“Washington – The American Manufacturing Trade Action Coalition (AMTAC), which comprises a dozen U.S. fiber and textile producer associations, has requested that the World Trade Organization provide a “textile sectoral” as part of the Doha Round of trade negotiations. The Doha Round discussions began on February 27 .The letter, send to chairman Don Stephenson of the Negotiating Group on Market Access, points out that “U.S. exporters often times confront tariff levels eight to ten times higher than U.S. duty rates when trying to access key overseas markets.” . “Source: hometextilestoday.com. .