TITLE

Quota Watch: Embargo Countdown

PUB. DATE
November 2003
SOURCE
WWD: Women's Wear Daily;11/4/2003, Vol. 186 Issue 94, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
When a foreign country sends the maximum amount of goods in a particular category allowed under quota rules in the U.S., Customs places an embargo on that category. By the end of October 2003, five countries had already consumed 90 percent of their quota allocation for the year in 10 apparel categories. This places a likelihood that an embargo will be placed on those categories. Three apparel categories from Vietnam have already been embargoed. There are still however nonembargoed apparel quota categories. These include: man-made fiber pajamas and man-made fiber trousers and shorts from Vietnam, man-made fiber trousers and shots and cotton trousers and shorts from the Philippines, wool sweaters from Hong Kong, wool skirts from Romania and cotton trousers from United Arab Emirates.
ACCESSION #
11488779

 

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