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Tariff Remains a Critical Trade Barrier for the Textile and Apparel Sector (Updated December 2017)

According to latest statistics from the World Trade Organization (WTO), in 2016, the average applied tariff rate remained at 10.5% for textiles and 17.5% for apparel worldwide… 291 more words

International Trade

Here's a Look at What We're Reading Today

Will New Tariffs Hurt the U.S. Solar-Power Industry?

Supporters of proposed tariffs on solar cells say they are needed to save manufacturers, but others argue they would damage the broader U.S. 44 more words

Vodafone's new prepay deal is a must-buy for all non-Vodafone users. Here's why...

I don’t often write about tariffs, unless they’re really exceptional. And on the face of it, a plan costing up to £31 a month is anything but exceptional. 535 more words


CRS Releases Report on NAFTA Renegotiation and US Textile Manufacturing

Key findings:

U.S. textile and apparel trade with NAFTA members

  • The United States maintains a bilateral trade surplus in yarns and fabrics ($4.1 billion in 2016) as well as made-up textiles ($720 million in 2016)
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International Trade

Altruism and the Panic of 1893

In the election of 1892 neither the Democrat or Republican party carried an income tax plank in its platform. That had appeared in the German-Language Communist Manifesto of 1848, translated 2 yrs later into English. 347 more words

Political Economy And Ethical Values

NAFTA Members’ Applied MFN Tariff Rates for Textile and Apparel in 2017

If the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is terminated by President Trump, the immediate impact will be an increase in tariff rate for textile and apparel (T&A) products traded between the three NAFTA members from zero to the most-favored-nation (MFN) rates applied for regular trading partners. 76 more words

International Trade

Taroff Rates on Off-The-Road Tires Imported from China to Raise Again

The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) is once again revising the tariff rates charged to importers of off-the-road tires from China.

The change comes as a result of the DOC’s review of OTR tires brought into the U.S. 242 more words