Chamber, Others Call For Action On Fabric Trade Provisions

Law360, New York (June 14, 2012, 3:56 PM ET) -- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and other business groups on Wednesday urged Congress to quickly enact provisions to promote textile trade with Africa and Latin America, saying a delay could hurt U.S. businesses and workers in the two regions.

In a letter to the leaders of the Senate Finance Committee and the House Ways and Means Committee, more than a dozen business groups said lawmakers should extend the third-country fabric provision of the African Growth and Opportunity Act — a law that grants trade preferences to...
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