USA: AAFA Reports On Caribbean Basin Initiative Progress
The childrenswear marketing division of the American Apparel and Footwear Association (AAFA) presented its five-month report card on the CBI/Africa trade bill at the recent MAGIC show in Las Vegas, February 13-15. Stephen Lamar, director of government relations, discussed the progress of the law - enacted October 2000 - which basically put the Caribbean Basin on the same trade level as Mexico post-NAFTA. According to Lamar, although it's too early to develop trade trends for the coming year, several categories of tariff-rate quotes are reporting trade flow.
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