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Top trends in Canada’s apparel sourcing trade

Canada is the world's fifth-largest apparel market, and one of its fastest growing importers. Here Dr Sheng Lu, associate professor in the D...

New NAFTA 2.0 – The devil is in the detail

The new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) – also dubbed NAFTA 2.0 – has finally been agreed, but what does it mean for apparel s...

Pakistan leads August growth in US apparel imports

Apparel imports into the US rose month-on-month in August as retailers remained focused on the back-to-school season and started to bring in...

TPL, trademarks & Made in USA at fore in NAFTA 2.0

Apparel industry executives from the US, Canada and Mexico have told just-style they are largely in favour of the terms of the renegotiated...

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NAFTA 2.0 focus of USITC investigation 16 Oct 18

Beth Wright

The US International Trade Commission (USITC) has instituted an investigation to assess the likely impact on the US economy of the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), with which President Trump plans to replace NAFTA.


US Miscellaneous Tariff Bill will not counter China duties 16 Oct 18

Hannah Abdulla

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has warned that a duty suspension signed off by President Donald Trump last month will not supersede the China import tariffs. 


Global organisations urge focus on trade for growth 15 Oct 18

Michelle Russell

The heads of four international organisations have called for an easing of trade tensions and a refocus on the importance of the multilateral trading system in fuelling economic growth.


Long Beach Port invests in tech for critical operations 15 Oct 18

Michelle Russell

The Port of Long Beach is investing in new technology to protect itself against potential future electrical outages caused by threats such as storms, in order to keep the supply chain moving.


Fallout of China-US trade war to hurt growth in 2019 12 Oct 18

Hannah Abdulla

The fallout of the US-China trade war will hit economies in 2019 the International Monetary Fund has said.


Top stories this week on just-style... 12 Oct 18

Beth Wright

Top stories on just-style this week include a look at how Gap's brands are able to significantly cut down on lead times, what 'see now, buy now' means for the supply chain, Pakistan leads August growth in US apparel imports, and another three parks dedicated to textile and garment production are to be opened in Ethiopia.

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Apparel sourcing rules under NAFTA 2.0 15 Oct 18

Leonie Barrie

The new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) – also dubbed NAFTA 2.0 – has finally been agreed, but what does it mean for apparel sourcing? Here we take a close look at the new apparel-specific rules of origin.


Trade tremours continue to reverberate 8 Oct 18

Leonie Barrie

Following more than a year of talks, the United States, Canada and Mexico have reached agreement on a renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) – which will be called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). The new deal has been largely welcomed by apparel industry executives in the three countries.

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