French apparel makers feeling weight of growing trade deficit

September 1996
WWD: Women's Wear Daily;9/6/1996, Vol. 172 Issue 47, p11
Trade Publication
Outlines French Ready-to-Wear Federation executive director, Gerard Roudine's assessment of the women's apparel industry's trade deficit during a press conference for the start of the Pret-a-Porter trade show in Paris. Trade deficit for the 12 months ended April 30, 1996; Trade surplus in the 12 months ended April 30, 1995; Increase in French women's apparel exports to the United States.


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