“Textile Import Enforcement: Is the Playing Field Level for American Small Businesses?”

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Washington, Jun 18, 2009 | Angela Landers ((202) 226-1581) | comments

*** MEDIA ADVISORY ***

Hearing – “Textile Import Enforcement: Is the Playing Field Level for American Small Businesses?”

WASHINGTON- The House Small Business Committee, Subcommittee on Rural Development, Entrepreneurship and Trade, will hold a hearing entitled, “Textile Import Enforcement: Is the Playing Field Level for American Small Businesses?” on Thursday, June 18, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. in Room 2360 of the Rayburn House Office Building.  The Subcommittee will look at the challenges small businesses face from illegally trafficked products and whether the enforcement of textile laws is adequate.

WHAT:    “Textile Import Enforcement: Is the Playing Field Level for American Small Businesses?”

WHEN:     Wednesday, June 17, 2009
                    10:00 a.m.

WHERE:   2360 Rayburn House Office Building

Witness List—for planning purposes only:

Panel I
Mr. Dan Baldwin
Assistant Commissioner
Office of International Trade
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Department of Homeland Security

Panel II
Mr. Dan Nation
President
Parkdale Mills Inc.
Gastonia, NC

Mr. Loren Yager
Director, International Affairs and Trade
Government Accountability Office

Mr. Harding Stowe
Former President and CEO
R.L. Stowe Mills
Belmont, NC

Mr. Richard T. Crichton
MRC Consulting Services, Inc.
Hopkinton, NH
Mr. Erik Autor
Vice President, International Trade Counsel
National Retail Federation

 

 

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