WASHINGTON — Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker unveiled the second phase of President Obama’s National Export Initiative on Tuesday, a key part of the President’s Made in America campaign that has helped bolster a resurgence of the U.S. textile and apparel industry.
The new initiative, dubbed “NEI/NEXT,” will focus on helping to link companies to customers abroad, streamline government export services to lower costs, expand access to export financing, enhance partnerships with local and state leaders, open new market opportunities through trade agreements and enforce existing trade pacts.
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A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"