Seminar: Time to Improve

May 2005
Home Textiles Today;5/2/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 33, p10
Trade Publication
Focuses on the seminar about emerging trends fostered by free trade in New York. Need of home textiles suppliers and retailers to use the opportunity afforded by quota elimination; Evolution in imports; Observation on the growing trend toward short-run fashion merchandise; Presentation of a research on the reason why home textiles consumers leave the store empty handed.


Related Articles

  • NAFTA Shipping Still Negotiating the Curves. White, Michael D. // World Trade;Sep99, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p54 

    Discusses the problems challenging the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Details on the success of NAFTA; Plan of the United States to tax trucks carrying goods from Canada; Inconsistency of the tax plan to the provisions of NAFTA; Move of carriers to improve their capacity.

  • Honduras trade protests. Di Stefano, Paul // New Internationalist;Jun2005, Issue 379, p6 

    Focuses on the Honduran Congress' ratification of the Central American Free Trade Agreement.

  • Trade is a `we the people' decision not to be left to back-room dealing. Danaher, Kevin // Christian Science Monitor;9/19/97, Vol. 89 Issue 207, p18 

    Opinion. Discusses international trade in the United States. President Clinton's request for fast track authority in negotiating trade agreements; The belief that fast track authority cripples the democratic process; Questions about how people in North America have done under the North American...

  • Moving beyond Cancún. Panitchpakdi, Supachai // OECD Observer;Dec2003, Issue 240, p11 

    Asseses the factors that contributed to the failure of the trade talks during the World Trade Organization's (WTO) ministerial conference held in Cancun, Mexico in September 2003. Absence of a commitment to global trade liberalization; Difficulties affecting the multilateral trading system;...

  • FORGET THE GOLDFISH. Stokes, Bruce // National Journal;11/04/2000, Vol. 32 Issue 45, p3495 

    Cites the increasing interest of the Japanese government in free-trade initiatives. Information on a deal with Singapore; Factors that prompted the Japanese government to create an interlocking network of free-trade agreements; What attracted Japan to Mexico; Implications for the United States...

  • Dominican Republic: Country Conditions: Climate for Trade.  // Political Risk Yearbook: Dominican Republic Country Report;2003, p45 

    Describes Dominican Republic's conditions for trade as of November 2002. Taxes on imports; Clearance procedures assessed by importers; Involvement of the country in the establishment of Central American-Dominican Republic Free Trade Area.

  • Engaging with the world. Allen, John // New Zealand International Review;Nov/Dec2010, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p24 

    The author reflects on how the complacency of New Zealand's business, bureaucracy and society may be dangerous to its trading environment and business relations. He stresses the need for New Zealand to understand markets so it can move into the value-added space rather than be simply a commodity...

  • The US Free Trade Carrot. Hall, Terry // Chartered Accountants Journal;Dec2002, Vol. 81 Issue 11, p42 

    Focuses on a proposed free trade between New Zealand and the United States. Cost of the exclusion of New Zealand from a U.S.-Australian free trade agreement.

  • Jury still out on US trade agreement.  // Manufacturers' Monthly;Mar2004, p8 

    Reports that Australia and the United States have settled on a free trade agreement that will see both countries secure access to each other's market ranging from manufacturing trade to health services and government procurement. Benefits offered by FTA to Australia's manufacturing industry;...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics