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US-Brazil Textile & Apparel Summit to be held on April 29
Apr '08
The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) is the national trade association representing apparel, footwear and other sewn products companies, and their suppliers, which compete in the global market.

What: Textiles and Clothing: U.S.–Brazil Dialogue on the Challenges of Globalization – summit news conference

Who: Kevin M. Burke, president and CEO, American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) Aguinaldo Diniz Filho,
president, Associação Brasileira da Indústria Têxtil e de Confecção (ABIT) Brazilian and U.S. Government Officials

When: Tuesday, April 29, 2008, 3:30 p.m.

Where: Ronald Reagan Building, Polaris Suite, Washington, DC

Top Brazilian and U.S. textile and apparel executives will meet with U.S. and Brazilian government officials Tuesday to discuss the challenges and opportunities of globalization.

The closed-door, one-day summit will focus on the growing need to form partnerships and cooperate across national borders as the number of formal and informal trading blocs expands throughout the hemisphere and around the world.

At 3:30 p.m, immediately following the summit, a media event will be held by participants to announce the results of the summit and future plans for cooperation.

These plans will underscore the industry's need for market access and improved western hemisphere competitiveness.

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