The United States is pondering suspending Ethiopia's duty-free market status due to abuses in the Tigray region, a decision that would threaten Ethiopia's aspirations to become a light manufacturing hub.
U.S. President Donald Trump has suspended Rwanda’s ability to ship apparel products duty-free to the United States due to a trade dispute over Rwanda’s increased tariffs on American used clothing and footwear.
Early last year, a little known American trade association filed a petition with the U.S. Trade Representative -- pitting the world’s largest economy against Rwanda over an unlikely U.S. export: cast-off clothes.
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he will suspend duty-free treatment of clothing imports from Rwanda because the African country has imposed barriers to U.S. exports of used apparel and footwear.
With an aim to improve Nigeria's skill deficiency, especially in the fashion design sector, the Nigerian Export Promotion Council said it will continue its effort to ensure that the nation's skill is enhanced.
The Botswana government has given the go-ahead for the Textile and Clothing Institute of Botswana (TCIB), the first of its kind in the country, to overcome a chronic shortage of skilled workers that has negatively imp...