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Gena Accessories Recalls Women’s Scarves

Product failed to meet flammability standard.

Guatemala, AFL-CIO Spar Over Labor Rights

Guatemala has met a US Trade Representative’s 18-point labor enforcement plan linked to a bitter rights abuse case and hopes to avoid a proposed $15 million fine as it nears completion.

Congress Introduces Presidential Trade Authority

TPA gives major trade deals momentum.

Bangladesh Fire Safety on Radar for Mark Chubb

Accord's new fire chief implementing reforms.

Trade Promotion Authority Legislation Compromise Deal to Close Soon

TPA is seen as vital to completing several trade deals, particularly the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement negotiations between the U.S. and 11 other countries.

American Apparel Workers Take Complaints to Labor Board

Rumbles that the company’s factory workers are close to formally organizing continue with four fresh grievances filed Wednesday with the National Labor Relations Board.

RILA Introduces Sustainability Matrix

The matrix is a guide of best practices.

Alibaba founder Jack Ma.

USTR Criticizes Alibaba Over Counterfeits

The U.S. Trade Representative’s office has joined the outcry against Alibaba and counterfeits.

WTO Expects Trade Volume Growth

World trade volume in goods is forecast to grow 3.3 percent this year, slightly up over last year’s sluggish 2.8 percent increase.