Manufacturing Industry Leaders to Come Together in North Carolina to Urge Currency Manipulation Fix

For Immediate Release:

August 12, 2014

Jennifer Whisnant


Eliza Levy


Media Advisory


Greensboro, N.C. – On August 20, 2014 at 12 P.M., association presidents from the textile, auto and steel industries will participate in a press conference calling for government representatives to address unfair currency policies in ongoing international trade talks and future trade agreements, to protect American jobs and economic growth. 

Who: Augustine Tantillo, president of National Council of Textile Organizations; Governor Matt Blunt, president of American Automotive Policy Council; Thomas J. Gibson, president and CEO of American Iron and  Steel Institute

What: Address the need to include strong and enforceable currency manipulation disciplines in all future trade agreements, and the impact of such a rule on North Carolina’s 42,300 textile industry jobs and the state’s overall economic growth.

When: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 12 P.M.

Where: International Textile Group White Oak Denim Plant

   2420 Fairview Street, Greensboro, NC 27405


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