The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) has entered into a partnership agreement with the East Africa Trade and Investment Hub to ensure best-in-class manufacturing of goods destined for the US market from East Africa.
Chad, Jordan, Oman and Rwanda have become the latest countries to ratify the World Trade Organization's (WTO) Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA), meaning it has now reached the pre-determined number of members required for it to come into immediate force.
Top executives from 16 major US manufacturers have sent an open letter to Congress urging elected officials to pass tax reforms and the controversial border tax in order to boost growth for domestic companies and taxpayers.
US fashion company One Jeanswear Group is now able to make real-time changes without negatively impacting its workflow, thanks to the successful implementation of new product lifecycle management (PLM) software.
A cohort of human rights groups have questioned a report by the The International Labor Organization (ILO) that claims the Government of Uzbekistan is making progress in reforms to address risks of child and forced labour in its cotton industry.
US sporting goods giant Nike has unveiled its most powerful and resilient underfoot platform as part of anniversary celebrations for its innovative Air Max 1 shoe, which introduced visible Nike Air cushioning.