Apparel Sourcing Intelligence - Worldwide

9th August 2013

Confusion over TPP negotiations status as new partnerships bloom

Rumours flew about the status of TPP negotiations after its 18th round of negotiations in July, though optimism about a final draft being agreed by the end of 2013 grew,...

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26th July 2013

Do Vietnamese rights allegations set TPP back by years?

A set of disturbing claims about Vietnamese rights violations by US unions and activists, together with the US Department of Labor blacklisting Vietnam for its use of child labour in...

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15th January 2013

Canada preference proposals threaten duty free garments from the Americas

The Canadian government announced in December 2012 proposed changes to its General Preferential Tariff (GPT), which provides preferential duty treatment to from developing countries. Though the GPT offers almost no...

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