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High End Jean Manufacturers Fear Tariff Will Cripple Their Industryi
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June 26, 2013 1:06 PM
The 'Made in USA' label is still coveted in many parts of the world. Some consumers, especially in Europe, will pay a high price for a pair of American-made designer jeans, many of them made in California. Now, the industry says it is being threatened by a new European tariff, which it says could cost California jobs and have an impact on other parts of the world. VOA's Elizabeth Lee has this report from Los Angeles, home of many designer jean companies.

High End Jean Manufacturers Fear Tariff Will Cripple Their Industry

Published June 26, 2013

The 'Made in USA' label is still coveted in many parts of the world. Some consumers, especially in Europe, will pay a high price for a pair of American-made designer jeans, many of them made in California. Now, the industry says it is being threatened by a new European tariff, which it says could cost California jobs and have an impact on other parts of the world. VOA's Elizabeth Lee has this report from Los Angeles, home of many designer jean companies.


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