Strike, tariffs could make for interesting summer

Epperson, Jerry
June 2002
Furniture/Today;6/17/2002, Vol. 26 Issue 40, p16
Trade Publication
Comments on issues relating to the U.S. furniture industry as of June 17, 2002. Impact of negotiations between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union and the Pacific Maritime Association; European Economic Union's designation of residential furniture as one of the categories on which they may impose high tariffs.


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