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June 2002
Furniture/Today;6/24/2002, Vol. 26 Issue 41, p65
Trade Publication
Focuses on the business condition of furniture industry. Provision of funds from the U.S. Department of Transportation to increase security measure; Determination of import trade; Inclusion of surcharges on fuel costs.


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