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03/26/2014 (press release: strtrade) // Miami, Florida, USA // Nancy Cook A major duty hike levied by the European Union last year against imports of premium U.S.-made women’s jeans was rescinded this week, reopening a key market for a resurgent California garment industry. As of May 1 the EU tariff will drop from 38% to 12.35%, all but erasing an extra 26% charge imposed as part of an ongoing trade dispute between Washington and Brussels.…