American Textile Industry in War against Pakistan

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The war on terrorism will force the US to make some tough choices between protecting domestic producers and granting favors to foreign allies. LA's garment industry may be among the first to feel the impact. Pakistan, America's most important Muslim alley in the war, is demanding that tariffs on its textiles be reduced. The Bush Administration has asked Congress to go along. But who's taking advantage of whom? We hear from a Pakistani trade minister and American trade representative whose member companies process 80 percent of the textile fabric consumed in US plants.
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Daily Breeze

LAX Master Plan

American Textile Manufacturers Institute

California Fashion Association

Pakistani Embassy

Migration Policy Institute



Warren Olney


Frances Anderton