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Importers Scramble to Avoid Safeguard Limits

U.S. importers have rushed to beat embargoes on Chinese goods by moving up production, taking to air freight and filling bonded warehouses.

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  • STYLE: Cotton, man-made fiber underwear
    ALLOWANCE: 5.06 million dozen
    DATE FILLED: July 5
  • STYLE: Cotton trousers
    ALLOWANCE: 4.34 million dozen
    DATE FILLED: July 8
  • STYLE: Man-made knit shirts and blouses
    ALLOWANCE: 2.84 million dozen
    DATE FILLED: July 12
  • STYLE: Man-made fiber trousers
    ALLOWANCE: 2.66 million dozen
    PERCENT FILLED: 89.3
  • STYLE: Men's and boy's cotton and man-made fiber shirts
    ALLOWANCE: 2.21 million dozen
    PERCENT FILLED: 80.9
  • STYLE: Combed cotton yarn
    ALLOWANCE: 1.45 million kilograms
    PERCENT FILLED: 18.1
  • Quotas on cotton knit shirts, blouses and trousers, and cotton and man-made fiber underwear went into effect on May 25. The other quotas were effective May 27. Percent filled as of July 22.

    Source: Commerce Department

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