EU To Lift Chinese Textile Quotas By Year End – Xinhua

From Xinhua, via China Daily:

The Europe Union (EU) will lift the quotas of ten categories of textile imported from China starting January 1, 2008, said the Ministry of Commerce (MOC) Sunday.

According to the memorandum signed by the two parties, the EU will lift quotas on China’s textile exports to the EU at the the end of 2007, MOC vice minister Gao Hucheng told Xinhua.

Following a so-called “textile war”, the EU and China reached an agreement in June 2005 on resuming quotas on China’s textile exports to the EU, which expires at the end of 2007. [Full Text]

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