WASHINGTON — Congress sent a trade bill to President Bush on Friday that will renew duty free apparel benefits and could prevent major disruptions in $2.5 billion worth of imports for retailers and apparel importers with production in Africa and the Andean region.
“Everyone recognized that we should not let these programs languish and the final result is an affirmation of our commitment to our developing-country trading partners and the important role that rules-based trade can play in fostering development,” said House Ways & Means Chairman Charles Rangel (D., N.Y.).
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