Safeguard petitions a double-edged sword?

Laws, Forrest
September 2005
Southeast Farm Press;9/21/2005, Vol. 32 Issue 22, p4
Trade Publication
Comments on the approval of two safeguard petitions by the U.S. government against escalating textile imports from China. Criticism on the safeguard petitions; Impact of the safeguard petitions on textile manufacturers in India; Disappointment of the U.S. textile manufacturing organizations that the Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements failed to act on all the safeguard petitions.


Related Articles

  • New Handling Of Trade Data Should Be A Plus.  // Textile World;May2005, Vol. 155 Issue 5, p16 

    The article focuses on the on-time publishing of textile industry data. The textile industry has long cited a delay in publishing trade data as something that has undercut textile programs. In connection with the current efforts to get safeguards based on market disruption or a threat of market...

  • Correction. Desmarteau, Kathleen // Apparel Magazine;Dec2004, Vol. 46 Issue 4, p8 

    No abstract available.

  • CLOTH IN NORTH AMERICA IN THE 17TH AND 18TH CENTURIES: SOURCES AND DISTRIBUTION. Garoutte, Sally // Book of Papers, National Technical Conference of AATCC;1979, p132 

    In colonial America textile-making was the most important manufacturing activity. Many of our Founding Fathers were deeply involved in all aspects of the textile trade. The economic, technological and social attributes of this manufacture and trade played an important part in the conflict...

  • Flurry of Action Surrounds Textile Quota Integration.  // Venulex Legal Summaries;2005 Q1, p1 

    The article reports on petitions that the U.S. textile and apparel industry continues to file in 2005 concerning safeguards on textile and apparel imports from China. The issuance by the U.S. Court of International Trade of a preliminary injunction in the court case brought by U.S. textile and...

  • Textile Industry Coalition Launches Next Wave of Safeguard Petitions. Ellis, Kristi // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;10/13/2004, Vol. 188 Issue 78, p8 

    Reports on the move of a textile industry coalition to file petitions against the importation of apparel from China to the U.S. in 2004. Details of the petition; Impact of global quotas for apparel and textile imports on U.S. textile and apparel industries; Basis of the petition.

  • Court lifts threat-based petitions. Laws, Forrest // Southwest Farm Press;5/19/2005, Vol. 32 Issue 13, p3 

    This article reports that the U.S. textile and apparel makers are applauding a U.S. Court of Appeals order lifting an injunction that barred the U.S. government from implementing so-called threat based safeguard proceedings against Chinese imports. The order appears to open the way for the U.S....

  • More textile safeguards accepted.  // Southwest Farm Press;5/19/2005, Vol. 32 Issue 13, p3 

    This article reports that the Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements announced on April 27, 2005 that it was accepting seven additional safeguard petitions filed by textile manufacturers and Unite Here!, a union representing U.S. textile workers. The petitions cover textile and...

  • National Cotton Council performing high wire act. Laws, Forrest // Southeast Farm Press;12/3/2003, Vol. 30 Issue 27, p4 

    Talks about the decline in Chinese textile exports to the U.S. as of December 2003. Issues regarding the raw cotton import policy of China; Views on the failure of China to honor its World Trade Organization accession commitments; Effort by the National Cotton Council of America to safeguard...

  • China Steams Along. Ellis, Kristi // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;4/13/2005, Vol. 189 Issue 79, p10 

    Reports that the apparel imports from China increased in February 2005 over a year ago as the U.S. begins reviewing 10 China safeguard petitions that seek to impose quotas on $2 billion worth of goods. Increase textile and apparel imports to the U.S.; Action taken by U.S. President George W....


Read the Article


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

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics