Safeguard Sought for Curtains, Drapes

June 2005
Home Textiles Today;6/6/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 38, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports that an industry coalition is asking the U.S. government to place a safeguard restriction on imports of cotton and man-made fiber curtains and draperies from China. The safeguard petition was filed with the U.S. Commerce Department by four groups including National Council of Textile Organizations, National Textile Association, American Manufacturers Trade Action Association and UNITE, an association of labor unions. The Commerce Department's Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements has 15 days to decide whether to accept the petition.


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