TITLE

US Approves New China Safeguards, More Petitions Filed

AUTHOR(S)
Rodie, Janet Bealer
PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
Textile World;Oct2005, Vol. 155 Issue 9, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports that the U.S. government approved safeguard cases against China for brassieres and man-made filament fabric. It has delayed decisions on safeguard requests for sweaters, dressing gowns, wool trousers, and knit fabric until October 1, 2005. In the meantime, U.S. textile industry and labor union leaders re-filed petitions of nine safeguards covering 16 products to continue through 2006. The safeguard activities are proceedings as U.S. and Chinese negotiators continue their efforts following four failed attempts to reach agreement to regulate U.S. imports of Chinese textiles.
ACCESSION #
18622901

 

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