WASHINGTON — Unrestrained in global trade for the first time in 24 years, China flooded the U.S. market with apparel and textiles in January, prompting U.S. textile and fiber producers to ratchet up the pressure on the Bush administration to stem the rising tide.
The debate over whether China’s rising economic dominance should be curtailed intensified with the release Friday of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s January trade data. As worldwide imports of textiles and apparel entering the U.S. in January rose 6.4 percent to 3.8 billion square meters equivalent, China’s shipments increased 19.83 percent to 1.14 billion SME.
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