THE TEXTILES Monitoring Bureau of the World Trade Organisation has recommended that Poland lifts transitional safeguard duties that it has imposed on imports of acrylic/modacrylic staple yarn, pure or mixed with wool or fine animal hair, from Romania. In a report, it has claimed that Poland should not have concluded that its domesrtic production industry suffered "serious damage" from the imports in 2000.

* The TMB has asked the WTO Secretariat to provide members countries with background statistics on the trade in textiles and clothing, ...

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