Archive News Releases 2005

NCTO Press Release, 12/22/05
NCTO Applauds Passage of Defense Authorization Bill

NCTO Press Release, 12/19/05
NCTO President Responds to Conclusion of Hong Kong Ministerial and Agreement to Provide Duty-Free Access for LDCs

NCTO Press Release, 12/15/05
Price Data Refutes LDC Coordinator Claim That African Exporters Will Not Suffer if Bangladesh is Granted Zero Duty/Zero Quota Textile Access

Industry Press Release, 12/15/05
TURKISH INDUSTRY Joins Western Hemisphere and African Textile and Apparel Groups in Warning that Unrestricted LDC Duty-Free/Quota-Free Textile Access Would Harm Turkish Exports (PDF)

Industry Press Release, 12/8/05
Members of Congress Call for United States to Oppose the E.U.-Led LDC Duty-Free, Quota-Free Initiative on Textiles and to Endorse Separate Textile Talks in Upcoming WTO Negotiations

NCTO Press Release, 12/7/05
Trade Groups from AFRICA Say Trade Preferences Must be Preserved in Hong Kong

NCTO Press Release, 12/5/05
NCTO Warns that LDC Duty-Free/Quota-Free Textile Provisions Could Destroy African, Middle Eastern and Western Hemisphere Trade Preferences (PDF)

NCTO Press Release, 12/1/05
NCTO Decries Chinese Bailout of Textile Giant

NCTO Press Release, 11/29/05
NCTO Welcomes Spooner and Quesenberry Announcements

NCTO Press Release, 11/14/05
Trade Groups from NAFTA, CAFTA and ANDEAN Region Say Textile Sectoral is a “Must Have” in Doha Round

NCTO Press Release, 11/8/05
NCTO Applauds New 3-Year Bilateral With China

GAFTT Press Release, 10/28/05
GAFTT Position Paper – Special Textile Sectoral Approach(PDF)

Joint Press Release, 10/13/05
China Talks Collapse and Industry Announces Filing of New Safeguard Petition

GAFTT Press Release, 10/5/05
Global Alliance Calls for Special Textile Sectoral in WTO Doha Development Round Negotiations(PDF)

Joint Press Release, 9/29/05

Joint Press Release, 9/22/05
U.S. Industry Files New Petitions to Limit Textile and Clothing Imports from China (PDF)

Joint Press Release, 9/15/05
Citing Chinese Intransigence, U.S. Industry Files Petitions to Limit Textile and Clothing Imports from China in 2006 (PDF)

Joint Press Release, 8/31/05
U.S. Textile Industry Reacts to Failure of Textile Talks with China

Press Release, 8/15/05
NCTO Lays Out Five Steps to Long Term China Solution

Press Release, 8/1/05

Press Release, 7/28/05
NCTO Applauds Rep. Robin Hayes for Working with the Textile Industry to Enact Long Term Chinese Restraints

Press Release, 7/28/05
U.S. Textile Industry Praises Members of Congress Who Voted to Save U.S. Textile Jobs

Press Release, 7/28/05
Textile-State Members Provide Critical Margin in CAFTA Vote

Press Release, 7/25/05
NCTO Applauds Major Improvements in CAFTA that will Promote Textile Exports and Protect Textile Jobs

Joint Press Release, 7/11/05
U.S. Industry Files Petitions to Limit Textile and Clothing Imports from China

NCTO Press Release, 7/8/05
Chinese Apparel Exports Embargo in Just Six Weeks

NCTO Press Release, 7/1/05
NCTO and NCC Applaud Strong Textile And Cotton State Senate Support For CAFTA

NCTO Press Release, 6/10/05
April Trade Figures Show Actions by Government against China were Key to Saving Textile Jobs

Press Release, 5/27/05
U.S Textile Sector Calls for Enactment of DR-CAFTA (PDF)

Press Release, 5/19/05
U.S Textile Sector Calls for Enactment of DR-CAFTA

Press Relase, 5/18/05
Bush Administration Acts Again to Save Textile Jobs

Press Release, 5/13/05
NCTO Applauds Bush Administration Decision to Impose Safeguards on China

Press Release, 5/9/05

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Dole News Release, 5/2/05
Dole Urges U.S. Trade Representative to Meet DR-CAFTA Concern of Textile Industry

News Flash, 4/27/05
Appeals Case Allows Industry Safeguard Cases to Move Ahead NCTO Urges Government to Immediately Impose Safeguards

Joint Press Release, 4/6/05
U.S. Industry Files Seven Petitions to Limit Textile and Clothing Imports from China

NCTO Press Release, 4/4/05
NCTO Applauds Bush Administration Decision to Self-Initiate Safeguards Against China

NCTO Press Release, 4/1/05
NCTO Welcomes Release of Preliminary Monitoring Data

NCTO Press Release, 4/1/05
NCTO Celebrates First Year of Operations

NCTO News Release, 3/31/05
Massive Surge from China Continues in February (PDF)

Joint Press Release, 3/11/05
Textile and Apparel Imports from China Flood U.S. Market

Press Release and Letters from Congressman Robin Hayes, 3/8/05
Congressman Robin Hayes Questions U.S. Customs On Enforcement of Illegal Textile Transshipments

Press Release, 3/7/05
Massive Surge from China in January

Press Release and Letters from Senator Dole, 3/7/05

Press Release, 2/10/05
In 2004, Imports from China Stage Massive Surge as Import Share Hits 70% in Quota-Free Apparel Categories

Press Release, 2/3/05
Johnson Presents Testimony Before U.S. – China Commission Highlights Unfair Trade Practices as a Key Component to Addressing the China Problem

Joint Industry Resolution, 1/25/05
Joint Industry Resolution on behalf of Avondale Mills

NCTO 2005 Year-End Economic Report
Safeguards Help Improve Industry Outlook in 2004 – 2005 will be most important year in the history of textile and apparel trade


NCTO Statement, 1/3/05
NCTO statement on the imposition of a preliminary injunction by the Court of International Trade

Small Business Subcommittee Hearing — Customs Enforcement


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Written Statement to the Hearing, Cass Johnson, NCTO President
Testimony of Dan Nation, Parkdale Mills
Testimony of D. Harding Stowe, RL Stowe Mills
Testimony of Richard Crichton, Former International Trade Managerv