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Obama, Trong Talk Trade as Imports From Vietnam Soar

Combined apparel and textile imports from the world to the U.S. increased to 5.3 billion square meter equivalents in May compared with a year earlier.

Bangladesh Consortiums, IFC Launch $50M Credit Facility

The new financing comes at a pivotal time for the two industry initiatives to improve safety in hundreds of factories.

AGOA Extension to Fuel African Exports

AGOA was the focus of a three-day conference in Geneva on Aid for Trade hosted by the World Trade Organization.

Fake Van Cleef & Arpels Jewelry Seized in Miami

The jewelry arrived in a shipment from Hong Kong and bore the non-genuine Van Cleef & Arpels copyrighted design.

More Working Women Equals More Retail Jobs

Increases in retail jobs could be a related to more women working and spending.

Retailers Add Jobs Across Board in June

In the broader economy, employers added 223,000 jobs in June and the unemployment rate fell to 5.3 percent after rising to 5.5 percent in May.

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Textile and Apparel Exports Grew 3% in 2014

Mexico representing the largest market for sector exports at $4.63 billion.

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NRF Critical of Obama Overtime Pay Proposal

The DOL’s proposal would extend overtime protections to nearly 5 million white collar workers within the first year of its implementation.

President Barack Obama

Obama Signs Trade Authority and Preferences Bills

The action sets the stage for taking negotiations on Asia-Pacific and European free-trade agreements to the next level.