 million earmarked for Bangladesh aid.

Taking Stock of the U.S. Production Revival

Investments are up, exports are rising — now the only missing element in the Made in USA push is more jobs.

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