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President Trump signs USMCA at White House ceremony, mentions U.S. textiles

January 29th, 2020 / By: / Industry News

President Trump signed the U.S.-Mexico-Canada-Agreement trade deal into law Jan. 29, 2020, at a signing ceremony at the White House. National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) president and CEO Kim Glas and Parkdale Inc. chairman and CEO Andy Warlick were invited to the ceremony and attended the event.

The president mentioned the textile industry in his remarks at minute 16:48 before signing the important trade deal. “It includes protections for American-made fibers, yarns and fabrics, boosting the U.S. textile industry by numbers that you won’t even believe. You will see them soon,” Trump commented.

To view the video of the signing ceremony, use this link: https://www.c-span.org/video/?468691-1/president-trump-signs-united-states-mexico-canada-trade-agreement&live&vod

To read more about the improvements the USCMA agreement makes for the textile industry, please visit http://www.ncto.org/ncto-welcomes-senate-passage-of-usmca.