Cashmere Sweaters on Hit List

Ostroff, Jim
December 1998
WWD: Women's Wear Daily;12/22/1998, Vol. 176 Issue 118, p9
Trade Publication
Reports that cashmere sweaters and plastic handbags are the only fashion categories to appear on the list released by the United States (US) of European-made products threatened with punitive tariffs. Comments from Charlene Barshefsky, US Trade Representative; Failure of the US trade officials to estimate the value of the imports that would be affected if the sanctions are imposed; Disappointment expressed by Erik Autor, the National Retail Federation's vice president.


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