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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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September 24, 2021 - USTR Tours Carolina Textile Companies and Holds Roundtables : This week U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai traveled to the Carolinas to tour textile companies and hold roundtables with textile leaders... > read more

September 24, 2021 - USTR Meets with New UK Trade Secretary : On September 20, 2021, U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai met virtually with newly-appointed UK Secretary of State for International Trade Anne-Marie Trevelyan... > read more

September 24, 2021 - Taiwan Seeks CPTPP Membership as U.S. Reacts to China’s Bid : After China officially applied to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific ... > read more

September 24, 2021 - Senate Confirms Two Deputy USTR Nominees : The Senate voted to confirm two of President Biden’s nominees for Deputy U.S. Trade Representatives this week, with overwhelming ... > read more

September 24, 2021 - Secretary of State Blinken Meets with Mexican Foreign Secretary and Central American Foreign Ministers : On September 23, 2021, U.S. Secretary of State met with Mexican Foreign Secretary Marcelo Ebrard, Foreign Ministers Eamon Courtenay of Belize, Rodolfo Solano of Costa Rica, Pedro Brolo of ... > read more


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