Trade, tariffs and textiles

February 24th, 2020

The impact of the Trump administration’s trade actions on the textile industry. by Lawrence A. Ward and Dave Townsend Textile trade has long been complicated, requiring careful attention to the source and production methods throughout the supply chain to determine whether imports were allowed under quotas, or what tariff rate applied to the imports. Although […]

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NCTO applauds added tariff

July 24th, 2018

The National Council of Textile Organization (NCTO) praised the current U.S. administration for the July 10 announcement proposing $200 billion in Chinese goods for an added 10 percent tariff.  The NCTO also called on the administration to include finished textile and apparel products on any future lists of imports from China to be made subject to Section […]

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NCTO applauds tariffs, asks for further action

June 29th, 2018

The National Council of Textile Organization (NCTO) praised the Trump administration’s announcement imposing Section 301 tariffs on China related to the transfer of American technology and intellectual property, a recent release from NCTO says. “As per our recommendation, NCTO is pleased that almost all textile machinery products were removed from the final list of tariff […]

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