The United States believes that China’s textile export tax is not high

U.S. Department of Commerce for international trade Grant Aldonas (Grant Aldonas) recently said that China should further open their markets to ease after the abolition of global textile quotas, the outside world on Chinese textiles and clothing exports concerns. This time he made comments, the U.S. textile manufacturers continue to urge the Bush administration in the United States Court of a decision to lodge an appeal, the decision to prohibit the Bush administration restrictions on textile imports from China.

The United States believes that China’s textile export tax is not high

Earlier, the U.S. textile groups made 12 requests, seeks to clothing imports from China to take urgent measures to alleviate the January 1 after the abolition of global textile quotas on U.S. textile manufacturers impact.

However, apparel retailers in court was a victory, a New York federal court last month issued a temporary restraining order to prohibit the Bush administration to consider limiting imports of some Chinese textiles filed. 11 this week, U.S. officials said the U.S. Justice Department is studying whether to appeal. It is reported that U.S. manufacturers Trade Action Coalition spokesman LloydWood said that he expected the Bush administration will appeal the ruling. He said: “We expect the Government will win, the key is to expedite the appeal.” China’s textile exports this month, has begun to collect tax, but Washington has complained that China’s textile export tax levied a series of measures go far enough. China has recently imposed on the export of textile products 1.3 percent average tariff measures, Grant said that such a tax will not have any economic impact, there is no political influence.

Although there are a lot of criticism that China does not determine the effect of the tax rate is too low, but this is the first time a senior U.S. government officials have publicly expressed dissatisfaction at this. Grant also said that the Chinese government should cut textile enterprises to enjoy a variety of subsidies, such as low-interest loans and export tax rebate and so on, because these measures will lead to market distortions.

Special textiles to the United States hopes a more convenient to enter the Chinese market

U.S. clothing manufacturers should be how to deal with China as a manufacturing center’s influence, Grant is given straightforward description. He said that “the response of U.S. firms will not be direct competition with China in the United States those who survived were those able to adapt to changes in people.” Grant also believes that China is to provide incentives for the textile mill, these measures to bring an unfair advantage.

He and the U.S. Department of Commerce in charge of textiles and garments in the Deputy Assistant Secretary Jim Leonard said they hope that the U.S. special textile products can more easily enter the Chinese market. Jim Leonard made special mention of the carpet and furniture, decorative fabric. Grant pointed out that China last month in response to other countries, worried about its textile exports, has decided to levy certain types of textile 2-4% export tax. These rates “is aimed at developing countries,” rather than the United States. He said that according to the World Trade Organization (WTO) rules, such a tax “is technically illegal.”