USA: Crackdown On Textile Smuggling Promised
US trade chiefs on Tuesday pledged to get tough on illegal textile imports and said they expect to develop new technology to help combat the multi-billion dollar crime within the next 18 months. The promise came during a briefing by commerce and energy department officials to textile industry leaders at the North Carolina Centre for Applied Textile Technology in Belmont, one of the region's hardest hit by the demise of the US textile sector.
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