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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 27, 2020 - Drop in Demand from US and European Clothing Brands Threatens Asian Factories : The Wall Street Journal published an article on March 25, 2020 detailing how canceled and suspended clothing orders are threatening millions of jobs in Asian factories, just as China shows signs of recovering from the worst of the coronavirus ... > read more

March 27, 2020 - CBP No Longer Accepting Requests for Delays in Payment : On March 26, 2020, The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued a message (CSMS #42161666) stating it is no longer accepting requests for additional days for payment, in a change from last week’s message ... > read more

March 27, 2020 - COVID-19 Corporate Response Tracker : Just Capital announced they have created a COVID-19 corporate response tracker, which they hope will... > read more

March 27, 2020 - G20 Commits to Fight COVID-19 : On March 26, 2020, world leaders met in a virtual G20 summit to advance a coordinated response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a statement released ... > read more

March 27, 2020 - Textile Companies Band Together to Ramp Up Mask Production : In Politico’s Morning Trade round up on March 23, 2020, they reported on a coalition of American textile and clothing companies that are working together to produce millions of fabric face masks. ... > read more


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