U.S. Trade Policy: What's New & What's Next

On July 20, 2011, we held our trade policy symposium "U.S. Trade Policy: What's New and What's Next," featuring Administration officials and industry experts speaking about policies that would affect the textile and apparel importing industry.

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Presentation #1:


Julie Hughes, President, USA-ITA

2011 Sourcing Trends [Download]

Presentation #2:

David Spooner, USA-ITA Washington Counsel, Squire Sanders & Dempsey

Trade Policy: What’s New and What’s Next [Download]

Presentation #4:

Elizabeth King, Vice President of Importer Relations, The Cotton Board

Cotton Board Update [Download]

Presentation #5:

Gail Strickler, Assistant USTR for Textiles, and Kim Glas, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Textiles and Apparel
U.S. Trade Policy Update [Download]

Presentation #6:

Ron Sorini, Co-Founder & Principal, Sorini Samet & Associates

New Approaches to Duty-Free Benefits [Download]

Presentation #7:

BJ Shannon, Senior Associate, Alston & Bird LLP

What’s New and What’s Next in Product Safety Legislation [Download]

Presentation #8:

Tanjila Islam, CEO, TigerTrade

Sourcing in Southeast Asia: The ASEAN Advantage [Download]

Presentation #9:

Karen Kyllo, Vice President of Global Softlines, SGS

What Is Next for Sourcing? [Download]

Presentation #10:

Jon Fee, Partner, Alston & Bird LLP

What’s Next for FTAs: Colombia, Panama, and Korea [Download]

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