By  on February 19, 2014

WASHINGTON — President Obama signed an executive order on Wednesday to help accelerate and streamline the processing of imports and exports at U.S. ports.

The action should help apparel, textile and footwear importers and exporters cut through red tape and process their cargo to and from U.S. ports more quickly. Retailers and brands imported a total of $104.7 billion of apparel and textile products to the U.S. in 2013, according to the Commerce Department. The U.S. exported $23.6 billion in textile and apparel products to the world last year.

To Read the Full Article
SUBSCRIBE NOW

Tap into our Global Network

Of Industry Leaders and Designers

load comments
blog comments powered by Disqus