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HMTX Sues U.S. Government, Challenging Section 301 Tariff List 3

HMTX Sues U.S. Government, Challenging Section 301 Tariff List 3

Washington, DC, September 21, 2020--On September 10, HMTX Industries, along with Halstead New England Corporation, and Metroflor Corporation--all three companies part of the HMTX corporation, run by Harlan Stone--filed a complaint (Ct. No. 20-00177) at the Court of International Trade (CIT), challenging both the substantive and procedural processes followed by the United States Trade Representative (USTR) when instituting Section 301 Tariffs on imports from China under List 3, reports JDSupra.

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IMC Announces TrendWatch Program for Fall Market

High Point, NC, September 18, 2020—International Market Centers (IMC) announced that its TrendWatch program will highlight 120+ products from more than 70 exhibitors through a series of half-hour, CEU-accredited webinars and a free digital “flip book” in advance of Fall 2020 High Point Market, running October 13 to October 21.

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August Housing Starts Rose 2.8% YOY, Slid 5.1% from July

Washington, DC, September 17, 2020-Privately-owned housing starts in August were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,416,000, 5.1% below the revised July estimate of 1,492,000 but 2.8% above the August 2019 rate of 1,377,000, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

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