US delays tariffs on some apparel and footwear items

The US tariff saga continues to unravel, with the latest move seeing certain items of footwear and apparel among a number of imported Chinese products that will see an additional tariff of 10% delayed for 105 days until 15 December. 

Germany gears up for ‘Green button’ textile mark

The German government is gearing up for the launch of its ‘Grüner Knopf’ (Green Button) textile seal in September, a certification mark that indicates products comply with a number of social and environmental requirements.