Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / AAFA wants quick Congressional passage for MTB
AAFA wants quick Congressional passage for MTB
15
Nov '17
AAFA wants quick Congressional passage for MTB
The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) recently praised the House Ways and Means Committee and Senate Finance Committee for formally introducing the bipartisan Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB) and urged quick Congressional passage of the bill. The MTB enacts the temporary reduction or suspension of duties on certain US imports.

The MTB will lead to the elimination or reduction of duties on imports that are not available or manufactured in the United States and this will directly result in long-needed duty relief for American companies, providing capital for reinvestment in the American workforce, research and development, according to AAFA president and CEO Rick Helfenbein.

AAFA submitted comments to the House Ways and Means Committee regarding the MTB on October 25, 2017, according to a press release from the association. (DS)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


Must ReadView All

Pic:  TonelsonProductions / Shutterstock.com

Apparel/Garments | On 16th Apr 2021

CPTPP boosts Vietnam's exports, pandemic a mild dampener

Vietnam's exports to its partners in the Comprehensive and...

Pic: Smartwool

Apparel/Garments | On 16th Apr 2021

US merino wool apparel maker Smartwool to go 100% circular by 2030

Smartwool, a Denver, US-based maker of merino wool apparel for active ...

Pic: Steve Madden

Apparel/Garments | On 16th Apr 2021

US company Steve Madden acquires remaining share of European JV

Steve Madden Ltd, a leading designer and marketer of fashion-forward...

Interviews View All

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Fashion tech has to be lean and very productive

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Blockchains will be in heavy use by early adopters by 2025

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Opportunity now to reimagine processes & systems in a digital environment

Dhirubhai & Arvind Shah,

Dhirubhai & Arvind Shah

It supplies synthetic fabrics to top international brands like M&S,...

Ritu Oberoi,

Ritu Oberoi

Mumbai-based Forsarees is a socially driven business enterprise, working...

Barry Goodwin,

Barry Goodwin

UK based Amba Projex Ltd designs, manufactures, and installs industrial...

Frank Heislitz, Freudenberg

Frank Heislitz
Freudenberg

Freudenberg Performance Materials is a leading global manufacturer of...

Suresh Patel, Non Woven Federation of India

Suresh Patel
Non Woven Federation of India

The Non Woven Federation of India (NWFI), representing the regional...

Dave Rousse, INDA

Dave Rousse
INDA

INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, serves hundreds of ...

Sailesh Singhania, Sailesh Singhania Label

Sailesh Singhania
Sailesh Singhania Label

The Sailesh Singhania label was created to promote handwoven sarees and...

Anjali Bhaskar, Samatvam

Anjali Bhaskar
Samatvam

Anjali Bhaskar has an experience of 12 years in the fashion industry. She...

Ramya Rao & Kavea R Chavali, Kalaneca

Ramya Rao & Kavea R Chavali
Kalaneca

<div>The journey of Kalaneca (kala-Art, Neca- Nikaah) formally began in...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

Leave your Comments


April 2021

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


Advanced Search