Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / US delegation to bolster trade ties with Philippines
US delegation to bolster trade ties with Philippines
Jan '12
Philippines has once again got a chance to push for the passage of Save Our Industries Act (SAVE Act), as a team of US Congressmen is visiting the country to discuss with the Philippine Government officials on ways to intensify the trade ties between the two economies.

The delegation would also discuss various issues that may influence the allocation of foreign financial aid flowing from the US to Philippines.

The seven member US delegation headed by Harold Rogers, Chair Representative of the US House Committee on Appropriations, met Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario. The meeting was also attended by US Ambassador to the Philippines Harry K. Thomas Jr.

At the meeting, Mr. Rosario sought support of US legislators for passage of the Save Bill. He stated that the proposed law would be a mutually beneficial proposition as it would not only boost Philippine garment exports to the US, but also help US textile exports to grow.

The bill is aimed at earning duty-free access to the US for some categories of Philippine garments made from US fabric or yarn.

In turn, the members of the US delegation assured the Filipino Foreign Secretary that they would take up the matter for discussion with the members of the US executive branch and take necessary steps.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

President Donald Trump; Courtesy: White House

Textiles | On 24th Jan 2017

US sets ball rolling for withdrawal from TPP

President Donald Trump has set the ball rolling for withdrawal of the ...

Textiles | On 24th Jan 2017

Indian cotton consumption estimated at 290 lakh bales: CAI

The domestic consumption of cotton during the crop season 2016-17...

Stefano Gallucci (left), CEO, Santex Rimar Group, and Tamer Hasbay, President, Has Group; Courtesy: Santex Rimar

Textiles | On 24th Jan 2017

Santex Rimar to market all Has products globally

Italy based Santex Rimar Group has signed an agreement with Turkey...

Interviews View All

Neel Sawhney
One Friday

‘The share of kidswear segment in the online sector is still small in...

Rajiv Sirohi

‘Portugal is taking away a major share of the mill made sector.’

Rashi Menda

Every fifth sale we make on Zapyle is a repeat purchase

Iago Castro Asensio
RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

Iago Castro Asensio, International Business Manager of RCfil...

Marcel Alberts

Coating at a fibre level is a practice not usually seen in the...

Marten Alkhagen
Swerea IVF AB

Marten Alkhagen, Senior Scientist - Nonwoven and Technical Textiles of...

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

"You have to truly understand what your client wants, know her needs, what ...

Judy Frater
Somaiya Kala Vidya

Among the many honours showered on Frater, including Fulbright and Ford...

Robert Brunner

Golfwear and menswear brand Devereux is set for greener pastures. Robert...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


Letter To Editor

(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies

January 2017

January 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.


Browse Our Archives


Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search