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Apparel and Textile Imports Rise in January Amid Trade War Threats

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Though President Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum and trading partners have alluded to retaliation on items like Levi’s jeans, textile and apparel imports to the U.S. are on the upswing for, increasing 2.6% to 5.61 billion square meter equivalents (SME) in January over a year earlier. Textile imports rose 4.5% to 3.19 billion…

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