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Trade probes against Chinese textile & garment sector
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Chinese textile and garment industry is becoming a leading target of trade investigations in the world. In 2010, a total of 175 trade-related probes were launched against the Chinese textile and apparel industry, which accounted for 12.3 percent of the total number of trade investigations launched against China.

Out of the 175 cases, 99 were related to anti-dumping, 57 were related to special safeguard measures, 18 were connected with safeguards measures and only one case was linked to countervailing.

In terms of the type of countries that lodged trade related complaints against the Chinese textile and apparel industry in 2010, 65 cases were initiated by developed countries, 104 cases were filed by developing countries, while 6 cases were from the transition economies.

Country-wise, the US filed the largest number of 43 cases against the Chinese textile and clothing sector in 2010, followed by Turkey with a total of 19 cases.

Among the 99 anti-dumping cases initiated against the Chinese textile and garment industry, 80 cases were filed by developing countries, 18 by developed countries and one case by a transition economy country. Among these, a maximum number of 17 cases were initiated by Turkey, followed by India with 10 cases, South Africa with 9 cases and Colombia with 8 cases.

Among the 16 cases of safeguard investigations related to Chinese textile and apparel industry, 11 cases were initiated by developing countries, while 5 others were filed by economies in transition. Country-wise, Ukraine launched 4 cases, while Egypt initiated 3 cases, Indonesia 2, and Peru, Belarus, India, Chile, Colombia and Turkey one each.

Sector-wise, 118 of the 175 cases against Chinese textile and apparel industry were related to textiles, while the remaining 57 cases were related to garments.

Similarly, 85 of the 99 anti-dumping investigations were related to textiles sector. Out of 57 special safeguard investigations, 38 were related to apparels while 19 were related to textiles. Also, 15 of the total 18 safeguard investigations involved textiles.

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