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New Provisions for Textiles and Apparel Under USMCA

Regulations for Textiles Under USMCA

On November 30th, 2018, all three North American leaders signed the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) into effect. Bringing jobs to America and preventing further outsourcing is the primary objective of the new trade agreement. So far, regulations to the farming,…

USMCA Signed, Replacing NAFTA

USMCA Signed, Replacing NAFTA

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) is signed. U.S President Donald Trump, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto replaced the almost 25-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The “NAFTA 2.0” was signed in Buenos Aires…

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…

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…

ATS ROCKS THE RUNWAY

Day 2: ATS Canada ROCKS THE RUNWAY

Apparel Textile Sourcing Canada 2018 is going strong with the second day underway. So, it was time to hit the runway. Day two was filled with seminars, showcases, and matchmaking, per usual. However, the International Centre in Toronto was abuzz…

ATS Canada 2018: Day One Breaks Records

ATS Canada 2018: Day One Breaks Records

ATS Canada kicked off with much pomp and circumstance. Organizer of ATS Canada and CEO of JP Communications Jason Prescott, kicked off the ribbon cutting ceremony by sharing some record-breaking numbers. ATS Canada has welcomed, “Over 6,000 registered attendees, 500…

ATS Canada 2018: What to Expect When You Attend

ATS Canada 2018: What to Expect When You Attend

ATS Canada is mere days away, and anticipation is at an all-time high. To our registered attendees and exhibitors, we cannot wait to see you. Here’s what you can expect when you attend the most significant Canadian International Sourcing event…

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