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Obama administration gives up on TPP

The US Administration admitted on November 11 it no longer expected Congressional ratification of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) during the Obama Presidency. President-elect Trump has already announced abandoning the deal will be among his first acts after his January 20 inauguration.

Donald Trump’s immediate plans for the apparel industry

On October 22, Donald Trump published his work programme for the first hundred days of his Presidency.

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China halts decline in US sales

US apparel imports from China – measured in square metres of apparel – grew during the second quarter of 2016 0,9% over the same period in 2015, after widespread misunderstandings about a 39% year on year fall in the dollar value of imports during March 2016.