TITLE

Countries Expect Post-quota Shake-up

PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
Home Textiles Today;9/6/2004 Supp 25th Anniversary, p96
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the benefits of the quota lift on the textile industry. Both Asian countries, China and India, have focused on encouraging business by reducing government regulations and improving infrastructure and communications systems. The problem, as many nations see it, is that the global textiles market will be opened only to be controlled by the two largest and most competitive players. Experts say that the U.S. textile Manufacturers will have to adjust to the new trade environment.
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15558624

 

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