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President Obama Signs Two Key Industry-Supported Trade Measures into Law

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Washington–President Barack Obama today signed two important trade measures into law – the Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015 and Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 (TPA-2015). Both bills, passed by Congress last week, are key pieces of the trade agenda supported by retailers and trade associations …

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AAFA Releases ApparelStats, ShoeStats 2013 Reports

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Arlington, VA—The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) today released its ApparelStats 2013 and ShoeStats 2013 reports, serving as snapshots of the U.S. apparel and footwear industry market trends for 2012. ApparelStats and ShoeStats examine the latest business and trade information related to U.S. consumption, production, employment, imports and retail …

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Trade Groups Applaud As Obama Signs 3 Free Trade Agreements

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Washington–President Barack Obama signed off today on three long-standing free trade agreements, deals with South Korea, Colombia and Panama that retail and manufacturer trade associations claim could be worth billions to U.S. exporters. The three deals, which were originally launched during the Bush administration, will bring to 20 the countries …