Textile groups urge president to reject carryforward request

February 2004
Southeast Farm Press;2/11/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p15
Trade Publication
Reports on a letter sent by a group of organizations representing the U.S. textile industry which urges President George W. Bush to deny requests from importers to carryforward increases in textile and apparel quotas from 2005. Organizations included in the group; Explanation of the practice of carryforward; Expiration of the existing textile and apparel quotas with World Trade Organization countries.


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