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China’s Eco-Tax Will Effect Textiles

China is trying to shift its reputation as a significant global polluter through a new “eco-tax.” In fact, the Chinese government lists pollution control as one of its “three tough battles,” reported Just-Style. A major driver in achieving sustainability for…

Mauritius: The New Sourcing Destination

Mauritius: The Next Sourcing Destination

Mauritius has emerged as an economic leader of the African nations. In 2017, the African Economic platform (AEP) was established, and they advocated for African-made goods and promoted trade across the continent. Now, new attention is deeming them the next…

China's Plan For a Green Supply Chain

China’s Plan For a Green Supply Chain

China has joined the global sustainable effort towards a green supply chain. Previously, two of China’s cities made the list of top 10 cities with the worst air pollution in the world, according to the World Health Organization. Above all,…

Spinnova To Launch New Sustainable Textile

Spinnova To Launch New Sustainable Textile

Finnish textile company Spinnova just erected a new pilot factory in a matter of months and is prepared to launch a new textile to the market. This wood-pulp derivative is the latest eco-friendly fiber of the future.

U.S and China Look to End Trade War

U.S and China Look to End Trade War

As January nears and the promised enactment of 25% tariffs on apparel looms, the world sits awaiting impact. The duties initially were put into action were set to improve U.S companies’ market access and to protect intellectual property. In the…

Will The Midterms Save Us From The Trade War?

Will The Midterms Save Us From The Trade War?

As the U.S midterm elections are underway, the question looms over how the outcome will affect tariffs, consumers, and the apparel industry at large. The duties, which total $250 billion worth of imported goods from China has already cost American…

New Investment Expands ATSM 2019

New Investment Expands ATSM 2019

On the heels of the record-breaking success of its inaugural show this past spring, Apparel Textile Sourcing Miami (ATSM) will be back in Miami May 28th-30th, 2019. The show will take place at the Mana Wynwood Convention Center in the…

The Trade War Continues with New Tariffs

Trade War Continues with New Tariffs

While the United States is advancing in trade agreements with Canada, Mexico, and Korea, China holds less promise. President Trump declared there would new tariffs enacted on Chinese imports to the tune of $200 billion. To counter, China has sanctioned…

NAFTA Negotiations with U.S and Canada Still Up In The Air

NAFTA Update: U.S and Canada Negotiate

It was reported that the negotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) would remain open for another 90 days. This is with the “hope” that Canada will remain a part of the deal, reports Linkedin. A No-Canada NAFTA? …

Apparel Textile Sourcing Canada 2018 Comes to a Close

Apparel Textile Sourcing Canada 2018 Comes to a Close

What a show! Apparel Textile Sourcing Canada brought over 500 exhibitors, 5,000 registered attendees and participation from 17 countries to the International Centre in Toronto. These record-breaking numbers are evidence of Canada’s changing role as a sought-after trade partner in…

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