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China Manufacturing Hits New High

The HSBC Flash China Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index rose to a seven-month high in June, pointing to signs of renewed strength in China's economy.

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Q&A With Congressman George Miller

After meetings with a Bangladesh delegation of officials, followed by a more public panel session in Boston, Miller spoke with WWD about the key issues at hand.

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Bangladesh Debate Boils Over in Boston

A recent conference at Harvard University featured one of the most public and contentious discussions about the nation’s apparel industry in years.

Central American Textiles See Big Losses From TPP

Central America is increasingly nervous about Vietnam’s participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Dave Camp Calls Out Obama on Trade

The House Ways and Means committee chairman issued a “call to action” to get more personally engaged in building support for trade promotion authority.

Wal-Mart Advances Made in USA Plan

The retailer is determined to give a boost to apparel and textile production in America.

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Economic Stability Seen for Second Half

Retailers attending the trade shows and regional marts in the next six months are facing relative stability, but there are still some headwinds.

Apparel Prices Rise in May

Prices on all apparel sold at retail rose a seasonally adjusted 0.3 percent in May, as an increase in women’s apparel prices offset a decline in men’s.

Bangladesh Delegation Visits Washington

A delegation from Bangladesh led by Commerce Minister Tofail Ahmed visited here last week.

Global Apparel Production Up 7.4% in Q1

Global textile output also posted positive results, with production increasing 5 percent.

Cambodia Joins ILO Governing Body

Maurizio Bussi with the ILO's office for Thailand, Cambodia and Laos said Wednesday that Cambodia was nominated by its fellow ASEAN members.

USFIA Survey Backs Made in America Revival

Made in America will continue to pick up steam in the next two years, according to a new fashion industry benchmarking study.

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