04/10/2015 – Now available for download: Recording and slide presentation from
"New Textile and Apparel Measures in Mexico" webinar.
04/08/2015 – The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) received a petition requesting amendments to the test procedure in the Standard for the Flammability of Clothing Textiles, 16 CFR part 1610.
The CPSC is accepting comments concerning the petition until June 8, 2015.
Determination to Approve CAFTA-DR Commercial Availability Request to Remove:
Certain Three-thread Circular Knit Fleece Fabrics - 195.2015.02.27.Fabric.SS&AforGildanUSA
04/02/2015 – The U.S. Trade Representative has released the
2015 National Trade Estimates Report
on foreign trade barriers.
February 2015 Textile and Apparel Import Report
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.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has released a preliminary report with draft recommendations for the implementation of
amendments to the Harmonized System that were approved by the World Customs Organization (WCO) in June 2014. Public comments are requested by April 20.
December 2014 Textile and Apparel Import Report
November 2014 Textile and Apparel Import Report
12/31/2014 – Extension of the Bahrain TPL through July 31, 2016 via
Presidential Proclamation 9223, Annex III, December 30, 2014
Determination to Approve CAFTA-DR Commercial Availability Request:
Certain 100% Polyester Composite Laminated Fabric - 194.2014.11.18.Fabric.ST&RforVFCorp
Guinea and Madagascar qualify for the textile and apparel benefits provided for under AGOA.
International Trade Data System (ITDS)
Notification of Annual Quantitative Limit for Certain Apparel under Haiti HOPE (Value-Added Quota) for 2014/2015 Annual Period.
For the period December 20, 2014 through December 19, 2015, the annual quantitative limit of the Haiti HOPE Value-Added program is 332,915,916 square meter equivalents.