Government and Trade


Government and Trade

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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.

Stefan Selig Confirmed for Key Commerce Post

He will help coordinate President Obama’s Made in America push and national export initiative.

China's Manufacturing Stabilizes

Operating conditions in China's manufacturing sector deteriorated only marginally in May but the long-term economic situation remains weak, according to HSBC.

Bangladesh, Cambodia Imports Hit by Unrest

The countries are beginning to feel the bite from the upheavals taking place in their apparel-manufacturing industries.

Sentence Handed Down in Counterfeit Case

A federal judge on Monday sentenced one of the men behind one of the largest counterfeit-goods smuggling operations in history to 46 months in prison.

LVMH Continues 'Green Week' Initiative

The French luxury group has partnered with the European Commission.

Industry Urges Repeal of Container Screening Mandate

The mandate has never been implemented but is still on the books and has been repeatedly waived.

Cambodian Court Frees Protesters

Twenty-three people, including unionists and garment workers, were found guilty of violence but the court issued suspended sentences.

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