How U.S. trade actions affect the textile industry

May 1st, 2020

by Lawrence A. Ward and Dave Townsend Trade changes relating to sales of textiles outside of the United States increase the demands for transparency in the textile supply chain. Compliance burdens continue to grow in scope and complexity, creating new challenges for businesses. The textile trade has long been complicated, requiring careful attention to the […]

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U.S. trade policy

April 1st, 2017

Last year was both a momentous and a productive year for the U.S. Industrial Fabrics Institute (USIFI) and the Narrow Fabrics Institute (NFI) divisions’ efforts in Washington, D.C. The text of the highly controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) limited damage to the U.S. textile industry to the greatest degree politically achievable; now the election of Donald […]

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