TITLE

China's Tariff Plan Has Execs Struggling to Understand

AUTHOR(S)
Marks, Jennifer
PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
Home Textiles Today;12/20/2004, Vol. 26 Issue 16, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the China's Commerce Ministry announcement of imposing export tariffs on some textile and apparel products. China furnished no details, beyond indicating that the tariffs would apply to product volume rather than item price. The move is China's answer to wide spread criticism from trade associates in other textile producing nations. While exporters await clarification on the tariff issue, the coalition of industry trade groups files preemptive safeguard petitions with the U.S. government.
ACCESSION #
15419889

 

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