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Seeking Certainty Over Safeguards

Apparel importers find themselves chafed by new restrictions on goods from China.

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FILLING QUOTAS
(through June 30)

STYLE: Cotton knit shirts and blouses
CATEGORY: 338/339
ALLOWANCE: 4,704,115 dz.
PERCENT FILLED: 90.3

STYLE: Cotton, man-made fiber underwear
CATEGORY: 352/652
ALLOWANCE: 5,062,892 dz.
PERCENT FILLED: 90.3

STYLE: Cotton Trousers
CATEGORY: 347/348
ALLOWANCE: 4,340,638 dz.
PERCENT FILLED: 87.8

STYLE: Man-made knit shirts and blouses
CATEGORY: 638/639
ALLOWANCE: 2,844,383 dz.
PERCENT FILLED: 55.4

STYLE: Man-made fiber trousers
CATEGORY: 647/648
ALLOWANCE: 2,660,678 dz.
PERCENT FILLED: 38.6

STYLE: Men's and boy's cotton and man-made fiber shirts, not knit
CATEGORY: 340/640
ALLOWANCE: 2,213,126 dz.
PERCENT FILLED: 35.6

STYLE: Combed cotton yarn
CATEGORY: 301
ALLOWANCE: 1,450,777 kg.
PERCENT FILLED: 6.6

Source: U.S. Customs and Boarder Protection

*Quotas on cotton knit shirts, blouses and trousers and cotton and man-made fiber underwear went into effect May 23. The other quotas became effective May 27. Quantities in dozens, except for combed cotton, which is in kilograms.

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