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Obama Reinstates Madagascar Under African Growth & Opportunity Act

In a related action, he also stated in a proclamation that he plans to withdraw Swaziland’s eligibility under AGOA, effective Jan. 1, 2015.

The Cost of a West Coast Port Shutdown

A 20-day stoppage would reduce the gross domestic product by $2.5 billion a day, disrupt 405,000 jobs and cost the average household $366 in purchasing power.

American Apparel Settles FTC Charges

Under the settlement, the company is prohibited from misrepresenting its participation in any privacy or data security program sponsored by the government.

Accord Updates Factory Inspection Plan

The Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh on Wednesday disclosed inspection reports and corrective action plans on 50 of those facilities.

Global Investments Spiked in 2013

Greenfield investments in the global textile and apparel industry posted a sharp rise in 2013,

Uniqlo Eyeing India for Manufacturing

Fast Retailing chairman, president and ceo Tadashi Yanai met with Indian Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on Wednesday.

Surya Subedi Concerned Over Industrial Climate in Cambodia

The United Nations human rights envoy expressed worries over the treatment of garment factory workers and unionists.

Target Scaling Back Cambodia Production

Cambodia's commerce minister revealed that the retailer has reduced its orders in the Southeast Asian nation over labor unrest.

China Manufacturing Hits New High

The HSBC Flash China Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index rose to a seven-month high in June, pointing to signs of renewed strength in China's economy.

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Q&A With Congressman George Miller

After meetings with a Bangladesh delegation of officials, followed by a more public panel session in Boston, Miller spoke with WWD about the key issues at hand.

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Bangladesh Debate Boils Over in Boston

A recent conference at Harvard University featured one of the most public and contentious discussions about the nation’s apparel industry in years.

Central American Textiles See Big Losses From TPP

Central America is increasingly nervous about Vietnam’s participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

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