SAIPAN: Garment Exports Plunge 18% In April
Officials on the Pacific island of Saipan has reported a sharp fall in monthly apparel exports due to military conflict in Iraq and fierce competition from rivals in Asia. Industry chiefs on the island, which was in the news recently when a judge agreed a $20 million settlement filed by 30,000 apparel workers said clothing exports fell 18 per cent in April from March.
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