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Supply Chain Drive: NAFTA 2.0 begins

By Edwin Lopez

Take the fashion industry for example – even though many of their products are produced outside the region, the industry has a deep-seeded interest in the agreement.

“Our duties are so high on textile and apparel that if it can be duty-free, you’re saving 17-20% of your costs,” Julia Hughes, president of the United States Fashion Industry Association, told Supply Chain Dive. "Since NAFTA first went into effect there was a lot of emphasis among textile and apparel companies to look at the supply chain and to look at the opportunity between Mexico and Canada and the US," she added.

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