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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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November 17, 2023 - Biden and Xi Meeting Marks Thawing Tensions : President Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping held their first face-to-face meeting in a year on November 16, 2023, in San Francisco... > read more

November 17, 2023 - Coons Releases Discussion Draft of Bill to Extend AGOA for 16 Years : Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) has released a discussion draft of the AGOA Renewal Act of 2023 that would extend the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) through 2041 and integrate it with ... > read more

November 17, 2023 - Salazar and Espaillat Introduce Bill Promoting Trade with Ecuador : Western Hemisphere Subcommittee Chairwoman María Elvira Salazar (R-FL) and Adriano Espaillat (D-NY) introduced the Innovation and Development in Ecuador (IDEA) Act on November 14, 2023... > read more

November 17, 2023 - U.S. Releases September 2023 General Import Data : Total textile and apparel imports for the year ending September 2023 were 91,740.1 million SME valued at $109,378.5 million... > read more

November 17, 2023 - Florida Representatives Advocate for GSP Renewal : Representatives Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) and Mario Díaz-Balart (R-FL) led a bipartisan initiative urging the House Ways and Means Committee to reauthorize the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program... > read more


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