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January 11, 2002

USA: Textile Chief Blames Asian Imports For Troubles

Delegates at the annual Beltwide Cotton conference were told yesterday that a surge in cheap imports from Asia were mostly to blame for the demise of the US textile industry. At least 100 textile plants have closed and 60,000 workers - around 10 per cent of the industry workforce - have lost their jobs following an 80 per cent surge in textile imports from Asian countries, industry officials said.

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