textile industry strongly supports the Trump administration's Section 301 case to sanction China's rampant intellectual property rights (IPR) theft, said NCTO
President and CEO Auggie Tantillo.
NCTO is a Washington, DC-based trade association representing the US textile industry.
Four councils, Fiber, Yarn, Fabric and Home Furnishings, and Industry Support comprise NCTO's leadership structure.
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Calls for Tough Action from Obama on China as Textile
"Extending the current monitoring programme to China is the most important trade issue facing the US textile industry," said Anderson Warlick, (NOTE--CORRECT SPELLING) chairman of the NCTO
textile industry in new plants and equipment totaled $16.5 billion between 2001 and 2010, reports NCTO
The National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO
) in October sent both presidential candidates a questionnaire on trade of textiles to underline their opposition to reduced subsidies.
textiles interests, including the NCTO
, to garner support for the Central American Free Trade Agreement, which is expected to be voted on by Congress as early as this spring and which faces an uphill battle in the House.
should be lost, NCTO
believes that the Court will find that the government has acted in an appropriate manner."
When quota was lifted on blankets and assorted bed linens in January 2002, NCTO
said China's market share grew from 5 percent in 2001 to 70 percent in June 2004.
The council initially opposed DR-CAFTA and had called upon Congress to defer considering the agreement until its textile provisions were "thoroughly reviewed and significantly improved." The NCC's reversal followed the decision of the National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO
) on May 5, 2005, to support DR-CAFTA.
"In the apparel and home textile categories released from quota in January 2002, China exploded from less than 10 percent market share in 2001 to more than 70 percent market share as of June 2004," said Cass Johnson, president of NCTO
, in a statement.