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Miami Conference is Divided on How Free Trade Should Be

MIAMI -- Granting Caribbean Basin apparel makers free-trade benefits without the restrictive yarn-forward…

Clinton Said Set to Push NAFTA Expansion

WASHINGTON -- The North American Free Trade Agreement may be expanded to some other Latin American countries…

Textile, Apparel Imports Bound 4.8% in July; Mexico up 20.7%

WASHINGTON -- Textile and apparel imports rose 4.8 percent in July compared with a year ago, in a virtual…

807 Apparel Imports to U.S, Up 8.5% in Half

WASHINGTON -- U.S. apparel imports from Caribbean nations under 807 programs rose 8.5 percent during the…

Hillman Ties to U.S. Makers Questioned

WASHINGTON -- A top U.S. trade official said Chief Textile Negotiator Jennifer Hillman will not be…

Wal-Mart Mexico City Unit Reopens After Shutdown

WASHINGTON -- Wal-Mart Inc.'s Supercenter in Mexico City reopened at midday Thursday after Mexican trade…

U.S. Task Force Slates Hearing on Transshipping

WASHINGTON -- An interagency task force formed to develop a strategy to deal with allegedly massive apparel…

Mexico-U.S. Trade Rockets in NAFTA’s 1st Q

WASHINGTON -- U.S.-Mexico textile and apparel trade boomed during the first three months of free trade, but…

Lack of U.S. Interest Forces Toronto Show Cancellation

WASHINGTON -- Despite the growing desire of Canadians for American-made apparel, the U.S. government said it…

Clinton OK’s China MFN, Unlinks Rights

WASHINGTON -- President Clinton's announcement Thursday that he would extend China's most-favored-nation…

GATT Treaty Support Seesaws on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON -- The campaign to win Congressional approval of the GATT Uruguay Round treaty won some points…

Retailers Ask Clinton to OK China MFN

WASHINGTON -- Thirty-nine retail executives have signed a letter to President Clinton urging him to extend…

Clinton Move on NAFTA-like Benefits for CBI Draws Applause from ATMI

WASHINGTON -- Today's anticipated announcement by Vice President Al Gore that the Clinton administration…

Clinton to Ask NAFTA-like Terms for CBI

WASHINGTON -- Vice President Albert Gore Jr. on Tuesday is slated to announce the Clinton administration will…

Textile, Apparel Impports Up 6.8% for March Record

WASHINGTON -- Textile and apparel imports rose 6.8 percent in March compared with a year ago, the Commerce…