Request for Public Comments to Compile the National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade Barriers.
Comments due to the Office of the Trade Representative no later than October 28, 2015.
Public comment is requested on a new Commercial Availability Request under the U.S.-Chile FTA.
Comments must be received by August 24, 2015.
June 2015 Textile and Apparel Import Report
07/28/2015 – Indonesia increases tariffs on many products, including clothing, footwear, home furnishings and some fabrics. See
Minister of Finance Regulation No. 132 / PMK.010 / 2015, dated July 8, 2015
for a list of the new tariff rates.
Mexico has invited interested parties to comment on proposed revisions to its Textile Labeling Standards.
Comments must be received by August 29, 2015.
07/16/2015 – Commerce Department Releases New Reports
Ranking Top Export Markets
Call for Applications for the International Buyer Program Select Service for Calendar Year 2016
04/10/2015 – Now available for download: Recording and slide presentation from
"New Textile and Apparel Measures in Mexico" webinar.
Determination to Approve CAFTA-DR Commercial Availability Request to Remove:
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04/02/2015 – The U.S. Trade Representative has released the
2015 National Trade Estimates Report
on foreign trade barriers.
03/18/2015 – The White House
that $75 million from the Department of Defense has been committed to an Institute for Manufacturing Innovation competition in Revolutionary Fibers and Textiles.
12/31/2014 – Extension of the Bahrain TPL through July 31, 2016 via
Presidential Proclamation 9223, Annex III, December 30, 2014
International Trade Data System (ITDS)