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Trump Sends Mixed Signals on China Trade Deal and on USMCA

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22 March 2019
This week there were mixed signals from President Trump and key Administration officials about the...

Changes to the Rules of Origin for Apparel Under Morocco FTA

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22 March 2019
In a Federal Register notice published today, the Trump Administration confirms that effective...

Nirapon Continues Efforts of the Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety

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22 March 2019
Nirapon is a new Bangladesh-managed organization tasked with overseeing the ongoing safety and...

YESS Standard and Workbook Released to Provide Guidance on Responsible Cotton Sourcing

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22 March 2019
On Wednesday, the Responsible Sourcing Network released the YESS: Yarn Ethically & Sustainably...

U.S. and Brazil Agree to “Prosperity Partnership”

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21 March 2019
Yesterday, President Trump met with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro at the White House and, as...

Footwear and Clothing Top Trade in Counterfeit Goods

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21 March 2019
Footwear and clothing lead the list of goods making up the biggest share of seizures in dollar...

New Survey on Impact of Changes to GSP

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21 March 2019
Following the announcement by the Trump Administration that they will eliminate GSP (Generalized...