WASHINGTON — President Obama threw his support behind duty-free manufacturing zones in the war-torn Afghanistan and Pakistan border areas as part of a comprehensive plan he unveiled Friday to intensify the military campaign and stabilize the region.
Apparel and textile producers remained uncertain about the benefits and risks associated with the manufacturing areas, known as “reconstruction opportunity zones,” that have been proposed in pending legislation on Capitol Hill.
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