By Deborah Belgum

...Julie Hughes, president of the U.S. Association of Importers of Textiles and Apparel in Washington, D.C., was supportive of the various fixes to the Dominican Republic– Central America Free Trade Agreement that were approved by Congress on Aug. 2. These fixes included corrections that all monofilament- sewing thread must be produced in the United States or the DR-CAFTA region for apparel to qualify for duty-free entry.

She also gave high marks for extending through September 2015 the third-country fabric provision under the African Growth and Opportunity Act...

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