117 lawmakers urge president to continue quotas on textiles

June 2004
Furniture/Today;6/14/2004, Vol. 28 Issue 40, p4
Trade Publication
Reports that members of the U.S. Congress have sent letters to United States President George W. Bush in support of a group of textile trade associations' appeal to the government to back the Istanbul Declaration, which calls for an emergency meeting of the World Trade Organization to reconsider the continuation of textile quotas. Expiration of the worldwide quota system for textiles and apparel products on January 1, 2005; Expected increase in China's share of the U.S. textile products market.


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