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G7 Ministers Advance Vision Zero Fund on Workplace Standards

The fund will support social dialogue and the application of International Labor Organization standards on occupational safety and health, and fundamental principles and rights at work in global supply chains.

USTR’s Gail Strickler Stepping Down From Key Post

Strickler worked on apparel and textile trade issues at USTR for more than six years.

Sir Stuart Rose, former chairman of Marks & Spencer

Stuart Rose Launches Campaign to Keep Britain in European Union

The former Marks & Spencer Chairman says there’s safety in numbers.

Cargo Volume Rises as Holiday Season Approaches

The cargo report comes a day after NRF forecast 3.7 percent growth in holiday sales this year over 2014.

TPP’s Path Complicated by Politics

Hillary Clinton’s opposition to TPP poses potential challenges to the trade deal.

Cambodia to Raise Monthly Minimum Wage to $140

The increase came after the prime minister stepped in to increase the amount for $5.

Hillary Clinton

TPP Battle Begins as Hillary Clinton Says ‘I’m Not in Favor’

White House report details tariff reduction-cost savings for U.S. companies, state by state.

Vietnam to Emerge Winner From TPP, Report Says

The benefits to Vietnam will be limited by the expected inclusion of a “yarn forward” rule, however.

Cambodia Leads Import Surge in August

Overall apparel and textile imports to the U.S. from the world increased 13.3 percent in August compared with a year earlier.