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As Peso Weakens, Mexican Firms Boost Exports

As falling oil prices and growing political scandals take the shine off Mexico’s economy, its volatile currency has slid to 15 per dollar compared to about 12 per dollar about a year ago.

Huntsman Signed Pact With Daechun

Deal aimed at technical training and operational efficiency.

Rana Plaza Compensation Fund Falls Short

The compensation fund for victims of the disaster two years ago is $8.5 million short of its $30 million goal.

Ethiopia Joins Sustainable Cotton Initiative

Cotton Made in Africa is an initiative of the Aid by Trade Foundation.

Government Sets Webinar on Mexico Import Rules

The Commerce Department said Tuesday it will host a Webinar in early April where Mexican government officials plan to explain the country’s new textile and apparel import regulations to U.S. companies that have grown increasingly concerned about the impact the rules will have on their businesses.

Myanmar Apparel Association Hits Back at Protesters

Officials cautioned that those taking part in demonstrations need to abide by the law when protesting or face legal action.

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C.L.A.S.S. Brings Sustainable Act to U.S.

C.L.A.S.S. completed its “World Class Tour” here this month with two days of presentations at the Italian Trade Commission offices.

Amber Valletta Supports Software Platform for Ethical Supply Chains

San Francisco-based nonprofit Made in a Free World has launched a digital risk analysis tool for companies seeking a better understanding of their supply chain’s social impact.

Chinese Textile Giant Urges Beijing to Issue More Cotton Import Quotas

China has said it will in principle allow for no more than 894,000 tonnes of cotton imports this year.