Government and Trade


Government and Trade

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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.

Japanese Retailers Trumpet August Gains

Sales increased slightly, with cooler weather spurring apparel purchases.

Another Factory Fire in Dhaka

Fire authorities told WWD that some workers who escaped in panic were injured, but there were no fatalities, and that they were able to control the fire.

Gap Files Report on Myanmar Factories

The factories selected to produce clothing for Gap Inc., the first U.S. retailer to reenter Myanmar since sanctions were eased, experienced early problems.

Brazil Economy Enters Recession in Blow to Rousseff

Latin America's largest economy last saw comparable contraction during global financial crisis.

U.S. Sets Key Accords With Myanmar

The Aug. 25 report, titled “Responsible Sourcing in Myanmar,” was released on Thursday by the U.S. Embassy.

Accord Readies to Complete Factory Inspections

There is an increasing level of urgency for the Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh to complete its inspections by the September deadline.

Bangladesh Accord Decision on Inspections Stirs Concern

Duplication of factory inspections was one of the major worries of apparel manufacturers when the two groups were formed last year.

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