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CBP Says There Still Are Challenges at Some Southern Border Ports of Entry

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17 May 2019
Though there has been a significant decrease in cargo wait times at the Southern Border, there are...

New Analysis About Shifts in Apparel Sourcing

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17 May 2019
This week in Apparel Magazine, Dr. Sheng Lu, associate professor in the Department of Fashion and...

This Week in Washington

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17 May 2019
Trump Ends GSP Benefits for Turkey  Yesterday, President Trump issued the Proclamation that terminates...

Special Update on the Impact of 301 Duties on Textile and Apparel Imports

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16 May 2019
Special Update on the Impact of 301 Duties on Textile and Apparel Imports Mitigation options based on...

USTR Begins Process to Impose 301 Tariffs on Clothing, Home Textiles and Footwear

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14 May 2019
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative has posted the announcement that will begin the...

China Trade Talks Continue; CBP Updates 301 Guidance to Exempt Goods on the Water from 25% Tariff Hike

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10 May 2019
The U.S.-China trade talks continue today.  There remains hope that the two sides will come...

Challenges Continue at the Southern Border

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10 May 2019
The migrant crisis on the border is not abating, according to Executive Director Tom Overacker at...