Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)


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 … [Read more...]

Finally: Senate Approves TPA to the Pleasure of the President, Retailers

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Washington—In the words of NRF President/CEO Matthew Shay today, “it’s refreshing to see Congress finally put good policy ahead of … [Read more...]

Retailers, Trade Associations Applaud TPA Vote in the House

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Washington—Retailers and industry trade associations today lauded the U.S. House of Representatives for passing a new Trade … [Read more...]

AAFA Urges U.S. to Consider Legwear Concerns in TPP

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Arlington, VA--The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) is urging the United States to consider the legwear … [Read more...]

Study: TPP Would Not Harm U.S. Footwear Companies

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Washington—Member countries of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) would gain market share at the expense of footwear suppliers in … [Read more...]

Leading Trade Groups Tout “Imports Work” Week, May 6 to 10

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Washington––Highlighting the role that imports play in the U.S. economy—and the world for that matter—is the focus of the upcoming … [Read more...]

Bipartisan Lawmakers Urge Lower Footwear Tariffs in TPP

Vietnam, a trade partner in the TPP negotiations, accounts for about 8% of the footwear imports to the United States

Washington—Urging U.S. trade officials to craft “21st century” duties and import guidelines for footwear, a group of 27 bipartisan … [Read more...]

Vietnam Targets $1.5 Billion in Handbag Exports This Year

Handbags surge among Vietnamese exports

Hanoi,Vietnam—Handbags have become the breakout star among exports from Vietnam.According to the Vietnam Leather and Footwear … [Read more...]

Bipartisan Congressional Group Urges Changes in Apparel Rules in TPP Talks

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Washington–As the latest round of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Talks continue in Lima, Peru this week, 30 members of the … [Read more...]