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Who will hurt most from tariffs on China clothing?

The threat of tariffs being imposed on all goods imported into the US from China would be a "credit negative" for the US apparel and footwea...

re:source monthly trade programme roundup – July

The latest monthly round-up of updates to key free trade agreements and trade preference programmes involving the US, EU and Japan covers de...

Unintended consequences of China clothing tariffs

If President Donald Trump imposes punitive tariffs on Chinese imports into the United States, David Birnbaum believes the move would simply...

Kenya export drive eyes surge in US shipments

Kenya’s government has unveiled a raft of export development and promotion initiatives that it hopes will almost double the country’s appare...

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Trump announces doubling of Turkish tariffs 13 Aug 18

Beth Wright

US President Donald Trump this weekend said he has authorised the doubling of tariffs on steel and aluminium from Turkey, citing poor relations between the two countries.

RCEP mega free trade deal edges closer to agreement 10 Aug 18

Leonie Barrie

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), a so-called mega free trade deal, is edging closer to a year-end agreement.

US retail imports set new records ahead of tariffs 10 Aug 18

Beth Wright

With sales rising and retailers rushing to bring merchandise into the country ahead of proposed new tariffs on products from China, imports at major US retail container ports have set two new records this summer and are expected to set another in August, new figures suggest.

World trade momentum seen softening further in Q3 10 Aug 18

Beth Wright

Increasing global trade tensions may be responsible for a furthering softening of trade momentum in the third quarter of 2018, new figures show.

Top stories this week on just-style... 10 Aug 18

Beth Wright

Top stories this week on just-style were dominated by an exclusive update from Hong Kong, including a look at how the territory is emerging as a new hub for sustainable innovation, and the opening of its first mill in more than half a century to produce recycled yarn from post-consumer apparel. Other highlights focused on threats by China to impose new tariffs of up to 25% on around $60bn of US imports, bringing clothing into the fray for the first time; and Fung Group investing US$35m in Indian B2B e-commerce company ShopX.

On sprints forward with new PLM implementation 10 Aug 18

Leonie Barrie

Swiss running shoe company On, known for its innovative CloudTec shoe technology, has selected a new Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solution to help support its expansion and streamline operations.

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Hong Kong sustainability scoop 13 Aug 18

Leonie Barrie

We led on just-style last week with a world exclusive scoop on a number of new projects being unveiled in Hong Kong next month – including the first mill being set up in the territory in more than half a century to produce recycled yarn from post-consumer apparel.

Spotlight on Central America sourcing 6 Aug 18

Leonie Barrie

A worsening political and social crisis in Nicaragua is having a spillover effect in Central America, where the spectre of rising violence in Guatemala and El Salvador is threatening to undermine apparel sourcing and investment in the region.

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