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Since 1986, International Development Systems has provided clients with up-to-the-minute data and analysis. Our input helps clients to make informed sourcing decisions. Starting with the U.S. textile quota program, and evolving through the development and implementation of Free Trade Agreements and trade preference programs, our experts have guided sourcing professionals through the complicated world of trade policy for twenty-five years.

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March 31, 2023 - Tai Speaks at NCTO’s Annual Meeting : On March 30, 2023, the National Council of Textile Organization (NCTO) held its nineteenth annual meeting. U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai was one of the featured speakers at the event... > read more

March 31, 2023 - Biden Supports Canada’s Bid to Join IPEF : President Biden visited with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Canada on March 23-24, 2023, to reaffirm bilateral ties between the U.S. and Canada... > read more

March 31, 2023 - Bill Jackson Retires, Agama Named Acting AUSTR for Textiles : After serving as Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Textiles for eight years, Bill Jackson retired this month... > read more

March 31, 2023 - USTR Releases Joint Statement from U.S.-Central Asia TIFA Meeting : Senior officials from the governments of the U.S., Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan met on March 17, 2023, for the Council Meeting of ... > read more

March 31, 2023 - Cotton Campaign Announces Event on Progress in Uzbekistan : The Cotton Campaign, along with the National Endowment for Democracy and the Global Labor Justice-International Labor Rights Forum, will host an in-person event titled “What Does Winning Look Like: Investing in Labor Rights Campaigns to Foster Change in Repressive Systems"... > read more


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