Additional safeguard petitions filed

Laws, Forrest
August 2005
Southeast Farm Press;8/3/2005, Vol. 32 Issue 19, p3
Trade Publication
The article reports that U.S. textile industry representatives have filed four safeguard petitions aimed at trying to slow staggering increases in imports in eight categories of textile and apparel products made in China. The categories of imports from Chinese manufacturers over 2004 include cotton and manmade-fiber knit shirts, skirts, pajamas/nightwear, swimwear, and curtains. The combined U.S. imports in the 10 categories covered by the announcement totaled $6.4 billion in 2004, with imports from China accounting for $944 million.


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