Government and Trade


Government and Trade

Women's Apparel Prices Gain in August

Declines in men’s, boys’ and girls’ clothing prices drove down overall retail prices in the sector.

China Issues Details on Trial Cotton Subsidy

China has issued details of a trial subsidy programme for farmers in Xinjiang that will replace a system of stockpiling that has roiled global prices.

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Michelle Obama Hosting Fashion Education Workshop

Maria Cornejo, Prabal Gurung, Krakoff and Bibhu Mohapatra will be among the designers who will be pitching in at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue on Oct. 8.

De Beers Reports Strength in Global Diamond Demand

U.S., China lead 2013 sales gains while India and Japan see declines.

British Fashion Council Pushes for 'No' Vote for Scotland

As decision day nears, both the BFC and British Vogue’s editor Alexandra Shulman are urging the fashion industry to take a stand on the referendum.

Tokyo Shaken by Strong Quake

The epicenter was northeast of the capital.

Workers United Sets Cambodia Wage Campaign

The union is launching its first major global campaign for “living wages” on Wednesday.

Nicaragua Seeks U.S. TPL Extension

Nicaragua has stepped up pleas for the U.S. to extend its crucial tariff preference-level provision before it expires at the end of the year.

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'Fashioned in America' Opens in Phoenix

The Phoenix Art Museum has created an exhibition called “Fashioned in America,” to highlight the value of supporting U.S. design and manufacturing.

Trade Friction With Russia Grows

Details about new sanctions against Russia were released, while threatened counter-sanctions against Western imports of autos and textiles were reported.

Gildan Makes Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Following a best-in-class approach, the indices measure the performance of the world’s sustainability leaders.

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