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American Fashion Industry Pens Letter to President Trump, Addressing ‘Devastating’ Tariffs

Industry leaders plea with the President to see apparel, jewelry, eyewear, footwear and other fashion-adjacent goods exempt from his latest round of trade war taxes.

clock 7hMisty White Sidell

Government and Trade

Senior Chinese Official Signals Sino-U.S. Deal Possible

But only if limited to the trade conflict, and not if there are moves to suppress and contain China’s further development.

clock June 13, 2019John Zarocostas

The North Face store in Brooklyn.

Government and Trade

Brands Make Last-minute Pleas to Government to Shelve Tariffs

Ralph Lauren, Forever 21, Steve Madden and VF are among the firms making their case against higher levies on Chinese imports.

clock June 13, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

Government and Trade

U.N. Report: Investors’ Sustainability Demands Spur Growth in Eco-Friendly Manufacturing

Special economic zones outside of China are seeing investments rise.

clock June 12, 2019John Zarocostas

Protesters take part in a rally against an extradition bill outside the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, China, 12 June 2019. The bill, scheduled for a second reading on 12 June has faced immense opposition from pan-democrats, the business sector, and the international community, would allow the transfer of fugitives to jurisdictions which Hong Kong does not have a treaty with, including mainland China. Critics of the bill have expressed concern over unfair trials and a lack of human rights protection in mainland China.Demonstrators gather to show opposition to amendments to extradition law in Hong Kong, China - 12 Jun 2019

Government and Trade

Growing Protests Against Extradition Seize Hong Kong

Pacific Place mall ceased operations while many businesses reduced their working hours or shut in solidarity with the protest.

clock June 12, 2019Tiffany Ap

A pedestrian passes a currency exchange in London, Britain, 17 May 2019. The Pound has fallen to its lowest level against the dollar since February over concerns of a potential hard Brexit. Talks on Brexit between the government and Labour have broken down.Pound falls over concerns of hard brexit, London, United Kingdom - 17 May 2019

Government and Trade

Trump Joins Retailers in Blaming Strong Dollar for Weakness

A stronger greenback against a basket of currencies has led to dips in tourist spending in the U.S.

clock June 11, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador speaks during a rally in Tijuana, Mexico, . The event was originally scheduled as an act of solidarity in the face of President Donald Trump's threat to impose a 5% tariff on Mexican imports if it did not stem the flow of Central American migrants heading toward the U.S. But Mexican and U.S. officials reached an accord Friday that calls on Mexico to crackdown on migrants in exchange for Trump backing off his threatTariffs, Tijuana, Mexico - 08 Jun 2019

Government and Trade

Relief for Retailers as Mexico Tariffs Indefinitely Suspended

The levies were meant to come into force Monday to curb illegal immigration.

clock June 9, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

Target Store On this photo, a Target store advertises for employment, in Daly City, Calif. Retailers including Toys R Us, Pier 1 and Borders plan to hire more temporary holiday workers this season than last year, emboldened by several months of sales gains and a slowly improving economy. While such jobs will be an early Christmas present for some of America's unemployed, they're unlikely to make a dent in the stubbornly high unemployment rateHoliday Hiring, Daly City, USA

Government and Trade

May’s Jobs Number Disappoints, Stocks Gain

Both department stores and clothing stores shed workers last month, but investors dreamt of a rate cut.

clock June 7, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

Army Greens uniforms.

Government and Trade

American Woolen Co. to Help Make ‘Army Green’ Fabrics

The mill will produce a portion of the fabrics for the uniforms the U.S. Army announced last Veterans Day.

clock June 6, 2019Sindhu Sundar

President Donald Trump speaks during a ceremony to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day at The Normandy American Cemetery, in Colleville-sur-Mer, Normandy, FranceD-Day 75 Years, Colleville-sur-Mer, France - 06 Jun 2019

Government and Trade

Decision on Apparel and Footwear Tariffs Will Be Made After G20, Says Trump

President Trump is expected to meet with China’s President Xi Jinping at the meeting in Japan.

clock June 6, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

U.S. President Donald J. Trump

Government and Trade

Lobbyists for Importers, Textile Firms Unit Against Trump Tariffs

The ceo’s of the AAFA and NCTO implored President Trump to reverse course and not raise tariffs on Mexican imports.

clock June 5, 2019Evan Clark

Chinese consumers walk at a shopping mall in Beijing, China, 28 May 2019. According to media reports, middle-class citizens are expressing their concerns over how the China-US trade war will affect their lives as food prices and business costs continue to rise.China-US trade war affects middle class in China, Beijing - 28 May 2019

Government and Trade

Trade Dispute Starting to Impact China’s Economy

The International Monetary Fund just cut its 2019 China growth forecast.

clock June 5, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

Skyline Saigon, downtown with Bitexo Tower, District 1, Dusk, Ho Chi Minh City, VietnamVARIOUS

Government and Trade

Five Potential Trade War Winners

Countries that stand to benefit if the U.S. places tariffs on apparel and footwear imports from China and Mexico.

clock June 4, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

Mexican trucks that mainly transport automotive products await their turn to access the United States through the Ignacio Zaragoza International Bridge, in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico, 31 May 2019. Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador maintained the offer of dialogue before the announcement by US President Donald J. Trump to impose taxes on all Mexican products if it does not control the migratory flow.Mexico maintains diplomacy with the United States despite the fear of a trade war, Matamoros - 31 May 2019

Government and Trade

Fashion and Retail Groups Outraged Over the Return of ‘Tariff Man’

President Donald Trump unexpectedly said he would place tariffs on all Mexican imports starting June 10.

clock June 3, 2019Kathryn Hopkins

President Donald Trump

Government and Trade

China, Now Mexico? Trump’s Trade Obsession in 7 Stories

A look back at President Trump’s journey in trade policy — from angry observer to key combatant.

clock June 1, 2019Evan Clark

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