IN THE HOUSE ~ Motion - Textile Industry - Standing Committee on International Trade/Comité permanent du commerce international


“That the Committee calls on the government of Canada to stem the current market disruption, in specific categories, in the Canadian apparel industry, by immediately invoking Article 242 of China's accession protocol to the WTO and putting in place restrictions or safeguards on the growth of specific categories of apparel imports from China. That the Committee further calls on the Government to begin bilateral negotiations with China, similar to those undertaken by the United States and the European Union, to reach an agreement on imports of clothing and textiles, and that the Committee report this matter to the House”.