Government and Trade


Government and Trade

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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.

Asian Wealth Growing Quickly

Wealth grew faster in the Asia-Pacific region than any other region in the world last year, according to The Boston Consulting Group.

Gap Inc. to Produce Apparel in Myanmar

The retailer plans to produce apparel at two factories in Myanmar, making it the first to enter the market since the U.S. lifted a ban on imports last year.

Thai Retail Projects Press on Despite Coup

Recent antigovernment protests and last month’s military coup have hurt Thailand’s retailers but are not expected to have any long-term impact.

AAFA Tackling Product Safety Priorities

The organization held a seminar to address the complicated guidelines and stipulations that exist at the federal and state levels regarding product safety.

AAFA Names Juanita D. Duggan New CEO

Experienced lobbyist will take the helm on July 1.

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