Textile Execs Lobby Against China

Ellis, Kristi
July 2004
WWD: Women's Wear Daily;7/22/2004, Vol. 188 Issue 15, p25
Trade Publication
Reports on the lobbying of textile executives to pressure lawmakers to restrain Chinese trade and preserve U.S. jobs held at Capitol Hill, Washington D. C. in July 2004. Statement issued by Alan Gant, president of Glen Raven Inc. and chairman of the National Council of Textile Organization, in relation to the issue; Efforts of U.S. textile and apparel association to eliminate quotas; Remarks from Auggie Tantillo, executive director of the American manufacturing Trade Action Coalition, regarding the need for policy decision.


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