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Garment Industry Braces for Rule Change

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Garment Industry Braces for Rule Change

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Garment Industry Braces for Rule Change

Garment Industry Braces for Rule Change

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The global textile industry undergoes a dramatic change Jan. 1 when the World Trade Organization phases out quotas limiting the amount of clothes a country can sell to Europe and the U.S. China is expected to benefit from the change, but it has imposed an export tax on its own garment makers to prevent its goods from flooding the world market. NPR's Rob Gifford reports.

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