African textile and apparel producers are in Washington for a historic U.S.-Africa summit to fight to preserve a U.S. trade preference program that has generated more trade, investment and jobs across the continent.
As President Obama prepares to host a three-day summit from today attended by nearly 50 African heads of state, a delegation of apparel and textile companies and associations joined forces with their U.S. counterparts to step up a lobbying campaign for the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act, which expires on Sept. 30, 2015.
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