Senator Byron Dorgan: Why the Fashion Industry Should Monitor the Trans-Pacific Partnership
The Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, is one of the key buzzwords in today’s global marketplace. The policy issues involved in the TPP are inherently linked to the fashion and apparel industry and its internationally interlaced supply chains. Recently, President Obama visited Nike headquarters to promote his trade agenda, including the TPP. Although negotiations are still in progress, his appearance at the iconic, international apparel brand signals the impact this major trade agreement has on the fashion and apparel industry.
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