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WTO Upgrades Trade Outlook, but Warns of Risks Ahead

World Trade Organization economists have issued a strong upward revision to their forecast for 2017 trade expansion following a sharp acceleration in global trade growth in the first half of the year, but risks remain that could curtail gains.

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Here’s How EU Brands are Sourcing for Speed to Market

In Europe, sourcing in Asia isn’t the standard go to. The region’s cluster of sourcing countries—which includes places like Tunisia, Greece and Portugal—has provided an ecosystem that’s supporting European brands’ speed to market needs.

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Importers Concerned Over China’s Pollution Crackdown

The Chinese government’s ongoing program to inspect factories throughout the country seems to have had only a minor impact on apparel and textile facilities thus far.

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McKinsey CPO Survey: Digitize Supply Chains or Die

Apparel sourcing executives know the old paradigms must shift and are looking to technology as a catalyst, yet they are slow to embrace change.

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East Africa Trade Hub and Maersk-Owned Platform Partner to Simplify Africa Trade

The East Africa Trade and Investment Hub has signed an agreement with Fromtu, a new business-to-business platform of Maersk Group, to provide technical support and market intelligence.

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Textile Exports at Forefront of UN Sanctions on North Korea

Textile exports became a key negotiating chip in the nuclear showdown between North Korea and the U.S. and United Nations in the latest sanctions against the Kim Jong-un regime.

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New African Nations Get AGOA Trade Benefits, Others at Risk

As the U.S. continues its wholesale review of all trade agreements and preference programs—including the African Growth and Opportunity Act—it seems to still be building up on the AGOA program that’s so far still set to run through 2025.

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The Battle for African Trade Pits US Against China

If the U.S. and China have their way, Africa could soon begin to reach its potential as the next great frontier for apparel and textile sourcing.

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