Policy Spotlight

The Trans-Pacific Partnership holds the potential to reshape trade flows in the textile and apparel sector to the greatest degree of any free trade agreement since NAFTA. Decisions made by the US government over the next few months will significantly impact markets and trade flows related to our industry.

As the U.S government aggressively moves toward concluding TPP negotiations, we will remain fully engaged on this critical issue. Check back here for updates.

Policy Positions

Policy Positions

The U.S. textile industry opposes trade agreements and initiatives that give countries that unfairly subsidize their export sectors more access to the U.S. market.

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Textile Industry Facts and Figures

Textile Industry Facts and  Figures

According to WTO statistics, the United States textile industry is the third largest exporter of textile products in the world with over $13 billion in exports in 2009.

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News and Events

News and Events

James C. Self III, President and COO of Greenwood Mills, located in Greenwood, SC was elected to serve as Chairman of the National Council of Textile Organizations during the group’s 11th Annual Meeting held at the Hamilton Crowne Plaza Hotel in Washington, DC March 25-27.

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