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Commerce Department to Host Smart Fabrics Summit

The emerging market of smart fabrics has many applications, including in the fields of fitness and health, sports and defense.

China Commits to Stepped-up Engagement on Online Counterfeiting

U.S. trade officials said China agreed to a number of IPR-related commitments.

Anne Hidalgo

Paris Mayor Details Measures For Security, Retail, Tourism

Measures include additional video cameras throughout the city, and a marketing campaign to burnish Paris’ image abroad.

China Unveils New Measures to Boost Consumption

The country is targeting consumer services by expanding consumer credit, improving China’s already fast-developing online payment options and managing credit card fees.

U.S. cotton exports stand to grow under TPP.

Bipartisan Group of Former Agriculture Secretaries Urge TPP Passage

Former secretaries say boosting exports and trade critical to American agriculture.

WTO: Jordan Posts Export Gains Despite Turmoil in Region

The Jordanian economy is projected to expand by around 4 percent this year.

Skechers Declares Favorable Ruling in ITC Case

The brand said the chief administrative law judge presiding over the case ruled that two of the company’s product lines, Twinkle Toes and Bobs, did not infringe on Converse’s registered trademark for its Chuck Taylor midsole design.

Diego della Valle Talks Politics on Italian TV Show

The Italian entrepreneur didn’t confirm his intentions of entering the political arena, but left floors open.

A worker at a factory in Ashulia, Bangladesh.

U.N. Forum Cites Stilted Progress in Factory Conditions

Experts were divided over which approaches are likely to deliver greater compliance with core global labor standards.