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New Study Finds Flaws in NYU Report on Bangladesh Garment Industry

Researchers claim 89 percent of all workers in Bangladesh are covered by safety initiatives.

The bill reauthorizes the Customs and Border Protection agency.

Senate Passes Customs and Trade Enforcement Package

The wide-ranging bill would beef up enforcement of U.S. trade agreements and aims to help prevent counterfeit goods from entering the country.

Feds Seize $1.6 Million in Counterfeits in Puerto Rico

Customs officials based in San Juan snagged 10,000 counterfeit products at the Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport.

Cargo was backed up at the Port of Long Beach last year.

Retail Imports to Grow 4.5% in First Half of 2016

Ports covered by Global Port Tracker handled 1.43 million Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units in December.

President Barack Obama gives the State of the Union address, Washington D.C.

Obama Seeks Funds for Cybersecurity, Trade

The cybersecurity plan was unveiled in wake of a series of breaches at stores such as Target, Neiman Marcus and Home Depot.

Protesters, Police Clash in Hong Kong

The violence, which reports link to a Hong Kong Indigenous group that seeks to retain Hong Kong independence, is reminiscent of the 2014 clashes between pro-democracy protesters and police.

The CMA CGM Benjamin Franklin.

Port of New York and New Jersey Sets Cargo Volume Record in 2015

Record cargo helps boost port jobs and economic activity.

Bangladesh Leads U.S. Apparel and Textile Imports in December

Bangladesh’s apparel and textile imports to the U.S. bounced back in 2015, but the global fashion industry continues to face challenges in safety remediation in the country’s garment industry.

Morocco’s Exports Fueled by Free Trade Pacts

Morocco’s textile and apparel sector has benefited from exemptions from import duties and favorable corporate tax terms for production in export processing zones.